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Daily News Digest:07 December 2019

The Reserve Bank of India has released Guidelines for Small Finance Banks (SFB)

The Reserve Bank of India has released ‘Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks (SFB) in the Private Sector’. Payments banks may apply for conversion into small finance banks (SFBs) after five years of operation, provided they meet the eligibility criteria. Licensing window would be open ‘on-tap’. 

New Zealand cricket team was awarded 2019 MCC CMJ Spirit of Cricket Award

New Zealand cricket team was awarded the Marylebone Cricket Club's (MCC) Christopher Martin-Jenkins (CMJ) Spirit of Cricket Award for 2019. New Zealand’s team has been recognized for its sporting conduct after a major defeat by England in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 at Lords.

MadhoApo; Odisha Government Launches Smart Learning App

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launched a smart learning app called "Madhu" for the schools' children in the state. The app which was launched by the chief minister was named after Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das. The mobile app is available in the Odia language by leading subject experts and educationists.

Lok Sabha passed the Recycling of Ships Bill 2019

Lok Sabha on 3rd December 2019 passed the Recycling of Ships Bill 2019. The bill aims to provide for the regulation of recycling of ships by setting certain standards and laying down the statutory mechanism for enforcement of such standards.

President of India conferred the national Florence nightingale awards

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferred the National Florence Nightingale Awards to 36 awardees at a ceremony in Vigyan Bhawan on 5th December 2019. The  awardees who have conferred the award from President of India, included Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANMs), Lady Health Visitors (LHVs), and nurses, from different States and UTs.

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