April 26 News Roundup | The Dalai Lama receives award after 64 years, India's new cheapest EV & more

April 26 News Roundup | The Dalai Lama receives award after 64 years, India's new cheapest EV & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates from across the country.

From The Dalai Lama receiving his Ramon Magsaysay award in person after 64 years to India's cheapest EV launched by MG Motor, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our April 26 news roundup.

JK Tyre & Industries develop car tyres made of 80% recycled material

JK Tyre & Industries announced on Tuesday that it has developed a passenger car tyre that has been made with 80% renewable and recycled material. The manufacturers further went on to add that the tyre has been made with help of a decade-long research and will perform as good as standard radial tyres.

WHO issues product alert over syrup made by an Indian manufacturer

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a product alert on a 'contaminated' syrup made by Indian manufacturers from Punjab and Haryana. WHO released a statement detailing the adverse affects that the syrup can have on individuals who consume it.

The Dalai Lama receives 1959 Ramon Magsaysay Award after 64 years

Tibetan spiritual leader finally received his 1959 Ramon Magsaysay award in person at his residence at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh. When his holiness was conferred the award in 1959, it was the first international prize given to him. Today, the Dalai Lama has won a slew of award including the Nobel Prize for peace.

LinkedIn now has over 100 million members in India, says Microsoft CEO

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has informed that the number of active Indian LinkedIn users has reached the 100 million mark. Nadella further went on to add that there has been a 19% increase in the LinkedIn subscriber base in India on an year-over-year basis.

Second batch of 121 stranded Indians in Sudan leave for Jeddah

As part of the 'Operation Kaveri' to evacuate Indian citizens from war-torn Sudan, another batch of 121 citizens left Port Sudan on an IAF aircraft. As for the updates on the war in Sudan, the two warring faction have currently agreed for a 72-hour ceasefire.

Vivo launches new 'X90' smartphone series in India

The Chinese smartphone makes Vivo has launched a new series of smartphones in India, named the 'X90'. The pro variant of the smartphone will cost Rs 84,999 while the Vivo X90 (8GB/256GB) will cost Rs 59,999. The new Vivo phones will be available for purchase online and offline from May 5.

Rupee gains 21 paise to close at 81.74 against US dollars

The Indian Rupee gained 21 paise on Wednesday to close at 81.74 against US dollar. According to the Forex traders, a positive trend when it comes to domestic equities is one of the reasons why the local unit gained on Wednesday. The major factor, on the other hand, is believed to be the weakening of the American currency in the overseas market.

At ₹7.98 lakh, MG Motor launches cheapest EV in India

Morris Garrages has launched Comet EV, which is now the cheapest electric vehicle in India. With an economical charging cost of ₹519 per month, the MG Comet EV will run a whopping 230 km on a single charge and is the second EV in MG's portfolio after ZS EV.

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