The past few days have seen several important developments in India and around the world across various sectors. From awards and appointments to new schemes and global rankings, many notable events have taken place recently.
Shiv Nadar topped the ‘Edelgive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2023’ by donating Rs 2042 crore in 2022-23. He was followed by Azim Premji (Rs 1774 crore) and Mukesh Ambani (Rs 376 crore).
T. Padmanabhan was awarded the Kerala Jyoti Award for his contribution to Malayalam literature. Justice M. Fathima Beevi and Nataraja Krishnamurthy received the Kerala Prabha Award.
The Election Commission of India has developed an in-house software ‘ENCORE’ (Enabling Communications on Real-time Environment) for candidate and election management.
Manoranjan Mishra has been appointed as Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India.
The Cayman Islands located in the Atlantic Ocean has been removed from the ‘grey list’ of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
Padma Shri winner and classical singer Leela Omchery passed away at age 94. She was born in Tamil Nadu.
Gujarat has topped among states in ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ and ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ programmes, followed by Haryana and Rajasthan.
Writer S.K. Vasanthan has been awarded the Ezhuthachan Award 2023 by the Kerala government for literary contribution.
Karnataka government has launched ‘Puneet Rajkumar Hriday Jyoti Yojana’ to tackle heart attacks in youth.
In summary, the last few days witnessed many crucial developments spanning across areas like culture, governance, health, sports and more. These events and updates have national and international ramifications. Being aware of the latest current affairs helps one understand the changing dynamics and trends.