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Ankit Kawatra bags Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017 - 01 Jul 17

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India contributes $500,000 to UN peace building fund - 01 Jul 17

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Indian-American diplomat aKrishna R Urs ppointed US Ambassador to Peru - 01 Jul 17

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Punjab National Bank (PNB) will block all Maestro debit cards from 31 July 2017 - 01 Jul 17

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“National Biopharma Mission”: To aim at accelerating bio-pharmaceutical development in India - 01 Jul 17

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CISF wins award for best security cover at Delhi airport - 02 Jul 17

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8th India-Bangladesh friendship dialogue kicks off in Guwahati - 02 Jul 17

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'Delhi Dialogue' Meet to be attend by Top ASEAN leaders on July 4 - 02 Jul 17

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World’s longest 100Gbps submarine cable system launched by Reliance Jio - 02 Jul 17

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IPS officer Mahesh Bhagwat conferred 2017 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report Heroes Award - 02 Jul 17

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NMCE and ICEX merger to create India's third biggest commodity exchange - 03 Jul 17

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WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in Congo - 03 Jul 17

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SC takes first steps towards paperless court proceedings - 03 Jul 17

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ITC Limited became the fourth Indian company to cross market capitalization of Rs. 4 trillion - 03 Jul 17

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Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary as a Confederation country on 1 July 2017 - 03 Jul 17

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Confederations Cup football -2017 : Germany beat Chile to lift the title - 04 Jul 17

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The Statesman published the book “President Pranab Mukherjee – A Statesman” - 04 Jul 17

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Achal Kumar Joti appointed as next CEC/ - 04 Jul 17

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New Israeli Chrysanthemum flower named after PM Narendra Modi - 04 Jul 17

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India and Israel signed seven agreements - 05 Jul 17

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Sanjay Kumar appointed new NDRF Chief - 05 Jul 17

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Udaipur to be India's first ever Bird-Park - 05 Jul 17

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India’s largest Global Skill Park Foundation stone laid in Bhopal - 05 Jul 17

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Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxman wins Gold in Asian Athletics Championships 2017 - 06 Jul 17

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  • India's Manpreet Kaur and Govindan Laxman has managed to win gold medals on the opening day of Asian Athletics Championships held at Kalinga Stadium of Bhubaneshwar. 
  • Manpreet Kaur threw 18.28m to win a gold medal in the women’s shotput event. 
  • Her best was record breaking throw of 18.86m at the Asian Grand Prix in China earlier this year. 
  • Vikas Gowda, though failed to defend his title in the men’s discus throw has managed to win a bronze medal in the men’s discus throw with an effort of 60.81m. 
  • His throw was way below his season’s best of 62m. 
  • Govindan Laxmanan has won a gold medal in the men’s 5000 metres.
  • In the last edition of the event held at Wuhan in China, Laxman had won a bronze medal. 
  • The Asian Athletics Championships is an event organised by the Asian Athletics Association. 
  • The event is held once in every two years. 
  • The last episode of the event took place in Wuhan in 2015. 
  • The 2017 Asian Athletics Championship is the 22nd edition and will be held from 6 July to 9 July 2017 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. 
  • Around 800 athletes from around 45 countries are participating in the event.
  • Bhubaneshwar is the third Indian city to host this event after New Delhi (1989) and Pune (2013). 
  • Mascot Olly, the Olive Ridley sea turtle has been chosen as the mascot for the championship.

India and Israel to set up $40 mn research fund - 06 Jul 17

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Jyoti Structures Ltd became the first case to be admitted for bankruptcy proceedings under India’s new insolvency code - 06 Jul 17

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PM Narendra Modi to honour Haifa World War heroes in Israel - 06 Jul 17

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Tamil Nadu suspended the film screenings indefinitely from 3 July 2017 - 06 Jul 17

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President promulgated the ordinance legalizing the traditional buffalo-race sport of ‘Kambala’ - 06 Jul 17

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Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) being constituted by central bankers - 07 Jul 17

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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany for G-20 Summit - 07 Jul 17

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What is G20 ?

Germany Parliament passed the same-sex marriage bill - 07 Jul 17

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J&K became the last state to adopt a resolution to implement the GST - 07 Jul 17

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South African woman cricketer Dane Van Niekerk made world record - 07 Jul 17

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ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. agreed to take over the Sahara India Life Insurance Co. Ltd - 07 Jul 17

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Indian Ambassador to Peru appointed NY Consul General - 08 Jul 17

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Ahmedabad becomes India’s first World Heritage City - 08 Jul 17

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Kotak Asset Management became the latest fund house to enter the Rs 1 lakh-crore assets under management (AUM) club - 08 Jul 17

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Govt to introduce new product pricing rules that bar sales over MRP - 08 Jul 17

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RBI fixed the customer liability for unauthorized transactions - 08 Jul 17

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Valtteri Bottas won the Austrian F1 Grand Prix title for 2017 - 09 Jul 17

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India to invite heads of 10 ASEAN nations for Republic Day celebrations - 09 Jul 17

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Global Cyber security Index (GCI) 2017: India ranks 23rd in second - 09 Jul 17

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Top 10 countries that have topped GCI:

1. Singapore

2. United States

3. Malaysia

4. Oman

5. Estonia

6. Mauritius

7. Australia

8. Georgia

9. France

10. Canada

Russia is ranked 11th.

Canadian baby becomes world's first with genderless ID card - 09 Jul 17

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Ghaziabad is the most polluted city in India - 09 Jul 17

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Most 10 polluted cities in India:

1. Ghaziabad

2. Allahabad

3. Bareilly

4. Delhi

5. Kanpur

6. Ferozabad

7. Agra

8. Alwar

9. Gajrola

10. Jaipur

India imports crude oil for the first-time ever from United States - 10 Jul 17

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Aaykar Setu: Government launches new tax payer service module - 10 Jul 17

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President unveils online education portal Swayam - 10 Jul 17

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Former Indian Ambassador to US Naresh Chandra passes away in Goa - 10 Jul 17

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Tri-nation Malabar naval exercise begins - 10 Jul 17

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Ravi Shastri was named of the Indian cricket team - 11 Jul 17

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India to become largest milk producer in 2026: UN and OECD - 11 Jul 17

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Gopal Krishna Gandhi named as the joint Vice-Presidential candidate of 18 opposition parties - 11 Jul 17

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World Population Day being observed on 11 July 2017 - 11 Jul 17

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Subhash Garg takes charge as secretary of Department of Economic Affairs - 11 Jul 17

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South African jazz musician Ray Phiri dies at age 70 - 12 Jul 17

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India sanctions Rs 3.2 crore aid to Philippines in fight against ISIS - 12 Jul 17

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Justice Vikramajit Sen appointed new BCCC chairperson - 12 Jul 17

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Karnataka may have a separate State flag soon - 12 Jul 17

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Women’s World Cup: India's Mithali Raj made world record, become highest runner - 12 Jul 17

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Apex court constituted Five-judge Bench to hear Aadhaar petitions - 13 Jul 17

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Lizbeth Portillo Rodriguez, the Famous mexican model shot dead - 13 Jul 17

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Smallest-ever star in universe discovered by scientists - 13 Jul 17

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Arvind Panagariya-led panel suggests using GSTN for jobs data - 13 Jul 17

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Govt plans to introduce luxury public transport buses - 13 Jul 17

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Maharashtra first state to have law against social boycott - 14 Jul 17

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'Baahubali', ISRO stand out at NRI Awards - 14 Jul 17

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Forensic guru Chandra Sekharan passes away - 14 Jul 17

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Indians among world’s laziest; Chinese the least lazy people on earth - 14 Jul 17

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FDI policy to be review by Prime Minister Narendra Modi - 14 Jul 17

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Indian Railways launches integrated mobile app - 15 Jul 17

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SDG Index places India on lowly 116th position - 15 Jul 17

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Top 10 countries with their scores:

No.1. Sweden (85.6 score)

No.2. Denmark (84.2 score)

No.3. Finland (84 score)

No.4. Norway (83.9 score)

No.5. Czech Republic (81.9 score)

No.6. Germany (81.7 score)

No.7. Austria (81.4 score)

No.8. Switzerland (81.2 score)

No9. Slovenia (80.5 score)

No.10. France (80.3 score)

Indian Railways launches India's first solar powered train - 15 Jul 17

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India third in world in people having highest trust in Central govt. - 15 Jul 17

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India launches solar project in Egypt - 15 Jul 17

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PV Sindhu bags 'Sportsperson of the Year' award - 16 Jul 17

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Complete list of the winners:

Special award for service to Sports: Jayant Rastogi, CEO, Magic Bus.

Team of the year: Junjor Men’s Hockey Team received by Captain Harjeet Singh.

Coach of the year: Pullela Gopichand.

Editor’s Award for excellence: Devendra Jhajharia, MariyappanThangavelu, Varun Bhati.

Outstanding Contribution to sports: K Arumugam.

Athlete of the year: Gaurav Gill.

Gamechanger of the year: K.L Rahul

Extreme Performer of the year: Shiva Keshavan

Lifetime Achievement Award: Abhinav Bindra

Community Development through sports: Milind Soman (Received by his mother Usha Soman).

Inspirational athlete of the year: Deepa Malik

Living Legend: Milkha Singh

Sportsperson Of The Year: P V Sindhu.

Lilly Singh appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador - 16 Jul 17

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Garbine Muguruza crowned Wimbledon champion after beating Venus Williams - 16 Jul 17

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Wimbledon 2017: Ekaterina Makarova, Elena Vesnina wins first women's doubles at All England Club - 16 Jul 17

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India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar wins gold medal at World Para Athletics - 16 Jul 17

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  • India’s Sundar Singh Gurjar (21) won gold medal in the men’s javelin throw event at World Para Athletics Championships held in London, United Kingdom. 
  • In the F46 category, Sundar recorded his personal best effort of 60.36m ahead of Dinesh Priyantha Herath (Sri Lanka) who emerged second with 57.93m, followed by defending champion Guo Chunliang (China) with 56.14m. Sundar Singh Gurjar Sundar Singh Gurjar hails from the Karauli district in Rajasthan. 
  • Till November 2015, he was competing in General Category. 
  • But he had lost his left hand in an accident. After accident, he started participating in para-athlete competitions.

Minister-led central panel on cow urine to meet in New Delhi - 17 Jul 17

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Wimbledon 2017: Martina Hingis and Jamie Murray grab mixed doubles title - 17 Jul 17

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The International Indian Film Academy Awards - 2017 has been conferred in New York City - 17 Jul 17

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IIFA 2017 full list of winners:

Best Film : Neerja

Best Actor Male: Shahid Kapoor for Udta Punjab.

Best Actor Female: Alia Bhatt for Udta Punjab.

Best Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury for Pink.

Best Supporting Role-Male: Anupam Kher for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Best Supporting-Female: Shabana Azmi for Neerja.

A R Rahman awarded for his 25 years of musical contribution.

Best Debutant – Male: Diljit Dosanjh for Udta Punjab.

Best Debutant – Female: Disha Patani for M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.

Myntra Style Icon Award : Alia Bhatt

Best Female Playback Singer: Tulsi Kumar for Airlift.

Best Female Playback Singer: Kanika Kapoor for Udta Punjab.

Best Performance in a negative role: Jim Sarbh for Neerja.

Best Actor in a comic role: Varun Dhawan for Dishoom.

Best Music Direction: Pritam for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Best Playback Singer- Male: Amit Mishra for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Best Lyricist: Amitabh Bhattacharya for the song Channa Mere Ya from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer thrashes Marin Cilic to win record 19th Grand Slam title - 17 Jul 17

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Raipur Airport airport topped in the 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey : AAI - 17 Jul 17

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Apex Court allows Centre to replace MCI oversight committee - 18 Jul 17

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Smriti Irani gets I&B ministry, NS Tomar given urban development ministry - 18 Jul 17

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Central Government allocates Rs 769 crore for police modernisation - 18 Jul 17

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UK's first woman Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill elected to key Parliament panel - 18 Jul 17

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  • Britain's first woman Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill has been elected to an influential cross-party panel in the UK Parliament that examines the workings of the Home Office.
  • Gill has won the Edgbaston seat for the Labour party in the June 8 snap general election.
  • She  was elected to the Home Affairs Select Committee in the UK Parliament.
  • The 44 year-old  Preet Kaur Gill will join 10 other British MPs on the committee.
  • The House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee was chaired by Keith Vaz, Britain's longest-serving Indian-origin MP, until he stepped down from the post last year.
  • Its newly-elected chair is Labour party MP Yvette Cooper, elected unopposed to the post last week.
  • The Committee chooses its own subjects of inquiry and seeks written and oral evidence from a wide range of relevant groups and individuals.
  • At the end of an inquiry, the committee often produces a report setting out its findings and making recommendations to the UK government.
  • Gill has also been chosen to lead the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs.
  • Meanwhile, a veteran Indian-origin Labour MP, Virendra Sharma, was re-elected chair of the Indo-British All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG).
  • The 70-year-old, who has been the Chair of the group for seven years and prides himself as the only first-generation member of the Indian Diaspora in the House of Commons, was unanimously re-elected by the cross-party meeting of members of both Houses of Parliament this week.
  • The group, of which fellow Indian-origin Labour MP Seema Malhotra was elected vice-chair, works to promote understanding and co-operation between the people and parliamentarians of India and Britain.
  • Earlier this year, he had led an international cross party delegation of parliamentarians to Agra and Delhi, where the group met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

M.Venkaiah Naidu nominated as the Vice-President of India for NDA - 18 Jul 17

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‘SBI Realty’ : The dedicated portal for home buyers launched by SBI - 19 Jul 17

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US Open tennis tournament to top 50-million Dollars in prize money - 19 Jul 17

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RIL became the second Indian company to cross Rs. 5 trillion market capitalization - 19 Jul 17

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India to be Malaria-free by 2027: Union Health Ministry and Family Welfare - 19 Jul 17

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India’s digital economy to be $1 trillion in 5-7 years - 19 Jul 17

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NDDB to launch 'quality mark' for milk products - 20 Jul 17

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Ram Nath Kovind elected India's 14th President - 20 Jul 17

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Bhiku Daji Bhilare ,Man who ‘saved’ Gandhi in 1944 dies at 98 - 20 Jul 17

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India’s first bio-methane bus launched by Tata Motors - 20 Jul 17

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India on track to grow at 7.4 %% in 2017: ADB - 20 Jul 17

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India, China and Pakistan accounting for 95% of HIV infections: UN report - 21 Jul 17

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Global Conference on Cyber Space -2017 to be held in India on Nov 23 - 21 Jul 17

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President inaugurates Bicentenary Celebration of Paika Rebellion - 21 Jul 17

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ICICI Bank launched a unique facility personal loans up to Rs. 15 lakh at ATMs - 21 Jul 17

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Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) for senior citizens launched - 21 Jul 17

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World Para Athletics: Karamjyoti Dala wins bronze medal in discus-throw - 22 Jul 17

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Government to launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY) - 22 Jul 17

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USS Gerald Ford: The giant naval aircraft carrier commissioned into the US Navy - 22 Jul 17

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US Navy tests world's first drone-killing laser weapon - 22 Jul 17

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India become 3rd largest terror target after Iraq and Afghanistan - 23 Jul 17

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Former scribe Ashok Malik to be Prez press secretary - 23 Jul 17

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ICC Women’s World Cup-2017: England defeated India by 9 runs in nail-biting final - 23 Jul 17

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H.S. Prannoy won the men’s singles title of US Open Grand Prix Badminton Gold - 23 Jul 17

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Brenda Hale to be First Woman President of UK SC - 23 Jul 17

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Kiren Rijiju inaugurates RIWATCH Museum and Chimari Bridge - 23 Jul 17

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RBI to launch Rs 200 notes to fill the 'missing middle': SBI report - 24 Jul 17

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Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha - 24 Jul 17

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Grand old man of Indian space programme Prof. U.R. Rao passed away - 24 Jul 17

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Union Govt launches SHe-box (Sexual Harassment Electronic Box) portal - 24 Jul 17

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Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index : India ranks 132 in commitment to narrow income inequality - 24 Jul 17

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CCEA has approved for the sale of the government’s 51.11% stake of HPCL to ONGC - 25 Jul 17

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Insurance mandatory for ECR passport holders from August 1 - 25 Jul 17

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Renowned academic Professor Yash Pal dies at 90 - 25 Jul 17

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Union Govt launched Mobile App ‘Aarambh’ for Road Maintenance - 25 Jul 17

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India finishes 7th in Youth Commonwealth Games with 11 medals - 25 Jul 17

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52-year-old Punjab woman becomes Uber's first female bike taxi driver - 26 Jul 17

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Kargil Vijay Diwas is being observed on 26th July - 26 Jul 17

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FSSAI bans stapler pins in tea bags from January 2018 - 26 Jul 17

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Chief Justice of India JS Khehar has named Justice Dipak Misra as next CJI - 26 Jul 17

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World’s first wind farm being built off Scotland coast - 26 Jul 17

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Microsoft Inc. announced the deprecation of MS Paint - 27 Jul 17

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Nitish Kumar again sworn in Bihar chief minister, BJP's Sushil Modi is deputy CM - 27 Jul 17

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Former Karnataka chief minister N Dharam Singh dies - 27 Jul 17

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NSE Nifty landmark level 10,000 points - 27 Jul 17

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Doordarshan’s logo to be change, invites public to design a new logo to replace its iconic ‘human eye’ logo - 27 Jul 17

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PV Sindhu appointed Group-I officer as deputy collector in Andhra Pradesh - 28 Jul 17

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Gopal Baglay appointed Joint Secretary in PMO - 28 Jul 17

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India-Africa trade may hit $117-bn mark by 2020-21 - 28 Jul 17

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos bumps Bill Gates from world's richest position - 28 Jul 17

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Britain will ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 - 28 Jul 17

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif barred from holding public office for life - 29 Jul 17

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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi made interim PM of Pakistan - 29 Jul 17

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Noted poet Eunice de Souza passes away - 29 Jul 17

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"What Happened", a book by Hillary Clinton to be publish in September - 29 Jul 17

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India will need $4.5 trillion by 2040 for infrastructure: `Global Infrastructure Outlook' - 29 Jul 17

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India among top nations with potential for digital payments: Digital Evolution Index - 30 Jul 17

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India's e-commerce market to touch $33 billion this fiscal - 30 Jul 17

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International Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik to represent India in Sand Sculpting Championship - 30 Jul 17

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Maneka Gandhi recommends legalising marijuana for medical purposes - 30 Jul 17

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12 National Highways to double up as emergency landing airstrips - 30 Jul 17

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ATP rankings: Andy Murray ranked as No.1 ,Djokovic drops a place to fifth - 31 Jul 17

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ATP rankings as of July 31:

1. Andy Murray (GBR) 7,750pts

2. Rafael Nadal (ESP) 7,465

3. Roger Federer (SUI) 6,545

4. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,780 (+1)

5. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 5,325 (-1)

6. Marin Cilic (CRO) 5,155

7. Dominic Thiem (AUT) 4,065

8. Alexander Zverev (GER) 3,150 (+3)

9. Kei Nishikori (JPN) 3,140 (-1)

10. Milos Raonic (CAN) 3,130 (-1)

11. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) 3,070 (-1)

12. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA) 2,805

13. David Goffin (BEL) 2,560

14. Tomas Berdych (CZE) 2,480

15. Pablo Carreno (ESP) 2,350

16. Roberto Bautista (ESP) 2,335 (+2)

17. Lucas Pouille (FRA) 2,255

18. John Isner (USA) 2,250 (+2)

19. Jack Sock (USA) 2,200

20. Nick Kyrgios (AUS) 1,930 (+1)

Dhrupad maestro Ustad Sayeeduddin Dagar dies aged 78 - 31 Jul 17

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Venezuela Election: President Nicolas Maduro claims vote win, opposition vows protests - 31 Jul 17

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Sri Lanka and China sign $1.1 billion Hambantota port deal - 31 Jul 17

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Microsoft unveils” Kaizala app”: Simplify large group communication for Indian organisations - 31 Jul 17

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