Headlines of the Day 25/11/2023

Odh’ Secures Best Film Award at 54th IFFI\’s \’75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow’ : 

\’Odh\’ won Best Film at IFFI\’s \’75 Creative Minds of Tomorrow\’ challenge. Launched by Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur, 75 participants created short films in 48 hours on \’Mission Life.\’ The winning film addresses Goa\’s receding beach lines, emphasizing rising sea levels and constructions, contributing to \’Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav\’ celebrations. Read more

 

 

Anish Bhanwala Bags Bronze in ISSF World Cup Final 2023:

Anish Bhanwala won bronze in men’s 25m rapid-fire pistol at ISSF World Cup Final 2023 in Doha, Qatar, marking India\’s first medal in this event\’s history. Read more

 

 

Robert Shetkintong Takes Charge as India\’s New High Commissioner to Mozambique : 

The Ministry of External Affairs has appointed Robert Shetkintong, a 2001 batch IFS officer and current Ambassador of India to Ethiopia, as the new High Commissioner of India to Mozambique. He is expected to assume the role shortly. Read more

 

 

Retired Pakistani Soldiers Identified as Infiltrating Terrorists in India : 

Lt Gen Upendra Dwivedi, GOC-in-C Northern Command, confirms infiltrating terrorists include retired Pakistani soldiers. Two terrorists were eliminated in Rajouri, dealing a major blow to terror networks. Approximately 20-25 terrorists may remain; confident in control within a year with local support. Priority on eliminating terrorists responsible for civilian killings in Dangri, Kandi, and Rajouri.           Read more

 

 

Domestic Production of Four Affordable Generic Medicines Commences, Aiming to Slash High Costs : 

India Initiates Production of Affordable Generic Medicines for Rare Diseases, Including Tyrosinemia Type 1, Gaucher’s Disease, Wilson’s Disease, and Dravet-Lennox Gastaut Syndrome. NITI Aayog\’s Dr V K Paul highlights cost reductions of up to one-hundredth of current market rates for these treatments. The government targets genetic nature in nearly 80% of 8.4 to 10 crore rare disease cases, prioritizing 13 rare diseases along with sickle cell anaemia. Read more

 

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