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National News

SANKALP Programme

  • The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), in collaboration with Generation India Foundation (GIF) and Amazon Web Services India Private Limited (AWS India) is providing ‘cloud’ skills training to 1,500 learners and connecting them to employment opportunities, under project AMBER.
  • The initiative has been undertaken under the SANKALP programme of MSDE with a focus on women to improve gender diversification in the tech industry and underprivileged groups.
  • The trend towards increasing women’s interest and participation in digital skills training has been exponentially growing and a collaborative approach between the industry and the government is essential to empower women with online resources, mentorship, and networking opportunities that enable them to build sustainable livelihood and employment opportunities at the grassroot level.
  • Projects like AMBER, which is a joint initiative of the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and GIF create the necessary avenues.
  • Co-funded by MSDE (under the SANKALP program) and private philanthropy, project AMBER aims to train 30,000 youth, 50% of whom will be women.
  • As part of this collaboration, the learners take part in AWS (re/Start), a workforce development program for unemployed and underemployed individuals, that covers fundamental AWS cloud skills as well as practical career tips, including resume writing and interview preparation.
  • Through real-world scenario-based exercises, labs, and coursework, learners are trained in multiple technologies, including Linux, Python, networking, security, and relational databases.
  • The program also covers the cost for learners to take the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification exam, an industry-recognized credential that validates their cloud skills and knowledge and connects the participants with job interview opportunities in cloud or IT with local employers.
  • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship – Dharmendra Pradhan,Union Minister (Rajya Sabha MP,MP) – Rajeev Chandrasekhar,Minister of State (Rajya Sabha MP,Karnataka)

International News

New Members of BRICS

  • Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Argentina, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, and will join Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa as the New Members of BRICS from January 01, 2024.

PM Modi Gifted Bidri Work Pair of 'Surahi' To South African President

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted Bidri work pair of ‘Surahi’ from Telangana to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
  • Bidrivase is a purely Indian innovation of 500-year-old Persian, exclusive to Bidar.
  • Bidrivase is cast with an alloy of Zinc, Copper and other non-ferrous metals.
  • Pretty patterns are engraved on the casting and inlaid with pure Silver wire.
  • The casting is then soaked in a solution mixed with the special soil of Bidar Fort which has special oxidising properties.
  • This causes the Zinc alloy to turn into a lustrous black leaving the silver inlay intact to contrast stunningly with the black background.
  • South Africa – Pretoria (executive), Cape Town (legislative) & Bloemfontein (judicial) (Capital) – Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Sepedi, Swazi, Sesotho, Setswana, Xitsonga, Tshivenda, Ndebele, South African Sign Language (Language) – Cyril Ramaphosa (President) – Amos Masondo (Chairperson of the National Council) – South African rand (Currency)

State News

'India's First Village Atlas' is of Mayem In Goa

  • Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant released a biodiversity atlas of Mayem village in North Goa, which he termed as “India’s first village atlas” at Mahamaya Devalaya Mandap in Mayem village located in Bicholim taluka.
  • This atlas gives a socio-cultural history of Mayem village that dates back to 12th century.
  • Goa – Panaji (Capital)– Pramod Sawant (CM) – PS Sreedharan Pillai (Governor) – Konkani (Language)


Chief Minister's Breakfast Scheme

  • Chief Minister M.K.Stalin inaugurated the Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme
  •  at a Panchayat School in Thirukkuvalai, Nagapattinam district.
  • The scheme was initially launched to provide breakfast to over one lakh students in 1545 Government primary schools but now it has been extended to all the State Government schools.
  • Tamil Nadu already had the noon meal scheme since 1956.
  • After the introduction of the breakfast scheme last year, attendance improved by 40 percent.
  • The breakfast will be provided on all school days and the menu has 13 types of food items in it.
  • The scheme will benefit more than 17 lakh students in 21,000 schools.
  • Tamil Nadu – Chennai (Capital) – MK Stalin (CM) – RN Ravi (Governor) – Tamil (Language)

Banking and Finance

BankSathi emerged as India’s third-largest credit card issuer

  • BankSathi, a pioneering fintech social commerce startup, has recently announced its remarkable achievement as the third-largest credit card issuer in India with an impressive 3.6 lakh Annual Run Rate of card issuance.
  • The startup has issued 3 lakh credit cards as of June 2023, a 4X increase in cards over the previous fiscal year.
  • India currently boasts 8.5 crore active credit cards, serving around 4 crore credit card holders.
  • The credit card industry is expected to grow at a 25% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), while it is projected to surpass the benchmark of 20 crore credit cards by 2026.
  • This rapid growth in credit card adoption can be attributed to a significant customer base consisting of young individuals entering the workforce or running their own businesses.
  • The surge in credit card applications has been significantly boosted by the growing popularity of UPI payments made with credit cards, as well as by widespread digital usage and end-to-end digital sourcing from application to verification.
  • Digilocker, Aadhaar, and digital PAN verification services, among others, have all been crucial in bolstering these numbers.

HDFC Bank launched co-branded credit card with Marriot

  • HDFC Bank has become the first bank in India to launch a partnership with Marriott Bonvoy, the global loyalty programme of Marriot, making it the first co-branded credit card in India for a hospitality chain.
  • The co-branded credit card will run on Diners Club®, part of the Discover Global Network and aims to be one of the most rewarding travel cards in India.
  • This is the bank’s second co-branded offering this year after the launch of a card in July with the food delivery platform Swiggy.
  • HDFC Bank – August 1994 (Founded) – Mumbai (HQ) – Sashidhar Jagdishan (CEO) – “We Understand Your World” (Tagline)

IRDAI reduced capital for foreign reinsurance branches for Rs 50 crores

  • Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has slashed the minimum capital requirement for foreign reinsurance branches (FRBs) from Rs 100 crore to Rs 50 crore with the provision to repatriate any excess assigned capital to attract more foreign reinsurers to establish operations in India.
  • Also the format for reinsurance programmes has been simplified, and regulatory reporting requirements have been rationalized for increased clarity and effectiveness.
  • A critical aspect of these amendments is their alignment with the broader goal of positioning India as a global reinsurance hub.
  • The key focus areas of these amendments revolve around several crucial aspects.
  • Firstly, there is a concerted effort to increase the overall capacity of the reinsurance sector, which can help accommodate growing demand and manage larger risks.
  • Additionally, these amendments seek to enhance technical expertise within the industry, fostering an environment of excellence and innovation.
  • The order of preference in giving business to reinsurers, previously spanning six levels, has been streamlined to four levels.
  • By working in tandem with the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), IRDAI aims to cultivate an environment conducive to the growth of reinsurance activities, both within and outside the conventional Indian market.
  • Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) – 1999 (Founded) – Hyderabad (HQ) – Debasish Panda (Chairman) – Ministry of Finance (Under)

Agreements and MoUs signed

Jharkhand signed MoU With TGESPL For Country’s First Hydrogen Fuel Industry

  • A memorandum of understanding will be signed between Jharkhand government and TCPL Green Energy Solution Pvt. to pave way for the establishment of the country’s first hydrogen fuel industry in Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur.
  • The proposed capacity of this unit is 4000+ Hydrogen IC Engine/Fuel Agnostic Engine and 10,000+ Battery system.
  • Jharkhand – Ranchi (Capital)– Hemant Soren (CM) – CP Radhakrishnan (Governor) – Hindi (Language)

Summit and Conference

Third International Conference on Structural Integrity

  • Dr. N Kailaiselvi, Director General, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research & Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research virtually inaugurated the Third International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICONS 2023) at Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu.
  • ICONS 2023 is jointly organized by the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam and the Society for Failure Analysis, in association with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Society for Non-destructive Testing, Kalpakkam Chapter, Indian Institute of Metals Kalpakkam Chapter and Indian Structural Integrity Society.
  • ICONS 2023 is attended by around 250 delegates from India and abroad comprising of mechanical engineers, materials scientists, academicians, industry experts, plant managers and regulatory personnel.
  • The conference will be deliberating on various topics related to recent development and future directions in assessing and ensuring structural integrity of structures and operating equipments in nuclear, defense, aerospace, chemical and oil industries.
  • Tamil Nadu – Chennai (Capital) – MK Stalin (CM) – RN Ravi (Governor) – Tamil (Language)

Science and Technology


  • India is the fourth country to land on Moon and first country to land on South Pole of the Moon.
  • Chandrayaan-3 is the third Indian lunar exploration mission under the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Chandrayaan programme.
  • The precise budget for Chandrayaan-3 is set at Rs. 615 crores.
  • Project Director: P Veeramuthuvel
  • Deputy project director: K Kalpana
  • Mission Director: Mohana Kumar
  • Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) chief: A Rajarajan
  • The director of the Space Applications Centre (SAC), Nilesh M Desai, was responsible for making the critical components of Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft.
  • The SAC has built 11 sensors or subsystems for the spacecraft. Out of which, eight are advanced cameras.
  • S Unnikrishnan Nair is the head of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) at Thumba in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram district and his team are responsible for the key functions of the crucial mission.
  • The director of U R Rao Satellite Centre, M Sankaran, is responsible for leading the satellite fraternity to meet the national requirements in the areas like communication, navigation, remote sensing, meteorology and inter-planetary exploration.
  • Rocket name: Launch Vehicle Mark-3 or LVM3 (previously referred as the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III or GSLV Mk III)
  • Launched: 14/07/2023 from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.
  • Landed on Moon: 23/08/2023
  • Propulsion Module: 2148 kg, Lander Module (Vikram): 1726 kg, Rover (Pragyan): 26 kg, Total: 3900 kg.
  • About LVM 3: ISRO successfully conducted the first orbital test launch of LVM3 on 5 June 2017 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) – 15/08/1969 (Founded) – Bangalore, India (HQ) – Sreedhara Somanath (Chairman)

Gujarat CM launched online platform for Panchayati Raj institutions

  • Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel launched the Panchayati Raj Accounting Information System Automation, or PRAISA, at a state-level programme of ‘Meri Mati Mera Desh’ in Gandhinagar.
  • To ensure transparency, the Gujarat government had launched the software that will make online payment compulsory for Panchayati Raj institutions in the state, ending the practice of cheque payment to contractors and vendors.
  • PRAISA will make the administration of the state Panchayats Department paperless and more effective as financial and accounting transactions of all the 33 districts and 248 taluka panchayats will be handled through this online platform.
  • From now onwards, financial transactions worth Rs 34,000 crore of these Panchayati Raj institutions, local self-governed bodies, will be handled in a transparent manner through PRAISA.
  • Gujarat – Gandhinagar (Capital) – Bhupendrabhai Patel (CM) – Acharya Devvrat (Governor) – Gujarati & Hindi (Language)


Brand finance food and drink report 2023

  • Amul has been ranked as the world’s strongest dairy brand by the Brand Finance Food and Drink Report 2023.
  • The report evaluates and ranks the strongest and most valuable food, dairy, and non-alcoholic beverage brands.
  • The report, conducted by UK-based Brand Finance, the global brand valuation consultancy, affirms Amul’s unwavering commitment to quality, innovation, and consumer trust.
  • Amul has not only been ranked as the strongest dairy brand globally but also the second strongest food brand worldwide, trailing only behind the renowned American chocolate brand, Hershey.
  • Amul’s impressive feat in the prestigious report doesn’t stop there.
  • The Amul brand has also been ranked amongst the top 30 most valuable food brands out of 5000 brands in the world.
  • Amul proudly stands as the only farmer-owned brand among the world’s top 100 brands.

Awards and Recognitions

Greece awarded Order of Honour to Prime Minister

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Grand Cross of the Order of Honour by Greek President Katerina N. Sakellaropoulou in Athens 

69th National Film Awards 2023

  • Established in 1954, the National Film Awards are overseen by the Directorate of Film Festivals.
  • While the first-ever Best Feature Film winner was the Marathi film Shyamchi Aai, the most awarded film in the history of the National Film Awards remains Lagaan, which received eight honours in 2002.
  • The 68th National Film Awards, held in 2022, honoured the best Indian films released in the calendar year 2020.
  • The 67th National Film Awards celebrated the best Indian films of 2019, but were held in the year 2021.



Best Feature Film


Best Director

Nikhil Mahajan, Godavari

Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment


Nargis Dutt Award for Best Film on National Integration

The Kashmir Files

Best Actor

Allu Arjun, Pushpa

Best Actress

Alia Bhatt, Gangubai Kathiawadi and Kriti Sanon, Mimi

Best Supporting Actor

Pankaj Tripathi, Mimi

Best Supporting Actress

Pallavi Joshi, The Kashmir Files

Best Child Artist

Bhavin Rabari, Chhello Show

Best Screenplay (Original)

Shahi Kabir, Nayattu

Best Screenplay (Adapted)

Sanjay Leela Bhansali & Utkarshini Vashishtha, Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Dialogue Writer

Utkarshini Vashishtha & Prakash Kapadia, Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Music Director (Songs)

Devi Sri Prasad, Pushpa

Best Music Direction (Background Music)

MM Keeravaani, RRR

Best Male Playback Singer

Kaala Bhairava, RRR

Best Female Playback Singer

Shreya Ghoshal, Iravin Nizhal

Best Lyrics

Chandrabose, Konda Polam’s Dham Dham Dham

Best Hindi Film

Sardar Udham

Best Kannada Film

777 Charlie

Best Malayalam Film


Best Gujarati Film

Chhello Show

Best Tamil Film

Kadaisi Vivasayi

Best Telugu Film


Best Maithili Film


Best Mishing Film

Boomba Ride

Best Marathi Film

Ekda Kaay Zala

Best Bengali Film


Best Assamese Film


Best Meiteilon Film

Eikhoigi Yum

Best Odia Film


Indira Gandhi Award for Best Debut Film of a Director

Meppadiyan, Vishnu Mohan

Best Film on Social Issues

Anunaad – The Resonance

Best Film on Environment Conservation/Preservation


Best Children’s Film

Gandhi and Co

Best Audiography (Location Sound Recordist)

Arun Asok & Sonu K P, Chavittu

Best Audiography (Sound Designer)

Aneesh Basu, Jhilli

Best Audiography (Re-recordist of the final mixed track)

Sinoy Joseph, Sardar Udham

Best Choreography

Prem Rakshith, RRR

Best Cinematography

Avik Mukhopadhayay, Sardar Udham

Best Costume Designer

Veera Kapur Ee, Sardar Udham

Best Special Effects

Srinivas Mohan, RRR

Best Production Design

Dmitrii Malich and Mansi Dhruv Mehta, Sardar Udham

Best Editing

Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Makeup

Preetisheel Singh, Gangubai Kathiawadi

Best Stunt Choreography

King Soloman, RRR

Special Jury Award

Shershaah, Vishnuvardhan

Special Mention

1. Late Shri Nallandi, Kadaisi Vivasayi 2. Aranya Gupta & Bithan Biswas, Jhilli 3. Indrans, Home 4. Jahanara Begum, Anur

Best Non-feature film

Ek Tha Gaon

Best Direction (Non-feature film)

Bakul Matiyani, Smile Please

Best Debut Non-Feature Film of a Director

Paanchika, Ankit Kothari

Best Anthropological Film

Fire on Edge

Best Biographical Film

Rukhu Matir Dukhu Majhi and Beyond Blast

Best Arts Films

T.N. Krishnan Bow Strings to Divine

Best Science & Technology Films

Ethos of Darkness

Best Promotional Film

Endangered Heritage ‘Warli Art’

Best Environment Film (Non-feature film)

Munnam Valavu

Best Film on Social Issues (Non-feature film)

Mithu Di and Three Two One

Best Investigative Film

Looking For Challan

Best Exploration Film


Best Educational Film

Sirpigalin Sirpangal

Best Short Fiction Film

Dal Bhat

Best Animation Film


Best Film on Family Values

Chand Saanse

Best Cinematography (Non-feature film)

Bittu Rawat, Pataal

Best Audiography (Re-recordist of the final mixed track) (Non-feature film)

Unni krishnan, Ek Tha Gaon

Best Production Sound Recordist (Location/Sync Sound) (Non-feature film)

Suruchi Sharma, Meen Raag

Best Editing (Non-feature film)

Abhro Banerjee, If Memory Serves Me Right

Best Music Direction (Non-feature film)

Ishaan Divecha, Succelent

Best Narration/Voice Over (Non-feature film)

Kulada Kumar Bhattacharjee, Hathibondhu

Special Mention (Non-feature film)

1. Aniruddha Jatkar, Baale Bangara, 2. Srikanth Deva, Karuvarai, 3. Sweta Kumar Das, The Healing Touch, 4. Ram Kamal Mukherjee, Ek Duaa

Special Jury Award (Non-feature film)

Shekhar Bapu Rankhambe, Rekha

Best Book on Cinema

Music by Laxmikant Pyarelal: The Incredibly Melodious Journey by Rajiv Vijayakar

Best Film Critic

Purushothama Charyulu

Best Film Critic (Special Mention)

Subramanya Bandoor

Books and Authors

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Released Book on AAI Airports' Terminal Building Architecture

  • The Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia released a coffee table book on traditional and local architecture of various terminal buildings at AAI airports in New Delhi.
  • The book highlights the facade of terminal buildings at 19 airports.
  • This publication is a remarkable endeavour that portrays the upcoming Airport Terminal buildings in the light of traditional values.
  • The future terminals will ingeniously blend Indian architectural excellence with practicality, effectively conveying the essence of our heritage.
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation – Jyotiraditya Scindia,Union Minister (Rajya Sabha MP,MP) – General Vijay Kumar Singh,Minister of State


Legendary statistical scientist CR Rao passed away

  • Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao, one of India’s greatest mathematicians and statisticians passed away at 103.
  • He won Padma Bhushan (1968), Padma Vibhushan (2001) & International Prize in Statistics (2023).

Sports News

Chess World Cup 2023

  • The 10th edition of Chess World Cup 2023 was a 206-player single-elimination chess tournament that took place in Baku, Azerbaijan.
  • The first event recognized as a world championship was the 1886 match between the two leading players in the world, Wilhelm Steinitz and Johannes Zukertort. Steinitz won, becoming the first world champion.
  • Since 2005, a different event of the same name has been part of the World Chess Championship cycle.
  • This event is being held every two years.






Third place

Fourth place


Shenyang, China

Viswanathan Anand

Evgeny Bareev

Boris Gelfand and Gilberto Milos


Hyderabad, India

Viswanathan Anand

Rustam Kasimdzhanov

Alexander Beliavsky and Alexey Dreev



Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

Levon Aronian

Ruslan Ponomariov

Étienne Bacrot

Alexander Grischuk



Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

Gata Kamsky

Alexei Shirov

Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin



Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

Boris Gelfand

Ruslan Ponomariov

Sergey Karjakin and Vladimir Malakhov



Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia

Peter Svidler

Alexander Grischuk

Vassily Ivanchuk

Ruslan Ponomariov



Tromsø, Norway

Vladimir Kramnik

Dmitry Andreikin

Evgeny Tomashevsky and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave



Baku, Azerbaijan

Sergey Karjakin

Peter Svidler

Anish Giri and Pavel Eljanov



Tbilisi, Georgia

Levon Aronian

Ding Liren

Wesley So and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave



Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia[12]

Teimour Radjabov

Ding Liren

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Yu Yangyi



Sochi, Russia

Jan-Krzysztof Duda

Sergey Karjakin

Magnus Carlsen

Vladimir Fedoseev



Baku, Azerbaijan

Magnus Carlsen


Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa


Fabiano Caruana


Nijat Abasov



Defence Ministry approved proposals for acquisitions worth ₹7,800 crore

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), accorded Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for capital acquisition proposals worth approximately ₹7,800 crores.
  • To enhance the capability of the Indian Air Force, the DAC has granted AoN for procurement and installation of electronic warfare (EW) suite, a self-protection system that guards against missile and other weapons attack, on Mi-17 V5 helicopters under Buy (Indian-IDDM) category which will enhance better survivability of aerial platform.
  • The EW suite will be procured from defence public sector undertaking (PSU) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
  • Last year also, BEL was contracted to supply EW suits for IAF fighter jets.
  • The DAC has also accorded AoN for procurement of Ground-Based Autonomous System for mechanised infantry and armoured regiments which will enable various operations like unmanned surveillance, logistic delivery of ammunition, fuel and spares and casualty evacuation in the battle field.
  • Proposals for procurement of 7.62×51 mm Light Machine Gun (LMG) and Bridge Laying Tank (BLT) have also been given a go ahead by the DAC, said the ministry.
  • The proposed acquisition of the LMG is in addition to more than 16,400 IWI Negev, which is a 5.56×45mm NATO LMG developed by Israel Weapon Industries (IWI), Army acquired in 2021.
  • Ministry of Defence – Rajnath Singh,Union Minister (Lucknow,UP) – Ajay Bhatt,Minister of State (Nainital–Udhamsingh Nagar,Uttarakhand)

Ministry of Defence signed Rs 19,000 crore contract with Hindustan Shipyard Limited

  • Ministry of Defence signed a contract with Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL), Visakhapatnam for acquisition of five Fleet Support Ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy at an overall cost of approx. Rs 19,000 crore.
  • It would be a major boost towards achieving the goal of self-reliance in defence manufacturing as these ships will be indigenously designed and constructed by HSL, Visakhapatnam.
  • The FSS will be employed for replenishing ships at sea with fuel, water, ammunition and stores, enabling the Indian Naval Fleet to operate for prolonged periods without returning to harbour.
  • These ships would enhance the strategic reach and mobility of the Fleet.
  • The induction of these ships will significantly enhance the blue water capability of the Indian Navy.
  • The ships can also be deployed for evacuation of people and human assistance and disaster relief (HADR) operations.
  • The Fleet Support Ships of 44,000 Tons will be the first-of-its kind to be built in India by an Indian Shipyard.
  • This project will generate employment of nearly 168.8 lakh mandays over a period of eight years.
  • The construction of these ships will provide a new dimension to the Indian shipbuilding Industry and encourage active participation of associated industries, including MSMEs.
  • With majority of the equipment and systems being sourced from indigenous manufacturers, these vessels will be a proud flag bearer of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ in consonance with the ‘Make in India’ initiatives of the Government.

Daily Current Affairs - August 25, 2023 - Consolidated

  • SANKALP Programme
  • New Members of BRICS
  • PM Modi Gifted Bidri Work Pair of ‘Surahi’ To South African President
  • ‘India’s First Village Atlas’ Is of Mayem In Goa
  • Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme
  • BankSathi emerged as India’s third-largest credit card issuer
  • HDFC Bank launched co-branded credit card with Marriot
  • IRDAI reduced capital for foreign reinsurance branches for Rs 50 crores
  • Jharkhand signed MoU With TGESPL For Country’s First Hydrogen Fuel Industry
  • Third International Conference on Structural Integrity
  • Chandrayaan-3
  • Gujarat CM launched online platform for Panchayati Raj institutions
  • Brand finance food and drink report 2023
  • Greece awarded Order of Honour to Prime Minister
  • 69th National Film Awards 2023
  • Union Minister of Civil Aviation Released Book on AAI Airports’ Terminal Building Architecture
  • Legendary statistical scientist CR Rao passed away
  • Chess World Cup 2023
  • Defence Ministry approved proposals for acquisitions worth ₹7,800 crore
  • Ministry of Defence signed Rs 19,000 crore contract with Hindustan Shipyard Limited

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