News For 27th-Mar (Monday)

1. PM Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina jointly inaugurated the India-Bangladesh friendship diesel pipeline. This pipeline will transport 1 Million Metric Tonne Per Annum, High-Speed Diesel to Bangladesh.
2. India and Japan have recently signed agreements on cooperation on Japanese language & JICA loan of 300 billion Yen on Mumbai - Ahmedabad high-speed railway project.
3. Den­m­­ark inaugurated a project to store carbon dioxide, 1,800 metres beneath the North Sea, becoming the first country in the world to bury CO2 imported from abroad.
4. Indonesia is all set to move its capital from Jakarta to Borneo over environmental issues such as being congested, sinking into seawater, and being prone to earthquakes.
5. Japan, US, South Korea and Taiwan have held the first meeting on Technology framework, to help ensure a stable supply of semiconductors, in times of natural disasters & other contingencies.
6. Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank of USA collapsed after it announced big losses, creating the biggest bank failure in the United States since the 2008 crisis.
1. Indian Railways has set a target of becoming a ‘net-zero carbon emitter’ by 2030.
2. India has inaugurated Asia’s largest 4-meter International Liquid Mirror Telescope (ILMT) at Devasthal in Uttarakhand, at an altitude of 2450 meters.
3.The Income Tax Dept has launched a free-of-cost Mobile app namely AIS for taxpayers to view information related to TDS, interest, share transactions, tax payments, Income Tax refunds, and GST Data among others.
4. The Indian space agency, ISRO, has announced that it will launch its largest rocket, LVM3, on March 26th for its second commercial mission.
1. The 10-day Africa-India Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX 2023) is being organized in Pune, from March 21 to March 30, 2023, to strengthen the military ties between the countries.
2. NTPC Renewable Energy Ltd has signed an MoU, with Indian Army, for setting up Green Hydrogen Projects in its establishments on Build, Own, and Operate (BOO) model. This aims to reduce complex logistics in far flung areas.
3.Indian Navy launched INS Androth, the second in a series of eight indigenous ships built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) at Kolkata. It is an Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Craft (ASWSWC)
1. Rohan Bopanna, a 43-year-old Indian tennis player, and his Australian partner Matthew Ebden have become the oldest duo to win an ATP Masters 1000 title.
2. Sampanna Ramesh Shelar, a Bachelor of Physical Education student, has set a new record by becoming the fastest Indian in the under-21 category to swim across the Palk Strait, from Talaimannar in Sri Lanka to Dhanuskodi in Tamil Nadu. He completed the 29 km distance in just 5 hours and 30 minutes, beating the previous record of 8 hours and 26 minutes.
3. India's pistol shooter, Sarabjot Singh has clinched the gold medal in the men's 10m Air Pistol event at the ISSF Rifle and Pistol World Cup 2023 held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
4. The host India clinched both men's and women's titles of the Asian Kho Kho Championship 2023 held at Tamulpur in Assam.
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