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PM Modi inaugurates two-day Global investors’ meet in Dharamshala

India

  • Prime minister Narendra Modi today said, if India stands strong today in today's global scenario, it is because the government at the centre has not let the fundamentals of country's economy to weaken.
  • Speaking at the Global Investors' meet - 'Rising Himachal' in Dharmashala in Himachal Pradesh, Prime Minister said, the growth vehicle in India is running on four wheels with new thinking and a new approach. He said One Wheel is Society, which is aspiring, one Wheel is Government, which is Encouraging for New India, One Wheel is Industry, which is Daring, and one  Wheel is Knowledge, which is Sharing.

Source: News On Air


Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Launches Instant Digital Savings and Instant Fixed Deposit Account

Banking

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank launches Digital Savings Account along with Fixed Deposit and Privilege Savings Account to offer distinctive banking and digital services to its customers. Instant Savings Account will allow customers to instantly open and operate a savings account through mobile phones or a computer with just two documents – Aadhaar Card and Pan Card. Customers can download Ujjivan Bank mobile app which is now available in 9 languages namely English, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Punjabi, Marathi, Odia and Gujarati and start transacting immediately after opening the account.

Source: APN News

 


Former Maharashtra minister Babasaheb Dhabekar passes away

Obituaries

Former Maharashtra minister and senior Congress party leader Babasaheb Dhabekar passed away. He served as water resource minister in the 1990s during the Shiv Sena-BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) alliance government.

Source: The Indian Express


International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

Important Day

  • The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict is an international day observed annually on November 6. The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict was established on November 5, 2001, by the United Nations General Assembly.
  • At the time of war, it affects the ecosystem such as water supply is poisoned, the forest is burnt, animals killed, etc. Though humanity has always counted its war casualties in terms of dead and wounded soldiers and civilians, destroyed cities and livelihoods, the environment has often remained the unpublicized victim of war. Water wells have been polluted, crops torched, forests cut down, soils poisoned, and animals killed to gain military advantage.

Source: The United Nations


Asian Shooting Championships 2019: Manu Bhaker clinches gold in women’s 10m air pistol event

Sports

  • India's shooting sensation Manu Bhaker clinched a gold medal in women’s 10m air pistol event in Asian Championship.
  • Bhaker had already secured an Olympic quota at the Munich World Cup in May.
  • Deepak Kumar gifted himself a bronze medal in men's 10m air rifle on the opening day of the championship.

Source: India Today