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• Sai Praneeth won the men's singles crown in the IFCI all-India ranking senior badminton championship.
• Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) observed that SEBI has wider powers under the Sebi Act to issue directions to even unlisted firms.
• Supreme Court issued notice to the government on a plea challenging the appointment of Atul Kumar Rai as the chief executive officer and managing director of IFCI.
• Eminent industrial economist, D.U. Sastry passed away
• Assam Government Decided to have brand names for the famous Muga and Eri silks
• UNCTAD's Trade and Development Report 2011 projected an economic growth of 8.1 per cent for India.
• Upgraded MiG-21 Bison fighter crashed near Shambu in Punjab's Patiala district.
• Lok Sabha extended the term of the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC), looking into the allocation and pricing of telecom licences and 2G spectrum.
• Eminent sculptor Ganapati Sthapati died
• Haryana Government Introduced a Policy to Provide Security to Whistleblowers
• Indian rupee settled at one-year low of 46.16/17 against the US currency, down by 5 paise over last close
• Lukoskin, a herbal product for Leucoderma developed by DRDO, was launched by Dr. W. Selvamurthy in New Delhi
• Madhya Pradesh became the first Indian state to Offer Air Taxi Services
• The Government decided to lift a ban on wheat exports and put a ban on onion exports.
• Union Government of India Launched Sakshar Bharat Mission to Reduce Illiteracy
• The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) approved the draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) of MCX's (Multi-Commodity Exchange) initial public offering
• Rajasthan Government Decided to Fix Quota in Promotion for Sc and ST Employees
• Supreme Court of India: Rules of Reservation not Applicable to Upgraded Posts
• Researchers found a direct link between voice, face recognition brain areas
• Major General (retd) BC Khanduri appointed the sixth Chief Minister of Uttarakhand replacing Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank who resigned
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