Union Cabinet approved the Infusion of Rs 4,557 crore in IDBI Bank
# The capital for this has to come from its shareholders. LIC is at 51% and is not allowed to go higher by the insurance regulator.
# Of the Rs. 9,300 crore needed, LIC would meet 51% (Rs. 4,743 crore). Remaining 49%, amounting to Rs. 4,557 crore, is proposed from Government as its share on one time basis.
Conference of Parties (COP14) held in Greater Noida
# The 12-day 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) begins today at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida.
# The UNCCD is an international agreement on good land stewardship.
Military Medicine for Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) Meeting: New Delhi
# The first conference of Military Medicine for Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) Member States will be held in New Delhi on 12 – 13 September, 2019.
# The conference will be the first Military co-operation event hosted by India.
Country’s tallest Air Traffic Control tower- Indira Gandhi International Airport
# Delhi Air Traffic Service Complex (DATS- Complex) - country’s tallest Air Traffic Control tower has been inaugurated at the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
# Tallest aerodrome control tower in India at 102 meters and one of the tallest in the world
# Provisions for 33 towers and ground controllers position at level 26 and 25 of control tower.
# Its built at a cost of about Rs 350 crorewhich includes the state of the art equipment cost
Defence Expo DefExpo 2020 will be organised in Lucknow.
59th Foundation Day of NCERT held in New Delhi
# NCERT, one of the unique educational and research institutes in the world celebrated its 59th Foundation Day in New Delhi.