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India’s equestrian team achieved a historic milestone in the 2023 Asian Games, winning a gold medal after a 41-year hiatus in the sport. This victory marked India’s second-ever medal in equestrian, with the dressage team, comprising Sudipti Hajela, Divyakriti Singh, Vipul Hriday Chheda, and Anush Agarwalla, living up to high expectations. They stood atop the podium, leaving China and Hong Kong behind. The last time India made a mark in equestrian at the Asian Games was in 1986 when they secured a dressage bronze.
World Tourism Day, observed on September 27, aims to promote tourism globally. Its objective is to raise awareness among the international community about the profound social, cultural, political, and economic value of tourism. This year’s theme, ‘Tourism and Green Investments,’ underscores the significant role tourism plays in providing employment, with some countries being entirely dependent on this sector.
Chhattisgarh received recognition on the national stage by bagging three prestigious awards for its exceptional execution of the Ayushman Bharat scheme under the ‘big states’ category. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel highlighted the state’s innovative schemes, such as the Mukhyamantri Haat Bazar Clinic Yojana, which extends free healthcare services to residents in remote forest areas.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the term of M Rajeshwar Rao as the Deputy Governor by one year, a move approved by the Cabinet’s Appointments Committee. Currently, the RBI has four deputy governors, including BP Kanungo, Dr. M.D. Patra, M Rajeshwar Rao, and MK Jain, each responsible for different aspects of the central bank’s operations.
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The RBI imposed monetary penalties on three banks, namely State Bank of India, Indian Bank, and Punjab & Sind Bank, along with Fedbank Financial Services, for violations of rules. The penalties were imposed under the provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, and were as follows: Rs 1.30 crore on SBI, Rs 1.62 crore on IB, Rs 1 crore on Punjab & Sind Bank, and Rs 8.80 lakh on Fedbank Financial Services.
The RBI appointed KN Madhusoodanan as the part-time chairman of Dhanlaxmi Bank for a three-year term effective from September 26, 2023. This appointment followed the RBI’s rejection of a proposal to appoint G Rajagopalan Nair as the bank’s part-time chairman.
Indian agricultural scientist Swati Nayak received the prestigious Norman Borlaug Field Award 2023, becoming the third Indian agricultural scientist to achieve this honor. The award, presented by the World Food Prize Foundation, recognizes outstanding achievements in international agriculture and food production by individuals under 40.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that Regulated Entities (REs) categorized as secured creditors under the Enforcement of Security Interest (SARFAESI) Act, 2002, will display information related to borrowers. The SARFAESI Act empowers banks and financial institutions to effectively recover bad loans by taking possession of security assets.
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Power PSU REC Ltd and Punjab National Bank entered into an agreement to co-finance projects in power, infrastructure, and logistics sectors, with a joint financing commitment of Rs 55,000 crore. REC Limited, under the Ministry of Power, specializes in providing long-term loans and financial products for the power infrastructure sector.
Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo appointed Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif as its first brand ambassador in India, aiming to attract affluent shoppers and expand its store network. Katrina Kaif joins the likes of tennis star Roger Federer as a global brand ambassador for Uniqlo, which is part of Japan’s largest fashion group, Fast Retailing.
Infosys and Microsoft joined forces to develop industry-leading solutions leveraging Infosys Topaz, Azure OpenAI Service, and Azure Cognitive Services. This collaboration aims to enhance enterprise functions with AI-enabled solutions across various industries, facilitating the democratization of data and intelligence to boost business productivity.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) revoked the license of The Kapol Co-operative Bank due to inadequate capital and earning prospects. Consequently, the cooperative bank is prohibited from conducting banking operations, including accepting and repaying deposits, effective immediately. The government has also been requested to issue an order for winding up the bank.