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Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Singh Thakur, inaugurated the Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships 2023 in Greater Noida. The event features the participation of over 30 Indian weightlifters, including many Khelo India Athletes who had previously won 61 medals at the Weightlifting Commonwealth Championships. More than 15 nations from the Asian region are participating, with a total of 200 athletes. The championship is scheduled to conclude on the 5th of August.
In another event, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Semicon India 2023 conclave at Mahatma Mandir in Gujarat. The three-day conclave, organized by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, showcases India’s semiconductor strategy and development. The theme of the conference is ‘Catalysing India’s Semiconductor Ecosystem’. Notable representatives from major companies like Micron Technology, Applied Materials, Foxconn, and AMD have also participated in the event.
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) convened a two-day G20 conference on Green and Sustainable Growth Agenda for the Global Economy in New Delhi. The conference aimed to examine prospects and challenges for green and sustainable growth globally. The first day focused on themes related to energy, climate, policy, and reshaping global finance for sustainable growth, while the second day centered on multilateralism and issues of adjustment, resilience, and inclusion in an uncertain world.
The 4th Environment and Climate Sustainability Working Group meeting (ECSWG) took place in Chennai in July 2023. The objective was to reach a consensus on the Ministerial Outcome and the Presidency Documents, crucial in shaping policies and actions to address environmental and climate challenges. During the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the importance of environmental protection. Bhupendra Yadav serves as the Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change.
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Razorpay, the payment and banking company, launched the MoneySaver Export Account (MSEA) specifically catering to Indian exporters. This account enables Indian exporters to open a smart account in their preferred foreign country, facilitating local receipt of payments through bank transfers on the Razorpay platform. The aim is to alleviate the burden of high transfer costs, chargebacks, and payment failures, making it a valuable asset for exporters.
In July 2023, President Droupadi Murmu laid the foundation stone for the “Divine Light House” of Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya (PBKIVV) at Dasabatia. The theme for the occasion was “The Year of Positive Change.” The President praised PBKIVV for paving the way for spirituality through a disciplined lifestyle and appreciated their efforts in making humanity aware and moving forward in a positive direction.
The Ministry of Earth Sciences celebrated its 17th Foundation Day in 2023 at its Prithvi Bhavan headquarters in New Delhi. Union Minister Kiren Rijiju launched several citizen-centric initiatives to mark the occasion. He highlighted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of India becoming a developed nation by 2047. The Ministry is mandated to provide services for weather and climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology, and natural hazards.
Bengaluru achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first Indian city to join the World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF) in July 2023. The aim is to curate, facilitate, and catalyze activities that enable citizens and communities of Bangalore to engage better with their city. The WCCF is a global network of nearly 40 cities, providing a platform for policy makers to share research and intelligence and explore the vital role of culture for future prosperity.
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Aditya Samant became India’s 83rd chess Grandmaster after earning his third GM norm at the Biel International Chess Festival 2023. He had previously earned his first norm at the Abu Dhabi Masters in August 2022. To become a Grandmaster, a player must secure three GM norms and cross the live rating of 2,500 Elo points.
Veteran journalist and founder of Asian News International (ANI), Prem Prakash, received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to journalism in New Delhi. Throughout his illustrious 70-year career, he has established new dimensions in journalism and emerged as a great inspiration to society.
As of March 2023, digital payments in India witnessed a year-on-year growth of 13.24% according to the RBI’s Digital Payments Index (RBI-DPI). The index rose from 349.30 in March 2022 to 395.57 by the end of March 2023, indicating substantial growth in payment infrastructure.
Union Bank of India joined forces with IBM India Pvt Ltd to undergo a comprehensive digital transformation and revolutionize customer interactions with financial services. The aim is to establish a Digital Bank equipped with state-of-the-art capabilities, focusing on omni-channel experiences and data-driven hyper-personalization.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen resigned and handed power to his eldest son, Hun Manet, after almost four decades of hardline rule in 2023. The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), led by Hun Sen, won a landslide victory in the election, with no meaningful opposition, taking 82 percent of the vote. Cambodia ranks 150th out of 180 in Transparency International’s corruption perception index.