Current Affairs, News & Facts of 24 Jul 2014

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  • India votes to launch an independent inquiry into Israel's offensive in Gaza in the UN Human Rights Council.  
    • The resolution was passed with; 29 votes in favour as compared to 1 against (US) while 17 countries, mainly EU, abstained. 
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  • 20th Commonwealth Games begins at Glasgow. - read more cat
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  • Tata Consultancy Services becomes the 1st Indian company in the world to touch market capitalisation of Rs. 5 lakh crore.  
    • The market capitalisation of nation's biggest IT service provider is more than the combined market cap of the next four largest Indian IT companies namely Wipro (1.39 lakh crore), HCL Tech (Rs 1.07 lakh crore) and Tech Mahindra (Rs 45,000) crore.
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  • Arijit Basu has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of SBI Life Insurance.  
    • He, currently the Deputy Managing Director of SBI, will succeed Atanu Sen.
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  • There are 116 ticketed monuments, archaeological sites and remains under the Archaeological Survey of India.
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