International News-Daily Digest: 3 Key Updates

1. US and UAE Joint Military Exercise named Iron Union 5

Iron Union 5 is the joint military exercise of the US and UAE which started in Abu Dhabi. It is an extension of a series of Iron Claw exercises. It aims to upgrade and boost the readiness of the UAE’s armed forces and to allow both armies to promote their international co-operation in joint military operations. Read more

3 People in News: Ram Nath Kovind, Yash Pal and Amitabh Bachchan

1. Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India

Ram Nath Kovind sworn in as the 14th President of India. He was administered oath to the office by Chief Justice of India J.S. Khehar in Parliament’s Central Hall. With this, he became the second Dalit President of India after late President K.R. Narayanan. He is also the first person from Uttar Pradesh to hold the office of President since Independence. Read more

International News-Daily Digest: 3 Key Updates

1. World’s first floating wind farm will be set up at coast of Scotland

The world’s first full-scale floating wind farm will be built off the coast of Scotland in the North Sea. The wind farm, known as Hywind is a trial project which aims to bring power to 20,000 homes. The floating wind farm technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters that are too deep for the existing bottom-standing turbines particularly installed in shallow waters. Read more

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