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9th August 2022


World observed Nagasaki Day on 09th August

Japan commemorates the 9th of August every year as Nagasaki day. On August 9, 1945, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan. It was code-named “Fat Man” due to the design of the bomb as it had a wide, round shape.


International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples: 09 August

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is celebrated on 09th August across the world. The theme of International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples this year is “The Role of Indigenous Women in the Preservation and Transmission of Traditional Knowledge.”


ASEAN Celebrated Its 55th Anniversary In 2022

The ASEAN-India Centre (AIC) at Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi, organised a panel discussion to celebrate the 55th Anniversary of ASEAN. The theme of this year’s ASEAN Day is “Stronger Together” which invites and welcomes the forward-minded people of ASEAN.


Gustavo Petro sworn in as first leftist President of Colombia

Gustavo Petro has been sworn in as the first leftist president of Colombia.


Indo-Israel Center of Excellence for Vegetables inaugurated

Israeli experts are providing the Center’s technology as part of the India-Israel Action Plan (IIAP), while MIDH is funding the construction of the Center’s infrastructure for demonstration purposes.


Goa CM Pramod Sawant announced to implement 100% NEP in higher education

Goa Chief Minister, Pramod Sawant has announced that the state government will implement 100% of the syllabus in higher education institutes along the lines of the National Education Policy (NEP).


SBI’s first-quarter net profit fell by 7% to Rs. 6,068 billion

Due to a reduction in revenue, the largest lender in the nation, State Bank of India (SBI), reported a 7% decline in standalone net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal year, coming in at Rs 6,068 crore. To read more, click here.


RBI Imposes ₹2.33 Cr Monetary Penalty On Spandana Sphoorty Financial

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹2.33 crore on Hyderabad-based Spandana Sphoorty Financial Ltd, for its failure to adhere to the pricing of credit guidelines for Non-Banking Financial Company – Micro Finance Institutions (NBFC-MFIs).


Indian Bank received a Rs. 32 lakh fine from the RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has, by an order dated August 03, 2022, imposed a monetary penalty of ₹32 Lakh (Rupees Thirty-two lakh only) on Indian Bank (the bank), for non-compliance with certain provisions of Reserve Bank of India. To read more, click here.


Federal Bank: First payment gateway to be listed on the new tax platform

The Kerala-based Federal Bank is listed in the Income Tax Department’s TIN 2.0 platform and now lists the Payment Gateway platform as the first bank. To read more, click here.


TATA Steel to spend 3000cr on seating for new Vande Bharat trains

Tata Group is preparing to introduce the “First in India” seating system for Vande Bharat Express trains starting in September 2022 and plans to invest Rs 3,000 crore on R&D by FY26.


12th edition of Defence Expo to be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The Ministry of Defence has announced that the 12th edition of the Defence Expo, India’s flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems, will be held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The event will be held between October 18 and 22, 2022. The theme for this edition is ‘Path to Pride’.


Indian Army conducts pan-India drill ‘Skylight’ to test operational readiness

The Indian Army has conducted a pan-India satellite communication exercise named ‘Ex Skylight’, in the last week of July.


Google launches ‘India Ki Udaan’ to mark 75 years of Independence

Tech giant, Google has launched ‘India Ki Udaan’ to mark 75 years of Independence. The project has executed by Google Arts & Culture celebrates the country’s achievements and is “themed on the unwavering and undying spirit of India over these past 75 years”.


Commonwealth Games 2022: PV Sindhu won the gold medal in women’s single badminton

India’s shuttler P V Sindhu has clinched a gold medal in the final of women’s single at the Commonwealth Games 2022.


Commonwealth Games 2022: India won silver medal after losing to Australia in cricket

The Indian women’s cricket team has created history and secured the country’s first-ever medal in cricket in the history of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2022.


Commonwealth Games 2022: Aussie Swimmer Emma McKeon Has Won More Gold Than 56 Countries

28-year-old swimmer, Emma McKeon from Australia, has set a unique record of sorts at the Commonwealth Games 2022 as she bagged more medals than 56 nations/territories at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.


Commonwealth Games 2022: India’s Final Medal Tally and Rank

India won 61 medals in the overall Commonwealth Games 2022 medal table. India finished its CWG 2022 campaign as the fourth-best country on the medals table. India won 22 gold medals, 16 silver and 23 bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. To read more, click here.



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