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→ Adobe announced the appointment of Kulmeet Bawa as Managing Director (MD) for South Asia.
→ All train coaches to have bio-toilets by 2019.
→ Ashok Ganapathy was appointed as the Director of Bharti Airtel Ltd. He will take over the post with effect from 1 July 2016.
→ Delhi Government approves solar policy with 1 GW target by 2020.
→ Facebook appoints Adobes Umang Bedi as India MD.
→ Guwahati declares Gangetic River Dolphin as its ‘city animal’.
→ Hillary Clinton secures Democratic presidential nomination.
→ India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha.
→ Indias first cafe based on the popular television sitcom F.R.I.E.N.D.S has opened up in Kolkata.
→ IOC honours IOA chief N Ramachandran with Olympic Order.
→ Jharkhand govt to launch medical cover for poor.
→ JV of L & T wins contract to develop Qatar stadium.
→ Norway to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2025.
→ Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to be launched in Odisha.
→ Saudi plans to triple non-oil revenue in 5 years.
→ Six Russian weightlifters banned for doping.
→ Swachh Yug campaign to make gram panchayats along Ganga open defecation free.
→ Tennis star Rohan Bopanna secures direct entry into Rio Olympics.
→ The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its key rates unchanged in its second bi-monthly monetary policy for the year 2016-17 announced in Mumbai.
→ US Army Reserve officer Deshauna Barber crowned as Miss USA 2016.
→ Uttrakhand government to reduce land circle rates by 50%.
→ Walmart retains top position in Fortune 500 list.
→ Western Railway observes safety awareness week.
→ Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry holds first ever All India Women Journalists workshop.
→ World’s biggest cruise ship docks in Barcelona.
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