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Neutral pronoun 'they' voted Word of the Decade

American Dialect Society has named "they" its word of the year. "They" is used in English by a growing number of non-binary individuals, who do not identify as either male or female. Other contenders included "climate" & "meme".

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"google" & "web" were chosen as words of past two decades

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NLC India to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through commercial paper

NLC India Ltd on Saturday announced its plans to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through commercial paper. NLC India Ltd is a Navratna company under the ministry of coal, having 5 pithead thermal power stations with an aggregate capacity of 3240 MW.

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Commercial paper is an unsecured, short-term debt instrument

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KVIC opens silk processing plant for Patola Saree in Gujarat

Khadi and Village Industries Commission inaugurated the 1st Silk Processing Plant at Surendranagar in Gujarat which would help cut down the cost of production & increase the sale & availability of raw material for famous Patola Sarees

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KVIC is a statutory body formed in 1957

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Union HRD Minister inaugurates New Delhi World Book Fair 2020

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nisank’ inaugurated the 28th edition of New Delhi World Book Fair 2020 (NDWBF) at PragatiMaidan in New Delhi.

Theme of the event is " GANDHI: WRITERS’ WRITER". It provides a platform for B2B activities for publishers from India & abroad

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2nd Oct 2019 marked 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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Irfan Pathan announces retirement from all forms of Cricket

Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket. He played 29 Tests, 120 ODIs & 24 T20Is. He was part of Indian team at the 2007 World Twenty20 & was the man-of-the-match in the final against Pakistan

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He made his Team India debut at the age of 19 in 2003

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Indian Overseas Bank gets Rs 4,360 cr from Centre

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has received capital infusion of Rs 4,360 crore from the Central government as contribution of the government in preferential allotment of equity shares during the financial year 2019-20 (FY20) as government’s investment

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IOB is under the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework of RBI

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Karur Vysya Bank MD and CEO P R Seshadri resigns

P R Seshadri, Managing Director & CEO of Karur Vysya Bank, resigned from the position citing personal reasons. He was appointed as the MD and CEO in September, 2017.

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Bank HQ: Karur, Tamil Nadu; Founded: 1916

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ISRO sets up academic centre in Karnataka, to provide ₹2 crore grant

Indian Space Research Organisation set up a regional academic centre for space at the National Institute of Technology (NITK) at Surathkal in Karnataka's southwest Dakshina Kannada district to provide ₹2 crore grant annually to NIT for the R&D projects

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Patent generated in projects to be jointly owned by ISRO & NITK

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Manav Thakkar becomes World No.1 in U-21 men's singles category

Indian paddler Manav Thakkar has become the world no.1 in the Under-21 men's singles category in the latest International Table Tennis Federation rankings. He became the 4th Indian to achieve the feat after Harmeet Desai, G Sathiyan & Soumyajit Ghosh.

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He clinched U-21 men's singles title at North American Open

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Maharashtra launches campaign in over 100 schools, colleges for women’s safety

Maharashtra cyber department & district level police to conduct ‘Cyber Safe Women’ campaign in over 100 schools & colleges guiding women & girls on how to stay safe in the cyber space to commemorate the birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule

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Savitribai Phule is regarded as the 1st female teacher of India