Dubai ranks 1st in the world to be 100% paperless.

  • Dubai became the first government in the world to go 100% paperless, this was announced by the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
  • This would save about 3 billion dirhams (350 million USD) and 14 million-man hours.
  • Digitization will provide all Govt. Serving customers and reducing paper consumption by over 336 million papers.
  • Citizens can access all exceptional digital services through Dubai Now Application.

Delhi Police launched e-learning platform "Unnati".

  • Delhi Commissioner of Police, Rakesh Asthana has launched an e-learning platform Unnati under the flagship scheme YUVA of Delhi Police at All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Auditorium, New Delhi.
  • Delhi Police arrests more than 1.5 lakh people for various crimes every year.
  • More than 85 per cent of them are first time offenders and only 10-15 per cent are repeat offenders.
  • Unnati is an e-learning and certification initiative by the Delhi Police-South West District to help educate youths and impart skill training to school dropouts from the weaker sections of society.
  • YUVA is aimed at helping the youth, especially those from the weaker sections of society, and school dropouts get an education and acquire skills to realise their dreams of a secure future.

DBS Bank India win two awards at the ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021.

  • DBS Bank India's consistent efforts to drive digital transformation for its customers has been recognized at the ET BFSI Excellence Awards 2021.
  • An initiative of The Economic Times, ET BFSI Excellence Awards honours the best innovations & practices implemented by the BFSI industry in a dynamic and competitive environment.
  • The bank has won two awards:
    • DBS Rapid (Real-time API) solution in the Innovative API/Open Banking model category.
    • Intelligent Banking in the Best Digital Customer Experience initiative category.
  • DBS Bank India was awarded in the Innovative API/Open Banking model category for DBS RAPID.
  • The bank has designed a real-time, digital payments solution for Transport Corporation of India Limited (TCI) – one of India’s largest transportation and logistics players.

BCCI forms committee for differently abled cricketers.

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has formed a committee for the disabled cricketers of the country.
  • Disabled cricketers have welcomed the decision of the BCCI to form a Differently Abled Committee for the differently abled cricketers.
  • The board of three former disabled cricketers, based on the recommendation of the Justice Lodha committee, was being awaited for the past several years.
  • The proposal was approved under the chairmanship of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah.

China launched "Shijian-6 05" satellites for space exploration.

  • China successfully launched Shijian-6 05, a new group of satellites, into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China for space exploration and new technology tests.
  • The satellites were launched by a Long March-4B rocket, marking the 400th mission of the Long March series carrier rocket.
  • Information about the number of satellites has not been specified.
  • As the message reads, they will be used for space exploration and new technology tests.

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