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02nd July 2022

World UFO Day is on 2nd July

The World UFO Day (WUD) is held on July 2 every year globally. It is a day dedicated to the undoubted existence of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO) by World UFO Day Organization (WUFODO).


International day of cooperative is on 2nd July

The aim of this celebration is to increase awareness about cooperatives by highlighting how the United Nations shares similar goals and objectives as the international cooperative movement


PSLV-C53 rocket carrying three Singapore satellites launched by ISRO

This was the space agency’s second launch of the year; its first, had put an Indian Earth Observation Satellite in orbit.

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NATO Summit 2022 Concludes in Madrid 

The heads of state and heads of government of NATO member and partner countries participated in the three-day Summit. NATO summit meetings is a platform for member countries to evaluate and provide strategic direction for Alliance activities


Points to remember:

·       NATO Formation: 4 April 1949

·        NATO Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium

·        NATO Secretary General: Jens Stoltenberg

·        NATO Total Member: 30

·        NATO Last member of NATO: North Macedonia


Google’s proposed equity acquisition of Bharti Airtel approved by CCI

In an investment agreement (IA) signed by Google and Airtel, the buyer offers to buy a 1.28 percent minority and non-controlling part in the company’s equity share capital.

Point to remember:

·        Chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google: Sundar Pichai

·        Chief Executive Officer of Bharti Airtel: Gopal Vittal


Bosch India’s “smart” campus is opened by PM Modi in Bengaluru

According to a business statement, Modi noted in his inauguration address that this year is a historic one for both India and Bosch India as both countries mark their 75th anniversaries of independence. Bosch first arrived in India as a German corporation a century ago; now, it is equally as Indian as it is German. This is a fantastic illustration of Indian energy and German engineering.

State Bank of India (SBI) celebrates 67th Foundation Day 

The Bank of Madras merged into the other two presidency banks, the bank of Calcutta and the bank of Bombay to form the Imperial Bank of India which in turn became the SBI in 1955.In the 19th century, three presidency banks were incorporated.

Points to remember:

·        SBI Chairperson: Dinesh Kumar Khara

·        SBI Headquarters: Mumbai

·        SBI Founded: 1 July 1955




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