News For 9th-Oct (Monday)
1. Ambedkar International Centre will unveil the largest statue of B R Ambedkar called as "Statue of Equality" outside Maryland in North America on 14th October.
2. Hyderabad inaugurated a 23-km long India's first solar-covered cycle track. The panels have the potential to generate 16MW of electricity which can illuminate the 800 km of city street lights.
3.PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the country's first high-tech sports training centre for Divyangjan in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
1. Taiwan unveiled its first domestically-made submarine, named "the Haikun" to bolster its defence against China.
2. Russia has planned to boost its defence spending by nearly 70% in 2024 amid the ongoing Ukraine conflict, allocating approximately $111.15 billion to bolster its defence equipment.
3. Pro-China leader Mohamed Muizzu has been elected as President of Maldives, who might become a irritanr for India in the ensuing years.
4. Indonesia launched Asia's first high-speed railway named *“Whoosh”*, which is a key project under the Road Infrastructure initiative of China
1. Shooters Aishwarya Tomar, Swapnil Kusale, and Akhil Sheoran won gold in the men’s 50m rifle 3-player team event in the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China.
2. India won the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-19 Championship after defeating Pakistan 3-0 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
3. Neeraj Chopra secured the gold medal and Kishore Kumar Jena clinched the silver in the Men’s Javelin Throw at the Asian Games 2023, held in Hangzhou, china.
1. The 30th edition of the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SIMBEX) has successfully concluded in Singapore. Enhancing partnerships between India and Singapore and mutual interoperability.
2. HAL handed over the twin-seater variant of LCA Tejas fighter aircraft to Indian Air Force in Bengaluru. It is a light weight all weather, multi-role 4.5 generation aircraft.
3. The IAF is enhancing its air defence capabilities by inducting indigenous Astra Beyond Visual Range (BVR) Air-to-Air Missiles by late 2023.
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