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3rd International Electric Vehicle Conclave held in Manesar, Haryana

 

The 3rd International Electric Vehicle Conclave was held at the International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) in Manesar, Haryana.

The objective of the conclave was to create a knowledge sharing platform to ensure flow of information at all levels in the automotive sector.

The conclave was organized by ICAT in association with India Energy Storage Alliance.

About Haryana

Capital - Chamdigarh

Chief MInister - Manohar Lal Khattar

Governor - Satyadev Narayan Arya

National Park

  • Kalesar National Park
  • Sultanpur National Park

Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
  • N Khaparwas Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kalesar Wildlife Sanctuary

Thermal Power Station

  • Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram Thermal Power Station
  • Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Station
  • Gorakhpur Atomic Power Station

Folk Dance

  • Dhamal

 

Indian Bank signed a corporate agency agreement with Chola MS

 

Indian Bank has signed a corporate agency agreement with Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Company Ltd (Chola MS) for distribution of its products to bank customers.

As per the agreement, Cholamandalam MS would sell its range of insurance policies to customers of Indian Bank.

About Indian Bank

Headquarters - Chennai

MD and CEO - Padmaja Chunduru

 

KVIC launches "Leather Mission" on World Tribal Day

 

The Khadi and Village Industry Commission has launched "Leather Mission" on World Tribal Day.

Under this mission, the commission will give leather kits to the leather artisans across the nation.

KVIC distributed 50 leather kits and 350 bee-boxes in Rajasthan's Sirohi district. This will increase their incomes and inspire the traditional leather artisans who had migrated to otther jobs from their traditional skill to adopt this vocation again.

About World Tribal Day.

Celebrated - 9th August

 

India & Bangladesh to set up Joint Technical committee for optimum utilization of Ganges water

 

India and Bangladesh have agreed to set up a Joint Technical committee for optimum use of Ganges water.

The river Ganga's water is being received by Bangladesh under the Ganga Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

The Indian delegation was led by Water Resources Secretary Upendra Prasad Singh while the Bangladesh side was led by his counterpart Kabir Bin Anwar.

Both the countries agreed to prepare a framework for interim water-sharing agreement for 8 rivers including Feni, Gumti and Teesta.

About Bangladesh

Capital - Dhaka

Currency - Taka

Prime MInister - SHeikh Hasina

 

Rajasthan becomes the 1st state to release Bio-Fuel Policy

 

The Rajasthan govenment has released biofuel rules-2019 on the eve of the World Biofuel Day withiofuels. the vision to promote the use of biofuels.

Rajasthan has become the first state in the country that released biofuel rules-2019.

Promotion of biofuel will reduce the need of fossil fuel in the interest of enviornment, and also generate employment opportunities.

About Rajasthan

Capital - Jaipur

Chief MInister - Ashok Gehlot

National Park

  • Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
  • Keoladeo National Park
  • Nagarhole National Park
  • Ranthambore National Park
  • Darrah National Park
  • Desert National Park

Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Sawai Man Singh Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kailadevi Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Darrah Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Jawahar Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary

Dam

  • Jawahar Sagar Dam (Chambal River)
  • Rana Pratap Sagar Dam (Chambal River)

Thermal Power Plant

  • Chhabra Thermal Power Plant 

Folk Dance

  • Gair
  • Ghumar

 

Virat Kohli becomes second-highest run-getter for India in ODIs

 

Skipper Virat Kohli became the second-highest run-getter for India in ODIs.

Kohli, who achieved the feat during second ODI against West INdies.

Kohli has also became the highest run scorer against West Indies in the ODIs.

Kohli broke the record of former capitan Sourav Ganguly who scored 11,363 runs in 311 ODIs. He has surpassed Ganguly and now has 11,406 runs uder his name.

Kohli is only behind the legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar who has 18,426 runs in the ODI cricket by any batsman in the world.

 

RBL Bank launches India's first health-focused credit card

 

Private sector bank, RBL Bank and digital healthcare platform Practo have partnered to launch an industry-first co-branded health credit card.

This credit card is powered by Mastercard.

It offers benefits like unlimited and round-the-clock online consultations with experienced and qualified doctors and a free health check-up.

Practo is currently the only platform in the country that lets patients manage their healthcare needs end-to-end.

About RBL Bank

Headquarters - Mumbai

MD & CEO - Mr VIshwavir Ahuja

 

International Youth Day: 12th August

 

International Youth Day is celebrated annually on August 12.

It was designated by the UNited Nations to draw attention to cultural and legal issues surrounding youth.

The theme for International Youth Day 2019 is; "Transforming Education".

The first International Youth Day was observed on 12 August, 2000.

Important Point

National Youth Day - 12th January

 



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