Russia stages the 78th Victory Day parade at Red Square, Moscow

Russia held the 78th Victory Day parade anniversary on May 9th, at Red Square in Moscow to celebrate the historic victory of the Soviet Union in 1945, when they defeated Nazi Germany in World War II, also known as the Great Patriotic War. This year’s parade featured more than 10,000 individuals and 125 pieces of weaponry, which were all showcased by the Russian Defense Minister, Sergey Shoigu.

International Day of Argania 2023 observed on 10 May

Every year on May 10, the International Day of Argania or International Day of the Argan Tree is observed to promote awareness and understanding of the argan tree’s environmental importance worldwide. This holiday was established by UNESCO in 2021.

Theme: International Day of Argania

Socio-economic development & sustainability of the Argan ecosystem

Badminton Asia appoints Omar Rashid as Chair of Technical Officials Committee

Badminton Asia has appointed Omar Rashid, the Joint Secretary of the Badminton Association of India (BAI), as the Chair of the Technical Officials Committee. Rashid’s vast experience in his previous role with BAI makes him a valuable addition to the committee, ensuring further advancement of badminton in India. As the Chair of the Technical Officials Committee, Rashid will oversee the development and implementation of rules and regulations that will elevate the standards of officiating in badminton tournaments nationwide. The committee is responsible for ensuring that tournaments are conducted fairly, and the rules are upheld to the highest standards.

Argentina’s Lionel Messi wins Laureus sportsman of the year 2023

Lionel Messi, who led Argentina to victory in the 2022 World Cup as their captain, was honored with the Laureus Sportsman of the Year award at a ceremony held in Paris. In addition to that, Messi accepted the World Team of the Year award on behalf of the Argentina men’s football team, who won the championship in Qatar. Messi also became the first athlete to scoop both the World Sportsman of the Year Award and the World Team of the Year Award in the same year.

Max Verstappen wins the Miami Grand Prix 2023

World champion Max Verstappen powered from ninth on the grid to beat Red Bull team-mate Sergio Perez and win the Miami Grand Prix 2023. The victory extends Verstappen’s lead at the top of the standings and follows his triumph in the inaugural Miami race last year. Aston Martin’s Spanish veteran Fernando Alonso took third for his fourth podium in five races this season as he continues to enjoy his late career revival. Charles Leclerc, who crashed late in qualifying and started seventh on the grid.

Bahrain Grand Prix 2023Max Verstappen
Saudi Arabia Grand Prix 2023Sergio Pérez
Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2023Sergio Pérez

Fakhar Zaman, Naruemol Chaiwai crowned ICC players of the month for April

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month awards for April 2023. Fakhar Zaman of Pakistan wins the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award, and Thailand skipper Naruemol Chaiwai secures the ICC Women’s Player of the Month after both produced dominant match-winning performances for their countries in the One-Day International (ODI) format.

Telangana CM lays foundation for Hare Krishna Heritage Tower in Hyderabad

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao laid the foundation for the Hare Krishna Heritage Tower in Hyderabad. The 400 feet tall structure will be constructed on six acres of land in Narsingi at a cost of Rs 200 crore. The tower will house the temples of Sri Sri Radha Krishna and Sri Venkateswara Swamy.

New Lithium deposits discovered in Rajasthan after J&K

Lithium reserves have been discovered in Rajasthan’s Degana following the recent discovery in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi. The newly discovered reserves in Degana are believed to be larger than those found in Jammu and Kashmir and officials claim that they could meet up to 80% of India’s demand for lithium. This is the first time that lithium reserves have been found in Degana.

Asteroid 2023 HG1 Hurtling Through Space towards Earth at 7200 Kmph

Details have been released by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory about five asteroids that will approach Earth closely in May. Asteroid 2023 HG1 is currently travelling towards Earth at a speed of 7200 KMPH (2 KMPH) and is estimated to be the size of a house. On May 9, 2023, it is expected to pass within 2,590,000 miles (4,160,000 km) of Earth, with a diameter of 60 feet (18 metres).

Pakistan’s economic crisis: Hajj quota given up to Saudi Arabia

For the first time in 75 years, Pakistan has made the decision to surrender its Hajj quota to Saudi Arabia. This move was prompted by the rising inflation in the country, which has caused thousands of Pakistanis to forgo the pilgrimage this year. In total, Pakistan has returned 8,000 unused seats, which will save the government a considerable amount of money totalling $24 million.

42nd ASEAN Summit begins in Indonesia with focus on becoming global growth center

The 42nd Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has kicked off in Indonesia with a theme of “ASEAN Affairs: Epicenter of Growth.” The summit aims to demonstrate the bloc’s hopes and efforts to become the center and driving force behind global development. President Joko Widodo, who holds the presidency of the bloc, emphasized the enormous potential of the ASEAN region, which has a total population of around 650 million inhabitants and consistently outperforms the world average in terms of economic growth. He called on member countries to unite in terms of production power to make Southeast Asia the center of global growth.

K.K. Shailaja comes with her new book ‘My Life as a Comrade’

Former CEO of the Kochi Biennale Foundation and journalist K. Shailaja has come up with her new book ‘My Life as a Comrade’. It is published by Juggernaut Books, a Delhi-based publishing house. It has been co-written with Manju Sara Rajan. K. Shailaja is an Indian politician and former Health Minister of Kerala who hails from Kannur district.


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