Virat Kohli equals Sachin Tendulkar's record of slamming 20 ODI centuries.

  • Former captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli has equalled Sachin Tendulkar record of slamming 20 One Day International centuries on the home soil.
  • He has scored a hundred in just 80 balls against Sri Lanka in the first ODI of the three-match series.
  • He took only 99 innings to score his 20th ODI hundred on home soil, while Sachin did so in 160 innings.
  • Kohli now has 73 centuries to his credit across all formats, second only to Tendulkar's 100 centuries.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Global Investors Summit in Indore.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has virtually inaugurated the two-day Global Investors Summit in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
  • The inaugural session of summit was attended by Chandrika Prasad Santokhi (President of Suriname) and Dr Mohammed Irfan Ali (President of Guyana).
  • Theme of the Global Investors Summit is Madhya Pradesh - a future-ready state.
  • Environmental protection has been taken care of in this summit that will be completely based on Carbon Neutral and Zero Waste.

RRR wins Best Original Song for "Naatu Naatu" at 2023 Golden Globe Awards.

  • SS Rajamouli's "RRR" has won the 2023 Golden Globe Awards for the best original song–motion picture for "Naatu Naatu" track.
  • The movie was also nominated for the 'best picture-non English'.
  • This track was composed by veteran music director, MM Keeravaani and sung by Kala Bhairava and Rahul Sipligunj
  • Best Film
    • Drama: The Fabelmans
    • Musical or Comedy: The Banshees of Inisherin
  • Best Drama Series: House of the Dragon
  • Best Musical or Comedy Series: Abbott Elementary

Harry Brook, Ashleigh Gardner named ICC Players of the Month.

  • Harry Brook (England) has won his maiden ICC Men's Player of the Month crown for December 2022.
  • Reason: His blistering run of scores which helped England win World Test Championship series in Pakistan.
  • While, Australia's Ashleigh Gardner has won the ICC Women's Player of the Month award for December 2022.
  • Reason: For her contributions to win the T2OI series in India.
  • She has scored 115 runs at an impressive strike rate of 166.66 and also took 7-wicket during T20I series.

Indian-American, A C Charania named new chief technologist of NASA.

  • An Indian-American aerospace expert, AC Charania has been appointed as new chief technologist of NASA.
  • He will serve as principal advisor to Administrator Bill Nelson on technology policy and programmes.
  • He joined the space agency in his new role on January 3, 2023.
  • He has replaced Indian-American scientist, Bhavya Lal, who served as acting chief technologist prior to the former’s appointment.
  • He has also served as vice president of product strategy at Reliable Robotics

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