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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has unveiled the official mascots for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India, named ‘Blaze’ and ‘Tonk.’ ‘Blaze,’ a female mascot, is known for her rapid bowling that leaves batters in awe. She wears a belt with six power cricket orbs, each designed for different game-changing tactics. On the other hand, ‘Tonk,’ a male mascot, boasts icy-cool composure, making him a batting champion.
The Union government has extended the tenure of Nitin Gupta, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman, until June 30, 2024, on a contract basis. This extension came on the day he was set to retire from office. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved Gupta’s reappointment as the CBDT Chairman.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a week-long program called ‘Sankalp Saptaah’ in 500 aspirational blocks across 329 districts in India. This initiative is linked to the effective implementation of the Aspirational Blocks Programme (ABP), which was launched nationwide on January 7, 2023.
Lt Gen Raghu Srinivasan assumed the role of the 28th Director General Border Roads (DGBR) on September 30, 2023, following the retirement of Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry. Before his appointment as DGBR, Gen Srinivasan served as the Commandant of the College of Military Engineering in Pune.
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The Ministry of Tourism will host the 46th edition of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Travel Mart 2023 in New Delhi at the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre, Pragati Maidan, from October 4th to 6th. The aim is to bring together tourism professionals and stakeholders from around the world.
The 30th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) concluded successfully in Singapore, featuring participation from Indian Naval Ships Ranvijay, Kavaratti, submarine Sindhukesari, and a long-range Maritime Patrol Aircraft P8I. The exercise included aviation, firefighting, and damage control drills during its sea phase from September 25 to 28.
Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Bharatiya Bhasha Utsav and Technology and Bharatiya Bhasha Summit in New Delhi. The two-day summit aims to pave the way for a technologically enriched future for Bharatiya languages in education, emphasizing their role in teaching, training, examination, and translating educational materials.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to acquire a 9.7% stake in Federal Bank. This move followed the Kerala-based private sector lender’s earlier capital raising of ₹959 crore through a preferential issue of shares to the World Bank Group member. The RBI’s approval is subject to compliance with other regulatory bodies.
In the Asian Games 2023, India’s Sarabjot Singh and Divya TS clinched silver in the 10m air pistol mixed team event. India’s overall medal tally reached 38 on Day 7 of the games, including 10 gold, 14 silver, and 14 bronze medals. Additionally, other notable achievements included Arathy Raj finishing 5th in the women’s 10000m speed skating final, tennis players Rohan Bopanna and Rutuja Bhosala securing gold in the mixed doubles final, and the Indian men’s squash team defeating Pakistan in a thrilling final to win the gold medal.