October 9 News Roundup | ISRO updates on Aditya L-1, India defeats Australia by 6 wickets & more
From ISRO issuing latest updates on India's first solar mission Aditya L-1 and India's positive start to the World Cup to the country's record highest medal tally in Asian Games, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our October 9 news roundup.
India begin World Cup campaign with 6-wicket victory against Australia
Team India began their World Cup 2023 campaign by defeating Australia, featuring star performances by Virat Kohli (85 of 116), Ravindra Jadeja (3 wickets for 28 runs), and KL Rahul (97* of 115). After bowling out the Aussies for just 199, India's top order collapsed to 2/3 before Rahul and Kohli steadied the ship to ensure a comfortable Indian victory.
Air India cancels all flights to Tel Aviv till Saturday amid Palestine conflict
In the midst of the Israel-Palestine conflict and the ongoing violence, Air India has suspended all its flights operating to and from Tel Aviv till Saturday, October 14. The announcement from the airline further stated that they would extend every possible support to those who had confirmed flight bookings during the aforementioned period.
India's Asian Games campaign concludes with historic medal tally of 106
The Indian contingent ended its Asian Games campaign in China on Sunday, October 8. This time around, India managed to record its highest-ever medal tally with 107 medals, which included 41 bronze, 38 silver, and 28 gold medals. With its haul, India was ranked 4th in the standings while China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea made up the top 3.
Indian Air Force unveils new ensign on its 91st anniversary
The 91st anniversary of the Indian Air Force was celebrated in the presence of chief dignitaries in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. The celebrations featured the ceremonial parade, air show, and unveiling of the new IAF ensign. The new ensign will now also be featured at the Air Force Museum in New Delhi.
Aditya L-1 "On its way to Sun-Earth L-1" in latest ISRO update
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) issued another update on India's first solar mission, Aditya L-1. According to the latest information, Aditya L-1 successfully underwent the Trajectory Correction Maneuver (TCM) on Friday, October. Currently, the aircraft is on its way to Sun-Earth L1 and is in a healthy condition.
Mumbai airport commissions 'Disabled Aircraft Recovery Kit'; Becomes 1st in Asia to do so
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has become the first airport in Asia to commission the 'Disabled Aircraft Recovery Kit' (DARK). The said facility boasts the capability of quickly recovering large transport and commercial aircrafts involved in runway overruns or other such incidents.
Indian Robotic surgeon in top 3 winners of global robotic surgery competition
Dr. Sandeep Nayak, a Bengaluru-based robotic surgeon, has been named in the top three winners in the prestigious 'KS International Robotic Surgery Innovation Competition'. Dr Nayak currently serves in the MACS Clinic and Fortis Cancer Institute in Bengaluru.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.