- UP Panchayat polls – 169 Gram Pradhan seats in Muzaffarnagar reserved for women.
- Devotees bid goodbye to Lord Ganesha in Mumbai.
- Kolkata- fire breaks out in commercial building this morning which took 2 and half hours to be extinguished by the fire brigade.
- As PM Narender Modi will be visiting the Facebook’s campus today, Facebook has issued an advisory for its employees, especially women employees, to dress decently for Modi’s event.
Banking and Finance
- Asian Development Bank (ADB) is going to double its annual climate financing to $6 billion from current $3 billion, by 2020.
- People with Rs. 4 Lakh income on Tax department’s radar-CBDT.
- RBI chief Raghuram Rajan may go for rate cut on Tuesday as he’s going to revise the monetary policy on Tuesday.
- ITC aims Rs.18, 000 crore revenue from agriculture business by FY 2021.
GK and World Affairs
- Iran vows legal action against Saudi Arabia after haj disaster, while Saudi Arabia rejects criticism. So far, death toll of Indians killed rises to 29.
- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg backs call for universal internet access by 2020.
- FTII row – Government ready for final meeting, students end hunger strike.
- China to invest $12 billion in least developed countries.
- IDFC Bank ponder having no ATMs of its own, now it has decided to provide making transactions at other ATMs free for customers.
Sports and Technology
- Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton came into dominant form again on Sunday, by winning the Japanese Grand Prix.
- South Africa have recalled all-rounder Albie Morkel for the three – match 20-20 series in India starting on Friday.
- Shashank Mnohar is going to become again the BCCI president after the demise of Jagmohan Dalmiya.
- US-based chip maker Qualcomm on Sunday said it would invest up to $150 mn in Indian startups.
- Google celebrates its 17th birthday with a stylish Doodle.
- Microsoft plans to take Technology to 5 lakh villages-Nadella
- Messi injured, out for 7-8 wks – FC Barcelona
- Rare ‘supermoon’ lunar eclipse tonight, visible in the US night time sky.