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(A)  Nikhat Zareen wins gold at Women's World Boxing Championships

🔶 Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen won the gold medal in 52kg (Category) after defeating Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas at the 2022 IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, Istanbul.

🔶 Nikhat became the fifth Indian woman to secure a gold medal at the World Boxing Championships after Mary Kom, Sarita Devi, Jenny RL, and Lekha KC.

🔶 It was also India’s first gold medal since boxing great Mary Kom won it in 2018.

🔶 Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president     Ajay Singh

(B)   Prof. Nilofar Khan appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Kashmir University.

• Professor Nilofar Khan on Friday took over as the first woman Vice Chancellor of the University of Kashmir

🔶 Appointed by Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha . She will have a three-year term.

🔶 She also holds the distinction of being the first woman Dean Students Welfare of the university and founder-director, Centre for Women’s Studies and Research

(C) Gopal Vittal has been reappointed as Managing Director & CEO of Bharti Airtel?

🔶 for a further period of five years ending on January 31, 2028.

🔶 The reappointment came on a day the telco posted a consolidated net profit at Rs 2,007.8 crore in the March quarter, up 141% sequentially and 164% on the year.

🔶 Bharti Airtel Founder: Sunil Bharti Mittal

🔶 Bharti Airtel Founded: 7 July 1995

(D) West Central Railway has developed a battery-operated dual-mode locomotive named  Navdoot. 

🔶 West Central Railway has developed a battery-operated dual-mode locomotive named Navdoot. This engine runs on both modes i.e. battery and electricity. 

🔶 Currently, it is being used during the shunting of trains at Jabalpur, Mudwara, and other stations on a trial basis.

🔶 This Dual Mode Locomotive has also received the Best Innovation Award from the Railway Board. 

🔶 Railways will save 1000 litres of diesel every day with this new locomotive. After clearing all the trials, it will be used more widely.

(E)  VIKRAM-1, INDIA’S FIRST PRIVATE SPACE ROCKET TEST

🔶 Private sector rocket maker Skyroot Aerospace Private Ltd, based in Hyderabad, announced that it had successfully completed the full duration test-firing of India’s first-ever privately designed and developed rocket for commercial missions Vikram-1.

🔶 The third stage of Vikram-1 has been named 'Kalam-100' after Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

🔶 Vikram-1 is Skyroot Aerospace’s small-lift launch vehicle, which aims to have a payload capacity of 225 kg to 500 km for launching small satellites.

🔶 Its name has been derived from the Father of Indian space program, Vikram Sarabhai.

🔶 Pawan Kumar Chandana, co-founder and CEO of Skyroot Aeropsace. 

(F) MyGov Karnataka was launched by Chief Minister Shri Basavraj Bommai.

➨ Karnataka becomes the 17th state to have its own MyGov state instance.

➨MyGov is the world's largest and most successful citizen engagement program, launched by the Hon PM on 26 July, 2014.

▪️Karnataka:- 

CM :- Basavaraj Bommai

Governor :- Thawarchand Gehlot

Port :- New Mangalore Port

 🔶Anshi National Park  

🔶Bannerghata National Park   

🔶Nagarhole National Park

🔶Bandipur National Park

🔶Kudremukh National Park 

🔶Language - Kannada

🔶Formation - 1 November 1956

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