Fifth Khelo India Youth Games to be held in Madhya Pradesh in 2023.

  • Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Singh Thakur has announced that the 5th Khelo India Youth Games 2022 will be organised in Madhya Pradesh from 31st Jan to 11th Feb, 2023.
  • The Khelo India Youth Games will be held at eight locations.
  • The sports event would be participated by more than 8,500 athletes and sportspersons.
  • This event was stared in 2016, to provide a platform to the youth of the country to showcase their performance and talents in sports.

The Ukrainian people awarded the European Parliament's 2022 Sakharov Prize.

  • The European Parliament has awarded the people of Ukraine its annual Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought to honour their fight against Russia’s invasion.
  • The prize money of 50,000 euros ($49,100), will be distributed to representatives of Ukrainian civil society.
  • The prize was named after the late Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov.
  • This awarded annually since 1988 to individuals and organizations defending human rights and freedoms.

First conference on Akash Tatva - Akash for Life to be held in Dehradun.

  • The first conference on Akash Tatva - Akash for Life, will be held from 5th to 7th November, 2022 in Dehradun.
  • This event will showcase the blend of traditional and modern knowledge through an extended integration of all schools of though.
  • Aim: To expose the youth of India to the wisdoms of ancient science along with modern scientific advancements.
  • The campaign Sumangalam is being organised across the country for finding the solutions to the environmental problems.

India ranks 3rd in list of centi-millionaires list.

  • As per the report, international investment migration advisory firm Henley & Partners, India ranks third in the world's first-ever global study on the rise of centi-millionaires with assets of more than Rs 830 cr ($100 million).
  • The list is topped by USA, followed by China.
  • India will overtake China as the fastest growing market for centi-millionaires by 2032.
  • Top Cities for Centi-Millionaires: New York, followed by San Francisco Bay Area, London, and Mumbai (15).

Tazuni unveiled as mascot for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

  • Penguin Tazuni has been unveiled as the official mascot of 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, will be held in Australia and New Zealand.
  • The design is based on the Eudyptula minor species that found in both host countries.
  • "Tazuni" is the combination of Tasman Sea and the word unity.
  • The 9th edition of FIFA Women's World Cup is due to be held from July 20 to August 20, 2023.
  • FIFA President: Gianni Infantino
  • Headquarters: Zürich, Switzerland

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