IOC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Reliance Industries at 96th rank in Fortune Global 500 list

Published: August 12, 2020

Reliance Industries, headed by the Indian Billionaire Mukesh Ambani, has jumped 10 places to break into the world’s top 100 companies on the Fortune Global 500 list. Reliance is ranked 96th in the 2020 ranking released by Fortune. This is the highest any Indian company has been ranked on the Fortune Global 500 list. Background ..

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IOA President Narinder Batra elected to IOC

Published: June 29, 2019

Narinder Batra, President of Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was elected as a member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He secured 58 votes out of 62 polled. About Narinder Batra He was elected to prestigious seat during the 134th IOC Session being held in Lausanne, Switzerland. His election is linked to his function ..

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Coca-Cola and Chinese Dairy firm sign Olympic Sponsorship

Published: June 25, 2019

Coca-Cola and Chinese dairy firm Mengniu have signed a multi-year global Olympic deal to become joint sponsors (beverages and dairy) of Olympic Games starting from 2021 to 2032. Key Highlights Neither International Olympic Committee (IOC) nor two companies (Coca-Cola and Mengniu) involved in sponsorship disclosed the size of deal. The agreement was unveiled in Lausanne, ..

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IOC formally opens new Headquarters in Switzerland

Published: June 24, 2019

On Olympic Games’ 125th anniversary, International Olympic Committee (IOC) has formally opened its new headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The innaugration of new headquarters comes exactly 125 years after Olympic Games were revived. Key Highlights The International Olympic Committee was founded by Pierre de Coubertin, who was a great visionary and brought together entire world together ..

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ONGC overtakes India Oil Corp as Most Profitable PSU

Published: June 3, 2019

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) overtook India Oil Corporation (IOC) by regaining crown of being India’s most profitable Public Sector Undertakings (PSU). Key Highlights In the previous two financial years (2016-17 and 2017-18) ONGC had lost the most profitable PSU tag to IOC. In fiscal year 2018-19, ONGC’s net profits increased by 34% ..

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