May 29 News Roundup | BGMI available to play in India, IPL final shifted to reserve day & more
From Battlegrounds Mobile India now being available to play to the IPL final being shifted to reserve day, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 29 news roundup.
India's first 2nd generation navigation satellite successfully put into orbit
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched India's first second generation navigation satellite into orbit on Monday. Known as the NVS-01, the satellite weighs 2,232 kilograms and was launched using the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV).
Battlegrounds Mobile India officially available to play in India from today
The much-awaited return of battle royale game Battlegrounds Mobile India has finally become a reality with BGMI now available to play in India. The game's return has come after the govt had temporarily lifted its ban on the game. BGMI will be available in India for a closely-monitored 3-month trial period before any decision is taken on unbanning it permanently.
Rain washes away IPL final; To be held on reserve day
The final of IPL 2023 between Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Titans was washed away due to heavy rain on Sunday and the game will now be held on reserve day, i.e., Monday, May 29. It must be noted that if the reserve day is also washed out due to rain, Gujarat Titans will be named IPL champions due to them finishing first in the points table.
Northeast India's first Vande Bharat Express inaugurated in Assam
The first Vande Bharat Express in the Northeast region of India was inaugurated by PM Modi on Monday. The Guwahati-New Jabalpur Vande Bharat Express was flagged off at 12 PM on Monday. It is noteworthy that the semi high-speed train will operate on all days of the week except for Tuesday.
India's Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) gets nod for its second hydropower project in Nepal
Nepal has given its permission to India's Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SVJN) to start another hydropower project in Nepal, which will be its second in the neighbouring nation. It is being said that the construction work on the project will be completed by the end of 2024.
'Aspire 5', Acer's new gaming laptop, launched in India
Weighing just 1.57 kilograms, Acer launched another gaming laptop in India on Monday, named 'Aspire 5'. The new Acer laptop, which is now available to buy online and at offline stores, is powered by the Intel's 13th gen core processor and has been priced at ₹70,999.
India emerging as strong alternative destination to China for MNCs, finds CEO survey
According to a survey taken from 100 global CEOs, India is emerging as a top destination for MNCs to set up shop, acting as the primary alternative to China. The survey also found that 70% of IT and ITES companies are undertaking changes in business strategies as they move away from China.
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