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One Liners of the Day, 19 August 2022

Economy: 

  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited has won the Corporate Awards for Excellence in CSR in the category CSR Spend equal and above Rs. 100 crores
  • Tata Steel Limited has won the Corporate Awards for Excellence in CSR in the category CSR Spend equal and above Rs. 10 crores and less than Rs. 100 crores 
  • CRISIL Limited has won the Corporate Awards for Excellence in CSR in the category CSR Spend equal and above Rs. 1 crore and less than Rs.10 crores.
  • Wingify Software Private Limited has won the Corporate Awards for Excellence in CSR in the category CSR Spend below Rs. 1 crore 

National Affairs: 

  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) is organising Swachhata Pakhawada from 16th to 31st August 2022. 
  • Exercise Vinbax 2022, a bilateral exercise between the armies of India and Vietnam, concluded at Chandimandir. 
  • The bilateral exercise, Ex UDARASHAKTI between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), culminated at the RMAF Air Base Kuantan on 16 August 2022. 
  • National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB) conducted the 9th Governing Body meeting in New Delhi.
  • Shri Parshottam Rupala released a book on “Super Success Stories from Indian Fisheries” published by NFDB commemorating the 75th Independence Day- Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.
  • 44th Executive Committee meeting of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) was held in New Delhi. 
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the amalgamation of Creixent Special Steels Limited (CSSL); and JSW Ispat Special Products Limited (JSW Ispat) with and into JSW Steel Limited (JSW Steel)
  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the acquisition of the stake in Simpolo Vitrified Private Limited by India Business Excellence Fund IV, India SME Investments Fund – I, Motilal Oswal Finvest Limited and others.

International Affairs: 

  • Scientists formulated a model to trace elusive exo-moons from James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) data. 
  • Shri Sarbananda Sonowal embarks on an official visit to Iran/UAE to visit Chabahar Port and to participate in bilateral meetings with Iranian Ministers.

State Affairs: 

  • Goa becomes the First ‘Har Ghar Jal’ Certified State & Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Diu become the First ‘Har Ghar Jal’ Certified UT in the Country. 

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