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22nd JULY 2020

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Systems, Applications & Products in Data Processing (SAP) has appointed Kulmeet Bawa as President and Managing Director for SAP Indian Subcontinent.

Kulmeet will be responsible for driving and delivering an exceptional SAP experience for employees and customers across our ecosystem, as well as guide businesses in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to adopt a digital-first mindset. Kulmeet will report directly to Scott Russell, President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan.

India & US conducts PassEx(Passage Exercise) in Indian Ocean

This exercise has been designed to maximize training and interoperability, including air defense.

Consumer Protection Act, 2019 comes into force in India

The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 has been implemented in India since 20th July 2020. The new act has been introduced to offer protection to buyers from traditional sellers as well as from the new e-commerce retailers/platforms.Some of the features of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 includes Consumer Protection Councils, Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions, Mediation, Product Liability and punishment for manufacture or sale of products containing adulterant / spurious goods.

CBDT signs MoU with CBIC for data exchange

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has signed an MoU with the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) to facilitate smoother bilateral exchange of data

PNB launches campaign to distribute face masks & sanitizers

Punjab National Bank has launched a nation-wide campaign to distribute face masks and sanitizers to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This campaign was launched by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan. This campaign has been launched by PNB under the Corporate social responsibility (CSR).


India-Maldives sign agreement to establish “Emergency Medical Services”

India and Maldives have signed an agreement for the establishment of ‘Emergency Medical Services’ in Male, Maldives.It is financed by India under grant assistance of 20 million USD for neighbouring countries. This will help to increase the collaboration between the countries, especially in the areas of health care facilities, disaster responses during critical times, etc.

CSIR-CMERI unveils COVID Protection System (COPS) for Workplace

The COVID Protection System (COPS) for Workplace has been unveiled by the CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur. The COPS for Workplace comprises of three units namely contactless Solar Based Intelligent Mask Automated Dispensing Unit cum Thermal Scanner (IntelliMAST), Touchless Faucet (TouF) and 360° Car Flusher.

CSIR -Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute

CMERI -Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute

SpaceX launches South Korea’s 1st military satellite “ANASIS-II”

 It was launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in the US of Florida.

The satellite was deployed into a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) by a Falcon 9 rocket.





Arnab Chaudhuri to receive Toonz Media Award

The ‘Legend of Animation’ award instituted by the Toonz Media Group (TMG) as part of the Animation Masters Summit (AMS) 2020 – Digital Edition will be posthumously conferred to the legendary animation director Arnab Chaudhuri. The award is being presented for his invaluable contribution to the animation and entertainment industry of India.

Ola rolls out enterprise solution ‘Ola Corporate’ to global customers

India-based mobility platform, Ola is rolling out its enterprise mobility solution ‘Ola Corporate’ across global markets. It will be rolling out the enterprise offering to customers across Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Indian Air Force Commanders’ Conference begins in Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the Air Force Commanders’ Conference (AFCC) at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhawan) New Delhi. The conference will be held with the theme “IAF in the Next Decade”.It is a three days conference which will be chaired by the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria.

Indian Army gets ‘Bharat’ drones for accurate surveillance

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has provided drones named ‘Bharat’ to the Indian Army. The indigenously developed drones are sent in order to provide accurate surveillance along the Line of Actual Control in high altitude and mountainous terrains of Eastern Ladakh.

Creator of 1980 Olympic Mascot Viktor Chizhikov passes away

He was creator of brown bear mascot “Misha” for the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics

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