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6th August 2022


Hiroshima Day is observed globally on 6th August

Hiroshima Day is observed on August 6 to commemorate the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945, at the end of World War II. 2022 marks the 77th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing.


K-DISC inks MoU with LinkedIn to Promote Employability

Kerala Development and Innovation Strategy Council (K-DISC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, along with the ICT Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) under the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission (KKEM) as a part of Connect Career to Campus campaign (CCC).


Uttarakhand govt decides to develop one Sanskrit-speaking village in each district

Uttarakhand government has decided to develop one Sanskrit-speaking village in each of the 13 districts in the state. They will also be taught the Vedas and the Puranas to help them acquire proficiency in Sanskrit. To be called ”Sanskrit Gram”, each of these villages will be a center of ancient Indian culture.


New Payment System For NRIs: The BBPS

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) proposed to allow non-resident Indians (NRIs) to make utility, education and other bill payments on behalf of their family members living in India. The payments will be processed through Bharat Bill Payment System’s (BBPS) cross-border inward bill payments facility. To read more, click here.


RBI Hikes Repo Rate By 140 Base Points In 3 Months

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on August 5, 2022, raised the repo rate by 50 basis points (bps) to 5.4 per cent, taking it above the pre-pandemic levels of 2020, as has been speculated in a while. To read more, click here.


ISRO’s launched tiniest rocket to display the Tricolor in Space

A tiny satellite launch vehicle will be sent from Sriharikota by the Indian Space Research Organization on 7th August 2022. The goal of the project is to place an Earth observation satellite called EOS-02 into low earth orbit along with a satellite called “Azaadi SAT.”


Indian Navy’s all-female crew completes first solo maritime mission

Women officers in the Indian Navy made history when they flew a Dornier 228 on the first-ever all-female autonomous maritime reconnaissance and surveillance mission in the North Arabian Sea.


Sweden and Finland approved to join NATO by US Senate

With 95 senators voting in favour of the measure, the US Senate decisively approved the NATO membership of Sweden and Finland.


Commonwealth Games 2022: Indian Grappler Divya Kakran won Bronze medal

Indian wrestler, Divya Kakran has won a bronze medal in the women’s 68 kg category at the Commonwealth Games 2022.


Commonwealth Games 2022: Bajrang Punia Wins Gold in Men’s 65kg Category

Bajrang Punia has won his 3rd Commonwealth Games medal and his second successive Gold medal in the men’s 65kg category.


Commonwealth Games 2022: Sakshi Malik Wins Gold in Women’s Wrestling

Star Indian wrestler, Sakshi Malik has won the gold medal in the Women’s Wrestling Freestyle 62Kg at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.


Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s Deepak Punia won a gold medal in Wrestling

India’s wrestler Deepak Punia has won the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games 2022 by defeating Pakistan’s Muhammad Inam by 3-0 in the men’s 86 kg category in the final.


Commonwealth Games 2022: Wrestler Mohit Grewal Bags Bronze In Men’s Freestyle

Indian grappler, Mohit Grewal has clinched the bronze medal in the Men’s Freestyle 125kg in the Commonwealth Games 2022.


Commonwealth Games 2022: Anshu Malik Clinches Silver In Women’s Freestyle

Indian Grappler or wrestler, Anshu Malik won the silver medal in the Women’s Freestyle 57kg category in the Commonwealth Games 2022.






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