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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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7th BRICS Summit concluded in Ufa, Russia.

7th BRICS Summit concluded in Ufa, Russia on 9th July with the theme, "BRICS partnership: A powerful factor for global development". The summit is being attended by:

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South African President Jacob Zuma and Chinese President Xi Jinping. In a significant step in economic cooperation, Russia's Direct Investment Fund (R.D.I.F) signed an MoU with India's Infrastructure Development Finance Company (I.D.F.C) for funding of hydro-generation projects.

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