President of India: Draupadi Murmu
Daughter of a
tribal family coming from a very ordinary house in Odisha, Draupadi Murmu has
been elected as the 15th President of India. To read more, click here.
Lanka: Ranil Wickremesinghe elected as 9th President
Lankan politician and six-time Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe has been
elected as the 9th President of the Island nation by the Parliament. He secured
134 votes in the presidential election by the 225-member parliament.
Prasad named as Whole Time Member of IBBI
Government has appointed, Jayanti Prasad as a Whole-time Member of the Insolvency
and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) for five years. To read more, click here.
1 October 2016
Headquarters: New Delhi
department: Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Chairperson: Ravi Mittal
Gupta appointed as MD of RattanIndia Power
Power announced hiring Brijesh Gupta as its new managing director. He has
experience working across the renewable, steel, mining and commodities sector
in India and abroad.
272 of the most needy districts, Govt starts “Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan”
of Social Justice and Empowerment began implementing Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan
in the 272 most susceptible districts in August 2020. To read more, click here.
Ministry of Social
Justice & Empowerment, Government of India: Dr. Virendra Kumar
State for Social Justice and Empowerment: A. Narayanaswamy
Insurance launched ‘pay as you drive’ for motor insurance
General Insurance is the first insurer to offer a ‘pay as you drive’ (PAYD)
add-on feature for motor insurance own damage (OD) policies. To read more, click here.
sign an agreement with Namibia to reintroduce cheetah
of Understanding (MoU) between India and Namibia aims to bring back cheetahs to
the country after nearly seven decades. To read more, click here.
and RBI policies aid banks to recover bad loans of Rs. 8.6 lakh crore in 8
administration informed Parliament that concrete actions taken by the RBI and
government-assisted banks in recovering bad loans of more than Rs 8.6 lakh
crore over the course of the previous eight fiscal years. To read more, click here.
Bank board approves raising Rs 20,000 crore through debt
The board of
private lender IndusInd Bank has authorised a plan to raise Rs 20,000 crore in
debt to finance company expansion. To read more, click here.
Nehru Port becomes first 100% Landlord Major Port of India
Nehru Port has become the first 100 per cent Landlord Major Port of India
having all berths being operated on the PPP model. To read more, click here.
Nadu tops in Smart City Fund utilization
tops the list of states so far as utilisation of funds under the government’s
flagship Smart City Mission is concerned. To read more, click here.
Passport Index 2022: India ranks 87th
ranked 87th on the list of the world’s most powerful passports in 2022,
according to the latest Henley Passport Index from Henley & Partners, an
immigration consultancy. To read more, clickhere.
billion loan from the World Bank approved for the PM ABHIM
Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed the Rajya Sabha that the World Bank had
granted a loan of USD $1 billion to fund India’s flagship PM Ayushman Bharat
Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM). To read more, click here.
Innovation Index 2021: Karnataka, Manipur and Chandigarh topped
Manipur and Chandigarh topped the third edition of NITI Aayog’s India
Innovation Index, which ranks the states and the union territories on their
innovation performance. To read more, clickhere.