Mark Phillips sworn in as Prime Minister of Guyana Former Chief-of-Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Brigadier (retired) Mark Anthony Phillips has been sworn in as Prime Minister of Guyana. Phillips served as the Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force from 2013 to 2016. Former President Bharrat Jagdeo has been sworn in as Vice President.
National Bank of Bahrain (NBB) has selected Infosys Finacle to digitally transform its transaction banking business.NBB will implement the Finacle Liquidity Management Platform to upgrade its existing Finacle Corporate Online Banking platform to a full-fledged Digital Engagement Suite – with the latest versions of the Finacle Corporate Online and Mobile Banking solutions, along with the Finacle Digital Engagement Hub.The fully integrated, front-to-back office global liquidity management system will enable the bank to offer a comprehensive range of services to corporate customers and help them identify, manage and optimize liquidity positions, along with enhanced agility in payments and collections.The Finacle Digital Engagement Suite upgrade will enable NBB to manage their customer preferences and entitlements effectively across channels.With these capabilities, the bank will be able to deliver fully contextual and tailored digital banking experiences for its diverse set of customers.Leveraging the suite’s flexible product factories, NBB will be able to drive innovation-led growth by launching new products and services on digital channels rapidly.
Private sector lender Axis Bank has launched an Automated Voice Assistant ‘AXAA’.The Automated Voice Assistant will function like a humanoid and has the ability to change the paradigm of customer experience from conventional Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system.‘AXAA’, an artificial intelligence-powered conversational voice BOT can converse in English, Hindi and Hinglish.AXAA has the capacity to address one lakh customer queries and requests per day.
Sashidhar Jagdishan to be the new CEO of HDFC Bank Reserve Bank of India has approved the appointment of Sashidhar Jagdishan as the next Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HDFC Bank.Jagdishan will replace Aditya Puri and take charge in October when Puri retires.Aditya Puri was the CEO of HDFC Bank since September 1994. He is the longest-serving head of any private bank in India.
Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas retires from football Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper, Iker Casillas has retired from football.Casillas made 725 appearances for Real during a 16-year career at the Bernabeu, winning three Champions League titles and five La Liga crowns.He also helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup and two successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012. He won 167 international caps for Spain between 2000 and 2016.
The book, titled “Vishesh: Code To Win”, has been written by sportswoman-turned-author Nirupama Yadav and published by the publishing house Bluerose. The book narrates the inspirational story on the life of Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, India’s youngest basketball team captain.The book narrates the mindset of a basketball player in a cricket-dominated nation and brings to light the strenuous journey of the 29-year-old Bhriguvanshi, for becoming the captain against all odds.Bhriguvanshi hails from Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh’s and has been playing for India since 2007.
Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper, Iker Casillas has retired from football. Casillas made 725 appearances for Real during a 16-year career at the Bernabeu, winning three Champions League titles and five La Liga crowns.He also helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup and two successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012. He won 167 international caps for Spain between 2000 and 2016.
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(1864) Battle of Mobile Bay, won by the Union Army led by Rear Admiral Farragut with the cry “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!” (US Civil War
(1936) American athlete Jesse Owens wins 200m in world record time (20.7), his 3rd gold medal of the Berlin Olympics