News Roundup | India's cheapest internet phone, Supreme Court goes paperless & more
From Biryani making it into Singapore's Top 8 most popular dishes to the cheapest internet-enabled phone being launched in India, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this news roundup.
Massive boost in Fantasy Gaming platforms during IPL 2023; Touch ₹2,800 Cr in revenue
According to a report released on Tuesday, Fantasy Gaming platforms clocked a massive revenue of ₹2,800 crore during IPL 2023. On an year-over-year basis, these numbers were a 24% increase from the revenue of ₹2,250 during IPL 2022.
India's cheapest internet-enabled phone, 'Jio Bharat V2', launched at ₹999
Priced at just ₹999, India has received its cheapest internet-enabled phone, Jio Bharat V2. This compact 4G handset will first be put on beta trial from July 7, which will include as many as 1 million phones, made available across 6,500 tehsils.
Supreme Court goes paperless with free Wi-Fi offered to litigants, advocates
After reopening post vacation on July 3, the Supreme Court of India has come up with a range of upgrades. These also include free Wi-Fi for advocates, litigants, media people, and others. A new-look, technology-enabled courtroom is also part of the many upgrades.
Center launches Bharat 6G Alliance to launch 6G services across the country
The Union Ministry of Communications and Electronics & Information Technology announced the launch of Bharat 6G Alliance. This initiative will rope in key stakeholders from the public and private sectors to fast-track the introduction of 6G in India, after the successful 5G implementation.
Rupee plummets 11 paise; Closes at 82.02 against US Dollar
The Indian Rupee fell 11 paise on Tuesday to close at 82.02 against US Dollar, in the midst of oil importer's bargain buying. Having said that, the domestic currency was supported by a positive trend in domestic markets, capping its losses.
India's Biryani and Rojak make it to top 8 of popular foods in Singapore
After Indians have already fallen head over heels in love with Biryani, the delicacy has also made its way into Singapore's top 8 popular dishes. Along with Biryani, the Indian Rojak has also found its way into the list of dishes that Singaporeans enjoy and want to preserve.
Chhangte, Manisha named AIFF men's and women's Players of Year 2022-23
Indian winger Lallianzuala Chhangte has been named AIFF Men's Player of the Year for 2022-23 after having an impressive ISL. AIFF Women's Player of the Year award was clinched by Manisha Kalyan, who has become the first Indian to feature in UEFA Women's Champions League.
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