News Roundup | India thrash Pakistan in ACT Hockey, NCLT approves Zee-Sony merger & more
From updates given by ISRO on Chandrayaan-3 to the Indian men's hockey team thrashing Pakistan 4-0 in Asian Champions Trophy Hockey, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this news roundup.
Indian Men's team thrashes Pakistan 4-0 in Asian Champions Trophy
The Indian Men's team obliterated Pakistan 4-0 in the ongoing Asian Champions Trophy Hockey in Chennai. With this thumping victory, India has secured the top spot in the point table and will face 4th placed Japan in the semi-finals.
CJI launches QR code based ePass for entry into Supreme Court
The Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud launched another e-governance initiative with a new ePass portal for entry into the Supreme Court. This new portal will allow advocates, litigants and the normal public to seek QR code ePasses to gain entry into the Supreme Court.
Chandrayaan-3 just 1,437 km from Moon, informs ISRO
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has given the latest update on Chandrayaan-3. According to the new info shared, Chandrayaan-3 is 1,437 kilometers from the Moon. It is noteworthy that another maneuver was performed on Wednesday, which has taken Chandrayaan-3 this close to the lunar surface.
India's Defence Ministry to switch to OS Maya from Microsoft after malware threat
After threats of a malware attack, India's Defence Ministry has decided to switch operating systems. The ministry has opted to ditch the Microsoft OS for the 'Made in India' alternative, i.e., Maya operating system. The trial run for the new OS will be initiated on August 15, 2023..
Disclaimer must for influencers, celebrities endorsing as health experts: Govt
Celebrities, influencers, and social media personalities will have to issue a disclaimer while advocating health advice online, according to a new government directive. The disclaimer should make it clear that the advice should not be taken as an alternative to professional medical advice.
India markets fall post RBI monetary policy decision
India's benchmark indices fell on Thursday after RBI announced its new monetary policy. It is noteworthy that the US inflation data is also about to be announced and the investors have remained on the sidelines, as well. As for the RBI policy announcements, the interest rates have been retained.
NCLT finally approves Zee-Sony merger
The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has finally approved the merger of Sony's India unit and Zee Entertainment. The merger, which was announced back in 2021, will finally become a reality with NCLT's approval, which was delayed due to some legal problems.
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