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The 21st edition of Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship began at Jawarharlal Indoor stadium in Cuttack, Odisha.
The event was inaugurated by Governor of Odisha Prof. Ganeshi Lal.
Capital - Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister - Naveen Patnaik
Governor - Ganeshi Lal
HDFC Bank and Common Services Centres (CSCs) has launched a co-branded 'Small Business MoneyBack Credit Card' for small traders and village-level entrepreneurs (VLEs).
The credit card is specifically designed for village-level entrepreneurs and village-level entrepreneur-scourced customers.
It will facilitate users hassle-free access to credit for their daily business expenses.
The card was launched by HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri and CSC Chief Dinesh Kumar Tyagi.
About HDFC Bank
Founded - August 1994
Tagline - We understand Your World
Headquarters - Mumbai
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has introduced a web-based application system for contribution from the Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS).
SIDBI introduced a web-based application system with an aim to improve the turnaround time and increase transparency.
Founded - 2 April 1990
Headquarters - Lucknow
Chairman & MD - Mohammad Mustafa
In the grand finale of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 (CWC 19), England defeated New Zealand with more number of boundaries in the Super Over thriller to lift their maiden World Cup title at the Lord's cricket stadium in London.
Founded - 15 June 1909
Headquarters - Dubai, UAE
Chairperson - Shashank Manohar
CEO - Manu Sawhney
Two Indian players managed to win the titles on the final day of the Dutch Junior Open squash tournament in Amsterdam (Netherlands).
Anahat Singh won the girls' U13 titles after a gritty performance in the final while Joshi won the boys' U17 title.
Govt planned to increase the total production of coal in the country to one billion tone by 2022-23.
All India coal production has increased its production from over 462 Metric tonnes in 2013-14 to around 730 metric tonnes in 2018-19.
Union Coal Minister of India - Prahlad Joshi
Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan, released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB) to create a National Digital Health Eco-system that will support Universal Health Coverage in an inclusive, easily accessible, affordable, efficient, timely and safe manner.
The objective is to ensure a wider reach of healthcare services through the provision of a wide range of data, information and infrastructure services. At the same time, it will ensure security, confidentiality and privacy of health-related personal information.
China has gifted warship 'P625' to Sri Lanka.
As a new member of the Sri Lankan Navy, the 'P625' frigate will be used for offshore petrol, environment monitoring and anti-piracy combats.
The frigate was commissioned into the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy as Tongling in 1994.
Capital - Beijing
Currency - Renminbi
President - Xi Jinping
About Sri Lanka
Capital - Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Currency - SriLankan rupee
Israel Aerospace signed $50 million follow-up deal to provide complementary missiles system to Indian Navy and India's MDL Shipyard.
The follow-up agreement consists of a range of maintenance and other services for sub-systems of Isreal Aerospace's naval medium-range surface-to-air missile.
Capital - Jerusalem
Currency - Isreali new shekel
Prime Minister - Benjamin Netanyahu
World Bank Arbitration Court imposed a penalty of $5.8 billion on Pakistan
The penalty has been imposed for unlawful denial of mining lease to Tethyan Copper Company for the Reko Diq project in 2011.
The 13th meeting of the India-UK Joint Economic and Trade Committee was held in London.
India-UK trade relations are reviewed annually at the Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) between the UK's Secretary of State for International Trade and India's Minister of Commerce.
The 14th meeting of the India-UK Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) would take place in New Delhi in 2020.
India's Minister of Commerce - Piyush Goel
Secretary of State for International Trade of UK - Liam Fox
About United Kingdom
Capital - London
Currency - Pound sterling
Prime Minister - Theresa May
India and Italy have decided to set up a fast-track Mechanism to facilitate investors and companies.
The key objectives of the fast-track system in India will be to pave the way for and identify and solve problems faced by Italian companies and investors with their operation in India.
Capital - Rome
Currency - Euro
President - Sergio Mattarella
Prime Minister - Giuseppe
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