PM Modi Unveiled "Statue of Prosperity" in Bengaluru.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the statue of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda installed at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru.
  • Called the Statue of Prosperity, is 108 feet tall and weighs 220 tonnes and has a sword with a weight of 4 tonnes.
  • The structure has been termed the first and tallest bronze statue of a founder of a city by the World Book of Records.
  • He was a 16th-century chieftain under the erstwhile Vijayanagara Empire.

Writers Madhu Kankariya, Madhav Hada awarded the Bihari Puraskar.

  • Noted writers Madhu Kankariya and Dr Madhav Hada were awarded the 31st and 32nd Bihari Puraskar, respectively.
  • It is one of the three literary awards instituted by KK Birla Foundation in 1991.
  • Named after the poet Bihari, the award for Rajasthani authors carries a cash prize of ₹2.5 lakh, a plaque and a citation.
  • Kankariya was awarded the Puraskar for her 2018 novel Hum Yahan The while Hada was awarded for his 2015 literary criticism book Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri.

Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan awarded UK’s royal Order of Merit.

  • India-born Nobel laureate Professor Venki Ramakrishnan has been awarded the prestigious Order of Merit by Britain’s King Charles III in recognition of his distinguished service to science.
  • The 70-year-old UK-based molecular biologist is among six appointments made to the historic order by the late Queen Elizabeth II before her death in and the first to be appointed by Charles.
  • The Order of Merit is an exclusive mark of honour conferred by the British sovereign.

"PM Gati Shakti Multimodal Waterways Summit" opened at Varanasi.

  • Union Shipping and Waterways Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the PM Gati Shakti Multimodal Waterways Summit 2022 at Varanasi.
  • The event, being organised by the Indian Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) under the aegis of the Union ministry of ports, shipping and waterways
  • Aims: to generate greater public awareness about the PM Gati Shakti National Masterplan with focus on infrastructure development in the waterways.

9th Ministerial meeting of the India-US Economic and Financial Partnership.

  • The 9th Ministerial meeting of the India-US Economic and Financial Partnership was held in New Delhi.
  • The Indian delegation was led by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and the USA delegation was led by Dr. Janet Yellen, Treasury Secretary.
  • The 9th India-US EFP meeting covered the discussion on various economic issues including global macroeconomic outlook, climate finance, combating terrorism financing, India’s upcoming G20 presidency, and MDB’s reforms.

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