PM Modi conferred with Egypt’s highest state honour "Order of the Nile".

  • Egypt President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has conferred the Order of the Nile, the highest honour of Egypt to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • The ‘Order of the Nile’ was instituted in 1915, which is conferred upon heads of state, crown princes, and vice presidents who offer Egypt or humanity invaluable services.
  • Over the last 9 years, PM Modi has received many international awards and this is the 13th highest state honour conferred upon PM Modi.

Global competitiveness index 2023 released.

  • According to the Global competitiveness index 2023, published by International Institute for Management Development (IMD), India has ranked 40 out of 64 economies in its annual report.
  • Denmark, Ireland, and Switzerland took the top three places.
  • Switzerland ranked fourth, followed by the Netherlands, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Sweden, the USA, and UAE.
  • The report uses a combination of surveys, statistical data, and trends to benchmark competitiveness around the world.

Telangana CM inaugurates Medha Rail Coach Factory at Sangareddy.

  • Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) inaugurated the Medha Rail Coach Factory in Sangareddy district.
  • Medha signed an MoU with the Government of Telangana in 2017.
  • The objective of the MoU is to set up a coach factory in the state.
  • Medha Rail Coach Factory is located in Kondakal village.
  • Medha and Swiss railway rolling stock manufacturer Stadler Rail signed a joint venture (JV) agreement.

Hasaranga becomes first ODI spinner to take 3 consecutive 5-wicket hauls.

  • Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka has achieved a remarkable feat in cricket by becoming the first spinner and second overall player in history to take three consecutive 5-wicket hauls in the One Day Internationals (ODIs).
  • It was achieved, when Sri Lanka bundled out Ireland at 192 to secure the Super Six spot in ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Qualifiers match.
  • He has placed himself equal to the legendary Pakistani bowler Waqar Younis.

Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan receives honorary doctorate in UK.

  • Noted singer and music composer, Shankar Mahadevan was conferred with an honorary doctorate by Birmingham City University (BCU) in London, England.
  • Reason: To celebrate his contribution to music and the arts
  • He was honoured by the BCU Vice-Chancellor Professor Philip Plowden at the ceremony.
  • He was accompanied by fellow musicians Zakir Hussain and John McLaughlin at the ceremony.
  • He is best known for songs like Breathless, Mitwa and Lakshya.

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