1. Sikkim CM Pawan Kumar Chamling conferred ‘Sustainable Dev Leadership Award’.
2.Jitu Rai wins silver at ISSF World Cup in Italy, china wins gold.
3.The Indian arm of British oil giant BP Plc has received a license from the government to sell jet fuel in India.
4.Global consultancy PwC India has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft India to empower India’s digital transformation.
5.IRCTC offers Rs 10 lakh rail travel insurance for just 1 paisa
6.Colgate-Palmolive India appoints MS Jacob as CFO.
7.RBI releases operating guidelines for small and payment banks.RBI on Thursday said that both small finance banks and payments banks can open accounts without a wet signature, relying completely on the digital signatures and electronic verification, which makes on-boarding of customers easy for geographically distant places where opening a physical branch might not be viable.
8.The National Capital Power Station, Dadri (NTPC Dadri) has bagged the award for ‘top plant’ 2016 in the coal fired generation category by the Power Magazine USA in its October issue.
9.All ASI protected historical monuments and archaeological sites have been declared ‘Polythene Free Zones’.
10.Ahmedabad drug maker Intas Pharmaceuticals has trumped larger domestic peer Aurobindo PharmaBSE -0.99 %
and Cinven, a London-headquartered private equity firm to acquire assets of Teva Pharmaceuticals in UK and Ireland for an enterprise value of around $764 million (Rs 5085 crore).