August 8 News Roundup | India's first outdoor museum park, new Indian origin Tesla CFO & more
From Tesla getting a new Indian-origin CFO and Neeraj Chopra leading the Indian team into World Athletics Championship to ISRO giving new updates on Chandrayaan-3, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our August 8 news roundup.
Indian origin Vaibhav Taneja named new Tesla CFO
Elon Musk-owned Tesla has announced its new CFO (Chief Financial Officer) and it is Indian-origin Vaibhav Taneja. This comes after Tesla had only recently leased its first office space in Pune, India. As for the appointed Mr. Taneja, he has been serving as Tesla's Corporate Controller since May 2018.
WHO issues alert over India made Syrup "Cold Out"
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an alert on an Indian made syrup named 'Cold Out', which is sold in Iraq. WHO has termed the product "unsafe" for consumption and "contaminated". The syrup is manufactured by Fourrts (India) Laboratories for the company Dabilife Pharma.
Indian Men's team to play Pakistan in Asian Champions Trophy Hockey on Wednesday
One of the fiercest rivalries in the world of sports is all set to be renewed on Wednesday, August 9. The Indian Men's hockey team will play Pakistan in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy Hockey in Chennai. Both India and Pakistan are coming off victories in the last match, against South Korea and China, respectively.
Neeraj Chopra to lead the Indian contingent in World Athletics Championships
India's Olympic champion Neeraj Chopra is all set to lead the 28-member Indian squad in the upcoming World Athletics Championships in Hungary. The competition will kick off on August 19 in Budapest and will come to an end by August 27.
India's first outdoor museum park, "Shaheedi Park" to be inaugurated in Delhi
Delhi's 'Shaheedi Park', which has been redeveloped, is all set to be inaugurated on Tuesday. The new-look Shaheedi Park will become "India's first outdoor museum park". The said park will be inaugurated in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Delhi LG VK Saxena.
ISRO releases Moon's video as visible from Chandrayaan-3
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released a video of the moon's surface as it is now visible from Chandrayaan-3. In further updates, ISRO Chairman has said the state of Chandrayaan-3 is healthy and their will be a few more maneuver's to be carried out before it makes a soft landing on the moon.
Tomato, Chilli prices boosts veg and non-veg thali price in India by 34%, 13% in July
As a result of the increase in tomato and chilli prices, the cost of preparing a veg thali in India went up by a whopping 34% in July. At the same time, the cost of the non-vegetarian thali shot up by 13% as compared to the prices in June 2023.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.