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Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (R.A.A), a unique initiative developed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (R.A.A), a unique initiative developed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development with the objective to inculcate a spirit of inquiry, creativity and love for Science and Mathematics in school children was launched by the former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. This is the Phase I of R.A.A, while Phase II of R.A.A will be launched in January, 2016 for higher education under which model science labs will be established in all districts of the North Eastern States.

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Vodafone India tie-up with Walmart India.

Vodafone India, the telecom service providers, has entered into a strategic tie-up with Walmart India. This tie-up will enable business members of six Best Price Modern Wholesale stores, owned and operated by Walmart India, to make payments using M-Pesa from their mobile anywhere, anytime. The first-of-its-kind partnership with Walmart India, gives all its members, including small businesses such as kiranas/resellers, the benefit of sending money through their mobile phones instantly and securely and run their customer facing businesses more efficiently and in hassle-free manner.

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India and United States (U.S.) signed Inter Governmental Agreement (I.G.A).

India and United States (U.S.) signed Inter Governmental Agreement (I.G.A.) to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (F.A.T.C.A). The agreement will promote transparency on tax matters between the two countries. As per the I.G.A, F.F.I's in India will be required to report tax information about US account holders directly to the Indian Government which will, in turn, relay that information to the I.R.S. 

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Ashok K. Lahiri first Chairman of Bandhan Bank.

Ashok K. Lahiri, a former Chief Economic Advisor (C.E.A), was named as the first Chairman of Bandhan Bank during the announcement of appointment of Board of Directors of the bank was made. Chandra Sekhar Ghosh will be the M.D. and C.E.O. of the bank. The bank will start its operations from 23rd August 2015 and will be inaugurated by the President of India,

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India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016.

India will host the next B.R.I.C.S Summit in 2016. This was announced in the 7th B.R.I.C.S Summit held in Russian city of Ufa .The eighth B.R.I.C.S Summit will be organised in New Delhi in 2016, four years after India organised the fourth summit in 2012. India would become B.R.I.C.S chairperson from February 2016.

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India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016

India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016. This was announced in the 7th BRICS Summit held in Russian city of Ufa .The eighth BRICS Summit will be organised in New Delhi in 2016 - four years after India organised the fourth summit in 2012. India would become BRICS chairperson from February 2016

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India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016

India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016. This was announced in the 7th BRICS Summit held in Russian city of Ufa .The eighth BRICS Summit will be organised in New Delhi in 2016 - four years after India organised the fourth summit in 2012. India would become BRICS chairperson from February 2016

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India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016

India will host the next BRICS Summit in 2016. This was announced in the 7th BRICS Summit held in Russian city of Ufa .The eighth BRICS Summit will be organised in New Delhi in 2016 - four years after India organised the fourth summit in 2012. India would become BRICS chairperson from February 2016

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India's Shot putter Inderjeet Singh won first ever gold medal for India in the shot put event at the World University Games 2015.

India's Shot putter Inderjeet Singh created history by winning the first ever gold medal for India in the shot put event at the World University Games 2015 in Gwangju, South Korea. His sixth and final throw covering a distance of 20.27 was good enough to win him the coveted yellow metal. This helped India to register its first ever win in the World University Games.

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