Union Minister S. Jaishankar inaugurates "Mahatma Gandhi Library" at University of "Nairobi" in Kenya.

  • Kenya's Capital: Nairobi
  • Kenya's Currency: Kenyan shilling

PM Modi virtually addressed the 5th edition of "VivaTech" held in Paris, France.

  • VivaTech is one of the largest digital and startup events of Europe, held in Paris every year since 2016.
  • PM Modi was invited as a Guest of Honour to deliver the keynote address at VivaTech 2021,
  • which has been organised from 16-19 June 2021 in Paris.
  • During his address, PM Modi invited the world to invest in India based on the five pillars of:
    • Talent,
    • Market,
    • Capital,
    • Eco-system and,
    • Culture of openness.

ADB will provide a $484 million (over Rs 3,500 crore) loan for works in the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC).

  • The project will upgrade about 590 km of state highways in the CKIC
  • Influence areas that cover 23 of the 32 districts between Chennai and Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.
  • CKIC is part of India’s East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC),
  • Which stretches from West Bengal to Tamil Nadu.

Microsoft Corporation has appointed CEO "Satya Nadella" as its new Chairman.

  • Nadella succeeded Steve Ballmer to become Microsoft's CEO in 2014.
  • He has played an instrumental role in taking Redmond, the company’s business based in Washington,
  • And billion-dollar acquisitions such as Nuance Communications, LinkedIn, and ZeniMax
  • Nadella was awarded Financial Times Person of the Year in 2019.
  • He is also included in Barron’s World’s 30 Best CEOs list.

Telangana government launched Mission "Rev Up" for AI Startups.

  • NASSCOM powered T-AIM announced the launch of accelerator program 'Revv Up' which will enable and empower AI startups.
  • The Revv Up will provide the opportunity for startups to solve tough business problems
  • In collaboration with the government and industry.

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