Senior bureaucrat Ajay Bhadoo appointed as Deputy Election Commissioner

Senior bureaucrat, Ajay Bhadoo has been appointed as the Deputy Election Commissioner as part of a senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected on Sunday by the Centre. Bhadoo, a 1999 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Gujarat cadre, has been appointed to the post up to July 24, 2024. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the senior bureaucrat’s candidature.

FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup: USA beat China to secure 11th world title

The United States defeated China (83-61) to win the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Women’s Basketball World Cup at the Sydney Superdome, Australia. The Americans bagged their fourth title in a row and 11th in total and have also sealed a spot at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. A’Ja Wilson and Chelsea Gray were the star performers for the US.

Govt May Lift AFSPA in 4 States After Naga Peace Pact

The uncertainty around the culmination of the Naga peace process is one of the reasons that led to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) being retained in some parts of Assam, Manipur, Nagaland, and Arunachal Pradesh for another six months, according to government officials.

Indian Skipper Rohit Sharma becomes 1st Indian cricketer to play 400 T20s

Indian Skipper, Rohit Sharma has achieved yet another milestone in his T20 career and has become the first-ever Indian to play 400 T20s. The India captain has achieved the milestone in the 2nd T20I of the series against South Africa in Guwahati. The first Indian to hit a century in T20 cricket, Rohit had made his shortest format debut for Mumbai against Baroda in April 2007.

Swedish Scientist Svante Paabo Gets Nobel Prize in Medicine

Swedish scientist Svante Paabo has won the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discoveries “concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”, the awarding body said. “Through his pioneering research, Svante Paabo accomplished something seemingly impossible: sequencing the genome of the Neanderthal, an extinct relative of present-day humans.

Formula-1 Racing: Sergio Perez won Singapore F1 GP 2022

Red Bull’s driver, Sergio Perez has won the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix 2022. Perez finished 7.5 sec ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, who came at the second position. Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz grabbed the third position. Perez’s teammate & Italian GP 2022 winner Max Verstappen finished seventh in the race.

World Space Week 2022 observed on 4-10 October

World Space Week (WSW) is observed every year from October 4 to 10, to celebrate science and technology, and their contribution towards the betterment of the human condition. World Space Week aims to help people gain a wider knowledge about space outreach and education. This helps people around the globe understand what benefits they can receive from space and how they can use space for sustainable economic development.

Light combat helicopter introduced in IAF base at Jodhpur

Light combat helicopter added in IAF Jodhpur Base: At a ceremony conducted at Air Force Station, Jodhpur in Rajasthan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh officially admitted the locally produced Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) into the Indian Air Force (IAF). LCH would join the 143 Helicopter Unit after being inducted. Prachanda is the name given to Light Combat Helicopters (LCH).

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