May 1 News Roundup | Historic Indian gold medal at Asian Championships, GT top IPL table & more

May 1 News Roundup | Historic Indian gold medal at Asian Championships, GT top IPL table & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates from across the country.

From the Gujarat Titans claiming the top spot on the IPL 2023 table to an Indian duo winning a historic gold medal in Badminton Asia Championships, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 1 news roundup.

Operation Kaveri Update: Another 186 Indian citizens return home from war-hit Sudan

Another 186 Indian citizens returned home from war-hit Sudan on Monday under the ongoing 'Operation Kaveri'. Over the weekend, 229 Indian citizens arrived in Bengaluru on Sunday while 365 people returned to Delhi from Sudan on Saturday.

Indian duo historic doubles gold at Asian Championships Badminton 

Indian duo Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty won doubles gold at Badminton Asia Championships, becoming the first Indian pair to achieve the feat in 58 years. Satwik and Chirag beat Malaysian duo Ong Yew Sin and Teo Ee Yi in a 3-set clash worthy of a final to clinch the gold medal.

Commercial LPG prices down by ₹171.5 in second reduction in the cost

The prices of commercial LPG, which is used by businesses like eateries and restaurants, have come down by ₹171.5. The cost of a 19 kilogram LPG, which costed ₹2,028 in the national capital, will cost ₹1,856.5 after the latest reduction in prices.

IPL table reshuffles; Gujarat Titans claim top spot

Defending champions Gujarat Titans defeated the Kolkata Knight Riders on Saturday, registering a comfortable 7-wicket win. Due to the matches that followed on Sunday, with CSK and RR both losing their games, Gujarat Titans have now claimed the top spot on the IPL 2023 points table.

India's manufacturing PMI hits 4-month high due to robust business growth

India's manufacturing sector accelerated further in April, with the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reaching a 4-month high owing to robust business growth, according to a latest survey. The PMI in April bounced to 57.2, marking the fastest improvement in a slew of sectors this year.

IIT-Guwahati students develop new method to produce sustainable hydrogen fuel

A team of researchers at IIT Guwahati have come up with a catalyst that is capable of releasing hydrogen from wood alcohol and produce no carbon dioxide in the process at all. The team, which developed this method of producing sustainable green hydrogen, is led by Dr Akshai Kumar AS.

Ludhiana gas leak: 11 dead due to emission with rescue operation underway

A toxic gas leak in the Giaspura area of Ludhiana has left 11 people due to inhalation of toxic emissions. The NDRF team arrived at the spot and evacuated the area while the authorities believe that the reason behind the leak is the dumping of chemicals in the sewer that led to fatal emissions.

Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.

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