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22 Agreements between India and Bangladesh.

During the maiden visit of P.M. Mr. Narendra Modi to Bangladesh both the countries inked as many as 22 agreements, including on curbing human trafficking, smuggling of fake currency and setting up an Indian Economic Zone, to boost bilateral ties. Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-km international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world. Under the agreement, India will have an advantage of 500 acres and 10,000 acres will go to Bangladesh.

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Nation wide Jal Kranti Abhiyan

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti launched nationwide Jal Kranti Abhiyan (campaign) from Jaipur, Rajasthan. The aim is to consolidate water conservation and management in the country through a holistic and integrated approach involving all stakeholders, making it a mass movement.

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List released by Fortune magazine.

Fortune released the 61st edition of list of top 500 companies. These Fortune 500 companies account for 12.5 trillion US dollar in revenues, 945 billion US dollar in profits, 17 trillion US dollar in market value and employ 26.8 million people worldwide. The list was topped by retail behemoth Walmart with revenue of 485.6 billion US dollar. It was followed by Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Berkshire Hathaway and Apple at the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th position respectively. The top five of 2015 list remains unchanged as compared to the 2014 list.

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Narendra Bhooshan was appointed as Mission Director.

Senior I.A.S officer Narendra Bhooshan was appointed as Mission Director, National Food Security Mission (N.F.S.M). Bhooshan, a 1992 batch I.A.S officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is Joint Secretary in Department of Agriculture and Cooperation. He has been appointed to the post of Mission Director in N.F.S.M upto 10th July 2016. The N.F.S.M was launched in October 2007 and it envisages additional production of 25 million tonnes of food grains during 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17).

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Craig Kieswetter announced to retrive due to an eye injury.

England and County team Somerset's wicket keeper/batsman Craig Kieswetter announced to retire due to an eye injury. South Africa-born player was left with vision problems after breaking his nose and damaging his cheekbone while batting in a County Championship match against Northamptonshire in July 2014. He scored 497 runs in the domestic T20 Blast in 2014. He started his one day international carrier in the year 2010 against Bangladesh.

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India's biggest solar energy park in Rajasthan State.

Diversified conglomerate Essel Group has formed a 50:50 joint venture (J.V.) with the Rajasthan government to set up India's biggest solar energy park in the state. The solar parks will be set up in Bikaner and Jaisalmer regions with an investment of Rs.4,000 crore. Essel Group and Rajasthan government inked an agreement to set up solar energy park in the state. Essel Group and the government of Rajasthan will hold a 50:50 stake in the JV company, Essel Saurya Urja Company of Rajasthan Ltd (E.S.U.C.R.L) which will develop solar parks that would produce 5000 MV of clean energy.

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Selom Klassou as the Togo's new Prime Minister.

Togo`s President Faure Gnassingbe has named Selom Klassou as the country’s new prime minister after winning elections in April. Klassou, the first vice-president of the National Assembly and former sports and primary education minister, succeeds K.S. Ahoomey-Zunu, who resigned his post on 22nd May 2015.

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India and Netherlands signed agreements.

India and the Netherlands signed several agreements to deepen bilateral cooperation. The agreements were signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Netherland Mark Rutte in New Delhi. Mark Rutte is on a two day visit to India on 5th and 6th June 2015. Agreement on setting up Joint Working Group on Counter terrorism, which will hold its first meeting on 19th June 2015 was signed between India and Netherlands. Agreements on manufacturing of dredgers at the Cochin Shipyard and on developing coastal roads and metro lines in India, etc. were also signed.

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Ameenah Gurib Fakim sworn in as President of Mauritius.

Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib Fakim sworn in as President of Mauritius, becoming the first women to hold the ceremonial position in the Indian Ocean island nation. She succeeds Former President Kailash Purryag who resigned from office on 30th May. Gurib-Fakim, 56, is the first female President of the island, which gained independence from Britain in 1968 and replaced Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state in 1992.

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Asif Ibrahim willbe PM's Special Envoy on Countering Terrorism and Extremism.

The government has appointed the former Intelligence Bureau Chief Asif Ibrahim to a key post in the Prime Minister’s office. Ibrahim, who retired in December 2014, will be the PM’s Special Envoy on Countering Terrorism and Extremism with a charter to liaise with governments in West Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and South East Asia and will cooperate in the exchange of other informations.

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