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Lord Karan Bilimoria has been appointed as the President of the UK Council for International Student Affairs.

NRI entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria has been appointed as the President of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA). He will replace Baroness Usha Prashar as she steps down, having served the maximum term of nine years. Hyderabad born Bilimoria, the founder of Cobra Beer, is also the Chancellor of the University of Birmingham.

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India and Turkmenistan signed 7 agreements.

India and Turkmenistan signed 7 agreements for enhancing cooperation in a number of sectors during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's fourth leg of his Central Asian tour to Turkmenistan. The agreements were signed in the fields of

1. Defense, 2. Supply of chemical products, 3. Foreign affairs, 4. Sports, 5. Science and technology, 6. Medicine, 7. Tourism.

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India and Turkmenistan signed 7 agreements

India and Turkmenistan signed 7 agreements for enhancing coopn in a no of sectors.
The agreements were signed in the fields of defense, supply of chemical products, foreign affairs, sports, science and technology, medicine and tourism. The delegation talks were held earlier in the day between visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov.

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Justice Kalyan Shrestha became new Chief Justice of Nepal.

Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav appointed Justice Kalyan Shrestha as the new chief justice of the country. The president appointed Shrestha, 64, as the new chief justice on the recommendation of the Constitutional Council. He has been appointed to the post after the retirement of Ram Kumar Prasad Saha.

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Union Bank of India launched IMPS at branches and M-passbooks for its customers.

Taking a step towards digitization, Union Bank of India launched a slew of initiatives such as IMPS at branches and M-passbooks for its customers. The Bank has become the first lender to launch immediate payment service (IMPS) through branches for its retail and Corporate customers by integrating the platform to its core banking solution. This will allow customers to instantly transfer funds to any account fro the branch. The limit has been set up to Rs 2 lakh per day. The digital passbook or M-passbook feature will enable customers to view account statement on mobile.
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Union Bank of India launched IMPS at branches and M-passbooks for its customers.

Taking a step towards digitisation, Union Bank of India launched a slew of initiatives such as IMPS at branches and M-passbooks for its customers. The Bank has become the first lender to launch immediate payment service (IMPS) through branches for its retail and Corporate customers by integrating the platform to its core banking solution. This will allow customers to instantly transfer funds to any account fro the branch. The limit has been set up to Rs 2 lakh per day. The digital passbook or M-passbook feature will enable customers to view account statement on mobile
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India recorded a population of 127,42,39,769.

India on Saturday recorded a population of 127,42,39,769, which is growing at a rate of 1.6 per cent a year, and could make the country the most populous in the world by 2050. At 5pm on Saturday, 

Some interesting facts:-

1. Muslim population grows 24%, slower than previous decade

2. By 2050, India to surpass Indonesia, will have largest Muslim population

3. World Population Day (11 July) — concerns on fertility rate replaced by declining sex ratio

4. The world population was only 1 billion in 1804.

5. It is said that there were more number of mobile phones on Earth than the number of people in 2011.

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ePMS launched in Punjab.

Partaking in “Digital India” week, Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal launched the state Portal ePMS (Electronics Project Management System) to fast track infrastructural development. The project was kicked off to enhance efficiency, bring transparency, boost the investor confidence, revive the investment cycle, eliminate the human interaction and improve the communication between industries to Governemnt (B2G), State to Centre (G2G), or vice versa (G2B).

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