News For 22nd-Mar (Friday)
1.PM Modi laid down foundation foundation stone for 3 Semiconductor projects - 2 in Gujrat & 1 in Assam worth approx 1.25 trillion Rs.
2.According to Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India continues to be the world’s largest arms importer with Russia. India accounted for 9.8% of the total global arms import during 2019-2023 period.
3.According to the data released by the ECI, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) encashed electoral bonds worth a staggering ?6,060.5 crore between Apr 2019, and Jan, 2024.
4.Govt inaugurated India’s first integrated oil palm processing unit at Arunachal Pradesh. This is a significant stride in the nation’s journey towards self-reliance in edible oil.
5.Russian President Vladimir Putin clinched his sixth term with an unprecedented 76.1% of the vote, the highest in post-Soviet history extending his tenure to a total of 24 years in power.
6.Mumbai won the Ranji Trophy 2024 after beating Vidarbha by 169 runs.
7.India’s position in the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI) for 2022 improved slightly, ranking 134 out of 193 countries.
8.India's foreign exchange reserves soared to a two-year high of $636.1 billion, with a $10.47 billion increase marking the highest weekly rise since July 2023.
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