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    June 2019

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    MOU/Agreement Countries

     Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) entered into a tripartite agreement with French National Railways (SNCF) and French Development Agency (AFD), under which a grant of up to 7 lakh euros will be provided

    to boost capacity building for railway station development program in India.

     India has partnered with Portugal to set up a national maritime heritage museum at Lothal in Gujarat.  Japan has decided to invest about Rs 13,000 crore in several ongoing as well as new projects in different states of

    the north-eastern region.

    MOU Industry/States/Others

     Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland has partnered with Suryoday Small Finance Bank for vehicle loans. Under the pact, the bank will provide end-to-end financial solutions to Ashok Leyland’s customers for auto loans across India.

     A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for data exchange between the two regulatory organisations.

     ECL Finance, the flagship non-banking financial company of Edelweiss Group, and Bank of Baroda, India’s second largest public sector bank, signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to explore co-lending opportunities.

     The Railway Ministry release said that the Indian Railways signed the MoU with RailTel Enterprises Ltd (REL), a

    wholly-owned subsidiary company of RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, for modernization of signalling system on

    four sections, which includes Automatic Train Protection System with Long Term Evolution (LTE) based Mobile Train

    Radio Communication System (MTRC), together with provision of Electronic Interlocking (indoor) wherever

    required.

     IT firm Tech Mahindra has signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for cabin and cargo design engineering with an

    aim to capitalise on the specialised skills and competencies in the growing cabin engineering business over the next

    few years.

    Appointments and Resignations

    Name Post Other Info

    Nagaland Governor Padmanabha Balkrishna Acharya has been given additional charge of Manipur in absence of

    Najma Heptulla.

    Anita Bhatia UN Deputy Executive Director Appointed by UN Secretary

    General Antonio Guterres

    Sanjay Mitra Defence Secretary He is a 1982-batch IAS

    officer of the West Bengal

    cadre.

    Admiral Karambir Singh 24th Chief of the Naval Staff

    Ajit Doval National Security Advisor

    Om Birla 17th Lok Sabha Speaker

    Sonia Gandhi Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party

    (CPP)

    Smriti Irani Minister of Women and Child Development Constituency- Amethi,

    Uttar Pradesh

    Thawarchand Gehlot Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Constituency- Shajapur,

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    Madhya Pradesh

    Rajiv Mehrishi External auditor of the World Health

    Organization (WHO)

    He is the Comptroller and

    Auditor General of India

    Rakesh Makhija Chairman of Axis Bank

    Sachin Bansal Director of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank He is the Founder of

    Flipkart.

    Nayib Bukele President of El Salvador

    Mrutyunjay Mohapatra Chief of the India Meteorological

    Department (IMD)

    Rajiv Kumar Vice Chairman of the National Institution for

    Transforming India (NITI) Aayog

    Azim Premji will retire as Executive Chairman of Wipro

    Tijjani Muhammad-Bande President of the General Assembly

    Gianni Infantino President of football’s international governing body FIFA

    Sarada Kumar Hota Managing Director of National Housing Bank

    (NHB)

    Sharad Kumar Saraf President of Exporters body Federation of

    Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)

    N Gopalaswami BCCI’s electoral officer He is a former Chief Election Commissioner of

    India

    Shefali Juneja India’s representative in the council of International Civil Aviation Organisation

    (ICAO)

    Samant Kumar Goel Head of foreign intelligence agency, Research

    and Analysis Wing (RAW),

    Arvind Kumar Director of Intelligence Bureau

    Krishnaswamy Natarajan Director general of Indian Coast Guard

    Sharad Kumar Acting Central Vigilance Commissioner

    Virendra Kumar Protem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha

    U Venkateswarlu Chief Secretary of Tripura

    Thawar Chand Gehlot Leader of the House in the Rajya Sabha

    Nripendra Mishra Principal Secretary to Prime Minister

    Narendra Modi

    Rajnath Singh Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha

    I V Subba Rao Secretary to Vice President M Venkaiah

    Naidu

    Laxman Narasimhan Chief Executive Officer of British consumer

    goods giant Reckitt Benckiser

    Kassym-Jomart Tokayev President of Kazakhstan

    Tiger Shroff Brand ambassador for G-Shock Watches

    Zuzana Caputova Slovakia’s first female President Prayuth Chan-ocha Thailand’s New Prime Minister Mohamed Ould Ghazouani President of Mauritania

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    RESIGNATIONS:

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya told that he has quit his role, six months before the

    end of his tenure.

    The Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Padma Vibhushan E. Sreedharan has submitted

    his resignation citing health issues.

    Awards and Recognitions

    Award Name Person/Institution Extra Knowledge

    “Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” (Order of the Aztec Eagle)

    Ex-President Pratibha Patil This is the highest civilian

    award of Mexico given to

    foreigners.

    World Health Organisation (WHO)

    award

    Rajasthan health department for contribution in the field of

    tobacco control.

    J.C. Daniel Award Veteran actress Sheela This award is the Kerala

    government’s top film award for a film veteran

    Global Leadership Awards 2019 Google’s India-born CEO Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president Adena

    Friedman

    Women’s prize for fiction American novelist Tayari Jones For her novel “An American Marriage”.

    Nishan Izzuddeen, the Maldives’ highest honour

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Gold Award for Automobiles in South

    Africa

    Automobile major Mahindra

    Tony Award Ali Stroker

    Prestigious Prix Liberté Award Greta Thunberg This award is designed to honor

    a young person ‘engaged in a fight for peace and freedom’

    Distinguished Alumni Award Finance Minister Nirmala

    Sitharaman and External Affairs

    Minister Dr S Jaishankar

    54th Jnanpith award Amitav Ghosh

    Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by

    UNICEF

    Priyanka Chopra

    Femina Miss India World 2019 Suman Rao from Rajasthan

    BBC World Service Global Champion

    Award

    Akshaya Patra, a non-profit

    organisation

    Save Water Hero Award Makarand Tilloo Received award for his efforts

    to raise awareness about water

    conservation in Pune

    2019 Commonwealth Secretary Nitesh Kumar Jangir

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    General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Award in the “People” category in London.

    ‘Innovative Research Excellence Award 2019’ at Asian Leadership Summit, Bhutan

    Dr Gaurav Nigam

    Miss Universe Australia title for 2019 India born Priya Serrao

    A 22-year-old youth from Imphal East, Manipur, Zonel Sougaijam was recognized by the social media giant — Facebook for discovering and reporting a WhatsApp bug.

    Rachna Khaira of The Tribune has bagged the prestigious RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ for her expose during 2018 on the functioning of the UIDAI and its Aadhaar d