Dubai sets up special court to deal with money laundering.

  • The move is in line with the UAE's effort to strengthen the integrity of the financial system.
  • The new court in Dubai aims to enhance the global competitiveness of the UAE and Dubai while maintaining justice and transparency.
  • The court, which was established in accordance with the instructions of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, will allow the emirate to implement the national AML/CFT strategy.

Mansukh Mandaviya has been appointed as the Chairman of the Stop TB Partnership Board.

  • He will lead the efforts of the Stop TB Partnership Secretariat, partners, and the TB community at large, towards reaching the UN TB targets by 2022, a milestone moment in the effort to end TB by 2030.
  • India aims to end TB by 2025 while the UN aims to end TB by 2030.
  • He will take over as the Board Vice-Chair from 1 January 2022 for a period of three years.

PM Modi inaugurated the renovated Jallianwala Bagh memorial complex.

  • A wreath laying ceremony was held in memory of the martyrs of Jallianwala massacre and a two-minute silence was observed.
  • The museum galleries have been developed at the memorial and the program showcases several development initiatives taken by the government to upgrade the campus.
  • A sound and light show has been set up to showcase the events that took place on April 13, 1919,
  • when British forces opened indiscriminate fire on a large and peaceful gathering of demonstrators, killing over 1,000 people and wounding hundreds of them.
  • The four museum galleries have been created through the adaptive reuse of redundant and underused buildings.

The government launched the e-shram portal for workers in the unorganized sector.

  • After registration on the e-shram portal, the unorganized workers will not need to register separately for the social security schemes of the govt.
  • E-Shram Card containing 12 digit UAN will be valid throughout.
  • The portal will prove to be a big boost for last mile delivery of services.
  • If a worker is registered on the e-shram portal and meets with an accident,
  • He will be eligible for Rs 2.0 lakh on death or permanent disability
  • And Rs 1.0 lakh on partial disability and the government is always committed to the welfare of the workers.
  • The govt aims to register 38 crore unorganised workers, such as construction labourers, migrant workforce, street vendors and domestic workers, among others.
  • A national toll free number — 14434 — will also be launched to assist and address the queries of workers seeking registration on the portal.

Tata Motors extended the sponsorship of Indian wrestling till 2024 Olympics.

  • The development program Quest for Gold at Paris Olympics 2024 has been started with the objective of winning gold medal in Paris Games.
  • The committed support of Tata Motors since 2018 has helped take Indian wrestling to greater heights.
  • The young and talented Indian wrestler, Yodha will gain assured and enhanced access to world class training facilities, internationally reputed coaches and support through an enriched nutrition programme.
  • In the last 3 years our Yodhas have won over 40-50 medals in international competitions.

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