July 13 News Roundup | IND vs WI test Day 1 updates, Chandrayaan-3 countdown begins & more
From the official countdown for India's third moon mission now on to Ashwin taking a 5-wicket haul to bowl out West Indies at just 150 on Day 1, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this July 13 news roundup.
Food prices take retail inflation to 3-month high of 4.81%
According to official government data released on Wednesday, the recent rise in food prices has taken the overall inflation rate to 4.81%. It is noteworthy that food inflation in India, which stood at 2.96% in May, leapt to a whopping 4.49% in June.
IND vs WI Test: Ashwin takes 5 as West Indies get bowled out at 150 on Day 1
Day 1 of the India vs West Indies test match was all about Ravichandran Ashwin's quality spin bowling. The Indian spinner took a 5-wicket haul to bowl out the Indies at a lowly score of 150. This was Ashwin's 33rd five-wicket haul, which has now given India the perfect start to the series.
300 Mail/Express, 406 passenger trains cancelled due to waterlogging on tracks
A total of 406 passenger trains and 300 mail/express have been cancelled in view of the incessant rainfall and the resulting waterlogging on tracks. Apart from cancelling 406 trains, Northern Railways has also diverted 28 trains.
Countdown begins for India's third moon mission
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced the beginning of the countdown for India's third moon mission. The official 26-hour countdown for Chandrayaan-3 mission has begun at 1:05 PM on Thursday.
India largest market for Google Play as global in-app spending reaches record high $67.5
Global in-app consumer spend has reached an all time high of $67.5 billion, according to a report released on Thursday. The said report also found India to be the largest market for Google Play downloads, followed by Brazil and Indonesia.
PV Sindhu, Lakshya Sen win openers at US Open, S Praneeth bows out
Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and Lakshya Sen have won their respective opening matches in US Open Super 300 Badminton tournament. Sindhu defeated America's Disha Gupta while Lakshya secured a convincing victory over Kalle Koljonen of Finland.
IMD issues red and orange alert for several states amid heavy rains
Amid "heavy" to "very heavy" rainfall in these regions, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red and orange alert for several states. Orange alert has been issued for Assam, UP and MP while a red alert has been issued for Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, and Meghalaya.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.