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India wins the Thomas Cup for the 1st Time
- Indian men’s badminton team created history by winning the Thomas Cup for the first time ever. The Indian team defeated Indonesia by 3-0 in Bangkok, Thailand. Indonesia holds the record for winning the title 14 times previously.
- Lakshya Sen defeated Anthony Ginting in a tie.
- Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj defeated Ahsan-Sukamuljo by 2-0.
- Kidambi Srikanth defeated Jonatan Christie by 1-0.
- Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has announced a cash prize of Rs. 1 crore for the winning players.
Haryana Government launches ‘e-Adhigam’ scheme
- To help young students in online education, the Haryana government will be distributing tablets to nearly 3 lakh students of the state. The scheme, Advance Digital Haryana Initiative of Government with Adaptive Modules (e-Adhigam), was launched by state’s Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Maharishi Dayanand University in Rohtak. Class 11th students will receive these tablets after clearing their class 10th board examinations.
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India contributes to the UN to promote the Hindi language
- In its initiative to enhance public outreach of the organization in the Hindi language, the Indian government has contributed USD 800,000 to the UN. The initiative started in 2018, when the Indian government tied-up with the UN Department of Public Information to reach out to the Hindi-speaking population of the world. Every year, India contributes extra budget to provide the content of news and multimedia of DCG in Hindi.
Indian Army to tutor Manipur kids
- In its initiative to provide tutoring to underprivileged students from Manipur for competitive exams, the Indian Army has partnered with other organizations. The Indian Army’s Red Shield Division has signed an MoU with the State Bank of India Foundation and the National Integrity and Educational Development Organization. The Red Shield Centre for Excellence and Wellness will be launched in Bishnupur district in Manipur.
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Sanjiv Bajaj has been named the President of CII
- Sanjiv Bajaj, Chairman of Bajaj Finserv Limited, has been named the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2022-23.
- Pawan Munjal, Chairman and CEO of Hero MotoCorp Limited, has been appointed as the President-Designate of CII for 2022-23.
- R. Dinesh, Executive Vice Chairman of TVS Supply Chain Solutions, has been designated as the Vice President of CII for 2022-23.
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