News Roundup | Visa-free Thailand travel for Indians, World Cup 2023 points table & more
From the World Cup 2023 points table and Shekhar Kapur's selection as Jury Head for IFFI 2023 to Visa-free travel to Thailand for Indians, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our October 31 news roundup.
Visa-free travel to Thailand for Indians from Nov 10 to May 10
In great news for travelers in the country, Indians will be able to visit Thailand without a Visa between November 10 and May 10. According to the Thailand authorities, this decision has been taken to draw in tourism from India during the peak months.
India's Coal production rises 12.8% till October 2023-24
In the current fiscal year, India's Coal production has gone up a notch, adding 12.81% in production. It must be noted that these numbers show 11.90% growth. According to data from Coal India, the supply of coal to the power sector also went up by 7.87% in the period.
Shooter Shriyanka Sadangi finishes 4th in Asian Shooting C'Ship; Wins Olympic quota for India
Indian shooter Shriyanka Sadangi finished 4th in the Asian Shooting Championship, winning India's next Paris Olympics quota. It is noteworthy that this is India's 13th Paris Olympics quota after Anish Bhanwala clinched the 12th quota yesterday.
World Cup 2023 Points Table: India stays on top as tourney reaches business end
As World Cup 2023 reaches the final few matches of the group stage, India has retained the top spot with 12 points. Along with the men in blue, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia make up the rest of the top four, with 17 Group Stage matches yet to be played.
Shekhar Kapur to serve as International Competition Jury Head for IFFI 54
Renowned and critically acclaimed Indian Filmmaker, Shekhar Kapur, has been picked as the jury head for the International Film Festival of India 2023 in Goa. It is noteworthy that IFFI in Goa will be held from November 20 to November 28.
Amid intensifying El Nino, IMD predicts warmer November
In the midst of further intensifying El Nino conditions, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a warmer November for most parts of India. November rainfall during the period, on the other hand, is likely to stay at normal levels.
Key Infra sector growth in India slows down to 8.1% in September
The key infrastructure sector growth in India has dipped to a 4-month low at 8.1% in the month of September. As compared to the growth of 8.3% in September 2022, the numbers have depreciated even on a year-on-year basis, mostly bogged down by the negative state in crude oil.
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