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Military Exercise ‘Ajeya Warrior’ begins

India and the UK kickstarted a two-week military exercise at Chaubatia in Uttarakhand to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation between the two countries, the Indian Army said on Thursday.

The edition of the ‘Ajeya Warrior’ exercise is part of an initiative to develop interoperability and sharing of expertise, it said.

“An infantry company from Indian Army and an equivalent strength from UK Army would be sharing their experiences gained during the conduct of various military operations in their respective countries and during the overseas engagement,” the Army said

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India–UK Joint Military Training EXERCISE AJEYA WARRIOR has commenced at Chaubatia, Uttarakhand. This is the 6th edition. Aim of the exercise is to develop interoperability and sharing information.

Other Exercise b/w both countries are:

Konkan & Passage exercise.

First Malaria Vaccine Approved by W.H.O.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) approved the first-ever malaria vaccine ‘Mosquirix’ which can save lives of tens of thousands of sub-Saharan African kids impacted by the disease. This vaccine is developed by British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

President of the World Health Organisation: Tedros Adhanom.

WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.

WHO founded: 7 April 1948.

Anshu Malik becomes 1st Indian woman to win World Championships Silver

Anshu Malik on Thursday scripted history as she became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a silver medal in the World Championships. The 20-year-old lost her final bout 1-4 to two-time Olympic medallist Helen Maroulis at the World Championships in Oslo, Norway

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Indian wrestler Anshu Malik created history as she became the first Indian women finalist at the World Championship at the 2021 World Wrestling Championships, and also the first female player from India to claim a silver medal. 

Till now, Indian women wrestlers Alka Tomar (2006), Geeta Phogat (2012), Babita Phogat (2012), Pooja Dhanda (2018) and Vinesh Phogat (2019) have been able to win a bronze each.

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