October 11 News Roundup | IMF raises India's growth forecast, IND vs AFG match & more
From the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raising India's growth forecast for FY2024 to 6.3% and World Food India 2023 to updates from India's World Cup game against Afghanistan, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our October 11 news roundup.
IMF raises India's FY2024 growth forecast to 6.3%
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has now revised India's growth forecast for FY2024. According to the latest WEO data, India's growth rate for the next fiscal year has been predicted to be 6.3%, an increase from the earlier prediction of 6.1%.
15-year-old Indian boy breaks record for World's Largest Card Structure
A 15-year-old boy from India has shattered the world record for the 'world's largest playing card structure'. Arnav Daga, who belongs to Kolkata, created a structure featuring iconic buildings from his home city, using a total of 143,000 playing cards.
Govt to organize World Food India 2023 in Delhi from November 3
The Central Government has announced the dates for World Food India 2023, which will be bringing the world's food processing industry together for three days of discussion. One of the major issues being taken up for discussion this time around will be women's leadership in the industry.
8th BRICS International Competition Conference kicks off in Delhi
The 8th BRICS International Competition Conference kicked off today in New Delhi, i.e., October 11. The conference, which is being held in India after a decade, will feature over 600 delegates from competition authorities belonging to both BRICS and non-BRICS nations.
20-member team for Women's Asian Champions Trophy announced
Hockey India has announced India's 20-member women's team, which will compete in the upcoming Women's Asian Champions Trophy. The tournament, scheduled to be held from October 27 to November 4 in Ranchi, will feature Japan, China, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand, alongside India.
Afghanistan posts a target of 273 for the men in blue
At the time of writing, Afghanistan has scored 272/8 in 50 overs in the World Cup match against India, posting a target of 273 for the men in blue. The Afghanistan innings was powered by Hashmat Shahidi's 80 and Azmatullah Omarzai's 62. For Team India, Jasprit Bumrah turned out to be the best bowler with figures of 4/39.
Backed by strong global cues, Nifty advances for second consecutive day
Holding on to its gains throughout the day, Nifty advanced for the second consecutive day thanks to strong global cues. The benchmark closed on Wednesday at 19,811.35 points, adding 121.5 points with a growth of 0.62%.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.