World Athletics Day 2023 observed on 7th May

World Athletics Day, established by the International Amateur Athletic Federation, is celebrated on May 7th each year. The aim of this day is to promote sports and exercise as a means of preventing diseases and maintaining good health. The focus is on encouraging people to participate in athletics and other fitness activities to keep themselves healthy.

Theme for World Athletics Day 2023

The theme for World Athletics Day 2023 is “Athletics for All – A New Beginning,” which focuses on promoting diversity and inclusivity in athletics and making sports accessible to people regardless of their gender, age, ability, or background. The primary aim of World Athletics Day is to encourage sports and physical activities worldwide, although the event’s theme may change every year.

International No Diet Day

International No Diet Day is celebrated every year on May 6. The day aims to promote body positivity and encourage people to embrace their physical appearance. It is a day to reject the societal pressures and unrealistic beauty standards that often lead to harmful dieting practices. In 1992, British feminist Mary Evans Young first came up with the idea of International No Diet Day. Young wanted to create a day that embraced bodies of all sizes because she had struggled with an eating issue herself.

International No Diet Day 2023: Theme

The theme of International No Diet Day is not officially decided by any particular organization. It also aims to promote healthy habits and self-love rather than dieting. The theme of International No Diet Day 2023 has not been officially announced yet.

Neeraj Chopra secures victory with 88.67 m throw at Diamond League 2023

Olympic gold medal winner Neeraj Chopra has secured victory with 88.67 m throw at Doha Diamond League 2023. Chopra’s first throw was 88.67 which was a great way to start the new season. His first throw was enough to seal the victory for him but he still tried to push ahead. Chopra’s second throw resulted in an 86.04m distance, maintaining his lead in the charts over Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Jakub Vadlejch, who was able to reach 88.63m, and world champion Anderson Peters, whose best attempt is 85.88m. The Czech Republic thrower moved up to second place, overtaking Anderson Peters. Neeraj made a foul on his fourth attempt.

Babar Azam becomes fastest to 5,000 ODI runs.

Babar Azam, the captain of the Pakistan cricket team, has set a new record by becoming the fastest player to score 5000 runs in One Day International (ODI) cricket. He achieved this feat in 97 innings, breaking the previous record set by South Africa’s Hashim Amla, who reached the 5000 run mark in 101 innings. Babar accomplished this milestone during the fourth match against New Zealand in Karachi. Prior to Babar, Amla held the record for the fastest 5000 runs in ODI cricket, but the 28-year-old batter broke it by achieving the feat in 97 innings.

India’s First International Multimodal Logistics Park Coming at Jogighopa, Assam

The construction of India’s first International Multimodal Logistics Park in Jogighopa, Assam, is well underway, and the jetty is expected to be completed by the end of this year. The park, which is being built at a cost of Rs 693.97 crore, will provide direct connectivity to waterways, road, rail, and air, and is expected to be completed in 2023. Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, visited the site recently to review the progress and expressed satisfaction at the pace of work.

Ajay Vij appointed Accenture India country managing director

Accenture appointed Ajay Vij as Country Managing Director, a newly created role, and Sandeep Dutta as the lead of its India Market Unit. As country managing director, Mr. Vij would expand his current responsibilities as the Corporate Services & Sustainability lead for India to provide overall leadership and drive coordinated decision-making for key company priorities. Rekha M. Menon, Senior Managing Director and Chairperson for Accenture in India, would retire as of June 30 and primary responsibilities of the Chairperson would now be undertaken by the new appointees, according to the company.

 Mark Nicholas set to become the next president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

Mark Nicholas, a former England cricketer and well-known commentator, has been chosen as the next president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He will take over from the current president, Stephen Fry, and begin his duties in October of this year. The announcement of his appointment was made during the MCC’s Annual General Meeting.

Wakefit signs Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as brand ambassador

Manufacturer of mattresses, Wakefit Innovations Private Limited, has signed actor Ayushmann Khurrana as Wakefit.co’s brand ambassador. Besides being the face of the brand and spearheading upcoming campaigns, the actor will also help the brand in spreading awareness about sleep health and its importance in the modern context.

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