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Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for USD 1.5 billion

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Under the terms of the transaction, Jimmy Choo shareholders will receive 230 pence per share, with an enterprise value of approximately USD 1.350 billion.

Indian monsoons strengthened over past 15 years: MIT Study

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The heightened monsoon activity has reversed a 50-year drying period during which the monsoon season brought relatively little rain to northern and central India.

Kylie Masse wins 100m backstroke world gold in record time

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Canada’s Kylie Masse of Canada stormed to women's 100m backstroke gold in a new world-record time at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

Madhubala to join Bollywood brigade at Delhi’s Madame Tussauds

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Madhubala, who is known as one of the most iconic female celebrities in Hindi cinema, is the latest to join the ranks of Bollywood celebrities, who will have their wax figures at Delhi’s Madame Tussauds.

RDEL launches two NOPVs Shachi and Shruti at Pipavav

1 hour ago
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The NOPVs would help in enhancing the ocean surveillance and patrolling capabilities of the Indian Navy.

Researchers develop new method to generate human antibodies

3 hrs ago
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The revolutionary technique could speed the production of antibodies to treat a wide range of diseases and facilitate the development of new vaccines.

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated across India to honour Kargil Martyrs

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The 18th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwar was celebrated across India on 26 July 2017. The day is commemorated every year to honour those soldiers who lost their lives while fighting during the India-Pakistan Kargil War in 1999.

Right to Education is Right to Quality Education: Supreme Court

3 hrs ago
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The court held that appointment of Shiksha Mitras was not as per qualification prescribed for a teacher and they could not be regularized as teachers.

Madras HC makes Vande Mataram mandatory in schools, private and government offices

3 hrs ago
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Singing of Vande Mataram in schools, government offices, private entities and industries in Tamil Nadu has been made compulsory by the Madras high court.

GST Council panel to select National Anti-profiteering Authority

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The selection committee will be chaired by Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha.

BillionAbles App to help disabled find accessible public places

21 hrs ago
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The Delhi-based start-up, BillionAbles has launched a new app with the same name with the aim of assisting people with disabilities to find accessible restaurants, tourist locations and other public places across India.

FSSAI bans stapler pins in tea bags from January 2018

21 hrs ago
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The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has also directed all food safety commissioners to take action to prevent the use of unsafe packaging materials by companies.

World’s oldest emoji discovered on 3700-year-old pot in Turkey

22 hrs ago
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The site depicts the era of the Hittites, an ancient civilisation and empire that is believed to have existed in the north-central Anatolian region.

Fact Box: Project-75 (India) of Indian Navy

23 hrs ago
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India initiated the "mother of all underwater defence deals" with France, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Spain and Japan to build six advanced stealth submarines.

Ramnath Kovind takes oath as 14th President of India

23 hrs ago
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He was administered the oath of office by Chief Justice of India Justice JS Khehar at a special function in the Parliament.

India finishes 7th in Youth Commonwealth Games with 11 medals

1 day ago
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The Indian contingent finished an impressive seventh in the recently-concluded 6th Youth Commonwealth Games with a total tally of 11 medals across three disciplines.

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

1 day ago
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The manufacturer of the world’s first full-scale floating wind farm is Statoil, which says that output from the turbines is expected to equal or surpass generation from current ones.

Rajya Sabha passes Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2017

1 day ago
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The Bill provides for prioritization of maritime claims and maritime liens while providing protection to owners, charterers, operators, crew members and seafarers at the same time.

Renowned Indian scientist Yash Pal passes away

1 day ago
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Globally known scientist and Padma Vibhushan awardee, Professor Yash Pal passed away at his residence in Noida at the age of 90.

Mithali Raj named Captain of ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 team

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She was at her best in the quarter-final against New Zealand in Derby when she scored 109 to enter into the semifinals with a 186-run victory.

Union Government launches mobile app Aarambh for road maintenance

1 day ago
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Aarambh is a mobile phone based app for performance based maintenance contracting and community contracting for maintenance of rural roads.

NASA to let public become Citizen Scientist during Total Solar Eclipse

1 day ago
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NASA has extended invitation to eclipse viewers from around America to participate in a nationwide science experiment during US total solar eclipse.

Philippine Congress agrees to extend Mindanao martial law to end of year

1 day ago
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The battle to liberate Marawi continues two months after, with more than 420 militants, 100 soldiers and 45 civilians killed.

Spanish scientists discover compound that can combat effects of Zika virus

1 day ago
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Researchers from a southeastern Spanish University have announced the discovery of a molecule that could be used to combat the effects of Zika virus.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 July 2017

1 day ago
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President Pranab Mukherjee in his farewell address said, ordinance route should only be adopted in compelling circumstances and there should be no recourse to ordinances on monetary matters.

Union Government launches SHe-box portal for sexual harassment complaints

1 day ago
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The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development in October 2016 announced to launch an online portal for sexual harassment cases after the ministry received complaints from women employees in various ministries.

Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

1 day ago
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It empowers RBI to issue other directions for resolution, appoint or approve authorities or committees to advise the banking companies for stressed asset resolution.

Gopal Baglay appointed as Joint Secretary in PMO

1 day ago
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Baglay's appointment as the Joint Secretary came less than five months after he took charge as Head of the ministry's external publicity division.

HS Prannoy beats Parupalli Kashyap to lift 2017 US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton title

1 day ago
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In the women’s singles category of the tournament, Aya Ohori of Japan won the final by defeating Michelle Li of Canada.

Madhya Pradesh Government constitutes Food Commission

1 day ago
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The Madhya Pradesh Food Commission will be headed by IAS (retd.) Rajkishore Swain. Other members of the commission are Durga Dawar, Kishore Kahndelwal and Rajeev Chandra Dubey.

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