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28th July 2022

 

World Hepatitis Day 2022 observed globally on 28th July

World Hepatitis Day is observed each year on 28 July to raise awareness of viral hepatitis, which causes inflammation of the liver that leads to severe disease and liver cancer. The theme for world hepatitis day 2022 is ‘Bringing hepatitis care closer to you.’ The main theme is to focus on raising awareness of the need to make hepatitis care more accessible.

 

India’s first all-women-run cooperative bank coming up in Rajasthan

The first all-women-run financial institution in the cooperative sector is coming soon in Rajasthan following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has signed with the Telangana government’s Stree Nidhi Credit Cooperative Federation. To read more, click here.

 

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar launched ‘Smart E-Beat’ system for Gurugram police

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal Khattar has launched an app-based ‘Smart E-Beat’ system for police attendance and real-time monitoring of patrolling by personnel in Gurugram. To read more, click here.

 

Union Cabinet adopts a $1.6 billion BSNL revitalization plan

Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, the Union Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, said that the Union Cabinet approved the Rs. 1.64 lakh crore revival package for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). To read more, click here.

 

RBI permitted bidders for IDBI Bank to own more than 40%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), as perceived by the Union Government and Life Insurance Companies (LIC), has reportedly accepted the centre’s request to permit non-financial institutions and unregulated entities to own more than 40 per cent stake in IDBI Bank and to sell between 51 and 74 per cent of the lender through a strategic divestment process. To read more, click here.

 

One of India’s largest financial deals, Axis Bank-Citi merger, gets approved by CCI

The acquisition of Citibank, N.A. and Citicorp Finance (India) Limited’s consumer banking operations by Axis Bank has been approved, according to the Competition Commission of India (CCI). Citigroup Inc. and Axis Bank Limited have signed a deal for the sale of Citi’s consumer businesses in India. To read more, click here.

 

Nifty Next 50 ETF and Nifty 100 ETF introduced by HDFC Mutual Fund

In an effort to broaden its selection of HDFC MF index solutions, HDFC Mutual Fund has announced the introduction of HDFC Nifty Next 50 ETF and HDFC NIFTY 100 ETF. These funds provide exposure to the large-cap market in India. To read more, click here.

 

iDEX-DIO of Ministry of Defence signs its 100th contract for innovation

iDEX inked its 100th contract with Pacify Medical Technologies Pvt Ltd in New Delhi. The initiative iDEX (Innovations for Defence Excellence), described as the Ministry of Defence’s (MoD) centrepiece for technical innovation, was introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in April 2018. To read more, click here.

 

PV Sindhu named India’s flagbearer for 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Ace India badminton player P.V. Sindhu has been chosen as the flagbearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2022.

 

US wins most Gold, India places 33rd at the 2022 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Championships were held in America for the first time. And in terms of medals, Team USA made the most of their time over the last 10 days. This includes 13 golds, the most of any nation. India in 33rd place among participating countries and fourth best in Asia only behind China, Japan and Kazakhstan.

 

ICC Members List: Cambodia, Uzbekistan and Cote D’Ivoire receive membership status

The International Cricket Council has awarded membership status to three countries during the ongoing ICC Annual Conference in Birmingham. Cambodia and Uzbekistan from Asia, and Cote D’Ivoire from Africa, were all awarded Associate membership status, taking ICC’s total members to 108 countries, including 96 Associates.

 

Cabinet authorises signing of guarantees for FIFA Under 17 Women’s WC in India

The signing of the guarantees for hosting the FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup in India in 2022 has been accepted by the Union Cabinet, which is presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

 

In three years, India lost 329 tigers, 29 of which were killed by poachers: Govt

According to a government report, 329 tigers in India perished in the past three years as a result of poaching, natural disasters, and other factors.

 

Roshni Nadar retained as India’s richest woman for 2nd year in a row

HCL Technologies’ Chairperson, Roshni Nadar Malhotra has retained her position as the richest woman in India, for the second year in a row according to the third edition of ‘Kotak Private Banking Hurun – Leading Wealthy Women List’.

 

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