July 2023

Amit Shah releases a book about APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram

A tribute to the life and legacy of the late former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Union Home Minister Amit Shah unveiled the book “Memories Never Die” on Saturday at Rameswaram.Mr. Shah, who is spending two days in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district, also went to the Ramanathaswamy shrine. Scientist YS Rajan and novelist APJM Nasima Maraikayar collaborated on the book. L Murugan, the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, and K Annamalai, the leader of the Tamil Nadu BJP, were both present. “Our students and their start-ups now have more prospects in space science because to PM Modi’s leadership. I think...

PM Modi will travel to Pune to receive the Lokmanya Tilak award

On August 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Pune, Maharashtra, where he will lay the cornerstone for a number of construction initiatives. The Prime Minister will receive the Lokmanya Tilak National Award later, according to the announcement. To memorialise Lokmanya Tilak’s legacy, the Tilak Smarak Mandir Trust established the Award in 1983. The honour is granted to those who have contributed to the nation’s prosperity and development and whose work can only be described as amazing and extraordinary. Every year on August 1st, the anniversary of Lokmanya Tilak’s passing, it is presented.

Gujarat’s massive wind and solar project is promoted by Indian tycoon Adani

As he tries to move past the embarrassment over Hindenburg Research’s short-seller report, Gautam Adani has promoted plans to construct a sizable hybrid renewable energy plant. Adani and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat is where the wind and solar project will be developed, the Indian entrepreneur stated in an address at Adani Enterprises Ltd.’s annual meeting. It would have a 20 gigawatt capacity, which is about equivalent to Portugal’s whole installed electrical capacity.

Nitin Gadkari Should Make Our Roads Sing, According to Anand Mahindra!

Anand Mahindra, a billionaire, has a message for Nitin Gadkari specifically in his most recent tweet. Anand Mahindra’s Twitter stream is very interesting.What great concept, says the post. I have no doubt that @nitin_gadkari ji can make our highways “sing.” The only difficult decision left is WHICH song or piece of music to play when the tempo is appropriate. It would probably need to vary from state to state!” This is from Hungary, where engineers have built a musical road, according to the source. If the driver drives on some marks on the side of the road at a controlled...

‘Peacetime cooperation’ will be strengthened by efforts by India and Japan

India and Japan would rather work to improve their “peacetime cooperation,” said External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on 28 July, dodging a question about how the two nations would cooperate in case of a conflict in the Taiwan straits or between India and China at the Line of Actual Control. The External Affairs Minister and visiting Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said the two nations were “natural partners” in tackling the difficulties of a “future world order” while speaking at a think tank event in Delhi.

Zelensky sees the Odesa chapel that was struck by Russia

Few days after it was destroyed by a Russian strike, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited a historic church in the southern port city of Odesa on Thursday, according to the president’s office.In a statement from his office, it was stated that Volodymyr Zelensky had “inspected the destruction in the Transfiguration cathedral caused by the recent massive bombardments of civilian infrastructure and the Odesa historical city centre.”

What PM Modi and Xi Jinping Discussed Following during the G20

At a dinner held during the G20 meeting in Bali last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping exchanged courtesies and discussed the need to stabilise bilateral relations, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.Following a meeting between top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi and NSA Ajit Doval in Johannesburg two days ago, the Chinese foreign ministry asserted that Xi and PM Modi had established a “important consensus” on stabilising bilateral ties during their engagement on the fringes of the G20 Summit in November.

Learn all about Malala Yousafzai’s accomplishments and awards for Malala Day in 2023

Malala Day is a yearly celebration celebrated on July 12th to recognise Malala Yousafzai’s tenacity and advocacy. It was created by the UN in honour of her work to advance girls’ education around the world. The day is meant to act as a reminder of the value of education and the continuous fight for equal access to school, particularly for girls in poor communities. On July 12, 2013, Yousafzai, then 16 years old, spoke before the UN to advocate for equal access to education. Later, the UN proclaimed the day “Malala Day.” It was her first address in front of...

As Putin courted Pyongyang, Kim Jong-un met with Russia’s military minister

After meeting Kim Jong-un on a rare high-level visit to the isolated nuclear-armed state, Russia’s defence minister promised to strengthen military ties with North Korea. Sergei Shoigu, the general in charge of leading the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine, is in Pyongyang this week to commemorate 70 years since the signing of the armistice that brought an end to the 1950–53 Korean War, which is celebrated as “Victory Day” in the North. Shoigu is also part of a Chinese delegation. State media stated that Kim offered a tour of North Korea’s newest and most sophisticated arsenal to the Russian minister on...

Adani Group shares increase by Rs. 50,501 billion in one day

The market value of billionaire Gautam Adani’s ports to power conglomerate increased by over Rs 50,501 crore in a single day on Tuesday as shares of each of the group’s 10 publicly traded companies rose in response to renewed interest from domestic investors. At the close of trading on Tuesday on the BSE, the market capitalization of the ten Adani Group firms totaled more than Rs 10.6 lakh crore, an increase of Rs 10,501.26 crore over an m-cap of almost Rs 10.1 lakh crore the previous year, according to stock exchange statistics.