Gist in English – 18 July 2022

  • Consumer Affairs Department launches Jagriti, its new mascot
  • Inauguration of Census Data Workstation at IIT Delhi
  • Following $100 million in investment, OneCard becomes India’s 104th unicorn
  • Govt establishes commission to build a framework for right to repair
  • The DoCA has formed a committee under the leadership of Additional Secretary Nidhi Khatri in an effort to provide an overall framework for the Right to Repair.
  • IOA named 322-member Indian contingent for Commonwealth Games
  • Rajnath Singh launched Project 17A stealth frigate ‘Dunagiri’
  • VK Singh appointed as Director (Technical) of REC Limited
  • Varanasi named 1st cultural and tourism capital of SCO
  • World Day for International Justice 2022
  • Singapore Open 2022: PV Sindhu wins first Super 500 title
  • Nelson Mandela International Day 2022 observed on 18 July
  • The Japanese government announced its decision to honour former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with the country’s highest decoration “the Collar of the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum” posthumously.
  • SpaceX: Cargo Dragon supply mission to the ISS launched
  • CM introduces e-FIR service and a police app for Uttarakhand