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World Earth Day
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22 aims to represent the diversity and uniqueness of the earth.
The theme for Earth Day 2019 is ‘Protect Our Species’.
UAE adopts National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031
The UAE Cabinet has adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031 to position UAE as a global leader in artificial intelligence by 2031 and to develop an integrated system that employs artificial intelligence in vital areas.
The UAE Cabinet, chaired by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, adopted the National Artificial Intelligence Strategy 2031 in Abu Dhabi.
Banking & Finance
Reliance Retail Became India’s First Retail Company to Cross Rs.1 Lakh Crore Annual Revenue
Reliance retail has become the first Indian retail company to clock more than Rs 1 lakh crore in annual revenues for FY 2019.
The retail venture of Reliance Industries reported an income of Rs 1, 30,556 crore for 2018-19, 89% more than the previous year’s Rs 69,198 crore.
Also Reliance Retail also became the first Indian retailer to cross more than 10,000 plus stores.
Business & Economy
TCS Signs A Deal With India Post to Transform Country’s Mail Delivery System
India’s largest IT services company, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has partnered with the Department of Posts to modernise more than 1.5 lakh post offices across the country.
The aim was to transform India Post from its century-old physical mail delivery system to a technology-backed digital powerhouse and helps it to offer more services to the customers in an effective manner to drive new revenues.
Agreements & MoUs
AYUSH Ministry and CSIR sign MoU for Scientific & Industrial Research of Traditional Medicines
On 22nd April 2019, Ministry of AYUSH and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation in the areas of research and education of traditional systems of medicine and its integration with modern science.
Appointments & Resignations
Ukraine Comedian Zelensky Wins Presidency Election
On 21st April 2019, Ukrainian comedian Volodymyr Zelensky won the Ukrainian presidential election with more than 70% of the votes by defeating incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
He is best known for his role in the long-running Ukrainian television series Servant of the People, where he played the role of president.
Twitter Appoints Manish Maheshwari As India MD
On 22nd April 2019, Twitter has appointed Manish Maheshwari as the Managing Director of its India operations.
Balaji Krish was the interim head of Twitter India when Taranjeet Singh stepped down as the India Country Director in 2018.
Mukesh Kumar Elected As Judo Union of Asia general secretary
Former Judo Federation of India chief Mukesh Kumar was re-elected as general secretary of the Asian governing body at Fujairah, UAE.
Incumbent Judo Federation of India President Partap Singh Bajwa was elected as Vice President of Judo Union of Asia as well as president of South Asia Judo Federation.
Paranormal Investigator Lorraine Warren Passes Away
Paranormal investigator and demonologist Lorraine Warren passed away at the age of 92.
She investigated haunted houses and other manifestation of paranormal activities throughout her life with her late husband Ed. Warren.
Her profession inspired horror films like ‘The Conjuring’ and the ‘The Amityville Horror’, ‘The Nun’ and the ‘Anabelle’ series.