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
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.”
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 has been sworn in as the first leftist president of
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 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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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’.
The Indian Army has conducted a pan-India satellite communication
exercise named ‘Ex Skylight’, in the last week of July.
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”.
India’s shuttler P V Sindhu has clinched a gold medal in the final of
women’s single at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
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
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.
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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