India’s Foreign Exchange Reserves surged to $644.15 billion.

  • India’s foreign exchange reserves surged for the second straight week, by USD 2.561 billion to USD 644.151 billion in the week that ended on May 10.
  • The nation’s foreign exchange reserves had recently achieved an all-time high of USD 648.562 billion.
  • However, in 2024, foreign exchange reserves have cumulatively increased by about USD 23 billion so far.
  • RBI/Governor - ShaktiKant Das.

India-UAE conclude first round of talks on Economic Corridor.

  • Initial discussions on the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor took place between India and UAE, following a framework agreement.
  • The meetings reflect the high priority of the IMEEC initiative, aiming for logistical efficiencies, cost reductions, joint investments, and technical collaboration.
  • The pact was inked during PM Modi’s UAE visit.
  • UAE/President: Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

US carries out Subcritical Nuclear test in Nevada.

  • The US conducted its third subcritical nuclear test under President Biden's tenure in Nevada to gather crucial data on nuclear warheads.
  • Aimed at ensuring safety and efficiency, these tests avoid nuclear explosions, adhering to the 1992 moratorium.
  • This latest subcritical test, following one in September 2021, underscores ongoing efforts to validate the arsenal without breaching test bans.

New Permanent Judges for Gauhati HC Appointed by Supreme Court.

  • The Supreme Court Collegium has endorsed Justice Susmita Phukan Khaund and Justice Mitali Thakuria as permanent Judges of the Gauhati High Court.
  • Additionally, Justice Rajesh Sekhri's appointment as an Additional Judge in the High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh has been extended for another year from 29 July 2024.
  • The decision was made by Chief Justice of India Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud.

Nishad Kumar and Preethi Pal secured Medals at World Para Athletics.

  • Nishad Kumar and Preethi Pal clinch silver and bronze at the World Para Athletics Championships in Kobe, Japan.
  • Kumar, a Paralympic silver medalist, secures India’s first medal with a 1.99m high jump in the T47 category, finishing second.
  • Preethi Pal then added a bronze to India's tally after finishing third in the women's T35 200m final with a time of 30.49 seconds.

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