News Roundup | WI vs IND 2nd Test updates, 1200 special trains for Kumbh & more

News Roundup | WI vs IND 2nd Test updates, 1200 special trains for Kumbh & more

Catch up on the latest news and updates from across the country.

From updates given by ISRO for Chandrayaan-3 to Virat Kohli scoring an unbeaten 87 to steady the Indian ship in the 2nd test against West Indies, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this news roundup.

Air India finalises orders for engines for 400 new planes

Air India and CFM International have completed all the formalities to finalize an order for LEAP engines for the former's fleet of 400 new planes. The said engines will be capable of powering 210 Airbus A320/321 neo and Boeing 737 MAX family aircraft.

West India vs India 2nd Test: Kohli's 87 not out takes India to 288/4 on Day 1

The first day of the second test between India and West Indies hung evenly in the balance. After the Indian side wobbled in the second session, Virat Kohli stepped in with a solid 87 not out to take India to 288/4 at stumps. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma also scored 80 of 143 balls before being dismissed by Warrican.

Chandrayaan 3 now father from Earth, closer to Moon: ISRO

In the latest update given by ISRO regarding the mission, Chandrayaan 3 is well on its journey, now being closer to the moon and a lot father from Earth. This comes after ISRO successfully completed the fourth orbit-raising maneuver.

1200 Special trains to operate for Maha Kumbh 2025

The Indian Railways is all set to run a whopping 1200 special trains from different regions of the country for Kumbh mela. This step has been taken in view of the huge number of devotees expected to travel for the mega spiritual mela, a number which is estimated to be as high as 40 crore.

AIFF announces U-20 national championship for men

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has made official the Under-20 National Football Championship for Men. The inaugural edition of the U-20 championship will take place between January and February 2024. The authorities believe this tournament to act as a great platform for budding football players.

Heavy downpours expected in various regions across India, says IMD

Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall to continue over areas of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Konkan, and other regions. On the other hand, northeast and the remaining regions of East India are expected to experience relatively subdued rainfall in the period.

India's coal production grows 8.55% to 223 MT in Apr-Jun

According to fresh data from the Coal Ministry, India's coal production registered an 8.55% increase in the April-June period to reach 223 MT. During the same period last year, the country's coal production was 205.76 million tonnes.

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