M.S. Swaminathan, eminent agricultural scientist, passes away

M.S. Swaminathan was the key architect of India’s ‘Green Revolution’.

Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan, popularly known as M.S. Swaminathan, the legendary agricultural scientist and a key architect of the country’s ‘Green Revolution,’ passed away at his residence in Chennai on September 28, 2023 at 11.20 am, following age-related issues. He was 98.

News courtesy: TH (The Hindu), Photo Credit: Nagara Gopal

State Level NGO Convention

The State level NGO Convention on Society Registration Amendment Act 2021 with rules 2023 was held on 28-09-2023 at Gita Govinda Bhawan, Bhubaneswar.

Our ED Mr. Jiban Kumar Dikshit along with Bhakta Pratap Swain, Reena Mani Swain and Sarmistha Jagdev attended the convention.

Asian games 2023:

India has made its mark at the Asian Games 2023, excelling in specific sports that brought a total of 30 medals for the country. Five gold medals have come from shooting and one each from cricket and equestrian till morning on Friday.

8 Gold, 11 Silver and 11 Bronze.

Gold in Rifle Shooting

India bagged their second gold medal of the day with rifle shooter Sift Kaur Samra bagging the top spot in the 50m rifle 3P individual event at the Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou on Wednesday. Sift smashed the world record with an overall score of 469.6 and a last shot of 10.2 on Day 4 of the Asian Games.

The previous mark was 467 by Seonaid McIntosh of Great Britain set in Baku in May this year. India’s Ashi Chouksey finished in third place and had to be satisfied with the bronze medal.

Earlier, Sift Kaur Samra, Ashi Chouksey and Manini Kaushik winning the silver medal in the women’s 50m 3 Positions team event with a total score of 1,764.