July 19 News Roundup | Indian boxer shines in Muay Thai, Nifty closes on record high again & more
From Indian boxer winning the Bangla Boxing Stadium belt in Thailand for the first time to Sensex and Nifty closing on record highs for the fifth day, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this July 19 news roundup.
Ashish Raman Sethi becomes first Indian boxer to win Bangla Boxing Stadium Belt in Thailand
Indian boxer Ashish Raman Sethi has gone on to script history in India's boxing spectrum. He won the Bangla Stadium Boxing Championship in Thailand's Patong, becoming the first Indian boxer to do so. Ashish won the tournament by knocking his opponent out in the fastest time.
India's passport ranking improves to 80; Citizens can now travel to more places Visa-Free
According to the latest report, India's passport ranking has climbed from 87 in 2022 to 80 this year. With this new and improved ranking, Indian citizens (who are passport holders) will be able to travel to 57 countries without a Visa.
Sensex, Nifty close on record highs for the fifth day
Buoyed by Bajaj Finance, RIL, and ITC, Sensex and Nifty yet again ended the day on a record high. Sensex closed at 67,097.44 after adding 302 points in gains while Nifty added 84 points (or 0.42%) to soar high to a new record at 19,833.15 points.
IT spending in India to touch $112 billion in 2023, shows report
According to a report released on Wednesday, IT spending in India has been predicted to reach up to $112.2 billion in 2023. In spite of being the hottest topic of discussion in IT, artificial intelligence is not having a considerable impact on these IT spending numbers.
Mumbai boy Anshuman becomes youngest person on the planet to cross North Channel
India's open sea swimmer, Anshuman Jhingran, has become the youngest person on the planet to cross the North Channel. Just at 18 years of age, Anshuman is now eligible for a place in the Guinness World Records. It is noteworthy that Anshuman is the 114th person to cross the North Channel since 1947.
Centre cuts price of subsidized tomatoes to ₹70/kg
The price of subsidized tomatoes in India has been slashed further by the central government. From Thursday, subsidized tomatoes will be available in the market for ₹70 per kilogramme as opposed to the current price of ₹80 per kilogramme.
69th edition of the Filmfare Awards to be held in Gujarat in 2024
For its 69th edition, the Filmfare Awards are all set to debut in Gujarat. The Filmfare Awards in 2024 will be held in state as Gujarat Tourism has joined hands with Worldwide Media Pvt Ltd for this edition of the awards. To confirm the same, an MoU was signed during a media conference on Wednesday.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.