12th edition of Defence Expo to be organised in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

  • The 12th edition of the Defence Expo, India's flagship exhibition on Land, Naval and Homeland Security systems will be organised in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • The event will be held between October 18 and 22, 2022.
  • Theme: Path to Pride
  • Focus: Live demonstrations showcasing the equipment and skill set of the Armed Forces, DPSUs and Industry.
  • The exhibition is in line with the vision of PM Modi to achieve self-reliance in defence and achieve export of $5 billion by 2025.

Google launches "India Ki Udaan" to mark 75 years of independence of India.

  • Google has launched the India ki Udaan project to celebrate the 75 years of Independence of India in the presence of Union Culture and Tourism Minister, G Kishan Reddy and other senior officials.
  • It was executed by Google Arts and Culture.
  • It is based on the theme Unwavering and undying spirit of India over these past 75 years.
  • The project will use rich archives and feature artistic illustrations to tell the story of India.
  • Google CEO: Sundar Pichai

PM Modi dedicate second generation (2G) Ethanol Plant in Panipat, Haryana.

  • PM Narendra Modi has dedicated to the nation the 2nd Generation (2G) Ethanol Plant at Panipat in Haryana through video conferencing.
  • The 2G Ethanol Plant has been built by the Indian Oil Corporation Limited, at an estimated cost of over 900 crore rupees.
  • The project will utilise about two lakh tonnes of rice straw (parali) annually to generate around three crore litres of Ethanol per annum.
  • It will also contribute to a reduction of Greenhouse Gases.

Singapore declared Padang as 75th national monument of the country.

  • Singapore has declared its 200-year-old iconic green open space Padang as its 75th national monument as the country celebrates its 57th National Day (9th August).
  • From this site, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had given his Delhi Chalo slogan in 1943.
  • From now, the Padang has been preserved and accorded the highest level of protection in Singapore under the Preservation of Monuments Act.
  • The victory parade of Japanese surrender on September 12, 1945 was held on Padang.

Microsoft join ONDC to launch a shopping app in India.

  • Microsoft becomes the first global Big Tech Company to join the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).
  • ONDC is an Indian government initiative for developing a first-of-its-kind open network for digital commerce.
  • Microsoft has intended to introduce social e-commerce via its app in the Indian market later this year.
  • Initially, the network began its pilot in Delhi, Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Bhopal and Shillong.
  • ONDC is sponsored by the DPITT.

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