News Roundup | India defeat West Indies in 1st ODI, new bill against film piracy & more
From India defeating the West Indies by five wickets in the first of the three ODIs to Rajya Sabha passing a bill to fight film piracy, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this news roundup.
India defeat West Indies by 5 wickets in first ODI
India secured a comfortable victory over the West Indies in the first ODI last evening, which was played at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. The men in blue bowled out the hosts at 114 and chased it down in just 22 overs to lead the 3-match series 1-0.
Iconic Broadway musical "West Side Story" coming to India for the first time
The Grammy and Tony Award winning iconic musical "West Side Story" will be coming to India for the first time. The musical will be played at The Grand Theatre of the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre from August 16 to August 27.
Air India to start direct flights from Delhi to Dhaka from September 15
Air India is all set to start flights to Dhaka on a new route, which is via Delhi. It is noteworthy that Air India already operates 3 direct flights from Kolkata to Dhaka. But this will be a flight on the new route, from Delhi to Dhaka, starting from September 15.
Indian shuttler Lakshya Sen storms into Japan Open Semi-Finals
Indian star shuttler Lakshya Sen defeated Japan's Koki Watanabe to storm into the semi-finals of the Japan Open Super 750 tourney in Tokyo on Friday. Lakshya won the match in straight games (21-15, 21-19) to reach the men's singles last four of the competition.
BSE Sensex plunges below "psychologically important" mark of 66,000
The BSE Sensex went below the "psychologically important" mark of 66,000 in early trade on Friday. Caused by sustained selling pressure, Sensex begun by trading 301 points at 65,965 on Friday. As a result, experts have appealed investors to be careful while chasing small-cap funds.
Rajya Sabha passes Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2023 to stop film piracy
In an attempt to fight film piracy, Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the Cinematograph Amendment Bill 2023. In addition to that, the bill also attempts to change how movies are to be certified by the censor board. The bill stipulates a 3-year jail term along with a fine for those caught making pirated copies of movies.
India's UN Envoy Ruchira Kamboj to Chair 62nd session of the commission for social development
Indian Ambassador to the United Nations, Ruchira Kamboj, has assumed the chair of the 62nd session of Commission for Social Development. This is the first time in nearly 50 years that an Indian representative has held such a position within the United Nations.
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