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What is the name of the coastal security drill conducted by the Indian Coast Guard along the west coast?
The Indian Coast Guard conducted a comprehensive drill called 'Operation Sajag' on September 18, 2023, along the west coast. This drill is a significant event for coastal security, involving all stakeholders and helping to revalidate and improve coastal security measures, especially raising awareness among sea-going fishermen.
Who has been appointed as the chairman of the Digital Infrastructure Providers Association (DIPA)?
What is S&P Global Market Intelligence's revised growth forecast for India in FY24?
Who inaugurated 'Udaan Bhawan,' an integrated office complex at Delhi's Safdarjung Airport, and introduced a pilot e-wallet facility?
Who has been recently awarded Singapore's top fellowship, the Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship, for his "distinguished contribution to public service"?
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been awarded Singapore's top fellowship, the Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship, for his "distinguished contribution to public service." The Lee Kuan Yew Exchange Fellowship is a prestigious award that is conferred on individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their nation and bilateral relations with Singapore. Previous recipients of the award include former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
Which country released five prisoners in a swap deal with the US on September 19, 2023?
Iran released five prisoners in a swap deal with the US on September 19, 2023. The swap deal was negotiated over a period of months and was seen as a major breakthrough in relations between the two countries. It was the first time that the US and Iran had released prisoners in a swap deal since 2016.
When is International Red Panda Day celebrated?
Who won the pole vault at the Diamond League Final in Eugene 2023?
Which Indian state is set to host the fourth and final meeting of the G20 Framework Working Group (FWG) in September 2023?
Chhattisgarh is all set to host the fourth and final meeting of the G20 Framework Working Group (FWG) from September 20-21, 2023. The meeting will be held at the Mayfair Resort in Nava Raipur. The theme of the meeting is "Strengthening Global Resilience through Macroeconomic Cooperation." The meeting will discuss a range of issues, including the global economic outlook, inflation, food security, and climate change.
What has been added as India's 42nd UNESCO World Heritage site, according to recent recognition?
Who has been named as the permanent CEO of Penguin Random House?
Nihar Malaviya, previously serving as interim CEO, has now been officially appointed as the permanent CEO of Penguin Random House. He took over from Markus Dohle, who left the company shortly after a federal judge rejected Penguin Random House's merger with Simon & Schuster. This development comes as Penguin Random House, the largest trade publisher globally, undergoes a company-wide reorganization in 2023, resulting in the departure of several senior editors due to layoffs or voluntary retirement.
Which Indian bank is implementing an innovative approach to prevent loan defaults by surprising potential defaulters with chocolates during unannounced home visits?
Who unveiled the ebook titled "People's G20" in New Delhi, providing insights into India's G20 Presidency and its initiatives during its tenure?
What is the purpose of the "Mukhyamantri Ladli Bahna Awas Yojana" scheme launched by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan?
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the "Mukhyamantri Ladli Bahna Awas Yojana" on September 17, 2023. This initiative aims to offer homes to rural women who are the sole breadwinners in their families. Eligible women will receive ₹2 lakh in financial aid from the government to construct their own houses, with the construction expected to be completed within six months.
What is the main goal of the 'PM Vishwakarma' scheme unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Vishwakarma Jayanti?