PV Sindhu ranked 16th in Forbes list of highest paid athletes.

  • Forbes' 2023 list of highest-paid female athletes placed Polish tennis star Iga Świątek at the top with $23.9 million.
  • The list prominently featured tennis players, with 12 of the 20 highest-paid athletes.
  • Indian badminton player PV Sindhu ranked 16th, with earnings estimated at $7.1 million.

India's 1st Gyrocopter Air Safari tourism to kick start in Uttarakhand.

  • Uttarakhand is launching India's first Himalayan Air Safari, providing a unique tourist experience with Gyrocopter rides across various destinations.
  • The initiative aims to boost tourism by offering a novel aerial view of the Himalayan peaks.
  • Colonel Ashwini Pundir of the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board confirmed the introduction of the Gyrocopter air safari soon.

Kerala most preferred state to work in India: India Skills Report 2024.

  • Two cities, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram, in Kerala have emerged as the most preferred places to work among the youth in India, according to the India Skills Report 2024.
  • The report indicated that employability in India has improved as 51.25% of the youth surveyed are employable with the required skills.
  • Kochi is the 1st among the top 10 cities where most women prefer to work.


UP sets to build India’s first AI city in Lucknow.

  • Uttar Pradesh will build India's first AI-based city in Lucknow to foster and promote the AI ecosystem.
  • The AI city aims to integrate advanced technology, research centres, and educational institutions, with EoI issued by UP Electronics Corporation Ltd., seeking a real estate developer for the project.
  • The government has backed with 25% Capex support and 100% stamp duty exemption.

India, Bangladesh agreed to extend IBP Route.

  • Bangladesh has agreed to form a joint committee to implement a common Automatic Identification System on the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol (IBP) route.
  • It has been decided to declare Safardighi in West Bengal as the new port of call under Protocol on Inland Water Transit & Trade.
  • Three high-level talks between India and Bangladesh, including shipping secretary-level talks took place regarding it.

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