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29th July 2022

 

International Tiger Day 2022 observed globally on 29 July

International Tiger Day is observed globally on 29th July every year. The day is celebrated to raise awareness among individuals, organisations, and governments about the importance of the conservation of tigers. This year’s theme for International Tiger Day 2022 is “India launches Project Tiger to revive the tiger population”.

 

Talgo and Bharat Forge inks a contract for the production of trains

A joint venture to produce high-speed passenger trains has been established by BF Infrastructure Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Bharat Forge Ltd., and Talgo India Pvt Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of Spanish manufacturer Patentes Talgo S.L. To read more, click here.

 

Tamil Nadu govt rolls out ‘Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme’

Tamil Nadu government has issued an order to implement the first phase of the Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme at 1,545 government primary schools for the benefit of over 1.14 lakh children in Classes I-V during 2022-23.

 

Kerala govt to launch “Kerala Savari” online cab service

The Kerala government is all set to come up with an alternative to the popular corporate online cab service by launching its own e-taxi service ‘Kerala Savari’ next month, considered to be the first such initiative by any state government in the country.

 

Union Bank sets ‘RACE’ goal as its strategy of getting among top 3 PSBs

A. Manimekhalai, MD & CEO of Union Bank of India (UBI), wants Union Bank of India to surpass other Public Sector Banks and take the third-largest Public Sector Bank position in a time of few years. “RACE” — grow RAM (retail, agriculture and MSME) loans, improve Asset quality, increase CASA (current account, savings account deposits) and increase Earnings — as its goal for the year. To read more, click here.

 

Patnas Deedargunj, Bandhan Bank unveils its first currency vault

Bandhan Bank opened its first currency chest in Deedargunj, Patna. As per the bank, this currency chest will assist individuals, MSMEs, and small business owners by supplying currency notes to bank branches and ATMs as needed. To read more, click here.

 

Points to remember:

Bandhan Bank MD and CEO: C S Ghosh

RBI Governor: Shaktikanta Das

Capital of Bihar: Patna

 

Egypt signs $8 billion agreement with India for Suez Canal Economic Zone

Egypt and an Indian company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to construct a green hydrogen factory in the Suez Canal Economic Zone, according to a cabinet announcement. To read more, click here.

 

INS Vikrant: Navy receives India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier

The indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant, which was created by the Navy’s own Directorate of Naval Design and will likely be commissioned on Independence Day, was delivered to the Navy by the Cochin Shipyard. To read more, click here.

 

India Received the Highest Annual FDI Inflows of USD 84.8 billion In FY 21-22

India received the highest annual Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows of almost $85 billion in FY 21-22. India is rapidly emerging as a preferred country for FDI in the manufacturing sector.

 

ISRO generated $279 million in foreign currency through satellite launches

Dr. Jitendra Singh, India’s Minister of State for Science and Technology, said in front of the parliament that the launch of foreign satellites by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) brought in $279 million in foreign currency.

 

Points to remember:

ISRO Chairman: Dr. K Sivan

Minister of State for Science and Technology: Dr. Jitendra Singh

ISRO’s foundation Date: 15th August, 1969

ISRO’s Founder: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai

 

England’s Leicester Cricket Ground named after Sunil Gavaskar

England’s Leicester Cricket Ground has been named after India’s legendary cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar to acknowledge his immense contribution to uplifting Indian Cricket to a certain height.

 

Asia Cup 2022 shifted from Sri Lanka to the UAE

As informed by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), the Asia Cup 2022 will now be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Earlier this event was scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka.


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