November 7 News Roundup | World Cup 2023 points table, Amazon's zero-emission initiative & more
From India standing comfortably on top of the World Cup 2023 points table to Gold and Silver prices coming down due to weak global trends, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our November 7 news roundup.
World Cup 2023: India guaranteed table toppers; two SF spots still up for grabs
With less than 10 group stage games to go, India sits comfortably on top of the World Cup 2023 points table. Furthermore, South Africa has already booked a semi-final spot but two places are still up for grabs for the last 4 stage.
With Zero emission deliveries, Amazon's 'last-mile fleet programme' launched with all EVs
The eCommerce major, Amazon, has launched its last-mile fleet programme in India. Under this programme, up to 300 delivery service partners (DSPs) will be able to make deliveries with zero emissions across the country.
India is among APAC countries with the highest wealth inequality, finds UNDP
Notwithstanding the country's rapid growth, a UNDP report has found that it is among the APAC countries that still struggle with income inequality. The report also hailed India's efforts at reducing its multi-dimensional poverty to 15% in 2019-21 from 25% in 2015-16.
FIH Rankings: Indian Women's Hockey team climbs to 6th for the first time
After their victory in the Women's Asian Champions Trophy in Ranchi, the Indian Women's Hockey team has climbed to the 6th spot in the FIH World Rankings. It is noteworthy that this is the highest that the women's team has ascended to, in the world rankings.
Gold prices down by ₹250; Silver plunges ₹650
Gold prices in the national capital went down by ₹250 on Tuesday to reach ₹61,500 per 10 grams, brought down by relatively weak trends globally. Silver prices, on the other hand, also plunged ₹650, according to HDFC securities.
India all set to host virtual meet of G20 leaders on Nov 22
After successfully hosting several G20 meetings, India is all set to host the virtual summit of all G20 leaders on November 22. The conflict between Israel and Hamas and the Russia-Ukraine war will be among the major topics of discussion in this virtual meeting.
IBM and AWS join hands to launch a new Innovation Lab in India
Expanding its collaboration with AWS, IBM launched a new innovation lab in India's Bengaluru. This new lab in India will allow clients of both companies to find solutions across industries while also enhancing India's capabilities in information technology.
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