Australia beat South Africa to lift ICC Women's T20 World Cup Trophy 2023.

  • Australian women's cricket team has defeated South Africa by 9 runs to lift the ICC T20 World Cup Trophy 2023 at Newlands, Cricket Ground in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Australian women's cricket team has won this title for the sixth time.
  • They have completed a three-peat under the captaincy of Meg Lanning, winning in 2018, 2020, and 2023.
  • Player of the series: Australia Ashleigh Gardner.
  • Most runs: South Africa Laura Wolvaardt (230).

PM Modi to release 13th installment of Rs 16,800 crore under PM-KISAN.

  • PM Narendra Modi has released the 13th installment of financial benefits worth Rs 16,800 crore to over eight crore eligible farmers under the flagship PM-KISAN scheme.
  • PM-KISAN refers to Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.
  • Under this scheme, eligible farmers are provided with a financial benefit of Rs 6,000 per year in three equal installments of Rs 2,000 each every four months.
  • The fund is directly transferred to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries.

Madhya Pradesh women's team wins maiden national hockey title 2023.

  • Madhya Pradesh women's hockey team won the 13th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2023 held in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh.
  • MP defeated Hockey Maharashtra by 5-1 in the final.
  • MP's Pratibha Arya was adjudged the best defender of the championship.
  • She was also awarded the player of the match title.
  • The team of Hockey Jharkhand secured third place after defeating Hockey Haryana in the third-place match.

MIT professor Hari Balakrishnan wins 2023 Marconi Prize.

  • Computer scientist, Hari Balakrishnan has been awarded the 2023 Marconi Prize.
  • He is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • The Marconi Prize is a top honor for computer scientists and is awarded by the U.S.-based Marconi Foundation.
  • It is given to those who have made a significant contribution to increasing digital inclusivity through advanced information and communications technology.

Kerala, UN Women sign pact to boost women-friendly activities in tourism.

  • The Kerala government signed an agreement with the UN Women to boost women-friendly activities in the State's tourism sector.
  • The MoU was signed by Kerala Tourism Director P B Nooh and UN Women India representative Susan Ferguson.
  • Both parties agreed to work towards promoting gender-inclusive tourism sites in the State.
  • It would be implemented by the Responsible Tourism Mission.
  • It will be done by creating modules and capacity-building of relevant stakeholders.

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