News For 23rd-Oct (Monday)
1. GOI has initiated the *APAAR ID (Automated Permanent Academic Account Registry ID)*, known as the *“One Nation One Student ID Card.”* The aim is to digitalize the academic data, including degrees, scholarships, rewards, and other credits of students.
2. Kerala got Its First 3D-printed Building "Amaze-28" In Just 28 Days.
1. After 4 decades, India and Sri Lanka reopened a ferry service across the Palk Strait under a new roadmap for greater connectivity and will boost travel and trade between countries.
2. A 19-foot tall statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar tallest of its kind outside India, the principal architect of India’s Constitution, was formally inaugurated in Washington, USA.
1. The global governing body of Athletics, World Athletics has nominated Neeraj Chopra for the Men's Athlete of the Year award 2023.
2. PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the 141st International Olympic Committee Session in Mumbai & announced that India “will leave no stone unturned” to host the Olympics in 2036.
3. Ashutosh Sharma, a middle-order batter for the Railways cricket team, broke Yuvraj Singh's record for the fastest fifty by an Indian. He clinched his fifty in 11 balls while previous record was of 12 balls.
1. The Indian Army has established the world's first mobile tower and base transceiver station (BTS) on the Siachen Glacier in collaboration with BSNL, at Siachen Glacier, to provide mobile communication services to soldiers at an altitude of over 15,500 feet.
2. A 2-day Coastal Security Exercise "Sagar Kavach" involving all maritime security agencies was conducted by the Indian Navy in Andhra Pradesh, TN and the UT of Puducherry to assess the efficacy and robustness of the coastal security.
3. The 3/5 GR of the Indian Army won a gold medal at the Cambrian Patrol Exercise 2023 held in the UK also called as the 'Olympics of Military Patrolling, competing against 96 teams representing special forces and regiments from around the world.
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