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24th June

 

India recognized as 'country of the year' by Europe's Vivatech:  Communication Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

Europe’s biggest startup conference, “Vivatech 2020” has recognized India as the “country of the year.” It is a tremendous honour for India to be named “country of the year” in Vivatech 2020. This is the recognition of Indian startups. To read more, click here.

 

Jammu and Kashmir to host G-20 meetings in 2023

Jammu and Kashmir will host the 2023 meetings of the G20, an influential group of the world’s major economies. To read more, click here.

 

Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurates the National Conference on Millets

Union Minister of State for M/o Food Processing Industries, Prahlad Singh Patel has inaugurated the National Conference on Millets. The theme of the conference is ‘The Future Super Food for India’. To read more, click here.

 

India ranks 4th in global gold recycling; recycled 75 tonnes in 2021: World Gold Council

According to World Gold Council Report, India has emerged as the 4th largest recycler in the world and country has recycled 75 tonnes in 2021. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

World Gold Council Report Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

World Gold Council Report Founded: 1987

World Gold Council Report CEO: David Tait

World Gold Council Report President: Kelvin Dushnisky

 

Oracle introduced OCI dedicated region for Indian market

US-based technology major Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), Oracle’s cloud services platform, has introduced the ‘OCI dedicated region’ for the Indian market. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

 Oracle Founded: 16 June 1977

Oracle Founder: Larry Ellison, Bob Miner, Ed Oates

Oracle Headquarters: Austin, Texas, US

Oracle CEO: Safra Ada Catz

 

Ookla Speedtest Global Index: India ranked 115th

The Speedtest Global Index released by network intelligence and connectivity insights provider Ookla showed that India recorded 14.28 Mbps median mobile download speeds in the month of May, slightly better than 14.19 Mbps in April 2022. To read more, click here.

 

YES BANK and RuPay entered into a strategic cooperation with CARD91

The National Payments Corporation of India’s (NPCI) flagship product, RuPay, and CARD91, a worldwide payment infrastructure powering B2B payments, have established a strategic agreement (NPCI). To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Yes Bank Founder: Rana Kapoor

Yes Bank Chairman: Sunil Mehta

Yes Bank MD and CEO: Prashant Kumar

 

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel launches 17th ‘Shala Praveshotsav’

In Gujarat, the Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has launched the 17th ‘Shala Praveshotsav’, the drive to enrol students in primary schools in the state. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Gujarat Capital: Gandhinagar

Gujarat Governor: Acharya Devvrat

Gujarat Chief minister: Bhupendrabhai Patel

 

“BRO Cafes” to be established at 75 border areas in 12 states and UTs, Defense Ministry Approved

The Border Roads Organization will build 75 outlets along various route segments in 12 states and union territories under the name “BRO Cafes,” as permitted by the Ministry of Defense. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Defense Minister of India: Shri Rajnath Singh

BRO: Border Roads Organization


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