News For 31st-Jul (Monday)

1. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the *International Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC)* complex, which has been christened Bharat Mandapam.
2.Surat Diamond Bourse, a building in Surat has surpassed the Pentagon (headquarters of the US Army) to become the *world’s largest office*.Surat is also known as the world’s diamond capital, where 90% of the precious stones are cut i.e, 14 out of 15 types of diamond.
3.*‘Semicon India 2023’* has emerged as a prestigious platform, celebrating India’s prowess in the semiconductor domain. held in Gandhinagar on July 28.

1. UK & India organised Defence and Military Technology Cooperation workshop, in collaboration with India’s Bharat Shakti defence platform. The workshop aimed to explore synergies and enhance bilateral cooperation in the defence and military technology sector.
2.Ministry of Education has signed MoU with Abu Dhabi & IIT Delhi to establish 1st campus of IIT Delhi in Abu Dhabi.
3.After USA , India & Japan have signed an agreement to jointly develop the semiconductor ecosystem.

1. HAL & Argentina have signed a Letter of Intent on productive cooperation and acquisition of Light and Medium Utility Helicopters for the armed forces of the Argentine Republic.

1. Anshuman Jhingran, an 18-year-old has became the youngest person ever to cross the North Channel in just 125 days.
2. World no 1 Carlos Alcaraz has won his first 2023 Wimbledon Men's Single title after defeating Novak Djokovic, held in London.
3. Indian shuttler Satwiksairaj Rankireddy made a World Record in the history of badminton by striking the fastest smash of 565kmph in the ongoing Korea Open 2023.He broke the record of Malaysian Tan Boon Heong by surpassing his speed by 72 kmph.
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