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BANKING & FINANCE


India’s economic growth decelerate to 4 pc in FY21 due to COVID-19 pandemic: ADO 2020

Asian Development Bank (ADB) in its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 has forecasted a slowdown in Indian economic growth to 4% for the financial year 2020-21 due to the current global health emergency raised by COVID-19.

About ADB:
Establishment– 1966
Headquarter– Philippines, Manila
President– Masatsugu Asakawa


APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS


Government extends tenure of NCLT acting President for another 3 months

The government extended the tenure of National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) acting President Bethala Shanta Vijaya (B.S.V.) Prakash Kumar for another 3 months (with effect from 5th April, 2020) or till the joining of new President,  whichever is earlier.



Trishikhar ventures acquisition of 18.95 % stake in Religare health insurance gets CCI nod

Competition Commission of India (CCI), a non-departmental public body responsible for investigating mergers, has approved the acquisition of 18.951 % equity stake in Religare Health Insurance Company Limited (RHICL) by Trishikhar Ventures LLP under the green channel route.

About Trishikhar Ventures LLP:Headquarters– Mumbai, Maharashtra
It is a part of Kedaara Group, which invests in a variety of companies through acquisitions and corporate restructurings.
About Religare Health Insurance Company Limited:
Headquarters– New Delhi


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY


IISc Bengaluru develops indigenous ventilator prototype: COVID-19 crisis




DRDO develops bio suit with seam sealing glue to keep health professionals fighting COVID-19 safe




Geo-fencing app to locate quarantine violators

The government has tested an application named, Geo-fencing app to trigger emails and SMS alerts to an authorised government agency, if a person has jumped quarantine or has escaped from isolation, based on the person’s mobile phone’s cell tower location.



NATIONAL AFFAIRS


Agriculture Ministry launched 3 new features of e-NAM platform to prevent crowding in mandis


Newly launched software modules in e-NAM software are:
  • Negotiable Warehouse Receipt (e-NWRs) module
  • Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) trading module
  • Logistic Module

Coronavirus outbreak: Kerala based SCTIMST joins hands with Wipro 3D to make automated ventilators

 In view of increasing coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in India, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), an institute of National Importance of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, has partnered with ‘Wipro 3D’ to build a portable and lightweight emergency ventilator system based on Artificial Manual Breathing Unit (AMBU) to assist the breathing of the critical patients who have no access to ICU (Intensive care unit)ventilators.

About Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST):Director– Asha Kishore
About Wipro 3D:Headquarters– Bengaluru, Karnataka


NCC volunteer cadets to fight COVID-19 under ‘Exercise NCC Yogdan’

Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Director General– Lieutenant general(Lt Gen) Rajeev Chopra

SPORTS


Asian Youth Games to be held in China from November 20 to 28, 2021

The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) announced the 3rd edition of Asian Youth Games, which will be hosted in the coastal city of Shantou in Southern China from November 20 to 28, 2021.


OBITUARY


Emmy award-winning musician Adam Schlesinger passed away at 52




Prominent virologist Gita Ramjee passes away



STATE NEWS


Odisha Govt in collaboration with UNICEF launches “Mo Prativa” programme to engage kids during lockdown

About Odisha:Capital– Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister– Naveen Patnaik
Governor– Ganeshi Lal
About UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund):
Headquarters– New York, United States
Executive Director– Henrietta H. Fore



World Bank approves $1 billion emergency funds for India: COVID-19

The World bank has approved total aid of USD 1.9 billion for 25 countries to tackle COVID- 19 pandemic. The largest amount of assistance was USD 1 billion for India followed by USD 200 million for Pakistan, USD 129 million for Sri Lanka, USD 100 million for Afghanistan and USD 83 million for Ethiopia.