July 25 News Roundup | Team India slips to 2nd in WTC ranking, Badrinath NH blocked & more
From team India slipping a spot in the World Test Championship rankings and Satwik-Chirag reaching their career best BWF ranking to Badrinath National Highway being blocked, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this July 25 news roundup.
India drops to 2nd in WTC rankings after draw against West Indies
Team India has now dropped to the 2nd spot in the latest World Test Championship (WTC) standings. This is the result of the Rohit Sharma-led team being unable to defeat the West Indies in the second test of the ongoing series. The game ended in a draw due to heavy rain on Day 5.
Indian weaving to be celebrated in London with Saree Walkathon on National Handloom Day
Celebrating Indian weaving, a UK-based women's organization will be organizing a Saree walkathon in London on this National Handloom Day. Around 500 women have already registered themselves for the event and are ready to take part in the walkathon.
Indian shuttler duo Satwik-Chirag reach highest World No. 2 ranking
The on-fire Indian men's badminton duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have reached their career's best ranking. The duo has risen to the 2nd spot in the latest BWF Men's doubles rankings. It is noteworthy that the Satwik-Chiraj just recently won the Korea Open.
Badrinath National Highway blocked due to landslide debris
Traffic has been suspended on the Badrinath National Highway due to debris being piled up after yet another landslide. Furthermore, the officials also said that now the movement of commuters on the route to Badrinath Dham is expected to stay suspended for the next two to three days.
IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for multiple regions across India till July 29
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a "heavy rainfall" alert for several regions across India till July 29. The weather department has predicted "extremely heavy rainfall" in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana while "very heavy rainfall" is predicted in Uttarakhand during the period.
Chandrayaan-3 update: 5th orbit-raising maneuver successfully performedi
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully completed the 5th orbit-raising maneuver of Chandrayaan-3. It is noteworthy that this was the fifth and final maneuver of the mission. Now, the TransLunar Injection (TLI), which is the next firing, has been scheduled for August 1, 2023.
Hockey India announces 18-member Men's squad for Asian Champions Trophy 2023
As the Asian Champions Trophy 2023 is scheduled to start within weeks in Chennai, Hockey India has announced the 18-member men's squad for the tournament. The Indian team will be once again captained by defender Harmanpreet Singh while midfielder Hardik Singh will be the vice captain.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.