News For 17th-Oct (Monday)

(a) ISRO is working on developing *New Generation Launch Vehicle (NGLV)*, which will be an upgraded version of SLV. NGLV will be reusable and cost effective and will boost upcoming MARS and lunar missions of India.
(b) Govt has recently released 75 Digital Banking Units(DBU). This will strengthen the financial inclusion by providing banking at doorstep for the poor.
(c) India, apart from becoming the largest producer and consumer of sugar in the world, has also become the largest exporter of sugar in the world.
(a) In the recently released *Global Hunger Index*, India has ranked 107/121.
(a) Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Deepak Chopra has been awarded with. TIOSA Sportspersons of the year award.
(a) Recently a successful launch test of SLBM missile has been carried out from nuclear submarine INS Arihant.
(b) Defence Expo 2022 is going to be organized at Gandhinagar, Gujrat from 18 October to 22 October. This will help to increase the Defence trade of India as there will be dignitaries from many countries.
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