May 6 News Roundup | Neeraj Chopra clinches another title, Operation Kaveri wrapped up & more
From Neeraj Chopra making a blistering start to the new season by winning the Doha Diamond League to Indian weightlifter grabbing a silver medal at the ongoing Asian Championships in South Korea, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our May 6 news roundup.
Neeraj Chopra clinches Doha Diamond League
Indian Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra has made a spectacular start to the new season by clinching the Doha Diamond League meet on Friday. Chopra successfully defended his title with a throw of 88.67m, leaving behind world beaters like Anderson Peters and Jakub Vadlejch.
COVID global health emergency is officially over, says WHO
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that COVID 19 doesn't constitute a Global Health Emergency anymore. Having said that, the organization has also clarified that the pandemic, which has killed or sickened nearly 800 million people across the globe, is yet to come to an end and precautions must be taken wherever necessary.
18% increase in weekly cyber attacks in Q1 2023, finds report
Organizations in India have witnessed a significant increase in weekly cyber attacks in the first quarter of 2023 with attack going up by 18% in the period on an year-over-year basis. The number of attacks in the quarter stood at 2,507 weekly cyber attacks per organization between January and Match 2023.
Indian weightlifter Bindyarani Devi wins silver at Asian Championships
In another spectacular performance by an Indian athlete, weightlifter Bindyarani Devi clinched the silver medal at the ongoing Asian Championships in South Korea on Saturday. Bindyarani clinched the podium spot in the women's 55 kg category with an impressive combined lift of 194 kg.
Operation Kaveri ends; 3,862 Indians successfully rescued from Sudan
Ministry of External Affairs' 'Operation Kaveri' to evacuate Indian citizens from war-torn Sudan has been successfully completed. During the operation, 17 IAF aircrafts and 5 sorties of navy ships evacuated a total of 3,862 Indian citizens from Sudan, including the risky evacuation of members of Karnataka's Hakki Pikki tribe.
IMD issues warning for 4 states in view of possible cyclone Mocha
The Indian Meteorological Department has issued an alert for 4 states about a cyclonic storm named 'Mocha' expected to hit India's eastern coast over the weekend. The states that have been put on alert include Tamil Nadu, Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh.
Go First cancels all flights again, suspends operations till May 12
Cash-strapped Go First airline has yet again cancelled all its flight for the third time, till May 12, 2023, citing operational reasons. The airline has already filed a voluntary insolvency resolution before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
Stay tuned for more updates from across the globe and follow-ups on these stories.