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Daily News Digest:12 December 2018

Shaktikanta Das appointed RBI Governor

The government on 11 Dec appointed Shaktikanta Das, member of the fifteenth finance commission, as the governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

A day before pervious governor Urjit Patel resigned on 10 Dec over the alleged tussle between government and RBI’s independence.

State Assembly Elections 2018 Result

The results of recently held State Assembly Elections in five states were announced on 11 Dec 2018.

Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Rajasthan election results have seen a strong opposition parties a comeback.

Slain journalist Khashoggi named Time’s "Person of the Year"

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in October at his country's Istanbul consulate, has been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" alongside several other journalists.

The publication recognizes a person or a group of people who most influenced the news and world affairs over the past year "for better or for worse."

Indo-Myanmar Rice Bio Park dedicated to the people of Myanmar

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind dedicated the Indian funded Rice Bio Park situated in Yezin, Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar) to the people of Myanmar.

It is a unique facility where byproducts of rice such as husk, straw and bran are converted into biomass value added products which can be produced from wasteful rice materials.

Indian president also inaugurated the Advanced Centre for Agricultural Research and Education in Myanmar implemented by Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi.

Prime Minister inaugurates Partners’ Forum 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 12 Dec inaugurated the fourth Partners’ Forum in New Delhi. The objective of the conference is to improve knowledge, alignment and accountability to accelerate action on women's, children's and adolescents health. 

“ENSURE” portal launched to connect with Direct Benefit Transfer

The Agriculture Ministry launched online portal Ensure to connect with direct benefit transfer and provide simple, useful and transparent system to the beneficiary.

Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Radha Mohan Singh launched the portal ENSURE- National Livestock Mission- EDEG developed by NABARD and operated under the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries.

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