News For 5th-Apr (Friday)

1.Govt of India has estimated that over 5,000 Indians are trapped in Cambodia, allegedly being held against their will, and forced to carry out cyber frauds targeting people back home.
2.The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in certain districts of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland for an additional six months, effective from April 1, 2024.
3.According to the annual India TB report, India has witnessed a 16% decline in tuberculosis (TB) incidence from 2015 to 2022, surpassing the global decline of 9%.
4.India’s engineering exports soared by 15.9% year on year in Feb '24, marking the third consecutive month of growth & reaching a record high of $9.94 billion for the fiscal year 2023–2024.
5.US Giant 'Apple' has become the Biggest Blue-Collar Job Creator In India. Apple has Created 1.5 Lakh Direct Jobs Since PLI Scheme.
6.The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has successfully completed the first flight of the indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas Mark 1A fighter jet. The aircraft was airborne for 15 minutes during its maiden flight.
7.IAF is demonstrating its strength in the 'Gagan Shakti- '24' exercise, involving all bases and assets nationwide from April 1-10.
8.Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the legendary wicketkeeper-batter, became the first wicketkeeper to record 300 dismissals in T20 cricket.
9.India's defense exports surged to a record Rs 21,083 crore (approximately $2.63 billion) in FY 2023-24, marking a 32.5% increase from the previous year's Rs 15,920 crore.
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