October 19 News Roundup | IND vs BAN World Cup match updates, 50 Cent to perform in India & more
From the 37th National Games kicking off in Goa today and updates on the IND vs BAN match to 50 Cent all set to perform in India, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our October 19 news roundup.
37th National Games kick off in Goa
The 37th National Games have begun in Goa with the Badminton tournament being the first to be started today. It must be noted that the games will be formally inaugurated by PM Modi on October 26. The national games will feature a record number of 43 sports disciplines.
Sensex and Nifty fall for second consecutive session on weak global trends
Amid weak international trends, Indian benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty dipped for the second consecutive session on Thursday, October 19. While the BSE Sensex went down 247.78 points, Nifty plummeted 46.60 points in today's trade, amid weak global cues.
Hip Hop megastar 50 Cent to perform in India in November
The concert season has officially begun in India and hip-hop megastar and Grammy Award-winning star 50 Cent is all set to perform in India this November. Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson will be performing in Mumbai, celebrating the 20th anniversary of his legendary album 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'.
Google to start manufacturing Pixel smartphone series in India
According to the statement by a Senior VP at Google, made-in-India Google Pixel series smartphones will be made available in the country in 2024. It is noteworthy that Google is collaborating with both domestic and international partners to make its hardware in India.
IND vs BAN World Cup 2023: Bangladesh set a target of 257 for India to chase
At the time of writing, Bangladesh has set a target of 257 for Team India at the ongoing World Cup 2023 match. It is noteworthy that the men in blue have won all three games at the tournament while Bangladesh have won one out of their three matches.
Coping with festive season rush, Northern Railway introduces 34 special trains
In view of the expected passenger rush during the forthcoming festive season, Northern Railway has decided to introduce a total of 34 special trains. These new special trains will make a total of 377 trips between October 18 and December 11.
India's horticulture crops production expected to touch record high
According to estimates, the total horticulture crop production in India in 2022-23 is expected to touch a record high. The joint horticulture production of fruits, flowers, plantation crops, and vegetables in the country has been estimated in the period to stand at 351.92 million tonnes.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.