🔘 Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully test fired the Guided PINAKA from Pokhran ranges.
🔘 According to the latest report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India was the world’s second largest importer of major arms in 2014–18.
🔘 Retired IAS officer C Lalsawta was sworn-in as the first Chairman of the newly-constituted Lokayukta in Mizoram.
🔘 Axis Bank has appointed Rakesh Makhija as Non-Executive Chairman for a period of 3 years.
🔘 Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has been awarded with the ‘Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2018’ for his contribution to economic development.
🔘 HDFC Bank Ltd crossed the Rs6 trillion market capitalization mark for the first time, making it only the third Indian firm—after Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) and Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL)—to achieve the milestone.
🔘 United Arab Emirates has announced a long-term visa that allows professionals, entrepreneurs and highly talented students to live in the kingdom for up to 10 years.
🔘 After an eight-year-long process, Erode turmeric (of Tamil Nadu) finally got a Geographical Indication (GI) tag from the Geographical Indication Registry.