? Non-food bank credit growth decelerated to 6 per cent in August as against 9.8 per cent in the same month last year, RBI data showed.
? ISRO is scheduled to launch its Venus mission in 2025 and France will participate in it, French space agency CNES said.
? Lt Gen Harinder Singh, the commander of the Leh-based 14 Corps who held six rounds of tough negotiations with Chinese military on the border standoff in eastern Ladakh, has been appointed as head of the prestigious Indian Military Academy.
? Keshubhai Patel has been re-appointed as Chairman of Shri Somnath Trust for one more year.
? Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurated a 25-kilowatt capacity project worth Rs 25 lakhs for generating electricity using Pirul (dry pine needles) at Chakon Dhanari village in Dunda block of Uttarkashi district.
? Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Giriraj Singh released a booklet on Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) that will guide beneficiaries and other stakeholders about the scheme.
? The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) cancelled this year’s national championships in view of the Covid-19 pandemic, virtually bringing the season to an end without any competition.
? Spanish tennis player Gerard Joseph Platero Rodriguez has been suspended for four years and fined $15,000 after being convicted of courtsiding, the first player to be charged with the offense.