September 19 News Roundup | Women's reservation bill, Aditya L-1 gets Earth 'send off' & more
From India's first sun mission, Aditya L-1, getting a 'send off' from Earth to the women's reservation bill introduced in Lok Sabha in the new parliament building, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this September 19 news roundup.
Indian Rifle shooter clinches Silver in Rio World Cup
Following a Gold medal from Elavenil Valarivan, another Indian shooter, Nischal, has bagged the Silver medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup in Brazil's Rio De Janeiro. The 16-year old Nischal clinched her medal in the Women's 50m Rifle 3 positions category on Monday.
India's solar mission Aditya L-1 gets sendoff from Earth after key ISRO maneuver
India's first solar mission, ISRO's Aditya L-1, has finally received a send-off from Earth after completing a vital maneuver during the wee hours of Tuesday. Now, Aditya L-1 is on a trajectory that will take it to the Sun-Earth L-1 point.
Govt. introduces Bill on women's reservation in Lok Sabha
In a historic move, the central government has introduced the 'Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam' in Lok Sabha. This Women's Reservation Bill seeks to reserve 33% quota for women in Lok Sabha and State Legislative Assemblies. Furthermore, this has become the first bill to be introduced in the new Parliament building.
UGC announces 2024-25 Academic Session updates: CUET-UG from May 15
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has announced the much-awaited schedule for 3 major entrance examinations in the 2024-25 academic sessions. As per the announcement, the CUET-UG Exam will be conducted between May 15 and May 31, CUET-PG exam will take place between March 11 and March 28 while NET will be conducted between June 10 and June 21.
Western Railways disrupted due to heavy rainfall; several trains rescheduled in Gujarat and Mumbai
Due to heavy rains lashing Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh, the train schedule of the Western Railways has been disrupted. Due to water-logging and other rain-related obstructions, some trains in Mumbai and Gujarat have been cancelled.
India announces squad to play ODI series against Australia
India announced their squads for the upcoming 3-match ODI series against Australia. The squad for the first two ODIs has KL Rahul as captain and also includes Ruturaj Gaikwad and Prasidh Krishna. The team for the 3rd ODI, on the other hand, will see the likes of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli returning for some much-needed ODI action ahead of the World Cup.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.