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  • Sisi declares three-month state of emergency in Egypt

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency in Egypt following twin church bombings that killed dozens of people in two cities.

  • India, Australia sign various pacts

India and Australia sought to provide a boost to trade and security ties in a meeting between PM Narendra Modi and his visiting Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull even as the much-awaited free trade agreement remained elusive.

The two countries signed six agreements, including one for expanding counterterrorism cooperation, but could not conclude negotiations for Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) which they have been negotiating.

  • 12th Indo-Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant held in Vairengte

12th “iteration of Indo-Mongolian Joint Military Exercise Nomadic Elephant is presently under way at Vairengte from 05 April 2017 till 18 April 2017.” Vairengte in Mizoram houses the elite Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School of the Indian Army.

  • G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting held in Germany

G20 cooperation on the Digital Economy has become a special priority, subsequent to the adoption of Digital Economy Development and Cooperation Initiative in the 2016 Hangzhou Summit, under the Chinese Presidency. The German Presidency has carried this forward, and, realizing the potential of digital technologies and its wide impact on the overall economy, has elevated the Digital Economy Task Force to the Ministerial level.

  • Google launches Aero for hyper local services in India

Google has launched an app named Aero in India to cater to restaurant delivery and home services. This is the first time that Google is entering the business of food delivery and home services in India.

  • Paytm partners with Genesis Luxury for payment gateways in India

Digital wallet player Paytm has partnered with luxury brand distributor Genesis Luxury in India which markets and distributes global luxury and premium brandsin the country. This would allow users to scan the store QR code and pay using the balance on their Paytm wallet.

  • Hanchinal receives M.S. Swaminathan Award

The sixth prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award for contribution in the field of agriculture was given to R.R. Hanchinal, Chairperson of Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Authority, government of India.

  • Praneeth clinches maiden Super Series title at Singapore Open

Indian shuttler B Sai Praneeth clinched his maiden Super Series title at the Singapore Open after defeating compatriot K Srikanth in a historic final. World No.30 Praneeth, who had won the Canada Open Grand Prix last year and reached the Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold final this year, outmaneuvered Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 in the summit clash of the $350,000 event.

  • Bhopal to have India's first privately-run railway station

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that for the first time in Indian Railways' history, Habibganj station in Bhopal has been handed over to a private firm to be operated by it. The station building will be developed in line with airport terminals, he added. However, Prabhu clarified that trains at the station will still be run by the Railways.

  • Emma Morano: World's oldest person dies at age 117

The world's oldest person Emma Morano has died at age 117 in her home in northern Italy. Emma Morano was born on November 29, 1899. She was also believed to have been the last surviving person in the world who was born in the 1800s.

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