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The India U-23 women’s team emerged victorious in the 2023 Women’s Emerging Asia Cup T20, defeating Bangladesh in the final held at the Mission Round Ground in Hong Kong. Scoring 127 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 20 overs, India clinched the title. Kanika Ahuja of India was named the Player of the Match for her unbeaten 30 off 23 balls, while Shreyanka Patil was declared the Player of the Series for being the highest-wicket taker.
According to the Gender Gap Index 2023 released by the World Economic Forum, India has been ranked 127th out of 146 countries in the Global Gender Gap Report, showing progress by climbing eight positions from its previous rank of 135 in 2022. The report indicates a 1.4% improvement for India. Among India’s neighboring countries, Bangladesh secured the 59th rank, Bhutan secured 103rd, China secured 107th, and Pakistan secured 142nd. Iceland maintained its position at the top for the 14th consecutive year, followed by Norway, Finland, and Sweden.
Former Union Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been appointed as the chairman of GIFT City (Gujarat International Finance Tec), as well as the Chairman and Director of Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) and Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation (GMDC). Adhia took over from Sudhir Mankad in leading GIFT City and has previously served as the Principal Advisor to Narendra Modi during his tenure as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Axis Bank has introduced the ‘One-View’ feature on its Axis Mobile Application, becoming the first private sector bank to leverage the Account Aggregator ecosystem and provide customers with a seamless banking experience. This feature enables customers to access multiple bank accounts on a single platform, allowing them to manage their finances, track balances, and monitor spending in real-time.
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Lloyds Banking Group, a prominent financial services provider in the UK, has announced its plans to establish a technology center in Hyderabad. Although the group will not offer banking services in India, it aims to enhance its digital capabilities through the tech center, utilizing technology, digital data, and analytics to drive innovation and product delivery.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has partnered with India’s Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) to empower women entrepreneurs and facilitate informed career choices in the field of entrepreneurship. This collaboration will offer support to women looking to initiate and expand their enterprises, focusing on sectors such as the care economy, digital economy, electric mobility, waste management, and food packaging.
The India-United States Defence Acceleration Ecosystem (INDUS X) was launched in Washington DC, USA on June 21, 2023. The event was co-organized by Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX), the Ministry of Defence, and the US Department of Defence (DoD), with the US-India Business Council (USIBC) hosting the event. Anurag Bajpai, Joint Secretary (Defence Industries Promotion) from the Ministry of Defence, led the Indian delegation during the two-day INDUS-X event.
Surat, a city in Gujarat, has set a new Guinness World Record by hosting a yoga event with over 1.53 lakh participants on the International Day of Yoga. The event featured two 4km-long stretches of carpeted roads connecting the Y junction, accommodating participants who were divided into groups of 1,000 each. The certificate for the record was presented to Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel at the venue.
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Fitch Ratings has revised its forecast for India’s GDP growth in the current fiscal year 2023-24 to 6.3%, up from its previous projection of 6%. The improved outlook is attributed to a stronger performance in the first quarter and positive momentum in the near term. In the previous fiscal year, India recorded a GDP expansion of 7.2%. Fitch estimates growth rates of 6.5% for both the 2024-25 and 2025-26 fiscal years, highlighting better-than-expected GDP growth in the January-March period.
Sylvester daCunha, the creator of the iconic Amul Girl ‘utterly butterly’ campaign, passed away. He conceptualized the campaign for Amul in 1966 and established daCunha Communications in 1969. The ‘Utterly Butterly’ campaign celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016, leaving a lasting legacy in advertising and popular culture.
Umesh Kumar, a retired judge of the Allahabad High Court, has been appointed as the chairman of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) by the President of India. The appointment was made under the powers conferred by the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023, and the Electricity Act, 2003. Umesh Kumar served as a justice of the Allahabad High Court until July 2022.
Petteri Orpo, a conservative politician, has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Finland. Following his victory in the April elections, the Finnish parliament voted in favor of Orpo, who was subsequently appointed as Prime Minister by President Sauli Niinisto. Orpo succeeded Sanna Marin, with his National Coalition Party leading the coalition government alongside the Finns Party, the Swedish People’s Party, and the Christian Democrats.
The Asia Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC) has elected India as the chair of the Standing Committee on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for the biennium 2023-24 during its 32nd Session in Bangkok. As part of this responsibility, the APPPC Workshop on Systems Approach for the management of fruit flies on mango was scheduled to take place from June 19-23, 2023, in Navi Mumbai. The workshop was inaugurated by Sushri Shobha Karandlaje, the Minister of State for Agriculture.