Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation Sudarshan Setu, the signature bridge connecting Okha and Bet Dwarka in Dwarka, Gujarat.

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1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation Sudarshan Setu, the signature bridge connecting Okha and Bet Dwarka in Dwarka, Gujarat.

Prime Minister  Shri Narendra Modi  laid   the foundation stone and inaugurated several development projects worth more than Rs 4150 crore  in  Dwarka  ,  Gujarat . The Prime Minister  dedicated to the nation the Sudarshan Bridge  connecting  Okha mainland and Bet Dwarka , the pipeline project at Vadinar and Rajkot-Okha, the Rajkot-Jetalsar-Somnath and Jetalsar-Wansjaliya rail electrification projects. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation Sudarshan Setu, the signature bridge connecting Okha and Bet Dwarka in Dwarka, Gujarat. The length of this bridge is approximately two kilometers and 320 meters and it is the longest cable bridge in the country. The Prime Minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of projects worth more than Rs 4,150 crore. Sudarshan Setu is beautifully designed with footpaths on both sides decorated with verses from the Srimad Bhagavad Gita and images of Lord Krishna. Solar panels have also been installed on the upper parts of the footpath, which generate one megawatt of electricity. With this bridge, the travel distance of devotees between Dwarka and Bet Dwarka will also be reduced and traffic will become easier. Before reconstruction, pilgrims had to rely on boats to reach Bet Dwarka. This bridge will also be seen as a major tourist destination of Devbhoomi Dwarka.

2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched five new AIIMS and various development projects worth more than Rs 48 thousand crore from Rajkot

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi  has said that   providing  affordable health facilities to the people in the country is the priority of his government.  Launching  five new AIIMS  in Rajkot  and  several development projects worth more than Rs 48 thousand crore, the Prime Minister said that his government is making continuous efforts to improve the health infrastructure in the country. In an important step towards strengthening tertiary health care in the country, the Prime Minister inaugurated  five All India Health Care Centers in Rajkot  (Gujarat),  Bathinda  ( Punjab ),  Rae Bareli  ( Uttar Pradesh ),  Kalyani  ( West Bengal ) and  Mangalagiri  ( Andhra Pradesh ). Dedicated the Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to the nation. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of over 200 healthcare infrastructure projects worth over Rs 11,500 crore in 23 States/Union Territories and dedicated them to the nation. The Prime Minister  dedicated a 300-bed satellite center of the Medical College of JIPMER at Karaikal in Puducherry  and the Post Graduate Institute of Medical and Educational Research (PGIMER) at Sangrur in Punjab.

3 PM inaugurates two ‘AYUSH projects’ in Jhajjar and Pune

Prime Minister  Shri Narendra Modi  today  inaugurated two institutes  of  the Ministry of AYUSH  through  virtual medium  , which will further improve the overall situation of healthcare in the country. He   inaugurated the  ‘Central Research Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy’ (CRIYN) at  Jhajjar  , Haryana and the  National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) – ‘Nisarga Gram’  at  Pune  ,  Maharashtra . The National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) at Pune and the Central Research Institute of Yoga and Naturopathy (CRIYN) at Devarkhana village, Jhajjar represent significant achievements in promoting holistic healthcare through traditional health care systems.

4 India-Japan joint exercise ‘Dharma Guardian’ inaugurated in Rajasthan

The 5th edition of  joint military exercise ‘ Dharma Guardian ‘  between the Indian Army and Japan Ground Self Defense Force began at Mahajan Field Firing Range   in  Rajasthan . This exercise is being organized from 25 February to 9 March 2024. Exercise ‘Dharma Guardian’ is an annual military exercise and is conducted alternately in India and Japan. The contingent of both the countries includes 40-40 soldiers. The Japanese contingent is being represented by soldiers of the 34th Infantry Regiment and the Indian Army contingent is being represented by a battalion of the Rajputana Rifles.

5 America imposed new sanctions on Russia

As  the Russia-Ukraine conflict  enters  its second year  in  February 2024 , the US and the EU have jointly approved a comprehensive package of measures, including more than 500 new punitive measures,   targeting Moscow for aggression that disturbs global peace.  Additional restrictions have been announced. US sanctions cover a number of economic and strategic sectors such as the Russian financial network (Mir payment system), military supply chain, technology sector, future energy production and other areas. This is the largest single tranche of sanctions since the invasion.

6 Khelo India Winter Games concluded in Gulmarg, Baramulla district

Khelo India Winter Games  concluded in  Gulmarg, Baramulla district . This was the fourth phase  of these games  .  The Army team   stood on  top with ten gold, five silver and six bronze medals . Karnataka  got  nine gold, two silver and two bronze medals and  stood second. Maharashtra stood third with seven gold, eight silver and seven bronze medals. Jammu and Kashmir stood ninth with one gold, six silver and four bronze medals. Shahid Ahmed Chhachi won gold medal in vertical ski mountaineering.

7 Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari reiterates India’s ambitious target of becoming carbon neutral at Gulf Maharashtra Business Forum

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways,  Nitin Gadkari  reiterated  India’s  ambitious target of becoming   carbon neutral by 2070  at the Gulf  Maharashtra  Business Forum Global MahaBIZ 2024 conference. The event in Dubai  brings together leaders and innovators from around the world to discuss sustainable development and economic cooperation. Sheikha Jawahar Bint Khalifa Al Khalifa was present at the event as the chief guest.

8 At the  Screen Actors Guild Awards-SAG, Oppenheimer has won three and Killers of the Flower Moon has won one major award.

 At  the Screen Actors Guild Awards-SAG , Oppenheimer  has won three and  Killers of the Flower Moon  has won one major award. Cillian Murphy won Best Actor  for his leading role in Oppenheimer  Robert Downey  Jr. won Best Supporting Actor  , and the film won Best Supporting Actor. Lily Gladstone  won   Best Female Actress  for  Killers of the Flower Moon  and   Dwayne  Joy Randolph won Best Supporting Actress for her performance  in  The Holdovers . This year’s Lifetime Achievement Award was given to famous singer and actress Barbra Streisand. This year’s SAG Awards became the first awards show to be shown on OTT worldwide.

9 Indian squash player Abhay Singh wins Goodfellow Classic PSA Challenger Tour title in Canada

Indian squash player Abhay Singh  has  won the Goodfellow Classic PSA Challenger Tour  title in  Toronto, Canada  . In the final he defeated Elliot Morris Devred of Wales 3-0. With this win, the Asian Games gold medalist won her eighth PSA World Tour title.

10 India won 14 medals including 9 gold in Archery Asia Cup: 2024 in Iraq.

 India   has won 14 medals including nine gold, four silver and one bronze at the Archery Asia Cup:2024  in  Baghdad  ,  Iraq . In the women’s individual recurve category, Deepika Kumari won the gold medal by defeating Simranjit Kaur. Dheeraj Bommadevara defeated Tarundeep Rai to win the men’s recurve archery title. India topped all the individual events as well as both the men’s and women’s compound events. In the women’s category, Preneet Kaur won the gold medal by defeating Fatemeh Hemmati of Iran 138-135. Whereas in the men’s category, Prathamesh Javakar won the gold medal by defeating Kushal Dalal 146-144. The women’s recurve team of Simranjit Kaur, Deepika Kumari and Bhajan Kaur won the gold medal by defeating Uzbekistan 5-4 in a thrilling shootout in the final. The trio of Dheeraj Bommadevara, Praveen Ramesh Jadhav and Tarundeep Rai won the gold medal by defeating Bangladesh 6-2. Dheeraj and Simranjit also won gold medal by defeating Bangladesh 6-0 in the mixed team recurve final.