President Droupadi Murmu conferred the highest civilian award of Suriname.

  • Suriname President, Chandrikapersad Santokhi has conferred Suriname's highest civilian honor, The Grand Order of the Chain of Yellow Star, to President of India Droupadi Murmu.
  • She is the first Indian to receive this award.
  • During her visit to Suriname, both countries signed MoUs in the fields of health, agriculture, and capacity building.
  • These MoUs include a Joint Work Plan for Cooperation in the Field of Agriculture and Allied Sectors for the period of 2023-2027.

Maharashtra CM launches Asia's largest cluster development scheme.

  • Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde has launched Asia's largest, ambitious and historic cluster development scheme in Thane.
  • This scheme was conceptualized for the collective redevelopment of unauthorized and official dangerous buildings after the collapse of the Sairaj Building in Thane.
  • The redeveloped township plan includes well-equipped health, educational, sports, recreational, parking, mandi, and civic facilities.
  • The project will be executed by the CIDCO.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launches Kerala Fibre Optic Network project.

  • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan launched the Kerala Fibre Optic Network (KFON) project at Shankaranarayanan Thambi Hall of the State Legislative Assembly.
  • Aim: To ensure internet facilities for all at affordable rates in the State.
  • This project will bridge the digital divide in the society.
  • During the first phase of the KFON initiative, Internet facilities will be provided to thirty thousand government institutions and fourteen thousand houses in the State.

BoB launches facility for cash withdrawals using UPI on its ATMs.

  • Bank of Baroda has launched Interoperable Cardless Cash Withdrawal (ICCW) facility, in which a customer can withdraw cash using UPI from the bank's ATMs.
  • It would be the first public sector bank to launch this service.
  • BoB customers as well as customers of other participating issuer banks that use BHIM UPI, Bob World UPI, or any other UPI application enabled for ICCW on their mobile phone can withdraw cash from a Bank of Baroda ATM without using their debit card.

Aravindh Chithambaram wins 23rd Dubai Open 2023.

  • GM Aravindh Chithambaram (India) won the 23rd Dubai Open 2023 for the second consecutive year, at the 23rd edition of the Dubai Chess Open, organized by Dubai Chess & Culture Club.
  • A total of 172 participants (in category A) from more than 46 different countries participated in this tournament.
  • A total of 9 rounds were played in Swiss format.
  • He became one of only two players to win back-to-back championships in the history of the Dubai Open Chess Tournament.

Post a Comment

Please do not add any SPAM links or unrelated text in comments.

Previous Post Next Post