Purpose of viral news, which will amaze/ entertain you. They are not in a particular time frame, but they are interesting.
1. Reliance & Future Group
Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd, has acquired the logistics and warehousing business along with the retail and wholesale business of Future Group. On 29th August 2020, Reliance Industries announced the deal for Rs 24,713 crore.
Mukesh Ambani, the owner of Reliance Industries, had targeted to add 3 crore grocery owners and 12 crore farmers to the retail business. Reliance is strengthening its position with the acquisition of Future Group’s retail business, wholesale and supply chain business.
But The battle between Amazon and Future Group started. According to the agreement submitted to the Singapore court, Amazon had demanded from Future Coupon from selling its assets to 15 companies, including Reliance Industries.
The list is following Walmart, Alibaba, Softbank, Google, Naspers, eBay, Target, Paytm, Zomato, Swiggy and others. In addition, the agreement had barred Future Coupons from selling its stakes to any company engaging in any online or offline retail activity of food or non-food items in India or worldwide.
“The success criteria were defined for each and every phase of the mission and till date 90 to 95 per cent of the mission objectives have been accomplished and will continue contribute to Lunar science , notwithstanding the loss of communication with the Lander,” ISRO said on 8th September 2019.
3. 44 years old MiG-21 aircraft
We are flying 44 years old MiG-21 aircraft thanks to maintenance engineers: As said by Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa in New Delhi 20th August 2019. Today India is fling the MiG-21 MF aircraft which is almost 44 years old. I am sure that none of you is driving a car of that vintage.”Air Force without aircraft is air with no force.
4. Harmony OS of HUAWAI
HUAWAI launch its Own developed Operating System “HARMONY” on Friday means on 9th August 2019. In the future, i may be possible that it will compete with Google’s Android system. But Harmony OS will be able to work on everything such as Mobile, TV, laptop etc. It will just create its own Ecosystem as Apple.
5. COP MARRIAGES WITH GANGSTAR.
As we know that Love has no bar. Lady Constable of Gautam Buddh Station police at Uttar Pradesh has married with the 30-year-old gangster, Rahul Thasrana.But the couple has been missing since the wedding.
6. Govt. Promotes the Purchase of Electric Vehicles
The GST Council on 27th July 2019 reduced the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs) to 5 percent from the existing 12 percent, which will be effective from August 1. It also slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on EV chargers from 18 percent to 5 percent. The council also approved the GST exemption for the hiring of electric buses by local authorities.
The Government announces in Union Budget of 2019-20 for provision of additional Income tax deduction of 1.5 lakh on interest paid on the purchase of EV vehicle.
7. UP GOVT. INCLUDES 17 OBC CASTES IN SC LIST
The castes that have been added into the SC list are -1.Nishad, 2.Bind, 3.Mallah, 4.Kewat, 5.Kashyap, 6.Bhar, 7.Dhivar, 8.Batham, 9.Machua, 10.Prajapati, 11.Rajbhar, 12.Kahar, 13.Pottar, 14.Dhimar, 15.Manjhi, 16.Tuhaha and 17.Gaur.
8. FUND TRANSFER VIA RTGS, NEFT SET TO GET CHEAPER FROM 1ST JULY 2019.
The Reserve Bank of India decided it will not impose any charges on transactions through NEFT, RTGS. The real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system is meant for large-value instantaneous fund transfers, while the national electronic fund’s transfer (NEFT) system is used for fund transfers of up to Rs 2 lakh.
9. REALME X SPIDERMAN EDITION LAUNCHED
The Realme X Spiderman Edition has been launched in China starting at approximately Rs 18,000. The Spiderman Edition comes with a special case and a new device theme pre-installed. The Spiderman Edition Realme X also gets 8GB RAM and 128GB storage as standard.
Apart from this, nothing changes on the Realme X at all. Therefore, you get the same 6.5-inch Full HD+ AMOLED display with thin bezels all around. As its heart, the Realme X uses a Snapdragon 710 chipset clocked at 2.2GHz.The pop-up module house a 16-megapixel front camera while at the back, there’s a combination of a 48-megapixel Sony IMX586 primary camera and a 5-megapixel depth camera.
10. COVID-19 deaths less than 8,000
Professor G V S Murthy, Director of Indian Institute of Public Health-Hyderabad says on 26th May 2020 that deaths due to Corona-19 will-less that 8000 in India. I think that it is good news if an expert says such a thing about Corona-19.
11. An IITian Arrested for creating faster Tatkal App
An IITian from Kharagpur arrested in October 2020 for creating & illegal use of an alternative app for IRCTC train booking. The app called Super Tatkal, which made the process faster and easier. Now, he has been arrested by the Railway Protection Force.
Shashi Tharoor said, “This story of an IIT grad arrested for developing an innovative app that auto-fills Tatkal Railway ticket forms are a national embarrassment. I can’t imagine @PiyushGoyal would have authorized such an absurd prosecution. Encourage the guy, don’t punish him!”