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India has won a record 156 medals, including 89 gold and 50 silvers in the World Police and Fire games.

India has won a record 156 medals, including 89 gold and 50 silvers in the World Police and Fire games held in the suburb of the American Capital. Topping this tally on medal haul was Richa Mishra from Central Reserve Police Force, who won six golds and two silvers in swimming events. This is for the first time that te Indian contingent's medal tally has crossed 100
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Rapid Survey on Children (RSOC) conducted by the UNICEF.

Latest UNICEF data showed that both child stunting and the number of underweight children in India had fallen to a historic low for 2013-14. According to the Rapid Survey on Children (RSOC) conducted by the UNICEF, the Indian 4 states-Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and Tripura have successfully reduced the proportion of underweight adolescent girls.Uttar Pradesh accounts for more than 50% of the children under the age of five years who are underdeveloped.
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Euclid Tsakalotos, new Finance Minister of Greece.

Euclid Tsakalotos, the deputy foreign minister of international economic affairs and chief coordinator of the country's negotiating team over the debt with lenders, has been appointed as new Finance Minister of Greece after Yanis Varoufakis resigned from the post because Greek voters delivered an overwhelming "No" vote in a referendum on whether to accept more austerity measures in return for new bailout cash.
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Urdu Novelist, Abdullah Hussian passed away.

Renowned Urdu novelist, Abdullah Hussian, from Pakistan died in Lahore after battling with blood cancer. He was 84. HE authored the bestseller and critically acclaimed novel Udas Naslain, it is considered as a masterpiece of Urdu literature. His other famous works are Baagh, Farib and Nashaib.
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SWachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) ratings 2015

Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan have topped the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) ratings, leaving behind 49 government buildings including Rashtrapati Bhawan in the capital that were screened for overall cleanliness. The three buildings scored 20 points each while Rashtrapati Bhawan and South Block were ranked 6th with 14 points each. The survey was conducted by the Central Public Works Department (CPWD)
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No FDI in manufacturing of Tobacco products - RBI

Reserve Bank of India prohibited the Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) in manufacturing of tobacco products, though activities such as retail and wholesale trading fall under the sectoral restrictions. Acoording to RBI notification Foreign Direct Investment(FDI) is prohibited in the manufacturing of cigars, cheroots, cigarillos and cigarettes of tobacco or of tobacco substitutes. Foreign direct investment in other activities relating to these products to these products including wholesale cash and carry, retail trading shall be governed by the sectoral restrictions laid down un the  FDI policy
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Lewis Hamilton won the 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain won the 2015 Formula 1 British Grand Prix title by winning the the final race held at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England. This is his second consecutive British Grand Prix title win. While his teammate Nico Rosberg stood second, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettle came at the third position. Both the drivers belong to Germany.
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India won the South Basketball championship (SABA) title.

India won the South Basketball(SABA) championship title. In the final of the 4th edition of the championship played at the Kanteerava Stadium in B engaluru, Karnataka, India defeated Sri Lanka 93-44. India was also the winner of third SABA Championship. With this win, India qulaified for the FIBA Championship in China. FIBA Asia Championship will be played in September 2015
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Chile won Copa America tournament for 2015.

Chile created history by winning the COPA America tournament for 2015, football's most prestigious competition organised in South America. The host team defeated the much-fancied Argentina by 4-1 on penalties to win the tournament in the finals played at Santiago. This was the first Copa America title for Chile. Chile had reached the Copa America final four times (19555,1956,1979 and 1987) times without winning the tournament. Peru finished at third place in Copa America 2015
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Cooperation Bank launched MUDRA Card

Cooperation Bank has become the first bank to launch the MUDRA Card. Hasmukh Adhia, secretary, department of financial services, union ministry of finance launched the first MUDRA(Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) card under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) for small entrepreneurs. Mudra card based on the RuPay platform.
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