August 19 News Roundup | Lollapalooza returns to India, Udyog Ratna award for Ratan Tata & more
From Ratan Tata being conferred the new "Udyog Ratna" award by the Maharashtra Government to the mega music festival "Lollapalooza" all set to return to India in January 2024, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this August 19 news roundup.
India defeats Ireland in first T20I under Jasprit Bumrah's captaincy
The men in blue defeated Ireland in the first T20I by 2 runs after a game where the rain players spoilsport. Team India, being led by Jasprit Bumrah for the first time, won the game by a small margin based on the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method.
Music festival Lollapalooza set for return to India in Jan 2024
According to an announcement from the organizers on Friday, the International music festival "Lollapalooza" is all ready to come back to India for its 2nd edition in January 2024. The mega musical event will be held at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai on January 27 and January 28.
Indian Archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam reaches semi-finals in World Cup Stage 4
India's compound archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam reached the semi-finals of the World Cup Stage 4 on Friday, continuing to retain her presence in the medal hunt. Jyothi will defeated Mexico's Dafne Quintero and will now face Britain's Ella Gibson in the semi-finals.
Ratan Tata conferred with "Udyog Ratna" award in Maharashtra
One of India's biggest industrialists and philanthropists, Ratan Tata, has been conferred with the "Udyog Ratna" award by the Maharashtra Government. It is noteworthy that this is the first-ever Udyog Ratna award being given away by the Maharashtra govt.
Rishikesh-Badrinath NH blocked due to landslide in Tehri Garhwal
All traffic has been suspended on the Rishikesh-Badrinath NH-58 due to a landslide in Tehri Garhwal's Totaghati Area on Saturday. Currently, road clearing work on the highway is being undertaken by the concerned authorities and officials say that it might take some time owing to how heavy the landslide was.
India's tablet market grows 29% in Q2 of 2023, finds report
India's tablet market has witnessed an impressive growth of 29% on a quarter-on-quarter basis in Q2 of 2023, according to a latest report. Sharing a substantial chunk of the growth were 5G tablets, which registered a growth of 7% in the same quarter.
Chandrayaan-3 update: Vikram Lander inches closer to Moon ahead of soft-landing
In another fresh update from ISRO regarding Chandrayaan-3, Vikram lander is inching ever closer to the surface of the moon ahead of the deboosting scheduled for August 20. It is noteworthy that ISRO had earlier said that Chandrayaan-3 will make its first attempt at soft landing on August 23 in the moon's south pole region.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.