April 28 News Roundup | 68th Filmfare Awards, RR beat CSK to reach top of IPL table & more

April 28 News Roundup | 68th Filmfare Awards, RR beat CSK to reach top of IPL table & more

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

From the winners at the 68th Filmfare Awards 2023 to the latest shuffle in the IPL table caused by Rajasthan Royals' victory over CSK, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our April 28 news roundup.

Filmfare Award 2023: Movies challenging stereotypes emerge as winners 

The 68th Filmfare Award 2023 has been one for the films that have challenged stereotypes. The Alit Bhatt-starrer 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' bagged 10 awards at the event, including 'Best Film' and 'Best Actress in a Leading Role'. Rajkumar Rao, on the other hand, won 'Best Actor in a Leading Role' for his performance in the LGBTQIA+ comedy drama "Badhaai Do".

IPL 2023: Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings to reach top of the table

Sanju Samson-led Rajasthan Royals defeated MS Dhoni's Chennai Super kings by 32 runs in Match 37 of IPL 2023 on Thursday. With this victory, powered by a 77-run knock by opener Yashaswi Jaiswal, RR have displaced CSK to reach the top of the battle, thanks to better net run rate.

Four special trains to run between Banaras and Secunderabad for Ganga Pushkaram

The South Central Railway has announced four special Ganga Pushkaram trains that will run between April 29 and May 5. These new trains, that will operate between Secunderabad and Banaras, are an attempt to avoid a rush of passengers due to the ongoing Ganga Pushkaram festival.

SBI raises $750 million via bonds to fund offshore business growth

The State Bank of India, one of India's largest banks, announced on Thursday that it has raised USD 750 million in bonds. The statement further added that the raised funds will be utilised to fund offshore business growth and are a part of the plans to raise USD 2 billion for enhancing global operations.

Rupee falls 3 paise; Closes on 81.82 against US dollar 

After gaining in the initial hours, Rupee ended the day by falling 3 paise, to close at 81.82 against US dollar on Friday. However, Forex traders are of the opinion that the strong domestic equity market stopped the depreciating bias in the domestic unit.

Operation Kaveri: 10th Batch of 326 Indian citizens from war-hit Sudan reach Jeddah

Operation Kaveri is in full swing as another batch of 326 Indian evacuees reached Jeddah from Port Sudan on Friday, which is the 10th batch of Indian citizens being evacuated from the war-torn Sudan. The operation is targeted at evacuating every one of the 3,000+ Indian citizens stranded in Sudan.

Climate change increasing risk of infectious diseases in India, say scientists

The rapidly changing climate, especially the temperatures and moisture variations, are increasing the risk of infectious diseases in India, say scientists. Public health experts also state that the rising temperatures tend to affect the pattern of transmission of communicable diseases.

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

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