April 18 News Roundup | Diljit Dosanjh rocks Coachella, Apple's first retail store in India & more
From Diljit Dosanjh's electrifying debut at Coachella 2023 and Apple's first retail store in India to ADB aid to Bangladesh for flood rehabilitation, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our April 18 news roundup.
Indian mountaineer who went missing near Mt. Annapurna in Nepal found alive
A 27-year old Indian woman climber, Baljeet Kaur, who went missing a day ago near Camp IV of Nepal's Mt. Annapurna has been found alive on April 18. Kaur had went missing while descending from the summit point, as per an official from the expedition organizer.
Indians lead international student population base in England & Wales, finds analysis
According to a new analysis released on Monday, Indians make up most of the international student population in England & Wales. The analysis found a total of 43,175 Indian students being enrolled at higher educational institutions in the region.
Tim Cook greets customers as first Apple retail store debuts in India
In a major milestone for the tech giant as it expands its base in the country, Apple opened its first retail store in India on Tuesday, April 18. Apple CEO Tim Cook was present at the event, greeting the first customers as they stepped into the new retail store.
Indian students face restrictions from 5 Australian universities
A minimum of five Australian universities have slapped a ban or restrictions on Indian students amid rise in the number of fraudulent application coming in from the South Asian region. Universities have taken the step as a pre-emptive effort to stop their 'risk-rating' from going further down.
Diljit Dosanjh makes historic debut at Coachella 2023
Becoming the first Punjabi singer to perform at the festival, Diljit Dosanjh made a historic debut at Coachella 2023. Not just the audience, even international artists like Diplo were grooving to the music of one of India's beloved Punjabi pop stars.
Indian Archers get Olympic gold medalist coach ahead of 2024 Paris Games
In a massive boost to the Indian Archery team ahead of 2024 Olympic games, Olympic Gold medalist Baek Woong Ki has been appointed by the National Federation as the head coach. This is the first time since 2014 that Indian archers will have a foreign coach.
Asian Development Bank provides $230 million to Bangladesh for flood relief
The Bangladeshi government has signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a loan of $230 million to help the former rebuilt the northeastern region of the country. Last year's devastating floods in the region had adversely affected around a million people in the country.
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