🍀 The U.S. Senate has passed a legislative provision that brings India at par with America’s NATO allies and countries like Israel and South Korea for increasing defence cooperation.
🍀 The Department of State of USA has designated the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) and Hizballah operative Husain Ali Hazzima as the Specially Designated Global Terrorists.
🍀 Karnataka Bank Ltdhas launched the web tool ‘Vasool So-Ft’ (Vasool So-Fast), for digitalising the NPA (non-performing asset) recovery process of the bank.
🍀 Microfinance Institutions Network has elected Manoj Kumar Nambiar as its chairman. MFIN comprises 56 NBFC-MFIs and 40 associates including banks, small finance banks and NBFCs.
🍀 The International Labour Organisation (ILO) in its report ‘Working on a Warmer Planet: The Impact of Heat Stress on Labour Productivity and Decent Work’, stated that India is projected to lose 5.8% of working hours in 2030 equivalent to 34 million full-time jobs due to global warming.🍀 Indian batsman Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from international cricket.
🍀 Hima Das, the under-20 World champion has won the gold medal in women’s 200m in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix held in Poznan, Poland.
🍀 The 34th edition of Hyderabad Sailing Week National Ranking Multi-Class Championship 2019 was inaugurated by Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, ESL Narasimhan in Hyderabad, Telangana.
🍀 Celebrity businessman Lee Iacocca passed away at the age of 94 in California due to Parkinson’s disease.