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31st August 2022

 International Whale Shark Day 2022: 30th August

International Whale Shark Day 2022: International Whale Shark Day is observed on August 30, and to commemorate this occasion in (International Whale Shark Day 2022), try to understand the purpose.


Eminent economist Abhijit Sen passes away

Renowned economist and former Planning Commission member, Abhijit Sen has passed away at 72.  He was a member of the Planning Commission from 2004 to 2014, during the tenure of PM Manmohan Singh. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan for public service in 2010.


AFI and HSBC India collaborate to support future female athletes

The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) announced its collaboration with HSBC India in order to support Indian women athletes, particularly the young ones. Under the terms of the cooperation, talented girls will be chosen from the Under-14 and Under-16 National Inter District Championships and trained to compete on a worldwide scale.


SAREX-2022: 10th National Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise-22 conducted in Chennai

The 10th National Maritime Search and Rescue Exercise SAREX-22 was carried out by the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in Chennai. Along with other organisations and foreign participants, the chief of the Indian Coast Guard, VS Pathania, assessed the exercise “SAREX-2022.”

In an emergency, ICG Dornier aircraft demonstrated to viewers how to rescue passengers from ships and aeroplanes.

ICG Dornier aircraft showed viewers how to rescue people from ships and aeroplanes in an emergency.


New Naval ensign to be unveiled by PM Modi, INS Vikrant to be launched

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reveal a new ensign of the Indian Navy (New Naval ensign), at the aircraft carrier INS Vikrant Commissioning celebration on September 2. He will formally inaugurate the nation’s first aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant.


Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Gautam Adani becomes world third richest person

India’s Gautam Adani is now the third richest person in the world. The rankings by Bloomberg Billionaires Index come as business conglomerate Adani Group’s chairman overtakes Louis Vuitton chairman Bernard Arnault.

With a total net worth of USD 137.4 billion, 60-year-old Adani is now just behind business magnate Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos in the ranking. This is the first time an Asian person has broken into the top three of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

In the latest Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Reliance cheif Mukesh.


IndiGo joins WEF’s “Clear Skies for Tomorrow” sustainability campaig

Clear Skies for Tomorrow: IndiGo, the largest airline in the nation, announced that it has joined a sustainable effort led by the World Economic Forum (WEF).


Telangana Tops Inflation Chart At 8.32%

Telangana, together with West Bengal (8.06%) and Sikkim (8.01%), report charges nicely above the nation’s 6.8%.

India’s retail inflation has been a bugbear for the economic system because it surged previous 6% in January, however, there are huge disparities within the tempo of worth rise skilled by customers throughout the nation, with a dozen States clocking median inflation of lower than 6% and one other 12 States averaging over 7% by way of 2022 thus far.


CM Ashok Gehlot Kicks Off Rural Olympic Games in Rajasthan

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has inaugurated a month-long Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games in Jodhpur.

The village Olympics is expected to see the participation of 44,000 villages across Rajasthan, with nearly 30 lakh people across various age groups already registering themselves for the games. Out of the 30 lakh participants, 9 lakh are women.

Games like volleyball, hockey, tennis ball cricket and kho kho will be part of the events.




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