J&K LG, Manoj Sinha inaugurates cultural festival Jashn-e-Kashmir.

  • J&K, LG, Manoj Sinha has inaugurated a three-week-long cultural festival Jashn-e-Kashmir- New Kashmir at Srinagar.
  • The Cultural Festival is being organized by All J&K Folk Artists Association, Shah Qalander Folk Theatre, in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Languages and Office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir.
  • The govt has taken steps to reconnect youth to their roots and provide an environment to showcase goals and values.

Microsoft launches ARM-based computer for developers.

  • Microsoft has launched the Windows Dev Kit 2023, a new personal computer designed for developers using the ARM chip design.
  • It is available in eight countries; Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Japan, U.K., and U.S.
  • It is a part of ‘Project Volterra’, that was started in May 2022.
  • With the help of this new device, developers can build, run, and test Windows apps for Arm on a single compact device.
  • It is powered by the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC.

Upper Bhadra scheme will be first national project of Karnataka.

  • Karnataka CM, Basavaraj Bommai has announced that the Union cabinet will soon approve the Upper Bhadra lift irrigation scheme.
  • It will be the first national project of Karnataka.
  • It will revive the drought-prone districts of Chitradurga, Chikkamagaluru, Davanagere and Tumakuru, as it is expected to irrigate about 2.3 lakh hectares by drawing water from the Tunga and Bhadra rivers.
  • He has also announced that the Tumakuru-Davanagere railway line has been reviewed.

Aman Sehrawat wins first ever gold for India in U23 World Championships.

  • Indian wrestler, Aman Sehrawat (16) has become the first Indian wrestler to win a gold medal at the U-23 World Wrestling Championships in Pontevedra, Spain.
  • He has defeated Ahmet Duman of Turkey by 12-4 in the finals.
  • India has finished with six medals - one gold, one silver, and four bronze at the U-23 World Wrestling Championships 2022.
  • Sajan Bhanwala became the first Greco-Roman wrestler from India to win a medal bronze at the U23 world wrestling championships.

Akshay Shah & Stephen Alter compiled and edited "The Corbett Papers" book.

  • A new book The Corbett Papers has been co-edited by educator Akshay Shah and writer Stephen Alter.
  • This book was published by Hachette India.
  • This book has brought together lesser known parts of Jim Corbett's life through unpublished letters, documents and a privately-published book.
  • Corbett was born in Nainital in 1875, was known for tracking and hunting down a number of man-eating tigers and leopards in different parts of North India.

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