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Global Innovation Index 2023

India’s consistent advancement in the field of innovation is demonstrated by its 40th position in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2023. India has risen in the GII rankings throughout time, going from 81st in 2015 to 40th in 2023.

M. S. Swaminathan

At the age of 98, M. S. Swaminathan passed away at his Chennai home on September 28, 2023. Future generations will remember his contributions to Indian agriculture and his dedication to enhancing farmers’ quality of life.

Noor-3 Satellite

A number of Iranian military Earth-imaging CubeSats are part of the Noor satellite program, which has drawn attention from throughout the world and prompted discussions about its implications for satellite technology and regional security.

Toto Languages

Spoken by the Toto tribal people, mostly in areas of West Bengal that border Bhutan, Toto is a Sino-Tibetan language.
Speaking it is a minority language, with only about 1,600 people proficient.
Toto is mostly a spoken language, and although though Dhaniram Toto created a script in 2015, many Toto people still write in Bengali or use the Bengali language when communicating in writing.

Exercise Yudh Abhyas 

The 19th edition of “EXERCISE YUDH ABHYAS” will take place in Fort Wainwright, Alaska, USA, from September 25 to October 8, 2023.

Indian Spot-Billed Duck

At the Manickapuram tank in the Tiruppur district, an Indian spot-billed duck (Anas poecilorhyncha) with light plumage was recently spotted.

Joshimath Sinking

Among the factors mentioned are population pressure, poorly designed drainage systems, building flaws, and seismic activity.
Only when the Uttarakhand High Court questioned the State last week about why it hadn’t released the findings were they made public.


Moody’s Investors Service, a global rating agency, has expressed concerns regarding the dependability of the biometric technologies employed in Aadhaar, particularly in hot and muggy regions, and the consequent denial of service. The Indian government, which upholds Aadhaar’s integrity and its position as the most reliable digital ID globally, has angrily denied Moody’s assertions.

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