PM Modi unveiled logo and theme for India’s G20 presidency.

  • PM Modi has unveiled the logo, theme and website of India's G20 presidency in New Delhi on November 8, 2022.
  • About G20 logo:
    • Logo takes inspiration from India’s national flag – saffron, white and green, and blue.
    • It juxtaposes planet Earth with the lotus (National flower), that reflects growth amid challenges.
  • Below the G20 logo, word Bharat is written in the Devanagari script.

Shivnarine, Charlotte, and Abdul Qadir inducted into ICC Hall of Fame.

  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul (West Indies), Charlotte Edwards (English) and Abdul Qadir (Pakistani) have been inducted into ICC's Hall of Fame.
  • Shivnarine was inducted in 107th ICC's hall of Fame and finished with 20,988 international runs, 41 centuries and 125 half-centuries across formats.
  • Charlotte was inducted in 108th ICC's Hall of Fame, her 5992 runs in women's ODIs are the second most in the game's history.
  • Qadir was the 109th inductee on the list.

Three Indian women featured in 2022 Forbes' Asia's Power Businesswomen.

  • Three Indian women entrepreneurs have been featured in the Forbes' Asia's Power Businesswomen 2022 list, which features 20 women from the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Steel Authority of India chairperson, Soma Mondal; Mamaearth's co-founder, Ghazal Alagh; and Emcure Pharma executive director, Namita Thapar are the top Indian business leaders in the Asia's power list.
  • Other women: Choi Soo-yeon (CEO of Naver); Anna Nakajima and Mizuki Nakajima (co-founders of Coly).

Dr Subhash Babu becomes first Indian received Bailey K Ashford Medal.

  • Prominent Indian physician and scientist, Dr. Subhash Babu has received the prestigious 2022 Bailey K. Ashford Medal.
  • He was also honoured with the 2022 Fellow of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (FASTMH) award.
  • He is also the first Indian to receive such prestigious award.
  • Reason: For his outstanding research and contributions to tropical medicine.
  • He is the Scientific Director of International Centre for Excellence in Research-India Programme.

UAE-based Emirates NBD invests $100 mn more in India.

  • UAE-based bank, Emirates NBD will invest an additional amount of USD 100 million in its India operations, and will open two more branches in Chennai and Gurugram.
  • The lender, having the largest presence in the Middle East region, and invested USD 300 million in the last five years of its operations in India in three tranches.
  • Its current presence is not as a wholly-owned subsidiary, which is preferred by RBI for units of foreign lenders.

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