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11 July Current Affairs
Book titled Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly authored by Abhirup Bhattacharya
- The book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly” written by Abhirup Bhattacharya has been released.
- It states about the Sourav Ganguly’s trust on talented youngsters that gained India its greatest cricketers.
- He also built the concepts of “Team India” and “Men in Blue”.
- Abhirup Bhattacharya has previously authored “Winning Like Virat: Think and Success Like Kohli”.
Anju Khosla become the oldest Indian woman to complete Ironman Triathlon
- Anju Khosla has become the oldest Indian woman to complete an Ironman Triathlon, held in Austria.
- Hailing from New Delhi, she completed her first full Ironman Triathlon in 15 hours, 54 minutes and 54 seconds.
- The event consists of 3.86 km swimming leg, 180.25 km bike leg and a marathon (42.2 km) in a row.
- Earlier, in July 2018, Major General Vikram Dogra has become the first Indian Army officer to complete the Ironman Triathlon event.
Jhilli Dalabehera grabbed bronze in 2018 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships
- Indian lifter Jhilli Dalabehera has clinched bronze medal in the 48 kg category during 2018 IWF Junior World Weightlifting Championships, held at Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
- She has lifted 167 kg to bag the bronze medal.
- She has become the second woman lifter after Saikhom Mirabai Chanu in 2013 to win a medal in the Junior World Championships.
Dhanlaxmi Bank appointed T. Latha as MD and CEO
- Dhanlaxmi Bank Limited has designated T Latha as its Managing Director & CEO for a period of 3 years.
- She will succeed G Sreeram, who has bowed out from office on July 1.
- She served as the General Manager in Punjab National Bank.
Related Points Dhanlaxmi Bank
- Headquarter – Thrissur
- Tagline – Tann. Mann. Dhan.
Dr Ravi Mehrotra receives lifetime achievement award at Seatrade 30th Anniversary Awards Event
- Dr Ravi Mehrotra CBE, Chairman of Foresight Group International Ltd has been conferred with lifetime achievement award during Seatrade 30th Anniversary Award Ceremony held at the Landmark, London.
- The award recognized his remarkable contribution to shipping and maritime industry.
Google to start Launchpad Accelerator India
- Google has started a new mentorship program named, “Launchpad Accelerator India” to boost utilization of Machine Learning and AI among Indian startups to develop solutions for India’s local needs.
- The 3 month long programme will provide mentorship to 8-10 startups through Google’s people, network and technologies.
Related Points Google
- Establishment – 1988
- CEO – Sundar Pichai
- Headquarters – California, United States
Rajasthan govt signed MoU with Microsoft to provide free digital training to 9,500 students
- Microsoft has inked MoU with the Rajasthan govt to provide free digital training to 9,500 college students for one year.
- The objective of the MoU is to enhance digital learning among college students of Rajasthan.
- As a part of MoU, Microsoft will initiate MS office specialist training programme in 50 government colleges.
- The company will also provide training to educators through the Microsoft Innovative Educator Programme.
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