7 Khush Khabri from the good news series of the week
1. Indian army to have 4 lakh carbines, 47000 bulletproof jackets
2. Lucknow to soon get all women market
3. India wins 19 medals in the Marrakech para-athletics Grand Prix
4. Scroll for more…
When sports personalities are making us proud by bagging medals at international podiums, women are cementing their presence in sports, states and political affairs.
Here is 7 Khushkhabri from the good news series of the week
Indian army to have 4 lakh carbines, 47000 bulletproof jackets
The Indian army is gearing to procure 4.25lakh close-quarter battle carbines and 47627 bulletproof jackets as it has released two Requests for Information (RFI).
As per the RFI, the cabin must fire the in-service Indian 5.56 × 45mm ammunition and must be equipped with an effective range of not less than 200 meters.
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In a first, the Uttar Pradesh assembly dedicates a special session to women legislators
Taking a first-of-its-kind initiative, Uttar Pradesh reserved a special assembly session dedicated to women members.
Women are expected to speak in the house during this special day-long session. UP legislative assembly has 47 women MLAs, including 22 first-timers.
Lucknow to soon get all women market
Promoting female entrepreneurship and trading, Lucknow will soon get an all-women market. The stone laying ceremony of the entire market in the city’s Charbagh area is expected to be held on October 19.
The market will have an extensive underground parking area of 2848 metres, in which about 40 four-wheelers can be parked at a time. Also, this women’s market will be three-storeyed. It will have 125 shops of 12.50 square metres.
Bajrang Punia becomes 1st Indian to win four medals at the world wrestling championships
Ace grappler Bajrang Punia became the only Indian to claim 4 medals at the world wrestling championships by clinching a bronze in the current edition in Belgrade, Serbia.
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Bajrang, who won a bronze in last year’s Tokyo Olympics, earned a close 11-9-win on points over Sebastian C. Rivera of Puerto Rico in one of the bronze medal bouts in the 65 kg category.
In a first, IAF deploys two women pilots to fly a chinook helicopter near the Indochina border
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Participation of women’s defence bodies marked a golden moment as, for the 1st time, the Indian Air Force (IAF) deployed two women combat pilots to fly Chinook helicopters.
Squadron leaders Parul Bhardwaj and Swati Rathore will operate Chinook helicopter units near LAC in the northern and eastern sectors. Previously these squadron leaders were flying the Russian-origin Mi-17V5 helicopters.
India wins 19 medals in the Marrakech para-athletics Grand Prix
India’s para-athletes have made the nation proud, winning 19 medals in the Marrakech Para Athletics Grand Prix in Morocco.
Paralympic Games silver medallist high jumper Nishad Kumar won the gold medal and created a new Asian record. India clinched eight gold, eight silver, and three bronze medals.
Indian boxers win 19 medals at the Vojvodina youth boxing tournament in Serbia
The 5th Youth Men & Women National Boxing Championship 2022 saw the following boxers standing out.
Best Boxers: Devika Ghorpade (52 kg), Maharashtra and Sahil Chauhan (71 kg), Haryana
Best Promising Boxers: Prachi (60 kg), Haryana and Akshat (54 kg) Haryana pic.twitter.com/sHSw9Kwfhx
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Indian boxing clinched 19 medals in the 40th golden glove of the Vojvodina youth boxing tournament in Serbia, proving India’s dominance in boxing.
Bhawna Sharma (48kg), Devika Ghorpade (52 kilograms), Kunjarani Devi (60kg), Ravina (63kg) and Kirti (+81kg) finished on top of the podium. On the final day, on top of the stage. On the last day of the tournament, India clinched ten gold medals.