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BSF launched ‘Dani-Pani’ initiative to save birds and animals from heat
The Border Security Force (BSF) launched a special mission called ‘Dana-Pani’ under which it is arranging food and water for birds along the India-Pakistan border in Jaisalmer district. ‘Dana-Pani’ initiative aims to protect the birds in the border area from the scorching heat.
- Under the mission, These birds will be given food and water in the morning and evening.
“Five Development Projects” in the DG level cooperation conference between BSF-BGB
The 53rd Director General’s Border-wide Coordination Conference was held between India’s Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Border Police(BGP) on June 14 and the Conference approved Five Development Projects. “Five Development Projects” aims to ensure border security between the two countries and reduce cross-border terrorism.
Annecy International Animation Festival (AIAF) in France
India is going to join the Annecy International Animation Festival (AIAF) in France in 2023 for the first time, as announced by the central government. Indian pavilion designed on the theme of Saraswati Yantra may be inaugurated during this festival. The festival act as a platform to showcase Indian creativity to the world.
NTPC ranked 433rd in Forbes’ 2023 list
India’s largest public power generation company, National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC), was ranked 433rd and climbed 52 places in Forbes International’s latest Global 2000 data for 2023.
World Bank launched its first dedicated road safety project in “South Asia”
The World Bank started the first dedicated road safety project in South Asia with a $358 million financing agreement signed on June 14th, 2023 in Dhaka with the Government of Bangladesh.
The first dedicated road safety project in “South Asia” aims to improve road safety, reduce fatalities and injuries from road accidents, and repair high-risk highways and district roads.
“International Green Apple Awards” for Beautiful Buildings
Five buildings and structures from Telangana were chosen for the “International Green Apple Awards” for Beautiful Buildings under the urban and real estate category by a London-based private and non-profit named The Green organization.
Niwari district emerged as the second “Har Ghar Jal” district
Niwari district in Madhya Pradesh becomes the 2nd Har Ghar Jal district in the state. Har Khar Jal scheme was launched to provide piped water to all households in a district, becoming the second district to fully implement the scheme.
MoU signed between SJVN and MAHAGENCO for “Energy Project Development”
Maharashtra State Power Generating Corporation (MAHAGENCO) and state-owned hydropower company SJVN signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop “5,000 MW of Renewable energy development projects” in the state.
- “Energy Project Development” aims to promote various advanced and renewable projects in Maharashtra including hydro, pressurized storage, solar, wind and green hydrogen projects.
“Sukesh Bhowal” was Appointed as CEO of Home Finance Ltd
Motilal Oswal Group Selection Board elected “Sukesh Bhowal” as CEO of Home Finance ltd. Sukesh Bhowal is having over 27 years of experience in business management, sales, and retail lending.
- He will help in boosting the work of Home Finance to further expand and improve its operations.
Lt Gen Rajiv assumed charge as the Commander of the “Kashmir-based Chinar Corps”
Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai has taken charge of the Sinar Corps based in Tactical Kashmir on June 15th, 2023. He will play a role in taking necessary additional steps to jointly work with the citizens for peace and development in Kashmir.
Rameshwar Prasad Gupta appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of SE
Rameshwar Prasad Gupta was elected as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Solar Energy Corporation of India for two years. He is a 1987 batch and retired former IAS officer from the Gujarat Cadre (CADRE). Rameshwar Prasad will help in improving the sector by addressing the grievances of the company.
Anurag Goel is appointed as the new Chief Electoral Officer of Assam
The Central Government announced that Indian Civil Service Officer Anurag Goel has been appointed as the new Chief Electoral Officer of Assam. Anurag Goel will help in conducting all the upcoming elections in Assam “Efficiently and Perfectly”.
men over the age of 60 suffered from the dreaded Viking disease in Northern Europe. the symptoms of dreaded Viking disease are the fingers and toes are bent and there is a lot of anger.
- Karolinska Institute in Molecular Biology and Evolution Researchers discovered that the ancestors of people with the disease may have inherited a gene from Neanderthals.
International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) 2023
The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) is a global celebration event and is celebrated on June 16, every year. the main objective of the day is to recognize the importance of migrant workers and the efforts needed to help sustain and uplift their families.
- The theme for the 2023-2024 IDFR campaign is “Digital remittances towards financial inclusion and cost reduction,”, shared with the hashtag #FamilyRemittances across social media.
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