May 2 News Roundup | New office timings in Punjab, Post-match chaos at Lucknow IPL match & more
From the post-match chaos at the IPL match between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore to a new Mediatek Dimensity 7050 chipset launched in India, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 2 news roundup.
IPL 2023: Verbal spat between Kohli and Gambhir, both fined 100% match fees
Monday night's IPL match in Lucknow between hosts LSG and RCB featured massive drama for all the wrong reason. The match added another episode in the rivalry between Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir, with the duo seen having a heated argument after RCB won the game by 18 runs. Furthermore, both have been fined 100% match fees for their unruly conduct.
Offices in Punjab shift to new timings to save power
The new timings in Punjab government offices, which will be 07:30 AM to 02:00 PM came into effect from Tuesday, May 2. The move is an attempt to save power during the peak summer months that usually see over-usage of electricity. Furthermore, the new timings will be applicable till Jul 15, 2023.
Mediatek launches new 'Dimensity 7050' chipset for 5G smartphones in India
Global chip-makers Mediatek launched a brand new 5G-enabled chipset named Dimensity 7050 on Tuesday. The new octa-core chipset will feature a pair of Cortex-A78 processors and an Arm Mali-G68 GPU. Furthermore, the new Mediatek chipset will power the upcoming Lava Agni 2 5G phone in India.
Nearly half of Indians experience AI-enabled fake voice scams, reports McAfee survey
A whopping 47% of adults in India have been reported to have experienced AI voice scam themselves or know someone who has experienced them, according to a latest McAfee survey. Shockingly, this percentage is almost twice as much the global average, which stands at 25%. Furthermore, 83% of victims of such scams in India have lost money to such fraudsters.
Indian-origin charity champions to attend King Charles III coronation on Saturday
A number of Indian-origin community workers and charity champions will be part of the 2,200 personalities who will attend the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, May 6. The Indian community workers will be present at the event alongside world leaders from across the globe, seated in the Abbey to witness the historic event.
Operation Kaveri: 231 Indians, 208 Gujarat residents landed at Ahmedabad airport on Tuesday
Operation Kaveri is continuing in full swing with another batch of 231 Indian citizens arriving at Ahmedabad airport, evacuated from war-torn Sudan. A total of 208 out of the 231 citizens are Gujarat residents while this batch of Indian citizens have come home via Jeddah. As of now, nearly 2,300 evacuees from Sudan have returned home.
India's coal production reach record 73.02 million tonnes in April 2023
India's coal production has set a new record with the highest production of 73.02 million tonnes (MT) achieved in April 2023. It is noteworthy that these production numbers are an 8.67% increase on an year-over-year basis.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.