One Liners 14th October

• India has been ranked 103rd in Global Hunger Index (GHI).

• Famous environmentalist Professor G D Agarwal, who was on an indefinite hunger strike last 111 days for the protection of the river Ganga, died. He was 86.

• According to report by UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, India suffered a USD 79.5 billion economic loss due to climate-related disasters in the last 20 years.

• Fintech platform MobiKwik announced its entry into the wealth management business with the acquisition of Clearfunds. Clearfunds is an online wealth management platform.

• Parshottam Rupala inaugurated the 32nd world conference of World Union of Wholesale Markets, WUWM at Gurugram, Haryana.

• Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been awarded with 2018 IACP ‘Leadership in Human and Civil Rights’ individual award.

• President, Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the 13th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC) in New Delhi.

• Defending champion Sharad Kumar smashed two records in men’s high jump event to win a gold in the Asian Para Games.

• Indian film trade expert Santosh Singh Jain passed away. He was 97.

• Rio Paralympics medallist Deepa Malik bagged her second medal as he clinched a bronze in the women’s F51/52/53s discus throw event at the Asian Para Games.

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