October 23 News Roundup | India tops World Cup 2023 points table, Operation Ajay updates & more
From India defeating New Zealand by 4 wickets to top the World Cup 2023 points table to ISRO releasing on-board camera visuals of the Gaganyaan Test Flight, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our October 23 news roundup.
India defeat New Zealand in Dharamshala to top World Cup 2023 points table
Backed by a scintillating 95 from Virat Kohli, India defeated New Zealand by 4 wickets in Dharamshala to reach the top of the World Cup 2023 points table. Apart from Virat Kohli, Mohammed Shami also stole the show with a 5-wicket haul in the first innings.
Indian dog breeds to be deployed in Police duties soon
A number of Indian dog breeds will likely be deployed in police duties soon, to be used to sniff out explosives, narcotics, suspects, and for patrolling purposes. These dog breeds include Tibetan Mastiff, Rampur Hound, Himachali Shepherd, Gaddi, and Bakharwal.
ISRO releases on-board camera views of test flight for Gaganyaan
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released pictures and videos from the on-board camera on the Gaganyaan test flight. It is noteworthy that the successful test flight of the Gaganyaan mission was conducted on October 21, 2023.
Operation Ajay: 6th flight with 143 Indian Nationals reaches Delhi from Israel
The sixth flight under the ongoing Operation Ajay landed in New Delhi from Israel, carrying 143 Indian nationals. As of now, around 1,200 people, including 18 Nepalese citizens, have been safely brought back to their homeland.
Asian Para Games 2023: India at 4th place with 17 medals
At the time of writing, India is at the 4th rank in the Asian Para Games standing, with a total of 17 medals. Out of these medals, the Indian contingent has bagged 6 gold medals, 6 silver medals, and 5 bronze medals at the ongoing games in China.
Central Govt prohibits imports of reproductive cells 'human gametes'
According to a notification issued by the Director General of Foreign Trade, the central government has decided to prohibit the import of 'human gametes', which are a type of reproductive cell. It is noteworthy that the government had already banned the import of embryos in 2015.
Airbus, IIT Kanpur come together boost aerospace talent in India
The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus in order to increase the development of education programmes that can further bolster talent in the country's aerospace sector.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.