1. UK court declares fugitive Vijay Mallya bankrupt
The UK high court issued a bankruptcy order against the Indian businessman Vijay Mallya. The order will pave the way for a consortium of India banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) to pursue a worldwide freezing order on Mallya’s assets in a bid to seek the repayment of debts owed by the liquor baron’s now-defunct company Kingfisher Airlines.
2. Kargil Vijay Diwas 2021
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated all over India. It is celebrated every year to commemorate the supreme sacrifices made by the Indian soldiers during the 1999 Kargil War with Pakistan. 22 years ago on this day, the bravehearts of the Indian Army, aided by the Indian Air Force, had given a crushing defeat to Pakistan in Kargil.
3. Mumbai based Graphic artist wins Eisner award
Mumbai-based graphic artist Anand Radhakrishnan, 32, has won the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, considered the Oscars equivalent of the comics world.
4. Diaz Wins First-ever Olympic Gold for Philippines
Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz made history when she became the first athlete from the Philippines to win an Olympic gold medal.