1.   On 12th September 2017, PM Narendra Modi and Belarus President A.G. Lukashenko signed 10 pacts to expand cooperation on wide range of areas and decided for a joint collaboration in manufacturing and in defence sector under the ‘Make in India’ programme.
2.   India will grant citizenship to nearly one lakh Chakma and Hajong refugees, who came from Bangladesh five decades ago and are presently living in northeast. The central government’s announcement is in line with the decision delivered by the Supreme Court in the year 2015. 
3.   India and Japan have signed 15 agreements for enhancing bilateral cooperation in several key areas including investment promotion, civil aviation, and science and technology. The agreements were signed between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese  counterpart Shinzo Abe after 12th annual summit talks in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at Sabarmati laid the foundation stone of India’s first high-speed rail project (bullet train) project . The Project will be built at cost of Rs 1.10 lakh crore. The train is expected to cover the 508 km distance in approximately 3 hours. The project is likely to be completed by 2022.

P.V Sindhu entered into the semi-final of the South Korean Super series 2017. She beat Minatsu Mitani of Japan on Friday. If she wins her semi-final and if Nozomi Okuhara also wins her semifinal against Akane Yamaguchi, a repeat of World Badminton Championships final can happen in Seoul.  


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