News For 1st-May (Monday)

1. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras will set up its first International campus in Zanzibar, Tanzania in October 2023.
2. India has improved its ranking in the World Bank's Logistic Performance Index (LPI) 2023 by six places from 44 in 2018 to 38 in 2023.
3. India has launched a rescue operation named Operation Kaveri to evacuate its stranded citizens from Sudan.Two C-130s aircraft and the navy ship INS Sumedha is on standby to evacuate Indians.
4. PM Modi has inaugurated India's first water metro in Kochi (Kerala), which connects 10 islands around Kochi through battery-operated electric hybrid boats.
5. According to SIPRI Report India Ranks 4th in Global Military Expenditure.
1. Japan’s health ministry has approved first abortion pill in its history.
1.Jyothi Surekha & Ojas Pravin of India have won gold medal, at the *Archery World Cup 2023* by defeating Chen Yi and Chem Lun of Chinese Taipei, held in Turkey.
2.In honor of Sachin Tendulkar's 50th birthday, the West Stand at the renowned *Sharjah cricket stadium has been renamed as the *Sachin Tendulkar Stand.*
1.Wg Cdr Deepika Misra became the first female Air Force officer to receive a gallantry medal.
2.*Solar Industries* from Nagpur has recently bagged an order to supply the UAV *Nagastra* to the Indian Army, beating competitors from Israel and Poland.
3. The seventh edition of a joint military exercise between India and the UK, 'Ajeya Warrior 2023' has been started in the Salisbury Plains, UK.
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