News For 17th-May (Friday)

1.India & Iran have signed a 10-year contract to develop and operate the Iranian Port of Chabahar.
2.India's defence sector has received demand orders for defence equipment, worth USD 138 billion, over FY24-32.
3.India received the highest remittance from abroad, amounting to $111 billion in 2022, according to UN's World Migration Report.
4.India & France are conducting the 7th edition of the Joint Military Exercise *Shakti* between May 13-26, 2024, in Meghalaya.
5.India has extended a $50 million Treasury Bill for another year to the Maldives govt upon its request, despite recent bilateral tensions.
6.ISRO conducted a long-duration test of its PS4 engine, by using cutting-edge 3D printing techniques.
7.India's retail inflation eased to 11-month low of 4.83 %, on an annual basis in April.
8.Neeraj Chopra, Olympic and world champion, secured 2 nd position at the Doha Diamond League javelin throw event.
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