ADB approved $ 350 million loan to rehabilitate and upgrade two state highways and 23 major district roads totalling about 850 km. in Chhattisgarh. It will improve the connectivity and access to basic services and livelihood opportunities in the state.
Indian Multination conglomerate, L & T Finance Holdings, launched “Sabse khaas loan” for two wheeler customers. The scheme provides burden free and low-cost finance for two – wheelers eliminates the need for hypothecation of the vehicle to the financier over the tenure of the loan. Borrowers can choose 3 different EMI periods – 6, 12 & 18 months with the interest rates between 7.99% and 8.99%.
Ahead of International Yoga day celebrated on June 21st, the ministry of AYUSH has launched Yoga locator – an app to locate Yoga events and centres providing training and instructor within the users range. This app is a map – based application which allows the instructor for register themselves and reach out to Users.
India’s Favourite domestic airline Spice Jet’s chairman and MD Ajay Singh was elected to the board of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The new board would be chaired by Lufthansa Group CEO Carsten Spohr. Founder and former Chairman of the now newly revived Jet Airways Naresh Goyal was a member on the previous board.
Popular Consumer brand, Veeba Foods make inroads into a nutrition segment with its new brand V – Nourish, a nutrition supplement for kids above 5 years appoints Shah Rukh Khan as its Ambassador. The Company has partnered with Shah Rukh Khan for V – Nourish’s launching campaign, “Real Ingredients and whole some Nutrition for Shaitaan Ki Jaan”.
The Medical and Health Department of Rajasthan was conferred with the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Tobacco Control Award for 2019 in recognition of its achievements in the field of tobacco control. It was presented on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) celebrated in May 31 2019 in an event held in New Delhi. It was received by Rohit Kumar Singh Additional Chief Secretary, Medical & Health Department of Rajasthan.
State Health Department of Goa announced the appointment of Panaji-based, Namrata Menon, Yoga Instructor, and fitness expert, as brand ambassador to promote yoga in Goa. She is appointed to promote the ancient system of physical and mental practices to raise awareness about the benefits of yoga so that people follow it on a daily basis.
PepsiCo India will invest nearly 500 crore to build a food manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh. It will invest $2.1 bn in India by 2022, which is part of the $5.5 bn it had promised in November 2013. It is part of PepsiCo’s efforts to expand capacity in India’s growing packaged foods market. The makers of Lay’s chips and Kurkure snacks, PepsiCo will invest along with its local bottling partner.
In the Central American country of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele has been sworn-in as the nation’s President. Bukele was sworn-in by the Speaker of the National Assembly in downtown San Salvador. Bukele was elected in February to succeed Salvador Sanchez Ceren, a leftist former guerrilla.