One liners 9th November

• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may set-up an ombudsman for digital payments by March to reduce the burden on banking ombudsman because of a rising number of complaints.

• Robyn Denholm replaces Elon Musk as Tesla’s Chairman with immediate effect

• Allahabad Bank to get 3,054 crore capital infusion from govt

• Chinese press agency Xinhua unveiled AI-based anchor that can read the news in English and Chinese, as naturally as a professional news anchor.

• British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) devised a new campaign that is aimed at fighting back against disinformation and fake news with a major focus on global media literacy.

• India economic growth to slow to 7.3% in 2019: Moodys

• India hosts “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” from 9 November

• Paytm tied up with 2 govt depts in Karnataka for better payment experience

• Reserve Bank of India liberalised norms governing external commercial borrowings for infrastructure creation

• Samsung has unveiled its first-ever foldable smartphone prototype, which, when opened, transforms into a small pocket-sized tablet.

• The UK India Business Council launched New Report Beyond the Top 200. India will have the largest number of people in the world of college-going age – a staggering 140 million.

• Thailand to waive visa-on-arrival fee for Indian travellers. To boost the slump in tourism, the Thai cabinet has announced a waiver on the visa-on-arrival fee for visitors from 20 countries.

• Unemployment rate in India at 6.9%, a 2-year high: study by Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy

• The tenure of the Lok Sabha Secretary General, Snehlata Shrivastava, has been extended by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for one year.

• Meghalaya announced Rs 378 crores investment in Aqua Mission 2.0 starting April 2019

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