August 4 News Roundup | India loses 1st T20I, Indian Women's Archery team wins Gold & more
From India losing the first T20I against West Indies to Srinagar securing the 1st rank in Phase III of the "Eat Right Challenge", read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our August 4 news roundup.
Tilak Varma shines but India lose first T20I against West Indies
Mumbai Indians youngster Tilak Varma shined on his India debut in the first T20I against West Indies. But his impressive 39 run knock couldn't stop the men in blue from losing against the West Indies in the first T20I of the 5-match series. The Windies defeated India by four runs, successfully defending the score of 149.
Dommaraju Gukesh overtakes Vishwanathan Anand to become India's No. 1 Chess Player
17-year-old Indian chess player Dommaraju Gukesh won both his games against GM Misratdin Iskandarov in the ongoing FIDA World Cup in Azerbaijan. With these victories, the young Indian player left behind Vishwanathan Anand to become the highest-ranked Indian chess player.
Srinagar ranks 1st across India in implementing "Eat Right Challenge"
Srinagar has secured a new achievement by becoming the top ranked district in India in implementing the "Eat Right Challenge". It is noteworthy that this was Phase III of the "Eat Right Challenge" under Eat Right India campaign. Srinagar has come up trumps in this challenge by successfully achieving all its targets, especially in food safety.
Major Landslide on Kedarnath Yatra route; State Disaster Response Force begins search and rescue
A major landslide hit the Kedarnath Yatra route on Thursday midnight, triggered by heavy rainfall. As of current writing, 3 people have been reported dead while 12 are reported missing. The State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) is on alert and are conducting search and rescue operations in the area.
India's 1st college-incubated company becomes a listed entity
An Indian hi-tech drone manufacturing company, ideaForge has become the first ever college-incubated company to become a listed entity. The company was founded in the year 2007 by IIT Bombay alumni and the company was incubated at SINE IIT Bombay and CIIE in Ahmedabad.
Indian women's compound team wins gold medal in World Archery Championships
The Indian women's compound archery team clinched a Gold Medal at the World Archery Championships in Berlin on Friday. The Indian trio won the Gold Medal by winning the final round 235-229. Earlier, Team India had defeated Colombia 220-216 and Chinese Taipei 228-226 in preceding rounds.
Markets in India end 3-day losing trend
India's benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty finally ended their 3-day losing streak to close at least 1% higher on Friday. Both these indices were backed by impressive gains for HDFC Bank, Reliance Industries and Infosys, in the midst of a relatively firm trend in global markets.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.