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South Korea Approves Deal with Japan
South Korea President Park Geun hye has approved a military intelligence sharing pact with Japan. This deal mainly aims at countering the North Korean threat. Washington is the intermediary between Japan and South Korea. But South Koreans are wary of cooperating too closely with Japan, which ruled Korea as a colony for 35 years until the end of World War II.
BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women -1
BBC’s 100 Women released the list of inspirational women for the year 2016. The 100 globally women list also comprises five Indians Bollywood actress Sunny Leone, Mallika Srinivasan, Neha Singh, Saalumarada Thimmakka and Gouri Chindarkar. Mallika Srinivasan is the CEO of Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE).
Mukul Wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize
Senior journalist Akshaya Mukul has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2016. He has been awarded for his book Gita Press & the Making of Hindu India. The jury member includes Samanth Subramanian, Mahesh Rao & Janice Pariat. They described the book to be “eye-opening and captivating.” The Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize was set up in 2008 to encourage authors.
Carnatic Musician Balamuralikrishna Dies
Veteran Carnatic Musician, Dr. M Balamuralikrishna has recently passed away. The singer is famous for his engineering distinguished styles, having created his own Ragas. He caught the nation’s attention in Doordarshan’s iconic music video ‘Mile Sur Mera Tumhara’ in the 1980’s.
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Indian Woman Wins Top Bravery Award
India’s first female Merchant Navy captain Radhika Menon has become the first woman to won the IMO for her exceptional bravery. She has received the medal and certificate at an awards ceremony at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) headquarters.
Virat Kohli on ball-tampering allegation
Allegations of ball tampering leveled against Indian Test captain Virat Kohli by a British tabloid do not hold much ground as per the specific clauses in the ICC’s Rules and Regulations about playing conditions.
Kohli Attain to Career High Test Ranking
Virat Kohli has achieved the career-high fourth position in the ICC Test Players Rankings. He shot up ten places after a man-of-the-match performance in the Vizag Test against England.
Pankaj Patel Elected Ficci President
Zydus Cadila CMD Pankaj Patel was the elected president of industry body Ficci (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry)for the year 2017. FICCI is an association of business organizations in India. It is the largest, oldest & the apex business organization in India.
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RBI Doubles PPI Limit to Rs 20,000
The RBI has doubled the limit of semi-closed Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) to Rs 20,000. This decision was taken to facilitate digital transactions. RBI has introduced additional measures by way of special dispensation for small merchants.
L&T Sheds 14,000 Employees
Larsen & Toubro has shed 14,000 employees. It is one of the biggest corporate retrenchment exercises in recent times. The step was an attempt to “right-size” its strength in the face of the business slowdown. L&T has been facing challenges with customers deferring orders.
India, Switzerland Sign Joint Declaration
India & Switzerland signed a Joint Declaration for implementation of Automatic Exchange of Information. Chairman of CBDT Sushil Chandra & Deputy Chief of Mission of Swiss Embassy in India, Gilles Roduit has signed this Joint Declaration. This will help the India regarding financial information of accounts.
Rahul Thakkar Won an Oscar Award for Technical Achievement
Rahul Thakkar was the winner of the Scientific and Technical Award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences known as Oscar Awards. He has shared this award with Richard Chuang in the category of the groundbreaking design of the DreamWorks Animation Media Review System. This system enabled to review desktop and digital theater.