SIDBI Launched A Pilot Scheme For Fintech NBFCs
- SIDBI launched a pilot scheme to extend financial assistance.
- Up to Rs 10 crore to new-age fin tech NBFCs.
- It is engaged in financing small businesses.
- SIDBI set the exposure cap for lending to a single new-age.
- NBFC at 30% of NOF of the new-age fin tech NBFC.
At Bengaluru India to set up military space agency headquartered
- At Bengaluru India is to set up its military space agency headquartered.
- Air Vice Marshal SP Dharkar as its likely head.
- He is presently looking after the air defense.
- By June 2019 space agency is expected to get operational.
India signed the Christchurch Call to Action in Paris
- In Paris, India signed the Christchurch Call to Action.
- The agreement came in the backdrop of the attacks.
- It is aimed at stopping the abuse of the Internet by extremists.
- The meeting held in Paris.
- India was represented by Ajay Prakash Sawhney.
Alabama Senate passes a bill to ban abortion
- In the U.S the Alabama Senate has passed the most restrictive abortion, Bill.
- On the termination of pregnancy, it places a near-total ban.
- With life in prison, it punishes doctors who perform the procedure.
- The text passed by the Republican-led Senate.
Navy’s first full-fledged SSB was inaugurated
- The Indian Navy’s first full-fledged SSB was inaugurated Admiral Sunil Lanba.
- At Diamond Harbour near Kolkata, it was inaugurated.
- This is the 5th SSB of the Indian Navy.
- The SSB, Kolkata is spread over 27 acres on the banks.
- It has the capacity to screen 5,000 officer-candidates annually.
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