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India signed a loan agreement of 300 million US dollars with Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Government of India signed a loan agreement of 300 million US dollars with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for its flagship programme National Urban Health Mission (NUHM). The main of the NUHM is to improve the health status of the country’s urban population. The loan agreement is titled Supporting National Urban Health Mission and it seeks to reinforce ongoing government efforts under the NUHM to develop health systems in urban areas that can deliver quality health services to the urban poor and vulnerable.

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Anshu Gupta & Sanjiv Chaturvedi won Ramon Magsaysay Award

Anshu Gupta & Sanjiv Chaturvedi win Ramon Magsaysay Award Established in 1957, the Ramon Magsaysay Award is Asia's highest honour (Famous as ASIAN NOBLE ) and is widely regarded as the region's equivalent of the Nobel Prize. Whistleblower Indian forest officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi and founder of NGO Goonj Anshu Gupta are the two Indians selected for this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award.The Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) today announced that this year five individuals from India, Chanthavon from Laos, Kyam thu from Myanmar, and the Ligya Fernando from Philippines will receive Asia’s premier prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award.

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29 July International Tiger Day


29 July: International Tiger Day or Global Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July.It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit. The goal of the day is to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.

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Axis Bank has signed a $200 million 7-year bilateral loan deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, has signed a $200 million 7-year bilateral loan deal with the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The deal will help bolster Axis Bank’s efforts of improving farm efficiency by extending customized and affordable agriculture credit to farmers. The bank would effectively leverage its extensive semi urban and rural branch network to deliver agriculture credit.

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Mexico won the CONCACAF Gold Cup

 Mexico won the CONCACAF Gold Cup football tournament played in Washington. . This is Mexico team's third title win in the last four tournaments. Andres Guardado in 31st minute, Jesus Corona in the 47th minute and Oribe Peralta in the 61st minute scored one-one goal each.

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Rajamahendravaram new name of Rajahmundry (Andhra Pradesh)

Rajamahendravaram will be the new name of Rajahmundry, the historic and cultural city of Andhra Pradesh, as announced by state Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. The name “Rajamahendravaram” is derived from a Chalukya dynasty ruler of the 11th century who ruled over the city. Rajahmundary is famous for Tobacco Research Institute of India.

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Cyclist Chris Froome won prestigious cycling championship of Tour de France

Britain's Cyclist Chris Froome became the first Briton to win the prestigious cycling championship of Tour de France twice when he safely reached the finish line in Paris at the end of the race. The 2013 champion finished alongside his team-mates on the final stage, behind a sprint won by Andre Greipel. Froome, 30, beat Colombia's Nairo Quintana to the yellow jersey by 72 seconds with Spain's Alejandro Valverde.

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Special Olympics Games with intellectual disabilities is being held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

The 14th edition of Special Olympics Games is being held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles (United States) from 25 July to 2 August 2015. . The games were the brainchild of President John Kennedy’s sister Eunice Kennedy Shriver. Special Olympics is the world’s largest sports activity for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

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Helena Ndume and Jorge Sampaio were awarded Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize by the UN.

Helena Ndume of Namibia and Jorge Sampaio of Portugal were awarded the first-ever Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize by the United Nations (UN) at the UN Headquarters in New York. Ndume, a female ophthalmologist, was awarded for treating blindness and eye-related illnesses in Namibia and throughout the developing world. While Jorge Sampaio, was awarded for his contribution to his country for his struggle for the restoration of democracy in Portugal.

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