News For 15th-May (Monday)
1.After Jammu and Kashmir, lithium reserves have been traced in the Degana district of Rajasthan.the quantity of lithium here can meet around 80% of India's demand.
2.The MoHUA and the Ministry of Railways jointly signed an MoU with Japan International Cooperation Agency for 'Station Area Development along Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail' (Project-SMART).
3.Uttar Pradesh becomes first state to make digital health cards for children.
4.IIT Madras and DRDO have developed cutting-edge sensor technology for underwater communications.
5.Punjab has become the first state in India to implement the 'right to walk' by making it mandatory for all road-owning agencies to provide footpaths and cycle tracks in all future expansions of roads and construction.
6.Ladakh celebrated annual five-day-long Great Prayer Festival, "Ladakh Monlam Chenmo," in Leh on May 11.
1.Prime Minister Modi will be the guest of honour at France’s traditional military parade, which will be held during Bastille Day on 14th July.
2.The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that Covid-19 is no longer a global public health emergency.
3.Charles III has taken his oath and been crowned King in a ceremony in London witnessed by over two thousand guests and dignitaries in Westminster Abbey.
4.The 42nd Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) started in Indonesia on May 8, 2023. 2023 theme: ASEAN Affairs: Epicenter of Growth
5.International Business Machines (IBM) has collaborated with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to launch a new geospatial foundation model. It is designed to convert satellite data into high-resolution maps of floods, fires, and other landscape changes to reveal the planet’s past and hint at its future.
6.India has extended a $ 1 billion credit line for Sri Lanka by one year, a backup infusion of dollars for essential imports.
1.Olympic champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won the Diamond League season-opener in Doha with an impressive World-leading 88.67m after defeating Grenada’s World champion Anderson Peters.
2.Indian weightlifter, Bindyarani Devi has won the silver in the women's 55kg category at the Asian Weightlifting Championships 2023, held in South Korea.
3.Spanish tennis player, Carlos Alcaraz has successfully defended his title at Madrid Open 2023 and won his fourth ATP Tour trophy of the year and his tenth overall.
4.Argentina footballer, Lionel Messi has been named the Sportsman of the Year at the 2023 Laureus World Sports Awardss.
1.Indian Naval Ship Magar, Landing Ship Tank (Large) amphibious assault ship of the Indian Navy has been decommissioned after 36 years of exceptional service to the nation.
2.Indian naval sailing vessel, Tarini will be returned to India after a six-month-long transoceanic intercontinental expedition.During the expedition, Tarini sailed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil via Cape Town, South Africa, participating in Cape to Rio Race 2023.
3.Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh has inaugurated India's first Indian Air Force Heritage Centre in Chandigarh.
4.The 35th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy was concluded in the Andaman Sea on May 10, 2023.INS Kesari, an indigenously built LST (L), and HTMS Saiburi, a Chao Phraya Class Frigate participated in the exercise.
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