1. HAL and Safran to Make Aircraft Engine Parts –


  • Hindustan Aeronautics Limited signed an MoU to develop industrial cooperation in ring forging manufacturing for commercial engines with Safran Aircraft Engines
  • HAL will produce Leading Edge Aviation Propulsion powering Airbus A320 Neo family and Boeing 737 Max engine forgings at its foundry  in Bengaluru
  • Safran is a long standing partner, especially in helicopter programmes, as evidenced by the joint development of the “Shakti” helicopter engine


  1. Actor Matthew Perry passed away at 54 –


  • Friends” star Matthew Perry passed away in Los Angeles home at the age of 54.
  • He was an incredibly gifted actor and an indelible part of the Warner Bros.
  • The impact of his comedic genius was felt around the world, and his legacy will live on in the hearts of so many.
  • He brought so much joy to hundreds of millions of people around the world with his pitch perfect comedic timing and wry wit.
  • His legacy will live on through countless generations.


  1. Indian para-athletes create history with India’s highest-ever Medal Tally –


  • Medal Tally in the Para Asian Games 2023with 111 medals, including 29 Gold medals 31 Silver medals and 51 bronze medals.
  • India sent its largest contingent this year, consisting of 303 athletes (191 male & 112 female).
  • Out of the 111 medals, female athletes have contributed 40 medals, i.e. 36% of the medal tally.
  • Be it the Khelo India Scheme at the grassroots level or the Target Olympic Podium Scheme for elite athletes.