August 1 News Roundup | 15th season of KBC coming soon, Chandrayaan-3 update & more

August 1 News Roundup | 15th season of KBC coming soon, Chandrayaan-3 update & more

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

From Chandrayaan-3 exiting Earth's orbit on its way to the moon to Kaun Banega Crorepati coming back for its 15th season on the eve of Independence Day, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our August 1 news roundup.

Chandrayaan-3 on its way to the moon; Leaves Earth's orbit

According to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Chandrayaan-3 has now exited Earth's orbit and is on its way to the moon. ISRO announced it via a tweet also saying that now the next destination for Chandrayaan-3 is the moon.

Commercial LPG prices slashed by ₹100

Prices of commercial LPG have been slashed by ₹100 per unit while Jet Fuel prices have been increased by 8.5%, in the midst of diverging international trends. Furthermore, this is the second time in the month that we have witnessed a hike in jet fuel prices.

Indian shuttlers Raksha and Taarini win silver medals in All-England Juniors

Young Indian female shuttlers Raksha Kandasamy and Taarini Suri have clinched silver medals at the BWF All-England Junior Badminton Championship. These aspiring Indian badminton players won the silver in the women's singles and mixed double category at the event.

KBC Season 15 to Premiere on Independence Day

Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to host the 15th season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, which will premier on the eve of this Independence day, i.e. August 14, 2023. You can catch the iconic show on Sony TV on weekdays at 9 PM.

IIT Guwahati develops device for fast detection of Urinary Tract Infection

A research team led by IIT Guwahati's Associate Professor of the Department of Chemical Engineering has developed a device to detect urinary tract infections. The device is 3D printed and is being touted as a cost-effective and rapid way to detect UTIs.

Invitation to Tender for Title Sponsor Rights for BCCI Events announced

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has officially announced the release of Invitation to Tender for Title Sponsor Rights for all BCCI events. This invitation is a call for interested reputed entities to acquire sponsoring rights for events organized by the board.

GST Council to finalise modalities for taxing online gaming, casinos on Wednesday

The GST council is all set for a meeting on Wednesday when it is expected to finalize modalities for determining the supply value regarding 28% tax being levied on online gaming and casinos. It is noteworthy that the council had already approved 28% GST on online gaming, casinos, etc.

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

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