May 3 News Roundup | KL Rahul ruled out of IPL, Indian embassy in Sudan temporarily shifted & more

May 3 News Roundup | KL Rahul ruled out of IPL, Indian embassy in Sudan temporarily shifted & more

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

From the Central Government agreeing with the Supreme Court to set up a committee to look into social benefits for same-sex couples to KL Rahul's injury in IPL, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 3 news roundup.

LSG skipper KL Rahul ruled out of IPL, goes to Mumbai for treatment

Lucknow Super Giants captain KL Rahul will, in all likelihood, take no part in the remainder of IPL 2023. Rahul suffered a thigh injury during fielding in Monday night's game and has been flown to Mumbai for further scans to determine the seriousness of his injury.

India ranked 161 out of 180 countries in World Press Freedom Index

In the fresh World Press Freedom index, India fell another 11 spots to be ranked 161 out of 180 countries on the list. Previously, India was ranked 150th on the index, which is published by a global Non-Government Organization named Reporters without Borders.

India temporarily relocates Sudan embassy from Khartoum to Port Sudan

Owing to the violence and strife in Sudan, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs has arrived at the decision to temporarily shift the location of India's embassy in the war-torn country. The location for the Indian Embassy in Sudan will be shifted from the city of Khartoum to Port Sudan.

Centre agrees with SC to a setup a committee to ensure social benefits for same sex couples

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that the government is positive regarding social benefits to same-sex couples in India. The former has also agreed with the top court to set up a committee that will determine the administrative steps that can be taken to ensure basic social benefits and inclusion to same-sex couples.

India will soon have its own index to quantify heat impact, says IMD chief

The Director General of Meteorology at IMD has said that India will launch its own index to measure the impact of heat on its population and issue heat wave alerts. Named the 'heat hazard score', the new index is expected to become operational from the next summer season.

Rupee gains 6 paise to close at 81.81 against US dollar

The Indian rupee gained 6 paise on Wednesday to settle at 81.81 against the US dollar, boosted by the weakening trend of the American currency in the overseas market. The low crude oil prices also supported the domestic currency's mid-week gains.

India becoming a favorable destination for clinical trials, says USAIC report 

According to a joint report by PwC India and US-India Chamber of Commerce, India is coming to the fore as the go-to destination to conduct clinical trials. The report also emphasized the increase in clinical trial activity in India since 2014 and the boosting health infrastructure in the country.

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

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