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India and Sri Lanka signed 5 MoUs for the development of major economic cooperation
Prime Minister Modi and Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe signed 5 agreements. The MoUs will include major areas of economic cooperation on July 21 during the recent visit of the Sri Lankan President to India. The MoU will also help in boosting Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee district for economic development projects and renewable energy development in the country.
14th Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and 8th Mission Innovation (MI) meeting begins
The 14th Clean Energy Ministerial and 8th Mission Innovation Public Meeting started on 21st July 2023 in Goa under the chairmanship of Union Minister for Renewable Energy and Power Shri RK Singh. The Meeting aims to discuss the possible ways to overcome the burdens and obstacles in the way of energy transmission of the country and how to overcome the problems in them.
Ministry of Agriculture Welfare launched several new High-technological advancement schemes
On July 21st, 2023, the Ministry of Agriculture Welfare launched several new High-technological advancement schemes under the Pradhan Mantri Fazal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). The scheme aims to empower farmers and further strengthen operations.
Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the “GST Bhavan” project of CX, CGST and Customs Office of Guwahati Regional Zone
Union Minister for Corporate and Financial Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the “GST Bhavan” project of CX, CGST, and Customs Office of Guwahati Regional Zone under CBIC in Tripura’s capital Agartala. “GST BHAWAN” in Agartala is Built on an area of 0.71 acres at a cost of Rs 28 crore and it will enhance cash-based engagements around the region.
The Poonch district administration to start a two-day “Passport Mela”
The Poonch district administration of Jammu and Kashmir launched a Passport Mela on July 22nd, 2023 with the help of “The Union Ministry of External Affairs”. Passport Mela will help in clearing the passport issues and doubts and ensuring the stability of the central government to the people.
PFC signed an MoUs with 20 companies worth over ₹2.37 trillion
Power Finance Corp Ltd(PFC), a central energy transition company, signed various MoUs worth ₹2.37 trillion with nearly 20 private and public sector companies on July 21st, 2023.
DGR signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IBM for the development of ex-servicemen
The Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IBM. The MoU aims to improve the quality of life of ex-servicemen by supplying them with a second job and facilitating their seamless integration into the civilian workforce.
SJVN signed an agreement with REC to get Rs 50,000 crore in funding
SJVN company, on July 21, signed an agreement with REC to provide financial assistance to the project for setting up new power plants based on renewable energy sources. The MoU will aim to acquire nearly 25 GW of generating capacity by the end of the current decade.
Admiral Lisa Franchetti becomes the first woman to head the US Navy
Admiral Lisa Franchetti has been appointed by the US Army as its Chief. She has been serving as the US Vice Chief of Naval Affairs. Also, she became the First woman in US history to serve as both the Chief of Naval Affairs and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or Commanders-in-Chief.
Sri Sandeep Chakravorty was appointed as the New Ambassador of India to Indonesia
Sandeep Chakravorty has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to Indonesia on July 21. He is a 1996-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer and is currently serving as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Union Minister presents the 55th Youth Parliamentary Competition Awards for the year 2023
Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Maghwal presented the awards of the 55th Youth Parliamentary Competition for 2023 to Delhi schools. “Running Parliamentary Shield” and Winning Trophy awarded to “School of Excellence”, Kalkaji, Delhi.
A Sikh youth who tried to save an 8-year-old girl was awarded America’s highest award
Manjit Singh, a young Sikh who tried to save an eight-year-old girl who was drowning in a river in the United States without knowing how to swim, was honored with the prestigious and highest award in North America, the “Carnegie Hero Award”.
India won the silver medal at the ISSF World Junior Championships
India’s Rajkanwar Singh, Sameer, and Mahesh Anandakumar received the silver medal in the men’s 25m rapid-fire pistol event with a score of 1730 points at the International Shooting Sports (ISSF) World Youth Championship in Changwon, South Korea.
Tony Bennett, the legendary American singer, and songwriter who won 19 Grammy Awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award, died
World-renowned Famous American singer and Lyricist Tony Bennett died at the age of 96. In 2016, He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. He also won the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001 and 19 Grammy Awards for many important and diverse songs.
National Parents Day 2023
Every year, National Parents Day is observed on July 23rd to celebrate our valued parents and thank them for all they have done for us. Every 4th Sunday of July is celebrated as National Parents Day. The theme 2023 is “The Power of Parents: Raising Happy, Healthy and Confident Children.
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