June 1 News Roundup | Indian-American bags $50k scientist award, Commercial LPG prices cut & more
From Indian-American students bagging the prestigious Regeneron Young Scientist Award and commercial LPG, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our June 1 news roundup.
Commercial LPG prices in India slashed by ₹83.5
LPG prices in the national capital have plummeted ₹83.5 to reach ₹1,773 per cylinder (19-kg cylinder), from June 1. Jet fuel prices have also come down to ₹89,303.09 per kiloliter, coming down by ₹6,632.25. The price of domestic LPG cylinders, though, will remain the same.
Indian shuttler Kiran George reaches Thailand Open quarterfinals
Indian shuttler Kiran George defeated World No. 26 Weng Hong Yang (China) in straight games to reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open Super 500 tournament. This is the first time that Kerala-based Kiran has reached the last eight of a BWF Super 500 tournament.
83% of Indian workers willing to seek help from AI at work, finds report
Even though 74% of Indian workers believe that AI will eventually replace them at work, a whopping 83% of them are willing to seek help from AI tools at work. Nearly 90% of them are even willing to use AI for creative and analytical aspects of their job.
Indian-American teen bags $50,000 young scientist award
Satwik Kannan, a 17-year-old Indian student from the US state of Missouri has bagged the $50,000 Regeneron Young Scientist award for his research surround the Mepox virus. Kannan received the award for his research work to understand the reasons behind increased infectivity in smallpox disease.
RHTDM, Coolie No. 1 & F.A.L.T.U among iconic B'wood films to be turned into animated features
Iconic Bollywood films like Coolie No. 1, F.A.L.T.U and Rehna Hai Terre Dil Mein will soon be adapted into animation movies soon. The project is being undertaken by renowned producer Vashu Bhagnani via his venture DB Films and Animation.
Rupee rises 33 paise; Closes at 82.42 against US dollar
In the midst of a sustained foreign fund inflow, the Indian Rupee gained 33 paise to close at 82.42 against US dollar on Thursday. During the day, the domestic currency witnessed a high of 82.36 and went as low as 82.54, before settling at 82.42.
India & Nepal sign pacts on enhancing physical connectivity, tourism & more
A number of agreements have been signed between India and Nepal on several fronts including strengthening the connectivity between the two countries, tourism and more. It must also be noted that a long-term power agreement has also been signed between the neighbouring nations.
Indian-origin Taral Patel to run for Texas county commissioner in 2024
A 29-year-old Indian-American policy expert, Taral Patel, has announced his candidacy for the post of Fort Bend County Commissioner for Precinct 3 in Texas, United States. It must be noted that Patel will be running as a candidate for the democratic party.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.