News For 19th-Jun (Monday)

1.India has launched *‘SAGAR SAMRIDDHI’*, an online dredging monitoring system.To accelerate *‘Waste to Wealth’*.
2. India has moved from 4th largest producer of crude steel to the 2nd largest producer of crude steel just behind China.
1.China has Unveiled World’s Most Powerful Hypersonic Wind Tunnel for Advancing Aerospace Ambitions.
2. 5 new countries have been elected as non-permanent members of the UNSC - Algeria, Guyana, Republic of Korea, Sierra Leone and Slovenia.
3.US and UK have Forged *‘Atlantic Declaration’* to boost Economic Ties. This agreement reaffirms their longstanding “special relationship” and has outlined a joint effort to tackle challenges posed by Russia, China & economic instability.
1. Japan's Tokito Oda (17), has become the sport's youngest Grand Slam champion after defeating top-ranked Alfie Hewett from Britain to win the 2023 French Open wheelchair Men's singles title.
2.The Indian Women's hockey team defeated Republic of Korea to win the Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 title held in Japan.
4.Serbian Tennis player, Novak Djokovic has defeated Casper Ruud in the men’s singles final to win the 2023 French Open title.
5. Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 to win its first FIFA U-20 World Cup 2023.
7. The Asia Cup 2023 will take place in Pakistan and Sri Lanka between Aug 31 & Sep 17, which 4 matches will be played in Pakistan and the remaining 9 in Sri Lanka.
1.The Indian Army has sealed a deal with a Bengaluru-based company, M/s Astrome Tech Pvt Ltd to procure the indigenously developed "tactical LAN radio".
2. The fourth warshipship of Indian Navy's Survey Vessels (Large) (SVL) Project, named ‘Sanshodhak’ meaning ‘Researcher’, was launched at Chennai.
4. The Defence Ministry has approved the deal for acquiring 31 Predator (MQ-9 Reaper) drones from America, for which the final decision would be taken by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).
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