🍀 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and the Civil Service Council of Mongolia, to take forward the cooperation between the Commissions of the two countries.
🍀 National Disaster Management Authority in partnership with Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)is organizing a brainstorming meeting on the assessment and management of glacial risks, particularly glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) in New Delhi.
🍀 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices, MSP for all Kharif crops for 2019-20 Season, In a major boost to the farmer’s income.
🍀 The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi has approved the MoU between India and Morocco for developing, promoting and strengthening mutual cooperation between the judiciaries of the two countries.
🍀 The IMF has approved a USD 6 billion loan over a period of 3 years for cash strapped Pakistan.
🍀 Delhi Police signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up Rooftop Solar Energy Systems in more than 200 of its buildings across the city.🍀 Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a working group to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies (CICs).
🍀 State-owned Punjab & Sind Bank has set up the Centralized Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) & Retail Group (Cen-MARG) for credit facilities at its head office in the national capital.
🍀 International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) has appointed American economist David Lipton as its interim leader.
🍀 Reserve Bank of India has appointed AK Misra as the additional director on Board of Directors (BOD) of Jammu and Kashmir Bank.
Christine Lagarde has been nominated to replace Mario Draghi as thepresident of the European Central Bank (ECB).
🍀 The Indian Space Research Organisation has signed a contract with a Russian company for selection support, medical examination and space training of Indian astronauts for the country’s proposed maiden manned space mission ‘Gaganyaan’.
🍀 NASA carried out a successful test of a launch abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take U.S. astronauts to the Moon.