🍀 The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) conducted its eighth round ofNational Deworming Day (NDD) with a objective to reduce the prevalence of Soil Transmitted Helminths (STH) or parasitic intestinal worms so that there will be no longer be public health problem.
🍀 The fifth edition of West Bengal Global Business Summit was inaugurated by state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee held in Rajarhat, kolkata.
🍀 Economic Survey Report for 2018-19 has projected the growth rate in Himachal Pradesh to be around 7.3% for the current financial year, 2018-19, while the per capita income is estimated at Rs 1,76,968.
🍀 The Asian Development Bank raised $100 million from peso-linked bonds in the international market. It was their maiden issue of Philippine peso.
🍀 Reserve Bank of India decided to treat deposits to over Rs.2 crore as ‘bulk’ as they doubled the limit for the same from the earlier Rs.1crore.
🍀 IAS officer (Madhya Pradesh cadre), Radheyshyam Julaniya will replace Rahul Bhatnagar as the Union Sports Secretary.
🍀 Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, GOC-in-C (General Officer Commanding), Northern Command, presented Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards to army officers, other ranks and next of kin (for posthumous awards).
🍀 The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced that it will be honouring filmmaker Deepa Mehta with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
🍀 The book “Law, Justice and Judicial Power – Justice P N Bhagwati’s Approach” written by Mool Chand Sharma was launched by the Chief Justice of India, Shri Justice Ranjan Gogoi.
🍀 Cricket Austra lia has appointed Ricky Ponting as assistant coach for Australia’s cricket team for 2019 World Cup.
🍀 India test-fired Helina, a helicopter-launched version of the Nag anti-tank guided missile,with a hit range of 7-8 km, from the Odisha Coast.