With the Evacuation of Indian students from Ukraine, several other good news delighted our mood this week.
Evacuation of Indians from Ukraine
Light tanks for the Indian army to be made in India
India’s women trio clinches gold in 10m Air Pistol team event
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March took a kick-start with tremors of attack in Ukraine by Russia. When the world was sending its prayers to Ukraine, we curated six pieces of good news that delighted our mood this week.
Here are six good news of the week.
Good news: Evacuation of Indians from Ukraine
The government of India has launched ‘multi-prolonged’ operation Ganga to evaluate our citizens stranded in Ukraine. As per the latest updates, the fifth operation Ganga flight departed from Bucharest for Delhi landed with 249 Indian nationals.
The external affairs ministry set up 24*7 control centers to assist the evacuation of Indian nationals from war-torn Ukraine through border crossing points with Poland, Romania, Hungary, and the Slovak Republic. A dedicated Twitter handle, ‘OP Ganga Helpline,’ has also been activated.
Good news: Light tanks for the Indian army to be made in India
India is running towards building Aatmanirbhar Bharat set to achieve one more feat as Indian light tanks are expected to be manufactured in the homeland. The government has given its nod to defense projects under Make-I, Make-II.
This light tank may weigh around 25 tonnes, and it will be amphibious and easily transportable by air, road, and water route. It will be equipped with state-of-the-art and innovative technology and protection systems, armament, and protection systems. It will be to function in different terrains, including high-attitude places.
Good news: India’s women trio clinches gold in 10m Air Pistol team event
🥇🇮🇳 SECOND GOLD FOR INDIA! The trio of Shri Nivetha, Esha Singh and Ruchita Vinerkar combined won gold in the 10 m air pistol event 👏#ShriNivetha #EshaSingh #RuchitaVinerkar #ISSF #ISSFWorldCup #IndianShooting #Cheer4India #TeamIndia #BharatArmy pic.twitter.com/MGbW9E0E8v
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) March 3, 2022
Proving India’s expertise in shooting, the Indian trio of Shri Nivetha, Esha Singh, and Rushita Vinerkar bagged the gold medal in the women’s 10-meter air pistol team event of the ISSF World Cup.
They topped the qualification stage 2 with a total score of 574 before making their way into the gold medal match.
Good news: Bucking the trend, SEBI appoints 1st women chief
Stepping aside from the tradition, the union government named Madhabi Puri Buch the first female chairperson Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Her appointment is also seen as a departure from the earlier policy of elevating top public sector heads or bureaucrats, primarily men, for the top job. Madhabi is also the first woman from the private sector heading the financial regulatory body.
Good news: Karnataka becomes India’s state to reserve teaching jobs for transgender
Taking the initiative for the welfare of the transgender community Karnataka government has decided to reserve 1% jobs for transgender people in the teaching sector jobs. For the first time, Karnataka took this step and became the first state in India to do so.
According to the draft notification, 150 posts in the upcoming recruitment will be reserved for transgender people.
Good news: Nikhat Zareen, Nitu won gold medals at the Strandja boxing tournament
Boxers Nikhat Zareen & Nitu have made #India proud by clinching #gold medals at the 73rd #StrandjaBoxingTournament2022. Nikhat bagged her second gold with a 4-1 win in the women's 52 kg final, while Nitu won 5-0 in the women’s 48 kg category. Heartiest congratulations to them! pic.twitter.com/JvpTXIhHbe
— Ketto (@ketto) March 1, 2022
India’s Nikhat Zareen and Nitu won gold medals at the 73rd Srandja Memorial Boxing Tournament. India completed its journey in this tournament with three awards, including one bronze.
Nikhat bagged her gold medal with a 4-1 win in the memorial 52kg final. She is also the winner of the Srandja Memorial title in 2019. Nitu defeated Youth World Championships bronze medalist Italy’s Erika Prisciandra 5-0 in the women’s 48 kg final.
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