News Roundup | IPL 2023 breaks viewership records, Sanchar Saathi portal launched & more
From JioCinema breaking streaming records with IPL 2023 and Delhi's air quality inching closer to 'severe' to CEIR portal to track lost or stolen smartphones launched, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this news roundup.
Jio Cinema's IPL viewership sets a new streaming record
This year's IPL has set a new streaming record with JioCinema registering a whopping 1300 crore views in the first five weeks of the tournament. The tournament's viewership across the globe had been going up significantly over the past years, but IPL 2023 viewership has broken all the previous records.
7 out 10 Indians shun startup jobs for big corporate jobs, finds study
According to a new report released on Tuesday, 7 out of 10 job seekers in India prefer to work for big corporations over startups amid a rise in challenges in the startup ecosystem in the country. The fear of layoffs is pushing job seekers towards stable and established companies.
Delhi's air quality worsens; inches close to 'severe'
Delhi's air quality index hovered dangerously close to 'severe' levels on Wednesday morning. The sky was overcast with the minimum temperatures being recorded at 25.4°C, which was a little below the average temperatures in the season.
Sanchar Saathi portal to track lost or stolen mobile phones launched on Tuesday
Indian citizens will now be able to block and track their lost and stolen smartphones with the Department of Telecom launching the Sanchar Saathi portal on Tuesday. The portal has also engaged with WhatsApp and OTT platforms who will promptly deregister users when their smartphone is either stolen or lost.
Gold prices down by ₹500; Silver plunges ₹450
Gold prices fell again in the national capital on Wednesday by ₹500 to reach ₹60,580 per 10 grams, affected by relatively weaker global cues. Silver prices, on the other hand, also went down by ₹450 to reach ₹73,300 per kilogram.
Villages in Haryana to get parks, gyms and libraries
In a noble initiative to develop rural India, Haryana government is planning to build gyms, parks and libraries in its villages. Villages in the state will also get community centers and youth clubs apart from an enhanced waste management system.
India and Pakistan to meet on the football field after 5 years in SAFF cup
The India-Pakistan rivalry is all set to be renewed on the football pitch after a wait of five long years. The two nations have been drawn in the same group for the upcoming SAFF Cup, which is scheduled to be played in Bengaluru between June 21 to July 4.
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