Current affairs 25th October

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In today’s article you will read about :
1 . M.S. Swaminathan to be awarded World Agriculture Prize
2 .10th Nuclear Energy Conclave In New Delhi
3 .Satish Kumar Gupta appointed CEO of Paytm Payments Bank
4 .PNB Metlife Launched AI-Powered Customer Service App ‘Khushi’
5 .Theatre veteran Na. Muthuswamy died aged 82

M.S. Swaminathan to be awarded World Agriculture Prize :

Agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan will receive the first World Agriculture Prize instituted by the Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) in New Delhi. The prize will be presented by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu at Vigyan Bhawan at a special session. The prize has been instituted by the ICFA with an aim to recognise individuals who have served humanity through agriculture.

10th Nuclear Energy Conclave In New Delhi :

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurates 10th Nuclear Energy Conclave in New Delhi on the theme: ‘Nuclear Power- Towards a Clean & Base Load Energy’. Dr Singh stated that the Cabinet has given its approval for construction of 10 units of India’s indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR). 

Satish Kumar Gupta appointed CEO of Paytm Payments Bank :

Paytm Payments Bank has appointed veteran banker Satish Kumar Gupta as managing director and CEO. Gupta comes in after Renu Satti stepped down as CEO in July and moved on to head the company’s new retail business. Gupta was former deputy general manager at State Bank of India where he worked for over three decades.

PNB Metlife Launched AI-Powered Customer Service App ‘Khushi’ :

Life insurer PNB Metlife has unveiled an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered customer service app ‘Khushi’. The app is designed to be a one-stop shop providing insurance-related information, anytime, anywhere, such as policy features, premium due details besides providing fund value and portfolio details. It has the ability to understand customer intent and provide tailored responses.

Theatre veteran Na. Muthuswamy died aged 82 :

Popular theatre personality Na. Muthuswamy, passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was 82 years old. He founded the avant-garde theatre group ‘Koothu-p-pattarai’ in 1977. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1999 and the Padma Shri in 2012.