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Which company signed an MoU with DGR to provide employment opportunities for ex-servicemen?
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) under the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Ministry of Defence and M/s Genpact India Private Limited on 31 August 2023 in New Delhi. The MoU between DGR and Corporates endeavours to bring the corporate companies and Ex-Servicemen on a common platform to generate employment opportunities for the esteemed Ex-Servicemen of the Defence Services. Genpact, a global leader in professional services, would provide meaningful career opportunities for Veterans.
What is the minimum export price of basmati rice imposed by the Indian government?
The Indian government has imposed a minimum export price of $300 per tonne for basmati rice. This is a significant increase from the previous price of $200 per tonne. The government has said that the move is necessary to protect the interests of domestic consumers and to ensure that the prices of basmati rice remain stable. The government has also said that the move is necessary to prevent hoarding and speculation in the basmati rice market.
Who has joined Midwicket Stories as Principal Advisor?
Sunil Gavaskar has joined Midwicket Stories as Principal Advisor. Midwicket Stories is a platform that brings together cricketing legends to share their stories, both on and off the field. The platform aims to provide fans with a unique insight into the lives of their favourite cricketers
Which district from Tamil Nadu set a new world record by constructing 1546 farm ponds in just 30 days as part of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)?
The Tirupathur district in Tamil Nadu set a new world record by constructing 1546 farm ponds in just 30 days as part of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). The initiative was undertaken to enhance groundwater potential, harvesting rainwater during monsoon and providing sufficient water for agricultural purposes, especially during the dry summer months.
Who was re-elected as President of Zimbabwe in the August 2023 election?
Emmerson Mnangagwa was re-elected as President of Zimbabwe in the August 2023 election. He won 52.6% of the vote, defeating Nelson Chamisa of the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC), who received 44% of the vote. The election was marred by allegations of irregularities, including voter intimidation and vote-buying. The CCC has rejected the results and has called for a recount. However, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has said that there is no evidence to support the allegations of fraud.
Razorpay has announced a strategic partnership with which global communication platform to provide a fast and secure online checkout experience?
Where will the 81st Plenary Meeting of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) be held?
The 81st Plenary Meeting of ICAC will be hosted from 2nd to 5th December 2023 in Mumbai, India. The theme of the conference is “Cotton Value Chain- Local Innovations for Global Prosperity” and is expected to be attended by almost 400 delegates including 300 foreign delegates from 26 member countries.
Which company has signed an MoU with NTPC Limited to explore collaboration in the areas of renewable energy, green hydrogen, and its derivatives?
Who inaugurated the International Aerospace Conference?
Jyotiraditya M Scindia, the Union Minister for Civil Aviation & Steel, inaugurated the International Aerospace Conference on 1st and 2nd September 2023 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. The conference is a G20 initiative in the aerospace sector under G20 and B20 priority, focusing on developing inclusive global value chains for global trade and investment and aims to promote and strengthen trade and investment among the G20 countries.
Who won the gold medal in the inaugural IBSA Blind Cricket World Games in Birmingham, England, on August 26, 2023?