10 TO 25 JULY 2016

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Section 1

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH LAUNCHES NATIONWIDEIntensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF).
MAHARASTRA POLICE LAUNCHED 4 APPSPratisaad Ask, Police Mitra, Vahanchoritakrar and Railway helpline app
Renjith Maheshwari is aSprinter
Jinson Johnson is a Sprinter
an independent base of Marine Commandos (MARCOS) at Bheemunipatanam Naval Base, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.Ins Karna
Bank that set to become the first Indian company to sell masala bonds, a rupee-denominated bond sold to foreign investors and listed on an overseas exchange.HDFC BANK
Govt approved to sell 15% stake inNBCC
New CEO of NATGRIDAshok Patnaik
stock exchange is introducing 'Paperless SIP' (systematic investment plans) that would allow mutual fund investors to make transactions through various modes of paymentsBSE
world’s first digital student incubator, as a digital makeover of the Startup Village in KochiKerala
Theme of ASEM-Ulan Batar20 Years of ASEM: Partnership for the Future through Connectivity".

Section 2

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Amount contributed by India to a trust fund set up for victims of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers.USD 100,000
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has inaugurated a host of services and other amenities at theYasvantpur station
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has organized a day-long conference on Startup India in New Delhi
Bank that organised a coin exchange mela during the 'Rath Yatra' festival at the RBI financial literacy camp in Bholanath Vidyapith.ICICI Bank
The bank has initiated a programme to provide solar lights in the non-electrified houses of students in rural areas.KARNATAKA BANK
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company have announced their bancassurance agency partnership to provide a range of non-life insurance offerings to the customers of the bank.withShamrao Vithal Co-operative (SVC) Bank
Online marketplace Snapdeal has announced its partnership with e-ticketing platform withBook My Show
Joint Parliamentary Committee(JPC) for Land Acquisition Bill headed byGanesh Singh
Eminent Journalist and Doordarshan News Correspondent Passed awaySanjiv Thomas
Modern Indian artist passed awayS H Raza


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American hurdler, broke a 28-year-old world record in the 100m hurdles, clocking 12.20 seconds at the London Anniversary Games.Keni Harrison
first Indian captain to score a double century outside India.Virat Kohli
first ever Water Metro project of the country launchedKochi Water Metro Project
Foundation stone for a Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises technology centre under Technology Centre Systems Programme (TCSP) launched atPudi in Visakhapatnam district (Andhra Pradesh)
country's first green rail corridor with zero toilet discharge Rameswaram-Mana Madurai route
three-day meeting between Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) Began atAgartala
motorcycle rally for Accessibility was organized in the national capital with a message to empower differently abled persons, Divyangs named asRIDE
pilot project of e-complaint system on an experimental basis inPune Maharastra
National Stock Exchange (NSE) appointed three new public interest directors who are as followsMohandas Pai, Naved Masood and Dinesh Kanabar
Mahanayak award' by the West Bengal by Bappi Lahiri and Goutam Ghose


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javelin gold at the IAAF World under-20 athletics championship in Poland,Neeraj Chopra
China has unveiled the world's largest aircraft which can land on both water and land and used to fight forest fires and perform marine rescuesAG600,
Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned 25 projects under theSwadesh Darshan
Ministry of Science and Technology has come up with a 'Solar Power Tree',developed byCSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) in West Bengal
Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs. 5 crore in the alleged rs. 6,000 crore forex related irregularitiesBank of Baroda
first Indian banks to sign up for Swift’s global payments innovation initiative.ICICI bank and AXIS Bank
ranked as the top employer in the Indian IT industry by the representative body NasscomTCS
Quikr has acquired Bengaluru-based online recruitment firmHIREE
Chief Operating Officer of ITC LtdSanjiv Puri
2016 Sangita Kalanidhi AwardAvasarala Kanyakumari
bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, ItalyIndian shooter Manavaditya Rathore
2016 Swiss Open Gstaad, a men's tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts has won by the Spain playerFeliciano Lopez

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Centre approves projects involving investment of over 19 crores under Multi-Sectoral Development Programme (MSDP).for Mewat and Sirsa districts of Haryana
target to construct toilets across all villages of the state by March 2019 to enable open defecation free (ODF)West Bengal
Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi
Hockey Olympian passed awayJoe Antic
won the Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy in Chendu in ChinaIndia's Grand Master Harika Dronavalli
INDIA ranking in FIFA152 (Argentina topped)
The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to exchange up to 20 pieces of soiled currency notes with a maximum value of Rs. 5,000 over the counter free of charge. However, if the number of notes to be exchanged is more than 20, banks can levy service 20 pieces of soiled currency notes with a maximum value of Rs. 5,000 over the counter free of charge. However, if the number of notes to be exchanged is more than 20, banks can levy service charge.
Schemes brought under Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).74 schemes of 17 Ministries & Departments
launched the facility of virtual and digital classrooms across 32 ITIs in the state on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day (15th July)MAHARASTRA
UNESCO has listed among its World Heritage Sites.Chandigarh's Capitol Complex and Khangchendzonga National Park-sikkim now has 35 sites
India's first e-court has opened at High Court of Judicature atHyderabad
The Government has released towards its co-contribution for Atal Pension Yojana (APY) for 2015-16.Rs 100 crore
Vice President Hamid Ansari has unveiled a stone statue ofMahatma Gandhi at Pethub Monastery in the Mongolian capital Ulan Batar


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New Chief Minister of Arunachal PradeshPema Khandu
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched a live interactive programme, titledTalkToAK
Indian travel agency Yatra Online entered into a merger agreement withTerrapin 3 Acquisition Corp
fourth tranche of the Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme has opened for subscriptionfourth tranche of the Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme has opened for subscription
Low-cost airline launched its operations with its maiden flight from Coimbatore to Chennai.Air Carnival
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO's) unit Defense Institute of High Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh, to promote sustainable cultivation of high-altitude medicinal plants in LadakhDABUR
women's title in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in MumbaiDipika Pallikal
men's title in the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in MumbaiSaurav Ghosal
clinched the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title at the Thyagraj Stadium, New Delhi.Vijendra Singh defeted Kerry Hope
released under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).Rs.28000 crore
nutrition partner sponsor of the Indian Olympic contingent to Rio De Janeiro.Herbalife
Dabur acquires South African cosmetic firmDiscaria Trading
Tata STRIVE, an initiative of Tata Community Initiatives Trust, has launched its first Skill Development Centre (TSSDC) centre inHyderabad
NASA announces discovery of 104 new planets outside solar system.104 new planets
launched space station docking port.SPACEX
new chairman of Airports Authority of IndiaGuruprasad Mohapatra
an initiative of Tata Community Initiatives Trust, has launched its first Skill Development Centre (TSSDC) centre name asTata STRIVE

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New World Bank Chief EconomistPaul Romer
New Australian PMMalcolm Turnbull
Legendary singer Passes awayMubarak Begum Shaikh
first Indian to win Mr. World titleRohit Khandelwal
NITI Aayog Statement of Intent (SOI) to start Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) Initiative for Young Innovators as a part of its flagship programme Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).Intel India
SBI launches Rs 7,000 crore stressed assets fund withBrookfield
Paytm ties up with grocery retailerHeritage Fresh.
BBC World News Komla Dumor Award 2016Nigerian journalist Didi Akinyelure
Managing Director of 2019 World Cup to be held in England and WalesSteve Elworthy
prize for Asia-Pacific region in the Google Science Fair of 2016 for projecting to safeguard fishermen.14-year old Indian boy Advay Ramesh


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new Vice-President Western UnionSohini Rajola
Coca-Cola VP-Finance for India and South West Asia.Sarvita Sethi
Oldest litigant of of Babri Mosque Ram Janmbhumi dispute passes awayMohammad Hashim Ansari
Noted Indian hockey player passed awayMohammed Shahid
India and Bangladesh has opened the newly constructed modern integrated check-post atPetrapole-Benapole point of the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal
Union Cabinet approved for the incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company (SDC) under the Companies Act, 2013 with an initial authorized share capital of1 thousand crore rupees
Cabinet approved for the signing of the Air Services Agreement between India and Mozambique
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which has been signed for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Digital EconomyTunisia and India
India a have signed a Social Security Agreement (SSA) that will come into force on 1st October 2016.Japan
Election Commission of India (ECI) has announced the launch of 16 programme across the country.National Electoral Roll Purification (NERP) 2016
Federal Bank has signed an agreement for one-click payment service.Reliance Jio Money
(IRCTC) has joined hands to chalk out a detailed plan for promotion of rail ticketing activities, including internet ticketing and unreserved ticketing system. State Bank of India


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he Sweden. Centre has constituted a committee to prepare Draft Bill on Ganga to deal with all the issues related to the RiverJustice Giridhar Malviya
State green panel has given first-stage clearance to Orissa Integrated Power Ltd (OIPL) for diverting 17.02 hectares of revenue forest land to set up a 4,000 MW UMPP inSundargarh district in Odisha
two Gold Awards at the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) awards in recognition of its trendsetting marketing initiatives.Kerala Tourism
Odisha government has constituted a judicial commission to study the functioning of the Puri Jagannath Temple.judge Bimal Prasad Das
a State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (STAGI) on the lines of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI). constituted byKerala
a film festival focusing on Mother Teresa's life and teachings is going to be held at over 100 locations in India and around 50 other countries.Mother Teresa International Film Festival (MTIFF),
New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop 12 sewage treatment plants (STP)National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)
launched a new facility called ‘Green PIN’.Corporation Bank
Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).Ajay Bhushan Pandey
Former French cyclist passed awayDominique Arnaud
acquired the exclusive broadcast rights to telecast the 2016 edition of the International Champions Cup (football) in IndiaSony Pictures Networks