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DG Rakesh Pal has been appointed as the 25th Director General of the Indian Coast Guard. He has an impressive track record, having received the Tatrakshak Medal in 2013 and the President Tatrakshak Medal in 2018 for his successful service. He also holds the recognition of being the First Gunner of ICG and has commanded various ICG ships, including ICGS Samarth, ICGS Vijit, ICGS Sucheta Kriplani, ICGS Ahalyabai, and ICGS C-03. Additionally, he has overseen two Coast Guard bases in Gujarat, namely Okha & Vadinar.
In the field of Science & Technology, India is set to host the ASEAN Countries Conference on Traditional Medicines in New Delhi. This conference aims to foster collaboration and exchange of best practices between India and 10 ASEAN countries, including Cambodia and Vietnam, in the field of Traditional Medicines. The AYUSH sector, with its traditional systems of medicine, is seen as having the potential to contribute significantly to India’s ‘Act East Policy.’
In National Affairs, Nivruti Rai has been appointed as the Managing Director & CEO of Invest India. Her outstanding achievements in technology have earned her the prestigious “Nari Shakti Puraskar.” Invest India, chaired by Shri Rajesh Kumar Singh, Secretary, DPIIT, has been instrumental in driving key government initiatives like Make in India and Startup India.
The “Festival of Libraries 2023” will be inaugurated by President Droupadi Murmu in New Delhi. The event aims to formulate action-oriented policies for the development of Model Libraries in India, extending from the village to the community levels. It will witness the launch of a crowd-sourced Directory of Libraries, the signing of a Tripartite MoU between three libraries, and the release of Cursive Writing Books in 22 vernacular languages.
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In the realm of Sports, Harmehar Singh Lally and Sanjana Sood secured a silver medal in the skeet mixed team event at the ISSF Junior World Championships in Korea. India maintained its strong position on the medals table, following China in first place and Italy in third place.
A Regional Office of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) has been inaugurated in New Delhi. This move aims to support capacity building, infrastructure development, and other essential activities to strengthen the postal sector in the South Asia region.
The Ministry of Culture and the Indian Navy signed an MoU to revive the ancient ‘stitched shipbuilding method.’ This initiative seeks to revive India’s rich maritime heritage and cultural memories among Indian Ocean littoral countries by constructing ships using wooden planks stitched together, which provides flexibility and durability.
Union Minister Parshottam Rupala inaugurated the International Symposium on Sustainable Livestock Transformation in Anand under the Agriculture Working Group of G20. The symposium aims to promote discussions and collaborations for a more efficient and sustainable future for the global livestock sector, with India’s G20 Presidency embracing the theme “Vasudaiva Kutumbakam.”
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In the domain of International Affairs, Meta, in partnership with Microsoft, is set to launch the Llama 2 AI language model, building on its previous Llama model. This next-generation AI language model will be available for research and commercial use, empowering developers and businesses with generative AI tools.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has canceled the banking license of United India Co-operative Bank Limited in Bijnor, which will cease its banking operations. Depositors will be eligible to receive up to Rs 5 lakh as a deposit insurance claim from the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation.
Cognizant Technology Solutions and Max Life Insurance Co. Ltd established an innovation and development center in Chennai, aiming to drive product innovations and enhance customer experiences through emerging technologies like AI, automation, and cloud transformation.
In the realm of Sports, the Indian Surf Team earned a bronze medal at the Asian Surfing Championship 2023 held in Maldives. The Surfing Federation of India sent a team consisting of surfers, with 5 out of the 6 representing India from Tamil Nadu. Arun Vasu, the President of the Surfing Federation of India, is at the helm of this achievement.
Surat Diamond Bourse in Surat has achieved a remarkable feat by becoming the world’s largest office, surpassing the Pentagon. The building’s design, inspired by the five elements of nature, reflects the city’s status as the world’s diamond capital. The building is slated to be officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2023.