June 27 News Roundup | ICC Men's Cricket World Cup schedule, Diwali holiday in New York City & more
From ICC finally announcing the schedule for this year's Men's World Cup to tomato prices likely to go up across India due to low supply, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our June 27 news roundup.
ICC Men's Cricket World Cup schedule announced; India to face Pak on Oct 15
The International Cricket Council (ICC) finally launched the schedule for the Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 on Tuesday. The opener will be played between New Zealand and England in Ahmedabad on October 5, which will also be the venue for the India vs Pakistan game on October 15.
Diwali to be a school holiday in New York City
India's festival of lights, Diwali has now been included as a school holiday in New York City. The move is being described as a huge victory for the Indian community residing there. Beginning this year, Diwali will be a holiday for students in NYC schools.
Tomato prices surge across India due to low supply
Heatwave in some regions and heavy rain in others have caused a dip in supply of tomato across India. As a result, tomato prices in India are expected to go up, with some reports also claiming that it could reach as high as ₹80-₹100 per kg and beyond.
Indian-origin British expert to head UN Outer Space Office
Aarti Holla-Maini, a British satellite expert of Indian origin, will head the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Aarti possesses over 25 years of experience in the space sector and currently also serves as the Secretary-General of the Global Satellite Operations Association.
147 Indian startups to become unicorns in 5 years, says Hurun Research
Already being the third largest startup ecosystem, India is all set to become home to 147 unicorn startups in the next five years, according to a report by Hurun Research. Currently, there are 83 unicorns in India in a variety of sectors from fashion to healthcare.
Rupee climbs 1 paise to close at 82.03 against US dollar
In the midst of a weak trend for the American currency, the Indian Rupee edged 1 paise on Tuesday to close at 82.03 against the US dollar. According to market analysts, a fall in the crude oil prices in the global market also supported the domestic currency.
Indian Kabbadi team starts Asian Championship campaign with back to back wins
Indian Kabaddi team have started their title defense in the Asian Kabaddi Championship 2023 with back to back wins, defeating South Korea and Chinese Taipei. With two wins in two games, the Indians currently sit top of the standings.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.