India's largest tiger reserve to be set up in Madhya Pradesh.

  • The Central government has approved a proposal to merge two wildlife sanctuaries in Madhya Pradesh to create the largest tiger reserve in the country spanning 2,300 square kilometres.
  • The new tiger reserve will not only provide a safe haven for the area's tiger population, which currently stands at 16 but also boost tourism and development in the region.

President Droupadi Murmu Unveils BR Ambedkar's Statue At Supreme Court.

  • President Droupadi Murmu today unveiled a statue of Dr BR Ambedkar on the Supreme Court premises during an event to mark Constitution Day.
  • Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and Union Law Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal were present on the occasion.
  • The statue of BR Ambedkar, in a lawyer's gown, stands 7-feet-tall and is placed on a 3-feet base stand.
  • The statue is seen holding a copy of the Constitution.

Gautam Gambhir back in Kolkata Knight Riders as mentor.

  • Former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Gautam Gambhir (42-years) has been named as the mentor of the franchise for the upcoming IPL season.
  • Gambhir had a successful stint with KKR from 2011-17, leading the team to title victories in 2012 and 2014.
  • He will work with KKR’s head coach Chandrakant Pandit.

Fino Payment Bank appoints Rajat Kumar Jain as chairman.

  • Fino Payments Bank has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the appointment of Rajat Kumar Jain as Part-time Chairman of the Bank.
  • Fino started operations in 2017, receiving an RBI license two years earlier.
  • The appointment comes at a time when the payments bank is charting out its digital growth plans and targets for the next phase, Fino 2.0.

Pranab Mukherjee's daughter pens his biography.

  • This and other nuggets of Mukherjee's life from an unprepossessing village in West Bengal's Birbhum district to a roller-coaster career thereafter are the highlights of an about-to-be-released biography penned by his daughter, classical dancer Sharmishtha Mukherjee.
  • The book, titled Pranab, My Father: A Daughter Remembers, is being brought out by Rupa Publications.
  • The book is also a mirror to the father-daughter relationship between Pranab Mukherjee and Sharmishtha.

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