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UAE Confers Prestigious Zayed Medal on PM Narendra Modi

The United Arab Emirates has conferred the prestigious Zayed Medal on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the highest decoration awarded to kings, presidents, and heads of states. Narendra Modi thanked UAE President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the same.

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UAE Capital- Abu Dhabi Currency- Dirham

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International Day of Mine Awareness

4 April of each year is observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. The theme for 2019 is "United Nations Promotes SDGs – Safe Ground – Safe Home".

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United Nations HQ- New York Secretary-General- Antonio Guterres

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South Korea Launches World’s First 5G Networks

South Korea launched the world’s first nationwide 5G mobile networks two days early, its top mobile carriers said on 4 April 2019, to be the first providers of the super-fast wireless technology.

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Olympic champion Yuna Kim is 1 of the world’s 1st 5G subscriber

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Indian Army Builds Longest Suspension Maitri Bridge

Indian Army builds the longest suspension bridge Maitri Bridge over Indus river in Leh, Ladakh. The length of the bridge is 260 feet and it is been built in a record time of 40 days by Combat Engineers of ‘Sahas aur Yogyata’ Regiment of ‘Fire & Fury Corps’

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Asia’s longest tunnel Zojila is being built b/w Leh and Srinagar

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India Signs MoU to Set Up Agriculture, Rural Development Institute in Malawi

India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Service (NABCONS) for setting up the India-Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural Development (IAIARD) in Malawi.

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Malawi Capital- Lilongwe Currency- Kwacha

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Paytm Gets SEBI Approval to Offer Stock Broking Services

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has given approval to Paytm Money which is the investment and wealth management platform of the mobile payments company Paytm to start offering broking services.

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Paytm Money has also received membership of NSE and BSE.

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BSNL Received Licence To Provide Internet & Mobile Services on Flights

Bharatiya Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has received the license from the Department of Telecommunications to provide Internet and mobile services on flights. BSNL and it's satellite partner Inmarsat to offer in-flight connectivity to airlines.

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Passengers can make calls/use the internet at min ht of 3km in India

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Fitch keeps India's rating unchanged at BBB-

Rating agency Fitch retained India's sovereign rating at 'BBB-', the lowest investment grade, with a stable outlook for the 13th straight year. Fitch expects growth of 6.8% in current fiscal 19-20 and 7.1% in the next fiscal 20-21.

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Fitch HQ- New York CEO- Paul Taylor Founded-1914

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Micromax Co-founder launches AI-enabled e-motorcycle brand

Rahul Sharma, Co-founder of Indian phone maker Micromax, has launched his new enterprise Revolt Intellicorp with a personal investment of nearly ₹500 crore. The proposed AI-enabled e-motorcycle will have a range of 156.8 km and a top speed of 85 kmph.

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Micromax also owns YU Televentures & headquartered at Gurugram.

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CS Rajan named Managing Director of IL&FS

IL&FS has announced the appointment of CS Rajan, who is a Director on the IL&FS board, as the group's Managing Director. He has taken over the position from Vineet Nayyar, who continues to serve as the group's Executive Vice Chairman.

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IL&FS- Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services.