I M Pei The Master Architect Passes Away
- In American architecture I M Pei, a dominant figure.
- Three decades who designed the Louvre’s crystal pyramid.
- Pei’s more than 50 projects.
- The Musee d’Art Moderne in Luxembourg.
- In Hong Kong the 72-story Bank of China Tower.
- In 1979 he was honored with the American Institute of Architects’ Gold Medal.
Rafael Nadal claimed the Italian Open 2019 title
- Rafael Nadal has won a record 34th ATP Masters 1000 title.
- By defeating Novak Djokovic in the Italian Open final 2019.
- This is his ninth Rome title.
- Nadal dominated in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win broke.
- A tie with his longtime rival Djokovic.
- Nadal received 1,000 ATP Ranking points and earned ₹7.5 crore.
Panel submits a report on digital payments to RBI
- RBI appointed a committee on ‘suggestions on promoting digital payment’.
- It was headed by Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekani.
- Vision 2019 – 2021, digital payments to Governor Shaktikanta Das.
- The five-member panel was encouraging digitization of payments.
- RBI will examine the recommendations of the committee.
BSNL partnered with Google for expanding WiFi footprint
- BSNL partnered with Google on the occasion of World Telecom Day.
- In the country, the main objective is to expand the BSNL Wifi footprint.
- Currently, there are around 38,000 BSNL Wifi hotspot locations.
- After buying the Wi-Fi vouchers worth Rs 19 and more.
ILFS Engineering appoints Karim Raza Khan as CEO
- ILFS has appointed Kazim Raza Khan as its chief executive officer.
- Khan was appointed as the manager.
- Khan has an overall professional experience of over three decades.
- He will continue to be key managerial personnel of the company.
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