June 2 News Roundup | India wins Junior Men's Hockey Asia Cup, Goa's first Vande Bharat train & more
From Indian Men's Hockey Junior team winning their 4th Asia Cup title to Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen storming into Thailand Open semis, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our June 2 news roundup.
Junior Asia Cup Men's Hockey: India defeats Pakistan to bag record 4th title
India's Junior Men's Hockey team bagged a record 4th Junior Men's Asia Cup title by defeating fierce rivals Pakistan 2-1 on Thursday. The Indian team scored two early goals through Angad Bir Singh and Araijeet Singh Hundal and maintained their composure to sustain the lead.
Goa's first Vande Bharat train to be flagged off on June 3
Goa's first Vande Bharat train is all set to be flagged off on Saturday from the Madgaon Railway Station. The high-speed train, which will be flagged off virtually by PM Modi, will strengthen connectivity on Mumbai-Goa route and neighboring regions.
Metaverse, Web3 Indian market to reach $200 billion by 2035, finds report
Expected to show an annual growth rate of up to 40%, India's Metaverse and Web3 market is being projected to grow into a $200 billion industry by the year 2035. The report also estimated that 8% of World GDP will come from Metaverse and Web3.
Telangana per capita income highest in the country; Reaches ₹3.17 lakh
Telangana has emerged as the state with the highest per capita income in the country, reaching ₹3.17 lakh in 2022-23. It is noteworthy that the 2014-15 per capita numbers in the state were ₹1.24 lakh in 2014-15 and has witnessed a significant increase in less than a decade.
Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen enters Thailand Open semis; Kiran George loses out
Indian Badminton player Lakshya Sen defeated Malaysia's Leong Jun Hao in straight games to storm into Thailand Open Men's Singles semi-finals. Kerala-based Kiran George, on the other hand, lost to French player Toma Junior Popov to storm out of the quarterfinals.
Indian farmers appeal for stopping WHO's anti-tobacco agenda
FAIFA, the Federation of All India Farmer Associations, concerned by WHO's stance against growing tobacco, has appealed to the global community of farmers to oppose it. The said WHO agenda, known as 'Grow Food Not Tobacco' agenda, encourage farmers to replace tobacco farming with other crops.
Gold prices surge ₹350; Silver jumps ₹650
Gold prices in the national capital surged ₹350 on Friday to reach ₹60,600 per 10 grams in the midst of a positive rally in the prices of precious metals globally. Silver prices, too, reached ₹73,550 per kilogram with an increase of ₹650.
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