News For 28th-Jul (Friday)


1. PM Narendra Modi visited USA and Egypt from June 20-25, 2023.
2. India has moved from 4th largest producer of crude steel to the 2nd largest producer of crude steel just behind China.
3. INDIA EMERGED AS THE WORLD'S 2ND LARGEST PRODUCER OF CRUDE STEEL. It surpassed Japan in 2018. China remains the global leader in crude steel production.
4.PM Modi inaugurated the New Parliament House on May 28, 2023.He also installed *Sengol* with Nandi in the Lok Sabha chamber.
5.ISRO has successfully launched a second generation navigation satellite, NVS-01, by using a GSLV rocket.
6. India's GDP grew at 7.2% during the fiscal year 2022-23. This surpassed everyone's expectations.

1. PM Narendra Modi led a worldwide yoga session at the UN HQ on 21st June, marking the 9th International Day of Yoga and the theme for this year's yoga day was *"Yoga for Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”*.
2. China and Pakistan have signed a significant agreement worth USD 4.8 billion to establish a 1,200-megawatt nuclear power plant.
3. US and UK have Forged *‘Atlantic Declaration’* to boost Economic Ties. This agreement has outlined a joint effort to tackle challenges posed by Russia, China & economic instability.
4. BRICS foreign ministers have pitched for the use of local currencies for international trade.
5.President R T Erdogan won the presidential election In Turkiye, extending his rule to a third decade.
6.Nepal has decided to allow India's Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited to develop a second hydropower project in the country.

1. Indian men's senior football team has clinched the Intercontinental Cup 2023 after defeating Lebanon in Odisha.
2.The Indian Women's hockey team defeated Republic of Korea to win the Women’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 title held in Japan.
3.Serbian Tennis player, Novak Djokovic has defeated Casper Ruud in the men’s singles final to win the 2023 French Open title.
4. India's world No.9 shuttler, H.S. Prannoy clinched his maiden BWF World Tour title 2023, held at the Malaysia Masters Super 500 badminton tournament.
5. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) defeated defending champions Gujarat Titans(GT) by 5 wickets to win its *5th IPL title.*

1.India has gifted Missile Corvette INS Kirpan to Vietnam as a friendly gesture and to expand military ties between the two nations.
2.US-based GE Aerospace has signed a MOU with HAL to produce fighter jet engines for the IAF. These engines will be co-produced in India to power the Tejas Light Combat Aircraft Mk2.
3.Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh inaugurated the *Integrated Simulator Complex (ISC) ‘Dhruv’* in Kochi, Kerala.
4. The Defence Ministry has approved the deal for acquiring 31 Predator (MQ-9 Reaper) drones from America. 5. India & US have agreed on a roadmap for defence industry cooperation. This will fast-track technology cooperation and co - production of weapons.
6.India's defense exports have achieved a record-breaking milestone from 686 crore rupees in 2013-14 to 16000 crore rupees in 2022-23.
7. The Indian Navy’s Project -75 has reached a significant milestone with the commencement of sea trials for the sixth Scorpene Submarine *"Vaghsheer"*.
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