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Mohammed Rizwan and Harmanpreet Kaur seal ICC Player of the Month crowns for September

Pakistan ace Mohammad Rizwan claims the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award, while India’s inspirational captain Harmanpreet Kaur is named the recipient of the ICC Women’s Player of the Month award.

Harmanpreet Kaur becomes India’s first winner of the ICC Women’s Player of the Month thanks to her leading role in her team’s first ODI series victory in England since 1999.

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Nobel Prize 2022 in Economics awarded to Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2022 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond and Philip H. Dybvig (all 3 from US) "for research on banks and financial crises."

Notably, Bernake has served as the 14th chairman of the US Federal Reserve from 2006 to 2014.

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AU Small Finance Bank re-appoints R V Verma as chairman

AU Small Finance Bank re-appointed former head of National Housing Bank (NHB) Raj Vikash Verma as its non-executive chairman.

Sh. Verma, who also served as a whole-time member of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), took charge as part-time chairman of the bank on April 8, 2020.

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Dr. A K Anil Kumar ISRO's Senior Scientist elected as Vice President of IAF

Dr. A K Anil Kumar is elected as the Vice President of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) during its Annual Conference InternationalAstronautical Congress (IAC) 2022 held in Paris during 18-22 September 2022.

Founded in 1951, the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is the world’s leading space advocacy body with 433 members in 72 countries.

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NSIC signs MoU with Utkarsh Small Finance Bank

The National Small Industries Corporation Ltd. (NSIC), a Government of India Enterprise under the Ministry of MSME signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Utkarsh Small Finance Bank in New Delhi under its Bank tie-up Scheme.

Through the agreement, it aims to support the MSMEs with their credit requirements.

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Sh. Gaurang Dixit, CMD, NSIC.

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International Day of the Girl Child 2022 | October 11

Every year, the International Day of Girl Child is celebrated on October 11 with the aim of empowering girls and amplifying their collective voice across the globe. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) organizes events to promote the power and potential of girls.

The year 2022 also marks the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl.

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2022 Theme: 'Our Time Is Now - Our Rights, Our Future.'

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PM inaugurates Phase 1 of Education Complex, Modi Shaikshanik Sankul in Ahmedabad; Underlines importance of skill development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Phase 1 of Modi Shaikshanik Sankul, an educational complex for needy students in Ahmedabad. The project will help provide facilities to students for holistic development. Addressing the occasion, the Prime Minister underlined the importance of skill development in order to ensure employment for youths.

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BSE SME Platform achieves milestone of 400 Listed Companies

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal attends the Listing Celebration of 400th company in BSE. BSE SME announced the listing of eight companies on its platform. This brings the total number of companies listed to 402, crossing a market capitalization of Rs 60,000 crore. The 400th company that got listed on BSE SME, Insolation Energy, opened for subscription from September 25 -29.

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Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States initiative launched on occasion of World Mental Health Day

Establishing a new milestone in the field of mental health on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative of Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare was launched. Government of India announced National Tele Mental Health Programme (NTMHP) in the Union Budget 2022-23

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Adani Ports receives NCLT approval to acquire 58.1% in Gangavaram Port

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd has received approvals from the National Company Law Tribunals at Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for acquiring 58.1 per cent stake in Gangavaram Port Ltd through the composite scheme of arrangement. With this stake purchase, GPL will become a fully-owned subsidiary of APSEZ.The acquisition of GPL is priced at around Rs 6,200 crore

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Ashok Leyland, IIT Madras tie up to develop hybrid EVS using turbine tech

Ashok Leyland, the flagship company of Hinduja group and a leading commercial vehicle manufacturer,and researchers at the National Centre for Combustion Research and Development have joined hands for development and commercialisation of ‘swirl mesh lean direct injection system’ for developing hybrid electrical vehicles using turbine technology. NCCRD is an arm of IIT Madras

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Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan assumes charge as whole-time member at Sebi

Former banker Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan took charge as the fourth whole time member (WTM) in the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), filling the position vacant since November 2021. Narayan, who has been a member of various advisory committees of Sebi and RBI, has been appointed for an initial period of three years.

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CJI UU Lalit Recommends Justice DY Chandrachud As The Next Chief Justice Of India

Chief Justice of India Uday Umesh Lalit has written to the Union Government recommending the name of Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud, the second senior judge of the Supreme Court, as the next Chief Justice of India.

Justice Chandrachud's father Justice YV Chandrachud was the 16th Chief Justice of India.

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Justice Chandrachud will have a term of over two years as the 50th CJI.

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Goa to host 37th National Games in October 2023: IOA

The Indian Olympic Association has confirmed that Goa will host the 37th edition of the National Games in October next year. The state government of Goa also conveyed its in-principle approval to IOA to host the National Games in 2023.Goa got the rights to host the National Games in 2008 but hasn't been able to host the games for a number of reasons.

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“Education 4.0 Report” 2022- Released By The World Economic Forum (WEF)

A World Economic Forum report states that, India's school-to-work transition process continues to face significant obstacles due to lack of coordinated efforts. The school-to-work transition process is still facing major hurdles in India and a lack of coordinated efforts has resulted in an isolated skilling system that has not been able to achieve its maximum potential

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Centre extends ethanol subsidy scheme till March 2023

The Centre has extended the timeline for disbursement of loans up to March 31 under the ethanol blending programme interest subsidy scheme, notified first in 2018, to facilitate entrepreneurs to complete their projects while availing of government support. In April, the deadline for submitting applications under the scheme was extended six months. The deadline was September

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Haryana finalises MoU with Dubai for investment promotion, land development

The Haryana government announced that the government of Dubai has finalized a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with it for cooperation in various economic activities. Under the terms of the MoU, the Government of Dubai shall identify a suitable entity to assist with identifying the potential areas of collaboration, assessing the viability of projects in Haryana.

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