Odisha wins World Habitat Award 2023 for its JAGA Mission.

  • Odisha has won the UN-Habitat's World Habitat Awards 2023 for Jaga Mission (5T initiative of the state).
  • 5T: Team work, Technology, Transparency, Transformation and Time limit.
  • It is the world's largest land titling and slum upgrading program that aims to empower the lives of slum dwellers.
  • Under this mission, 100% households in 2,724 slums have been provided with pipe water connections, and 8 cities become slum-free.

Manchester City inks deal with Reliance Jio to spur India push.

  • Jio Platforms Limited (Jio) has signed a partnership agreement with Manchester City to become the Official Mobile Communications Network Partner of Club in the country.
  • Man City's OTT platform CITY will be integrated into the JioTV platform.
  • It will provide fans further access to exclusive club content including match highlights, live Manchester City Women's team and Elite Development Squad fixtures, matchday content and City Studios documentaries.

Maharashtra Jalna and Nagpur Police win "Best Police Unit" award.

  • Jalna district police and Nagpur city police in Maharashtra have bagged the Best Police Unit awards for 2021 in the state.
  • The award has been given under different classes for maintaining law and order, and evolving community policing.
  • The Jalna police got the award in Class A and the Nagpur police in Class B.
  • Police units with less than 6,100 Indian Penal Code cases are grouped in Class A, while those with more than 6,100 IPC cases are grouped in Class B.

Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates "North East Krishi Kumbha-2023".

  • Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar has inaugurated the three-day North East Krishi Kumbha-2023 in Meghalaya.
  • He also participated in the 49th Foundation Day celebration of the ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam.
  • The event included live demonstrations and exhibition of recent technologies through 102 stalls, by the host institute and its regional centers along with all the ICAR institutes.

G20 Foreign ministers to meet in Delhi in March 2023.

  • The G20 foreign minister meet is scheduled to take place in Pragati Maidan, New Delhi in March 2023.
  • The government has issued an expected guest list that includes Joe Biden (US President), Vladimir Putin (Russia President), Rishi Sunak (UK Prime Minister), Xi Jinping (China Presidet), among others.
  • Special invitee guest countries: Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, Spain and UAE.
  • India's G20 Sherpa: Amitabh Kant.

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