➤➤UN chief Guterres named Achim Steiner as new administrator of UNDP
i. United Nation (UN) chief Antonio Guterres has named a German Achim Steiner, as the new administrator of the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
ii. Headquartered in New York City, the UNDP seeks to reduce poverty, improve social development and encourage women’s empowerment.
➤➤Tata Motors arm launches Made-in-India robot
i. TAL Manufacturing Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Motors has launched a Made-in-India robot catering primarily to micro, small and medium industries.
ii. The indigenously built robot TAL Brabo is available in two variants of payloads of 2 kg and 10 kg, priced at Rs. 5 lakh and Rs.7 lakh, respectively.
iii. This is the first robot conceptualized and designed in India.
i. India and Australia have started a partnership aimed at increasing cooperation in sports, in the presence of visiting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.
ii. The partnership will advance India-Australia cooperation in four areas athlete and coach training and development, sports science, sports governance and integrity, and grassroots participation.
iii. Sports Minister Vijay Goel has launched a major grassroots programme named ‘Khelo India’ for developing a sporting culture at grass-root level.
i. Nation remembers Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary i.e 14 April 2017.
ii. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, chief architect of the Constitution of India, was born on 14th April 1891 at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, which is now known as Dr. Ambedkar Nagar.
iii. He was also the first law minister of India.
iv. Prime Minister Modi launched several crucial initiatives to further the digital payments revolution in India on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti in Nagpur. These projects include the launch of BHIM Aadhaar platform for merchants, cash back and referral bonus schemes for BHIM and declaring about 75 townships going less-cash.
- Antonio Guterres is the chief of United Nation
- United Nation Headquarter is in New York, U.S.A and was founded in 1945
- India and Australia have started a sports partnership
- Sports Minister Vijay Goel has launched a major grassroots programme named ‘Khelo India’
- Nation remembers BR Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary i.e. 14 April 2017
- He was born on 14th April 1891 at Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, which is now known as Dr. Ambedkar Nagar
- He was also the first law minister of India
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