June 9 News Roundup | India struggle in WTC Final, Pathaan set for Russia release & more
From the Indian top order collapsing in the World Test Championship final against Australia to SRK-starrer 'Pathaan' set for release in Russia and CIS countries, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our June 9 news roundup.
India in dire straits in WTC Final as top order collapses
The first two days of the ongoing World Test Championship final have not gone as planned for the men in blue. After Australia got all out for 469 after being put in to bat, the Indian top order collapsed with their score reduced to 151/5 at the end of Day 2.
44% of small businesses expected to hire fewer people due to AI capabilities
According to a latest report by a Canada-based company, 44% of small business owners expect to hire fewer people thanks to the capabilities of Artificial Intelligence. This report comes in the midst of concern regarding AI replacing humans in a number of job roles.
Half of all ₹2000 notes have returned to Banks: RBI Governor
According to a statement by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday, almost half of ₹2000 currency notes that were in circulation have come back to banks. It must be noted that the ongoing withdrawal process, which began on May 23, will run till September 30.
India finish top of medal tally in Junior Shooting World Cup
With a haul of 15 medals, including 6 gold, the Indian contingent has finished the ISSF Junior Shooting World Cup on the top of the medal tally. This year's stellar performance means that India has now finished on top of the medal tally in all Junior World Cups and Championships since 2019.
Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan set for release in Russia, CIS countries
Months after the movie smashed all box office records in India, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone-starrer Pathaan is set for release in Russia and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries. The movie will release in 3000+ screens in Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan.
Gold prices jump ₹440; Silver up by ₹1050
Gold prices in the national capital jumped by ₹440 to reach ₹60,820 per 10 grams on Friday, in the midst of strengthening global trends. Silver prices, on the other hand, jumped even further by ₹1,050 to reach ₹74,350 per kilogramme.
Asia Cup, ICC Men's World Cup to be streamed for free on Disney+ Hotstar Mobile
The Asia Cup 2023 (September 2-September 17) and the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup (October 5-October 19) will both be streamed for free for Disney+ Hotstar mobile users. Apart from being a step to democratize cricket viewership in India, this move also seems like an attempt by Disney+ Hotstar to compete with JioCinema, which streamed IPL for free.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.