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TCS Becomes First IT Company of India To Touch 100 Billion Dollar Market Value
TCS has beacme first IT company of India touching $100 billion market value today that is on 23rd April, 2018. Shares of TCS today raised by 4%. The shares after raising by four percent now became Rs. 3,557. This has taken TCS’s market capitalization to more than Rs. 6.8 lakh crore.
Keep in mind that Energy-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries is the only other Indian company that had also reached to $100 billion mark in 2007. The company is led by India’s business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.
World Earth Day is celebrated on 22 April
One of largest secular world event, World Earth Day (WED) was celebrated today. The aim of the WED is not only to protect earth but also to make a commitment to save the environment by taking appropriate actions. World is celebrating the day every year starting from April 22, 1970. “End Plastic Pollution” is the theme of World Earth Day 2018.
West Bengal’s Digambarpur has became Best Gram Panchayat of India. It was selected through a survey conducted to find out best gram panchayat in India. It was done on over 2.5 lakh Indian gram panchayats. Karnataka and Sikkim were other two states finalized with West Bengal.
DIU smart city Becomes First to Run on 100% Renewable Energy in Daytime
DIU Smart City has been India’s first city to run completely on renewable energy during day time. This has set a new benchmark for other cities to adopt clean and environment friendly electricity generation techniques. The initiative is helping city not only to reduce electricity expenses but it has now became more cleaner and greener.
Impeachment notice against CJI Rejected by Naidu
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has rejected the impeachment notice submitted by opposition against CJI Dipak Misra. Lack of substantial merit was reason cited behind the rejection. This is for the first time in India’s history that impeachment notice against a sitting Chief Justice of India is submitted.
List of 100 Most Influential People in 2018: Deepika Padukone, Virat Kohli, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in List
India’s four famous personalities featured in TIME magazine list of 100 Most Influential People of 2018. The four self made Indians got place in list are Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Men’s Cricket team captain Virat Kohli, actress Deepika Padukone and Ola co-founder Bhavish Aggarwal. The list also contains name of current US President Donald Trump.
Karang in Manipur India’s first cashless island
Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi distributed awards under various categories for successfully implementing various government schemes. It was Manipur’s Karang island that became first cashless island of India. Island was awarded by PM Narendra Modi for being fully digital. The remote Karang island of Manipur was cut from mainland for a conderable long time due to insurgency. But now use of digital technology has improved the conditions a lot. Currenlty 97% of electricity bills in the island are paid through digital methods.
Taniya Sanyal is appointed as firefighter by AAI. This is for the first time a woman has been appointed at the post in India. Taniya will join other firefighters in a month after she completes her training undergoing at national capital. Taniya Sanyal will be serving at Kolkata, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, Gaya, and Ranchi airports. All these airports comes under AAI’s eastern region.