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Top Headlines 9th January 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 9th January 2021 EducationBro
Top Headlines 9th January 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 9th January 2021: EducationBro

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1. PM Narendra Modi Inaugurate 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2021
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is the flagship event of the Ministry of External Affairs and provides an important platform to engage and connect with the overseas Indians.
  • In view of the sentiments of our vibrant diaspora community, the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, is being organized on 9th January 2021, despite the ongoing Covid pandemic.
  • The theme of 16th PBD Convention 2021 is "Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat".

2. World Bank, India Signs USD 105 Million loan agreement Project to Improve Waterways in West Bengal
  • The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the World Bank today signed a $105 million project to improve the inland water transport infrastructure in Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • The project will cover the five most populous districts of southern West Bengal, including its urban agglomeration -- the Kolkata Metropolitan Areabm (KMA) where around 30 million people or one-third of West Bengal’s population live.

3. Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia appointed as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court
  • The President of India, in exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India, appointed Shri Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia, Judge of the Uttarakhand High Court, as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court. Department of Justice has issued notification in this regard.

4. Justice RS Chauhan appointed as New Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court
  • Telangana High Court Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan appointed as the new Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court.
  • The central government on Thursday (31st December) notified that Telangana high court (HC) Chief Justice Raghvendra Singh Chauhan has been transferred to the Uttarakhand High Court (HC) in Nainital.

5. DRDO Signs MOU with MAHA-METRO for implementation of Advanced Biodigester Mk-II Technology in Metro Rail Network
  • Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Government of India’s premier research agency and Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (MAHA –METRO), a joint venture company of the GoI and Government of Maharashtra are working together to conserve water and protect the environment by installing DRDO's eco-friendly biodigester units (a non-sewered sanitation technology) in its facilities.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was inked on January 5, 2021 between MAHA-METRO and DRDO through which DRDO will render technical support for the implementation of its advanced biodigester Mk-II technology for the treatment of human waste (night soil) in the metro rail network.

6. Cabinet approves signing of MoC between India and Japan on Partnership in "Specified Skilled Worker"
  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Government of India and Government of Japan, on a Basic Framework for Partnership for Proper Operation of the System Pertaining to "Specified Skilled Worker".

7. CCI approves acquisition of 100% shareholding of the Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited by Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of 100% shareholding of the Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited by Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited.
  • Manipal Health Enterprises Private Limited (Acquirer/MHEPL) is a part of Manipal Educational and Medical Group, operating a network of hospitals, providing multi-specialty care.
  • Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited (Target/CAHPL) is a private healthcare company providing high quality, affordable, accessible health care and began its operations in India in 2005.

8. Education Minister inaugurates two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON-2020’
  • Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ today inaugurated the two-day Virtual International Akhand Conference ‘EDUCON 2020’ through video conferencing.
  • The focal theme of EDUCON-2020 is Envisioning Education for Transforming Youth to Restore Global Peace.

9. Telangana becomes the 3rd State to complete Urban Local Bodies reforms
  • Telangana has become the 3rd State in the country to successfully undertake “Urban Local Bodies (ULB)” reform stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. Thus, the State has become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs.2,508 crore through Open Market Borrowings. Permission for the same was issued by the Department of Expenditure on 7thJanuary, 2021.
  • Telangana has now joined the two other States namely, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, who have completed this reform.

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