News For 2-Oct (Monday)
1. Rajasthan tops the list of solar water pump installations in 2023. More than 62,000 farmers have directly benefited from this scheme.
2. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri flagged off India’s first green hydrogen fuel cell bus in Delhi that Emits Just Water.
3. Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said that about 4.4 lakh of India's villages have achieved the open defecation free-plus status.
4. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in certain regions of Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh for an additional 6 months.
5. India got its 54th Tiger Reserve and 7th in the state of MP named as “Veerangana Durgavati Tiger Reserve”.
6. PM Narendra Modi will set to flag off 9 Vande Bharat Express trains on September 24th, after which the total count of trains will be 43.
1. New Jersey in the US on October 8 will inaugurate the world's second-largest Hindu temple outside India.
2. Google announced an Android Earthquake Alerts System to provide early warning alerts to users about earthquakes in their area.
3. India Exported a total Of 75,000 Tons Of Non-Basmati White Rice To The UAE aiming to bolster domestic supplies amidst concerns over inflation.
4. Israel unveiled its cutting-edge main battle tank, the Merkava Mark 5, known as "Barak," which is an AI-based battle tank.
1. Indian trio Rudrankksh Patil, Divyang Panwar, and Aishwarya Tomar clinched gold in the Men's 10m air rifle event in Asian Games 2023.
2. PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the first international cricket stadium in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Which will be constructed on a 30-acre land costing ?450 crore.
3. India became the number 1 ranked team in all three formats i.e. Tests, ODIs and T20Is, after their 5-wicket win against Australia.
4. The Indian women's cricket team won their maiden gold medal in the Asian Games 2023 by defeating Sri Lanka by 19 runs in the final.
5. India's dressage team won its first-ever Asian Games 2023 gold medal and the only 2nd medal in the history of the Indian sport.
1. The Defence Acquisition Council approved the procurement of the indigenous Dhruvastra a short-range air-to-surface missile. It is a third-generation helicopter-launched anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) system.
2. IAF has formalized the acquisition of 56 Airbus C-295 medium tactical transport aircraft to replace the IAF's AVRO fleet. 3. IAF Received its First of 6 Dornier Do-228 Aircraft From HAL. This will bolster the IAF's operational capabilities.
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