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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal and Biplab Kumar Deb, Chief Minister of Tripura, jointly inaugurated 3 projects in Bangladesh through video conferencing Key Highlights:
Supply of 500 MW additional power supply from India to Bangladesh through Baharampur (West Bengal) – Bheramara (Bangladesh) interconnection: In 2015, it was decided to supply an additional 500 MW power to Bangladesh.
With this, a total of 1.16 Gigawatts of power is now supplied from India to Bangladesh.
Construction work of the Bangladesh part of Akhaura-Agartala railway link.
Rehabilitation of the Kulaura-Shahbazpur section of Bangladesh Railways.
Nomadic Elephant 2018: 13th India, Mongolia joint exercise held in Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaKey Highlights:
On September 10, 2018, the 12-day long 13th Indo-Mongolia annual, bilateral joint exercise Nomadic Elephant-2018 commenced at Mongolian Armed Forces (MAF) Five Hills Training Area, Ullanbaatar, Mongolia.
The Focus of the exercise would be in Joint Counter Insurgency and counter terrorist operations in rural and urban scenario under United Nations mandate.
The Indian contingent comprises of 17 PUNJAB Regimen while the Mongolian contingent is represented by Unit 084 of the Mongolian Armed Forces.
India launches new digital bridge with Africa through e-VidyaBharati and e-ArogyaBharati Network ProjectKey Highlights:
On 10th September 2018, External Affairs Ministry signed an agreement with the Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) in New Delhi, to set up a pan-African e-network between India and Africa.
The project is named e-VidyaBharati and e-ArogyaBharati Network Project. It will serve as a digital bridge between India and Africa and promote capacity building in education and health services.
This e-network aims to offer quality tele-education and tele-medicine facility by connecting select Indian Universities, Institutions and Super Specialty Hospitals to African educational institutions and hospitals.
TCIL Chairman and Managing Director: A.Seshagiri Rao
Helpline for Women in Distress Launched by Goa governmentKey Highlights:
On September 11, 2018, the Women and Child Development ministry of Goa launched a helpline service for women in distress in the state.
The government also partnered with Gomantak Lokseva Trust Mahilashram, Assagao, where rescued women would be given asylum.
The Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIC) has invested Rs. 8 crore for the construction of a centralized location at Merces for the North Goa and South Goa child welfare committees and the ministry of woman and child development.
Apollo Global Management buys JP Morgan’s India realty platformKey Highlights:
Apollo Global Management, alternative asset managers, has acquired JP Morgan’s real estate fund management platform in India.
JP Morgan’s real estate fund management platform consists of 2 funds of vintage 2007 and 2014 with aggregate assets under management of about $300 million.
These funds have 14 investments in 6 cities and 10 joint venture partners. After this acquisition, some JP Morgan’s members handling real estate fund management platform in India will be integrated into Apollo Global’s on-ground team.
Societe Generale appoints Sunil Shah as CEO of India, Romania unitsKey Highlights:
On 6th September 2018, Societe Generale, a French financial services company, appointed Sunil Shah as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Societe Generale’s Solution Centres.
Societe Generale Global Solution Centre (India) and Societe Generale European Business Services (Romania).
Sunil Shah will be based in Bangalore. He will report to Christophe Leblanc, Group Head of Corporate Resources and Innovation. Earlier, he had worked with Fidelity Investments and led the asset management IT team.