News Roundup | WI vs IND Test update, new EPF interest rate gets Govt nod & more

News Roundup | WI vs IND Test update, new EPF interest rate gets Govt nod & more

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

From Indian women's softball team ready for their Asian Games debut this year to the Government ratifying the 8.15% EPF interest rate, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in our July 24 news roundup.

Indian women's softball team all set for Asian Games debut

Softball will be part of the Asian Games for the first time in this edition, which starts on September 23, 2023. For the competition, The Softball Association of India (SBAI) announced the Indian Women's team which will participate at the event in China's Hangzhou.

WI vs IND 2nd test: India require 8 wickets, WI need 289 runs to win on Day 5

The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team is just 8 wickets from winning the 2nd test against the West Indies in Port of Spain in Trinidad. As we brace for Day 5, India needs 8 wickets to win while the hosts require 289 runs to come out triumphant.

Central Government issues advisory against data-stealing malware "Akira"

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an official advisory against the data stealing malware named "Akira". It must be noted that CERT-In is a government agency that deals with computer security issues in the country.

8.15% interest rate on Employees Provident Fund for 2022-23 gets Government's nod

The Central Government has put a stamp on an interest rate of 8.15% for the Employee Provident Fund (EPF) for the year 2022-23. This new interest rate was recommended by the Central Board of Trustees' of the EPFO and will benefit upwards of 6 crore EPF subscribers.

India's paper industry has cut down water consumption by 80%, opted for sustainable production

The paper industry in India has taken a sustainable approach to production in recent years. According to an industry body, water consumption in paper industry has been cut down by up to 80% while a total of around ₹25,000 crore has been invested in sustainable production.

18-year-old Indian skater Shrishti creates Guinness World Records

Sensational Indian skater Shrishti Dharmendra Sharma has etched her name in the Guinness World Records for the second time. This time, Shrishti broke her own record in the 'fastest time to limbo skate over 50 meters'.

Tomato prices expected to fall as supplies increase from MP, Maharashtra

There has been a consistent decrease in tomato prices in India over the last few weeks, dropping from ₹100/kg to ₹70/kg. And the prices are expected to drop down even further with higher supplies now coming in from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.

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