Dinesh Pangtey, former director and Ceo at the LIC Group’s private equity division LIC HFL AMC, has been appointed as the CEO of LIC Mutual Fund. Mr. Pangtey joined LIC as a direct recruit officer in 1984.
India’s 3rd-largest non-life insurance provider in the private sector, HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company launched a scheme termed ‘Mosquito Disease Protection Policy’ which will cover a person against common mosquito-borne diseases, namely, Dengue Fever, Malaria, Chikungunya, Japanese Encephalitis, Kala-azar, Lymphatic Filariasis and Zika Virus.
Private Sector bank ICICI Bank announced the launch of a co branded multi currency card with Goibibo. The card ensures a benefit of up to 20,000 including a gift voucher of rs. 15,000 from Goibibo itself.
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Japan’s Yosuke Asaji won the title of Asia Pacific Diamond Cup 2019, at the Sobu Country Club, Japan. Whereas, Indian Professional golfer Rahil Gangjee finished tied 39th at the Asia-Pacific Diamond Cup 2019.
World Trade Organisation’s ministerial meeting of developing countries began in New Delhi.
The meeting will provide an opportunity for the Ministers to discuss various issues and the way forward.
The 16 developing countries and 6 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are participating in the meeting.
Doordarshan has initiated an online souvenir store for its views on Amazon India. And by launching this, it has become India’s first broadcaster having an online store. According to Mr. Surya Prakash, Chairman of Prasar Bharti this will definitely strengthen its relation with the viewers and also establish the brand value of Doordarshan.
The Cannes Film Festival has begun in France. Information and Broadcasting Secretary Amit Khare is leading the Indian delegation at Cannes and will inaugurate India Pavilion.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs1 crore on Nainital Bank for its failure to fully automate the non-performing asset (NPA) identification process, despite specific directions issued in this regard.
CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) Awards 2019 were announced in Mumbai. India captain Virat Kohli bagged the International Cricketer and Batsman of the Year award during the CCR International awards. Pacer Jasprit Bumrah was adjudged as International Bowler of the Year.
International Cricketer and Batsman of the Year — Virat Kohli
International Bowler of the Year — Jasprit Bumrah
International Test Cricketer of the Year — Cheteshwar Pujara
International ODI Cricketer of the Year — Rohit Sharma
International T20 Player of the Year — Aaron Finch
Outstanding Performance of the Year — Kuldeep Yadav
India’s GS Lakshmi has become the first ever woman to be appointed to the ICC International Panel of Match Referees and will be eligible to referee international games with immediate effect.