Headlines Of The Day 19/12/2023

 

PM Modi to  interact  with Smart India Hackathon 2023 Grand Finale Participants: 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to engage with participants at the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2023, scheduled today at 9:30 PM via video conferencing. The event spans from the 19th to the 23rd of this month, showcasing significant growth with over 50,000 ideas submitted by 44,000 teams—nearly seven times the initial edition. The grand finale involves over 12,000 participants and 2,500 mentors at 48 nodal centres nationwide. Read More

 

Central Government Urges States and UTs to Heighten COVID-19 Vigilance Following Detection of New Sub-Variant : 

The Center has issued a caution to States and Union Territories in light of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and the identification of the JN.1 sub-variant in the country. he highlighted a slight uptick in cases in certain states, notably Kerala, where the first case of the JN.1 sub-variant was reported. States were advised to actively monitor and report district-wise cases of Influenza-like Illness and Severe Acute Respiratory Illness in healthcare facilities. Read More 

 

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake in  China : 

Tragedy Strikes as 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Claims 100 Lives in China\’s Gansu and Qinghai Provinces. President Xi Jinping Urges Swift Search and Rescue, Resettlement, and Safety Measures. Read More

 

Tourism Ministry Reports 70.24 Lakh Foreign Tourist Arrivals Till October : 

India Witnesses Surge in Foreign Tourist Arrivals, Records 70.24 Lakh Visitors Until October 31. A Growth of 55.6% Compared to 2022, Union Minister Reddy Highlights Tourism Initiatives Including Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD. Read More

 

 

605th meeting of the RBI’s Central Board : 

The 605th meeting of the Central Board of Directors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) took place in Ekta Nagar (Kevadia), Gujarat. Chaired by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, the board extensively reviewed the economic and financial landscape, specifically addressing challenges stemming from global geopolitical developments. Read More

 

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