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At the FISU World University Games 2023 in China, shooter Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar won the Gold medal for India in men’s 50-meter rifle three positions, achieving a total score of 461.7 points in the final. India now has a gold, silver, and bronze each in shooting. Additionally, the Indian trio of Tomar, Sartaj Singh Tiwana, and Surya Pratap Singh secured Bronze in the men’s 50-meter rifle 3 position team event.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched the world’s largest private satellite, Jupiter-3, into space in July 2023. The satellite was launched on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, marking the seventh launch for SpaceX’s triple-booster rocket. In a deviation from their usual practice, the core booster was expended in the Atlantic Ocean following the first-stage separation instead of attempting a drone-ship landing at sea.
Professor Jim Skea, a UK national, has been appointed as the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in Nairobi. He is well-qualified for this prestigious role and has contributed to the work of the IPCC for nearly thirty years, including co-leading the IPCC’s seminal Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Urea Gold, a new variety of Urea coated with Sulphur, in Rajasthan. This innovative fertiliser aims to tackle sulphur deficiencies in the soil and is more economical and efficient than neem-coated urea.
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Indian athletes shined at the Sri Lanka Athletics National Championships 2023, winning 14 medals, including nine gold, four silver, and one bronze medal. Notably, the 4×400-meter mixed relay team, consisting of Amoj Jacob, Aishwarya Mishra, Muhammed Anas, and Himanshi Malik, earned the first gold medal of the day. Kishore Kumar Jena, the Indian javelin thrower, won the gold medal and received the Best Male Thrower trophy.
Nisha Biswal, an Indian-American policy expert, has been designated as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of a US finance agency. She brings over 30 years of experience in US foreign policy and international development programs, having held prominent positions such as Senior Vice President for International Strategy and Global Initiatives at the US Chamber of Commerce.
NASA is revamping its main websites to offer a seamless and enriching browsing experience to its viewers. The agency is also launching its on-demand streaming platform, NASA+, which will feature brand-new series dedicated to exploring the wonders of the cosmos and offer unparalleled access to the agency’s captivating Emmy Award-winning live coverage.
The Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan launched the ULLAS mobile application as part of the Nav Bharat Saksharta Karyakram, aiming to change education and literacy throughout the country by cultivating a thorough learning ecosystem that tailors to each individual and closes gaps in fundamental literacy and life skills.
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Shivendra Nath has been designated as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Engineering Projects (India) Ltd. He currently holds the position of Senior General Manager at Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and has been endorsed by the Public Enterprises Selection Board panel for the CMD position.
India’s tiger population is estimated to be 3,925, with an annual growth rate of 6.1% per annum. The country currently harbors almost 75 percent of the world’s wild tiger population, with the largest population found in Madhya Pradesh followed by Karnataka and Uttarakhand.
World Ranger Day is celebrated worldwide on July 31st to commemorate Rangers killed or injured in the line of duty and to celebrate the work Rangers do to protect the planet’s natural treasures and cultural heritage. The theme for the day is ’30 by 30,’ and it is an International Ranger Federation initiative promoted together with The Thin Green Line.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has appointed Prof Ganesan Kannabiran as its new director. He comes with over 30 years of experience in the education sector and has served as a senior professor of Information Systems at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli.
The Maharashtra government has decided to confer the first ‘Udyog Ratna’ award on veteran industrialist and chairman of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata. The award is the state’s highest honor given to eminent individuals in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the industrial sector.