May 23 News Roundup | Neeraj Chopra becomes World No. 1, IPL Playoffs, UPSC results & more
From Indian Premier League 2023 playoffs to women securing the top four ranks in the UPSC examinations, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 23 news roundup.
Neeraj Chopra becomes World No. 1 in Men's Javelin throw
India's Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has become the world no. 1 in the Men's Javelin Throw rankings for the first time in his career. In the latest World Athletics rankings, Neeraj Chopra is on the top spot with 1455 rating points, which is 22 points more than the World Champion Anderson Peters.
Indian Navy's INS Mormugao successfully intercepts supersonic target
INS Mormugao, which is Indian Navy's latest guided missile destroyer, carried out an engagement of a sea-skimming supersonic target successfully. According to a statement by Indian navy officials, the missile, which can hit targets 300 km away, hit its target accurately.
IPL 2023: Playoffs to start today, CSK to host GT at Chepauk
IPL 2023 playoffs are all set kick off today with the Chennai Super Kings ready to host Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 1, at the MA Chidambaram in Chennai. The winner of today's game will go straight to the final while the losing team will have to play the winner of tomorrow's Eliminator.
Google Pay launches RuPay credit card support UPI in India
The global mobile payment service Google Pay has come together with the National Payments Corporation Limited (NPCL) to enable users to make payments using their credit cards through UPI. To avail the service, users will have to link their credit card with their Google Pay account.
Mumbai becomes 3rd biggest data center market in Asia
With its total capacity crossing 2 GW in the Q1 of 2023, Mumbai has officially become the third largest data center in the Asia-pacific region, according to a report released on Monday. Shanghai and Tokyo hold the top two spots in the list.
Rupee settles at 82.82 against US dollar
Trading in a narrow range on Tuesday, the Rupee settled at 82.82 against US dollar in view of a muted trend in domestic equities. Furthermore, Forex traders also say that the strength of the American dollar also stopped the domestic currency from gaining sharply.
UPSC results: Top 4 ranks secured by women, Ishita Kishore tops
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examination results have been announced and Ishita Kishore has topped the exam while the top four ranks have been secured by women. The exact number of marks secured by students will be announced in 15 days.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.
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