- 1 TCS becomes the First Company to close trading with over 7 trillion Market Cap
- 2 SAARC Fund to Launch Social Enterprise Programme in India and 7 other member nations
- 3 Roger Federer wins 98th ATP Title in Stuttgart, regains No. 1 Title
- 4 Record Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson retires from NASA.
- 5 Muthoot Fincorp, NSDC to train 10, 000 youth under PMKVY
- 6 Latest Current Affairs
TCS becomes the First Company to close trading with over 7 trillion Market Cap
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) became the first company to close the trading session with the market valuation of over Rs 7 Trillion.
This came into light after the Board had approved a share buyback of up to Rs 160 Billion.
Shares of the company jumped 2.75% to close at Rs 1841. 45 on the BSE.
During the day, it surged 3.16% to Rs 1, 849.
The Mumbai- based company had in April became the First Indian Company to close the trading session with over $100 Billion Market Valuation.
SAARC Fund to Launch Social Enterprise Programme in India and 7 other member nations
The SAARC Development Fund (SDF) will soon launch Social Enterprise Development Programme (SEDP) to fund 80 entities annually across the 8-member states including India.
SAARC stands for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation and includes member states Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Also, the SDF will soon come out with a programme to provide a line of credit to the sector across the member states.
Roger Federer wins 98th ATP Title in Stuttgart, regains No. 1 Title
Swiss Tennis Ace Roger Federer claimed his 98th ATP Title and with it climbed to the top of the world rankings.
Federer claimed victory in the Stuttgart Cup Final against Canadian Milos Raonic.
Federer beats Raonic for the 11th Time in 14 meetings. This was his first Stuttgart Title.
Federer has made it to the top ATP Rankings for the Sixth time in his career.
Record Breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson retires from NASA.
NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson, who is known for its record breaking for most cumulative time in space is retiring from its space agency.
She holds any records and distinctions.
In 2008, she became the first female commander of the Space Station.
Between November 2016 to September 2017, Whitson became the first woman to command the space station wise.
She also claimed a title for most spacewalks by a woman – 10 spacewalks totaling 60 Hours and 21 Minutes.
She has also set a record of spending the most time in space by U. S Astronaut in 665 days.
Muthoot Fincorp, NSDC to train 10, 000 youth under PMKVY
Muthoot Fincorp has entered into the partnership with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to train over 10, 000 youth over the next three years and make them job ready.
Out of the Partnership comes the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY.2) Programme.
NSDC has approved a target of 3000 candidates in first year and 3500 each in subsequent two years.
The Muthoot Pappachan Group will also absorb 80% of the trained students into the Group for regular positions.