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Maharashtra emerged as the champions in the 5th National Wheelchair Rugby Championship 2023, securing a convincing victory over Karnataka. The championship aimed to promote and expand the sport of wheelchair rugby across the nation and was organized by The Indian Rugby Football Union (Rugby India) in association with the Wheelchair Rugby Federation of India and Mitsubishi Corporation.
In a significant appointment, Indian-origin economist Tharman Shanmugaratnam was named as Singapore’s ninth president. He has dedicated his life to public service and previously served as a senior minister and Deputy Prime Minister. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of the World Economic Forum. This election marked the first contested presidential election in Singapore since 2011.
Hindi Diwas 2023 was celebrated on 14th September, commemorating the adoption of the Hindi language as one of the official languages of the Republic of India on this day in 1949. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, officially declared September 14th as Hindi Diwas. Hindi is spoken as the first language by 425 million people and as the second language by about 120 million people in India.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued directions for the settlement of loan accounts, mandating all banks, non-banking finance companies (NBFCs), and asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) to release original property documents within 30 days after full repayment or settlement of the loan account. In cases where delays occur due to the lender, the lender is liable to compensate the borrower at the rate of ₹5,000 for each day of delay.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a day-long visit to Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, dedicating important rail sector projects in Chhattisgarh aimed at improving connectivity and boosting socio-economic development in the region. These rail sector projects were worth more than ₹6,000 crores and aimed to facilitate the movement of passengers and freight traffic.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar inaugurated the International Conference on Dam Safety in Jaipur, Rajasthan, emphasizing the importance of dam safety and management. India is home to over 6,000 dams, ranking third globally in terms of large dams. Dams play a crucial role in meeting the demand for drinking water, irrigation, and hydropower.
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Bharat Electronics Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop an indigenous Communication Based Train Control system. This system aims to transform rail transportation in India, reduce costs, foster self-reliance in train control signaling systems, optimize train operations, and enhance passenger services while efficiently utilizing rail infrastructure.
NASA announced the discovery of a possible rare water ocean on a distant exoplanet known as K2-18 b, located scores of light years away. The James Webb Space Telescope detected the presence of carbon dioxide and methane on K2-18 b, suggesting the potential for a hydrogen-rich atmosphere and a water ocean-covered surface, making it a Hycean exoplanet with conditions conducive to life.
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The Cabinet approved the expansion of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), allocating 7.5 million new LPG connections over a three-year period until FY26. This expansion, costing Rs 1,650 crore, will increase the total number of PMUY beneficiaries to 103.5 million. The decision followed a reduction in the price of cooking gas by Rs 200 across all markets last month, with LPG penetration reaching 99.9 percent in 2022.
The Bloomberg Businessweek Best B-Schools Ranking 2023-24 featured Indian B-schools among the top five ranks. Hong Kong HKUST secured the top rank in the Asia Pacific B-School rankings, followed by Shanghai University of Finance and Economics at second position and CIEBS at third rank. In the overall Asia Pacific B-school rankings, IIM Bangalore clinched the fourth position, and the Indian School of Business (ISB) secured the fifth position.
Digital payment services provider Paytm appointed S.R. Batliboi & Associates LLP as its new statutory auditor for a five-year term, following the completion of the previous auditor’s term at the AGM. Price Waterhouse Chartered Accountants LLP had resigned as the auditor of Paytm Payments Services Limited on August 7.
The Indian government approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (E&IT) of India and the Ministry of High-Tech Industry of Armenia. This MoU aims to promote closer cooperation, exchange experiences, and share digital technology-based solutions for digital transformation initiatives between the two countries.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) signed a strategic MoU with ISRO and the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorization Centre (IN-SPACe) to support space-tech innovations through cloud computing. The collaboration aims to enable the space industry to make faster and better decisions, push the boundaries of possibilities, and help startups identify use cases and accelerate solution development.