April 25 News Roundup | India's World Test Championship Final squad, evacuations from Sudan & more

April 25 News Roundup | India's World Test Championship Final squad, evacuations from Sudan & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates of international significance.

From India's squad for the World Test Championship to be held in June to evacuations from war-torn Sudan, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our April 25 news roundup.

Indian-American woman entrepreneur to be inducted in Maryland Business Hall of Fame

A prominent Indian-American Immigration Lawyer and Entrepreneur, Sheela Murthy, will soon be inducted into Maryland Business Hall of Fame. Ms. Murthy has been conferred the honor because of the leadership skills she has displayed over the year along with her entrepreneurial spirit.

The European Union successfully evacuates 1,200 citizens from war-hit Sudan

Marwan Ali

The European Union has successfully completed the evacuation of 1,200 European citizens from war-torn Sudan. The evacuated tourists were brought home on 31 flights while around 400 citizens are still stranded in Sudan.

India announces World Test Championship Final team; Rahane returns to squad

Source: BCCI's Twitter
Source: BCCI's Twitter

BCCI has announced India's squad for the World Test Championship final against Australia. Ajinkya Rahane has made a return to the squad for the final which is scheduled to be played on June 7th, 2023 at The Oval in London.

9 EU Nations sign declaration to turn North Sea into Green Power Plant

A total of 9 European countries have signed a declaration to turn the North Sea into a green power plant. The declaration was signed at the North Sea Summit held in Belgium on Monday. The targets set at the declaration include generating a minimum of 120 GW of offshore wind energy.

Indian-American academic conferred US Immigration Achievement Award

Neeli Bendapudi, an Indian-American academic will be awarded this year's Immigrant Achievement Award for her contribution to higher education in the United States. It is noteworthy that Bendapudi is also the President of the Penn State University.

Giant SpaceX rocket botched takeoff leaves Texas Launch site severely damaged

The launch of SpaceX Starship, which is the biggest rocket of its kind, was a mixed affair. Even though the rocket took off with record-breaking thrust and flew at a high speed for four minutes but it soon exploded dramatically. Furthermore, the launch infrastructure at the Texas site was also damaged.

Chinese Defence Minister to visit India to attend SCO meet

China has announced that the country's Defence Minister General Li Shangfu will be visiting India to attend the SCO meetings. During his visit, the Chinese minister is also expected to hold a bilateral meeting with India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.

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