South Korea's women's badminton team won the Uber Cup 2022.

  • After a thrilling final at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand, South Korea stunned defending champions China to capture their second Uber Cup title.
  • Korea prevented China from winning their 16th title in the tournament in a match that lasted almost 90 minutes.
  • This is Korea's second world women's team title.
  • Korea won the Uber Cup 12 years ago.

World's longest suspension bridge named "Sky Bridge 721" opens in Czech Republic.

  • The world's longest suspended pedestrian bridge just opened in the Czech Republic.
  • It's called Sky Bridge 721.
  • Its name comes from the fact that it spans 721 meters, or roughly 2,365 feet, in length.
  • That's approximately 311 feet above the ground below.
  • Sky Bridge 721 hangs over a valley connecting two mountains in the Northeast of the Czech Republic, near the country's border with Poland.
  • The world's longest suspension bridge was preceded by the Arauca Bridge in Portugal, which is 516 meters or about 1,693 feet in length.

Former Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora appointed as non-executive chairman of "Gram Unnati".

  • Gram Unnati, India's 1st full stack agricultural value chain services, announced the appointment of Shri Sunil Arora, former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India, as its board’s new Chairman (Non-Executive).
  • Sunil Arora is a retired civil servant (IAS) with a rich leadership experience spanning over 36 years.
  • He has served as Secretary to two key ministries – The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) and the then newly set up Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE).
  • He had also work as the Principal Staff Officer of Chief Minister, Rajasthan from 2005-2009 as well as from 1993-1998.

Punjab CM launches "Lok Milni" for redressal of public grievances.

  • Punjab CM, Bhagwant Mann has launched the first-of-its-kind public interaction programme Lok Milni to hear the grievances of people and issued directions for their redressal.
  • Aim: Providing a single-window platform to the people for redressal of their complaints.
  • Previously, the Lok Milni program was named janta darbar.
  • This event helps to facilitate the people for resolving their long-pending administrative issues.

Rajasthani singer Mame Khan Scripts history, becomes first folk artist to open Cannes Red Carpet for India.

  • Rajasthani singer Mame Khan made history by becoming the first folk artist to open Red Carpet for India at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • Khan, who has been a playback singer for several Bollywood films such as Luck By Chance, No One Killed Jessica, and Sonchiriya among others and has also been featured on Coke Studio along with Amit Trivedi.
  • The India Pavilion at the 75th Cannes Film Festival will be inaugurated by Union Minister Anurag Thakur.
  • The universal theme for 2022 Cannes is India the content hub of the world.

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