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President Ram Nath Kovind Presents Samgeet Natak Akademi Awards 2016
President Ram Nath Kovind presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards (Akademi Puraskar) for the year 2016 at a function held in New Delhi.The Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Fellowships and Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards are recognized as among the most coveted national honors bestowed on performing artists as well as teachers and scholars of performing artist as well as teachers and scholars of performing arts.
Sangeet Natak Akademi was created by a resoluation of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, dated 31 May 1952, First Chairman: Dr. P.V Rajamannar, Current Present: Shekhar Sen.
MoS RK Singh Attends ISA Forum in Abu Dhabi
Minister of State for Power and News & Renewable Energy, Raj Kumar Singh delivered the keynote address at the ministerial penary session of the International Solar at Abu Dhabi UAE. A key development area for ISA Member Countries is solar capacity building. The International Solar Alliance is a treaty-based international inter-governmental alliance of 121 solar resource-rich countries or the sunshine countries lying fully or partially between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn.
Capital of Abu Dhabi: UAE, President of UAE: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Yes Bank Signed a MoU with Amplus Energy Solutions.
Yes Bank Signed a MoU with Amplus Energy Solutions, on 18 January 2018 for strategic tie-up to co-finance projects in the solar energy in India. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed at International Solar Alliance pavilion at the World Future Energy Summit,Abu Dhabi.Under the partnership, the total projects capacity is likely to be up to 1,000 mw.
CEO of Amplus Energy: Sanjeev Aggarwal, Founded: 2012.
CEO of Yesh Bank: Rana Kapoor, Headquarter: Mumbai
Election Dates in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland Declared
The Election Commission of India announced dates for election to the Assemblies of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland. The CEC announced the polling for legislative assembly election in Tripura on 18 February, while in Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to vote on 27 February.All the three states have 60 seates each in their assembly.
First Chief Election Commissioner of India: Sukumar Sen, Current CEC: Achal Kumar Jyoti
Virat Kohli Named ICC Cricketer of the Year
Virat Kohli led the list of ICC Awards that were announced on Thursday. . The Indian captain was named the Cricketer of the Year, winning him the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for his performances during the ICC cutoff year of September 2016 to October 2017. Australia Caption Steve Smith has been Crowned the ICC Test Player of the yearfor the second time.
- Sir Garfield Scobers trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year: Virat Kohli(India).
- ICC Men’s test Cricketer of the Year: Steve Smith(Australia).
- ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year: Virat Kohli(India).
- ICC Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year: Hasan Ali(Pakistan).
- ICC Men’s T20 Performance of the Year: Yuzvendra Chahal (Indai).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Netanyahu Inaugurates ‘iCreate Centre’ in Ahmedabad
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and PM Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurated the ‘iCreate Centre’ at Deo Dholera in Ahmedabad. iCreate paves way for the two nations to jointly script new stories of success through innovation. the two leaders also visited the startup exhibition at the venue and interacted with entrepreneurs and innovators.
Capital of Israel: Jerusalem, Currency: Israeli new Shekel.
India Test-Fires Nuclear-Capable ICBM Agni-V
India test-fired its nuclear-capable Agni-V inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), which has a strike range of over 5,000km. it was test successfully form Abdul Kalam Island off the Coast of the eastern state of Odisha. The ICBM can reach the northern-most parts of China. Agni-V was last tested in December 2016, in what was described as the fourth and final experimental test of the three-stage ICBM.
Bank of Baroda Partners with Invoicemart as a TReDS Partner
Digital invoice discounting marketplace – Invoicemart has tied up with state-run lender Bank of Baroda to discount invoices for MSMEs. Buyers and sellers registered in the marketplace will now be able to access funding from Bank of Baroda. Invoicemart is a joint venture between Axis Bank Ltd and junction services ltd. Bank of Baroda had recently announced that it was stepping up its focus on supply chain financing. TReDS is an online mechanism that helps MSMEs unlock working capital without the hassle of applying for loans.
Bank of Baroda CEO: P. S. Jayakumar, Headquarter: Vadodara.
Israel PM Addresses India- Israel Business Submmit in Mumbai
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Mumbai during the final leg of his visit to India. Mr. Netanyahu addressed the India-Israel Business Summit at the iconic Taj Mahal hotel in South Mumbai.
Vice Admiral AB Singh Takes Over as Chief of Staff Western Naval Command
Vice Admiral Ajendrra Bahadur Singh took over as Chief of Staff, Western Naval Command fromVice Admiral AB Singh was the Deputy Commander in Chief, Strategic Forces Command prior to his current appointment.
Chief of Navel Staff: Admiral Sunil Lamba.
India Attend its First SCO Military Co-operation Meeting in Beijing
ndia took part in a two-day meeting of the international military cooperation departments of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Beijing, China. An Indian delegation was led by Major General Ajay Seth. The meeting discussed issues of practical cooperation among SCO nations.
this is the first meeting attended by India in the field of defence co-operation under the SCO framework. India and Pakistan were admitted in 2017 into the grouping in which China plays an influential role.
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