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National

  1. Edelman trust index released, India holds 52 points, placed second on the list after China. - The index measures an average percent of trust in NGOs, Media, Biz, and Gov
  2. 15TH Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held at Varanasi. Theme- 'Role of the Indian diaspora in building new India.
  3. India's first Interstate-bridge of the country in Jammu & Kashmir - 1.2 km long 'keediyan-gandigal' bridge, connects Punjab and J&K.
  4. Indians - over 65 years of age and under 15 years of age can now visit Nepal and Bhutan using 'AADHAR Card'.
  5. Odisha CM,'Naveen Patnaik', raises the social security pension by Rs.200/month.
  6. India's largest coastal defense exercise held at Kochi.
  7. Arunachal Pradesh declares Pakke Paga Hornbill Fest as its 'State Festival'.
  8. India 54th at - 'most innovative country index' launched by Bloomberg Business - the list topped by South Korea.
  9. India - 80th on global talent competitive index, according to a report released by INSEAD biz school. Switzerland held the top spot.

INTERNATIONAL affairs around the globe.

  1. Andry Rajoelina is sworn in as the new president of Madagascar. The capital of Madagascar - Antananarivo, and currency is Ariary. 
  2. Rio-de-Janeiro declared as the world capital for architecture for 2020 by UNESCO
  3. Christophe Marie Dabire - Prime Minister of Burkina Faso whose capital is Wagadugu and currency is Franc.
  4. Sultan Pahan is Malay's new king.
  5. Shanghai opens the world's 'Longest Concrete Bridge'.

Biz and finance

  1. Ravneet gill to replace Rana Kapoor as the new CEO AND MD oF Yes Bank. - Ravneet was earlier working as the CEO of Deutschland Bank.
  2. Reliance Industries Ltd. gets a nod to acquire stakes in HATHWAY & DEN. - to acquire 66% in DEN & 51.3% in Hathway for a total of 5200 Cr.
  3. India to enter $100 Billion Mergers&Acquisition Club- 200 deals worth $110 Billion took place last year like 'Walmart-Flipkart' merger etc.
  4. Assam's Numaligarh Refinery gets the 'Best Miniratna PSU' Award - Numaligarh Refinery is a Joint Venture of Bharat Petroleum, Oil India and Gov. Of Assam.
  5. Arab Economic and Social development meet organized by Lebanon

Science and innovations

  1. India launches KALAMSAT with PSLV C-44 from Sriharikota.
  2. Israel successfully tests Arrow-3 missile.
  3. Bharat Ratna C N R Rao conferred with the first Sheikh Saud

     
  4. Indian Navy's Airbase launched at Diglipur, Andaman & Nicobar.
  5. The UK to support Nitrogen Research in India.

sports

  1. Ankita Raina awarded- $25000 for winning Int. tennis federation's Singapore tourney.
  2. Mohd. Shami becomes the fastest Indian bowler to reach 100 wickets in 56 matches.
  3. Mumbai marathon won by Cosmas Lagat of Kenya and Worknesh Alemu of Kenya and Ethiopia respectively in women's category.

Miscellaneous 

  1. India-African field training ex. (IAFTX) 2019, conducted at College of Military Engineering, Pune.
  2. Conference on sustainable agriculture was concluded at Hyderabad.
  3. RPF women squad, 'JYOMATI BAHINI', launched at Guwahati.
  4. Indian steel 2019 Exhibition and conf. held at Mumbai.
  5. Coast Guard of India and Japan undertake disaster rescue op. at Yokohama
  6. 'Lakshmi Vikas Bank' appoints 'Parthsarhi Mukherjee' as it MD and CEO.
  7. Prof. CNR Rao-Sheik Saud international prize for material sciences.
  8. BJP MP Anurag Thakur awarded the 'Sansad Ratna Award'
  9. Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashchandra to get 27th 'Saraswati Samman 2017' - instituted by KK Birla foundation.

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