June 13 News Roundup | Evacuation underway for Cyclone Biparjoy, Reliance tops Forbes list & more
From Indian women wrestlers making the country proud at Under 17 Asian Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan to Reliance Industries Limited yet again becoming the best Indian corporate in the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2023, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our June 13 news roundup.
India's industrial production surges 4.2% in April
After dropping down to a 5-month low of 1.1% growth in March 2023, India's industrial output has risen by 4.2% in April 2023, according to the Index of Industrial Production in India. Furthermore, the report also found out that mining output in April 2023 witnessed a massive increase of 5.1%.
India's Women's Wrestlers clinch team title at U-17 Asian Wrestling in Kazakhstan
Young Indian women wrestlers have done the country proud by clinching the Team Title at the ongoing Under 17 Asian Wrestling Championships in Kazakhstan. At the event, India's women wrestlers bagged a total of 9 medals, 7 of which were gold medals.
Reliance Industries top Indian corporates in Forbes Global 2000 List for 2023
India's largest corporate in terms of market value, Reliance Industries Limited has once again topped Indian corporates in the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2023. Globally, Reliance jumped 8 spots from the last year's 53rd rank to secure the 45th rank.
Cyclone Biparjoy: Over 12,000 people evacuated from Kutch & Dwarka, 26 rescued from Oil rig
A total of 12,000 people have been evacuated from coastal areas in Gujarat's Kutch and Dwarka in view of Cyclone Biparjoy. In related news, the Indian Coast Guard also rescued 26 people who were stuck in surging waves caused by the storm.
Indian space startup's satellite orbited by SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
In some great news for our space sector, Indian space startup Azista BST Aerospace Pvt Ltd's first remote sensing satellite was launched by Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. The Ahmedabad-based startup's satellite, named ABA First Runner (AFR), weighs 80 kg.
Indonesia Open Badminton: Sindhu, Prannoy move to Pre-Quarters despite difficult draw
Despite being handed tough draws, top Indian shuttlers PV Sindhu and HS Prannoy won their respective single games to reach the pre-quarters of Indonesian Open 2023. Former World Champion Sindhu defeated the favorite Gregoria Marisak Tunjung in straight sets while Prannoy defeated Japan's K Nishimoto.
Gold prices up by ₹30; Silver prices ₹70
Gold prices in the national capital went up slightly by ₹30 to reach ₹60,680 per 10 grams, amid a global rally in the prices of precious metals. Silver prices, on the other hand, witnessed a relatively higher gain of ₹70 to reach ₹74,120 per kilogramme.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.