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23rd June


United Nations Public Service Day celebrates on 23 June

With the aim to appreciate the value of public institutions and public servants, June 23 is observed as United Nations Public Service Day. It highlights the contribution and role of public service in the development of all sectors around the world.

 

International Olympic Day celebrates on 23 June

International Olympic Day is celebrated on June 23rd across the globe. The day is primarily celebrated to commemorate the birth of modern Olympic games. This year, the theme for the International Olympic Day is “Together For A Peaceful World.”

 

International Widow’s Day celebrates on 23 June

International Widows’ Day is observed across the world on 23 June. The day aims to gather support for widows and to spread awareness about their situation. This year’s theme is – “Sustainable Solutions for Widows Financial Independence”

 

Coursera Global Skill Report 2022: India ranked 68th

The Global Skills Report (GSR) 2022 by Coursera states that India’s proficiency in data science has reduced from 38% in 2021 to 26% in 2022, leading to a 12-rank drop. In terms of overall skills proficiency, India has slipped 4 places to be ranked 68th globally and 19th in Asia. To read more, click here.


PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Vanijya Bhawan and the NIRYAT Site

The new office complex for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, “Vanijya Bhawan,” and the “National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade” (NIRYAT) portal, which will provide data on India’s international trade, will both be officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. To read more, click here.

 

Indian Oil unveils indoor solar cooking stove ‘Surya Nutan’

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has unveiled its patented indigenous solar cook top, “Surya Nutan”, developed by the oil refiner’s Faridabad R&D centre. To read more, click here.


Points to remember:

Indian Oil Corporation Chairperson: Shrikant Madhav Vaidya

Indian Oil Corporation Headquarters: New Delhi

Indian Oil Corporation Founded: 30 June 1959

 

Lisa Sthalekar becomes first female president of FICA

Former Australia cricketer, Lisa Sthalekar has become the first female president of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA), the sport’s international player’s association. To read more, click here.

 

Ranjit Bajaj named as chairman of the Advisory Committee overseeing AIFF

Entrepreneur Ranjit Bajaj has been named chairman of advisory committee to assist the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) which is running the day-to-day affairs of All India Football Federation (AIFF). To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

All India Football Federation Headquarters location: New Delhi

All India Football Federation Founded: 23 June 1937

All India Football Federation FIFA affiliation: 1948.

 

Dr D J Pandian appointed to lead NDB’s India Regional Office in Gift City

Shanghai-headquartered New Development Bank (NDB) of the BRICS countries has appointed former bureaucrat Dr D J Pandian as the Director-General of its India Regional Office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), the bank announced. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

New Development Bank Headquarters location: Shanghai, China

New Development Bank President: Marcos Prado Troyjo

New Development Bank Founder: BRICS

New Development Bank Founded: 15 July 2014.

 

Karnataka Bank launches “V-CIP” for account opening

Karnataka Bank has launched online savings bank (SB) account opening facility through ‘Video-based Customer Identification Process (V-CIP)’.

To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Karnataka Bank Headquarters: Mangaluru

Karnataka Bank CEO: Mahabaleshwara M. S

Karnataka Bank Founded: 18 February 1924

 

South Indian Bank launches “SIB TF Online” EXIM trade portal

South Indian Bank has launched a new portal called ‘SIB TF Online’ for its corporate EXIM customers. The portal facilitates a platform for trade-related payments to foreign entities remotely. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

South Indian Bank Headquarters: Thrissur, Kerala

South Indian Bank CEO: Murali Ramakrishnan

South Indian Bank Founded: 29 January 1929

 

Freo partners with Equitas Small Finance Bank to launch digital savings account

Bengaluru-based neobanking platform Freo has launched its digital savings account ‘Freo Save’ in partnership with Equitas Small Finance Bank. To read more, click here.


ISRO successfully launched “GSAT-24” Communication Satellite from French Guiana

The GSAT-24 satellite, built by ISRO for NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), was successfully launched by French company Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana (South America). To read more, click here.

 

 

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