News For 8th-May (Monday)

1. The Directorate of Tourism, Jammu and Kishtwar organized a two-day Snow Festival-2023 in Kishtwar, J&K from 29-30 April 2023. It attracted huge participation, including foreign tourists.
2. Researchers at the IIT, Madras have developed a machine learning - based computational tool called GBM Driver to improve the detection of cancer-causing tumours in the brain and spinal chord.
1. NASA scientists have successfully extracted oxygen from simulated lunar soil in a vacuum environment, which could pave the way for future human colonies on the Moon.
2. India and Russia have agreed to explore the possibility of accepting each other's payment cards, RuPay and Mir, for hassle-free payments between the two countries.
3.Kpler data has revealed that India has become the largest supplier of refined fuels to Europe, surpassing Saudi Arabia.
4. Indian-American Ajay Banga is chosen to become the new president of the World Bank, effective June 2, 2023.
1. Ding Liren became China’s first world chess champion.
2. Indian Men's team has surpassed Australia to become the number one Test team in the latest rankings released by ICC on May 2, 2023.
3.The Indian shooters, Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Ganemat Sekhon won India's first gold medal in the ongoing ISSF World Cup Shotgun 2023, held in Cairo, Egypt.
1. The Indian Navy and DRDO conducted the first successful test trial of a locally-made Air Droppable Container called ‘ADC-150’ from IL 38SD aircraft off the coast of Goa on April 27, 2023.
2.Air Marshal Saju Balakrishnan AVSM, VM took Over As the17th Commander-In-Chief of A&N Command india's only tri service.
3. In a historic first, the Indian Army has inducted five women officers into its Regiment of Artillery.
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