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4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit

JP Nadda inaugurated 4th Global Digital Health Partnership Summit. The global meeting on digital health is being hosted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in collaboration with World Health Organization & Global Digital Health Partnership.

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J P Nadda is the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare.

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FAGMIL signs MoU with Himachal Pradesh

FCI Aravali Gypsum and Minerals India Limited (FAGMIL) signs MoU with the Himachal Pradesh government to establish a white cement plant in Sirmour district, Himachal Pradesh, at a project cost of Rs.605 cr. It will be 4th white cement plant in the country

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FAGMIL is comes under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers.

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5,60,695 Houses Sanctioned Under PMAY

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has approved the construction of 5,60,695 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in the 43rd meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee.

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Secretary, MoHUA: Durga Shankar Mishra

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Centenary celebrations of DAV College

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the centenary (100) celebrations of the DAV College, Kanpur. Dayanand Anglo Vaidik Mahavidyalaya was established in 1919 by Lala Diwan Chand, is the second oldest college in the city.

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Kanpur is world's worst air polluted city:WHO 2018

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NID inaugurated at Bhopal and Jorhat

Suresh Prabhu inaugurated National Institutes of Design at Bhopal in MP and Jorhat in Assam through video conference from New Delhi. Both institutes are autonomous institutions under DPIIT, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

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DPIIT- Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

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Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard

Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti dashboard. It brings information from various sources on a single platform under 15 user-friendly categories. The URL of the dashboard is “raildrishti.cris.org.in”

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Chairman of the Indian Railway Board: V.K. Yadav

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RBI extends KYC deadline for digital wallets

The RBI extended its February 28 deadline for completion of KYC norms for digital wallets by six months. It said the decision was based on stakeholders' requests to defer the deadline over difficulties in undertaking Aadhaar e-KYC.

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Navi Mumbai is the headquarter of both Jio & Fino Payment Bank

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Raina first Indian to score 8,000 runs in T20

Suresh Raina has become the first Indian cricketer to reach the 8,000-run mark in T20 cricket. Raina crossed the mark in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2019 match between Uttar Pradesh and Puducherry. Raina is the sixth highest run-getter in T20s.

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Chris Gayle is highest scorer in T20s with 12,000+ runs

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PhonePe partners with Walmart

Walmart India has partnered with PhonePe to be as a payment option at their 23 ‘Best Price’ wholesale cash and carry stores. Now customers will be able to use their PhonePe app to make payments through UPI, PhonePe wallet, as well as stored credit and debi

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Walmart is the largest shareholder in Flipkart with 77% shares.

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Indra Nooyi joins Amazon Board of Directors

PepsiCo’s India-born former CEO Indra Nooyi has joined Amazon’s board of directors. She was Pepsico CEO from October 2006 to October 2018, where she also served as the Chairman of its board of directors from May 2007 to February 2019

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Founder, chairman, president & CEO of Amazon: Jeff Bezos