Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurates MODI Fest in Tripura
Making of Developed India (MODI) Fest, was launched in Tripura today for highlighting the flagship schemes, initiatives, policies and achievements of NDA Government on completion of its 3 years.The three day Expo has begun at Santirbazar School Ground in Santirbazar Sub-division of South Tripura district. The Programme was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal.
Ananya Vinay an indian – American won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee
The 12-year-old from Fresno, California won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee. She will get more than $40,000 in cash and prizes
Ireland’s next Prime Minister is Leo Varadkar
Indian-OriginLeo Varadkar is set to become the Republic of Ireland’s next Prime Minister after winning the leadership of the Fine Gael party. He will succeedEnda Kennyas leader of the centre-right party.
Country – Ireland
400 crore rupees for Rooftop solar projects announced by SBI
State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday announced financing of rooftop solar projects worth 400 crore rupees. “SBI availed [a] loan of $625 million from the World Bank for on-lending to viable Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar PV projects undertaken by photovoltaic developers/ aggregators and end-users for installation of rooftop solar systems on rooftops of commercial, institutional and industrial buildings.
SBI HQ– Mumbai
Chairman – Arundhati Bhattacharya
SBI slogan– The Banker to Every Indian
Restrictions on Dena Bank imposed by RBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed certain restrictions on Dena Bank after it reported negativereturn on assets (ROA) for two years and net NPA breaching the risk threshold level. “RBI initiated prompt corrective action for Dena Bank in view of high net NPA and negative RoA.
Dena Bank HQ– Mumbai
Chairman& MD– Ashwani Kumar
Bank Slogan– Trusted Family Bank
Founded– 26 May 1938; 79 years ago
SEBI committee headed by Uday Kotak
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has formed a committee under the chairmanship of Uday Kotak, executive vice chairman and managing director, Kotak Mahindra Bank to advise on corporate governance issues. It will recommend steps to improve corporate governance of listed companies in India. Among other things, the committee will look at ways to ensure independence of independent directors.
Adelaide University Scientistsare developed an artificial intelligence system
Scientists from the University of Adelaide have developed an artificial intelligence system that can predict how long a person will live by scanning through the images of their organs. The system analysed the medical images of 48 patients and was able to predict which of them would die within five years with 69% accuracy.
Indian wild card Nitin Kumar Sinha today won the boys singles title of HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship. He defeated Malaysian player Christian Didier Chin in a final match held at the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge – Balewadi, in Pune.
Argentine golfing great Roberto de Vicenzo died on Thursday at the age of 94, his son Eduardo said. de Vicenzo started out as a caddie in 1932 but rose through the golfing ranks to win the 1967 British Open, beating the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player. He won 230 tournaments worldwide, including four PGA titles.