News For 22nd-May (Monday)

1. The first Ministerial meeting of the India-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) took place in Brussels on May 16th.
2. The Ministry of Ayush and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote and collaborate on integrative health research.
3. To combat GST fraud and protect govt revenue, the Centre and States initiated a two-month special inspection drive. Commenced on May 16, 2023 till July 15, 2023.
1. The Indian Navy achieved a significant milestone as the guided missile destroyer INS Mormugao successfully conducted its maiden firing of a Brahmos Supersonic cruise missile.
2. The bilateral exercise between India and Indonesia, "Samudra Shakti-23", recently commenced. The indigenously built anti-submarine warfare corvette INS Kavaratti arrived in Batam.

1. India and Bangladesh initiated a start-up exchange program to foster collaboration and partnership between the entrepreneurial communities of both countries.
2. In a significant move, the United Kingdom has agreed to provide long-range Storm Shadow cruise missiles to Ukraine to strengthen its defense capabilities against invading Russian forces.
3. The sixth International Indian Ocean Conference was held on May 12. This event aimed to bring together high-level representatives from 25 countries to deliberate on the theme of "Peace, Prosperity, and Partnership for a Resilient Future."

1. The Men's World Boxing Championships were held in Tashkent. Deepak Bhoria (51kg) won silver, Hussamuddin (57kg), and Nishant Dev (71kg) won bronze medals in the semifinals.
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