September 22 News Roundup | Women's Reservation Bill gets parliament nod, MotoGP Bharat & more
From the historic news of women's reservation bill getting passed in both houses of parliament to MotoGP Bharat kicking off in Greater Noida, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our September 22 news roundup.
Both houses of parliament pass the Women's Reservation Bill
After the bill got a clear passage with 454 votes in Lok Sabha, the women's reservation bill has now been unanimously passed in the Rajya Sabha, as well. It is noteworthy that this landmark bill proposes 33% reservation for women in Lok Sabha and State Assemblies for a period of 15 years.
Last date for GATE-JAM registration extended to Oct 13
Deadline for registrations for this year's GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam has been extended from September 29 to October 13. However, those registering after the initial last date will be eligible for a late fees.
MotoGP Bharat 2023 kicks off today at Buddha International Circuit
India's first MotoGP event, MotoGP Bharat, kicks off today, i.e., September 22 at the Buddha International Circuit in Greater Noida. Creating waves amongst fans, the bike racing event will attract eyeballs of MotoGP fans in India and culminate on September 24, 2023.
India to be included in JP Morgan's emerging market debt index
According to a recent statement, JP Morgan will be including India in its 'Emerging Market Debt Index'. The said inclusion will, in all likelihood, attract billions of inflows into the Indian economy, which is currently the fifth largest in the world.
Delhi joins UN Climate Resilience Campaign, commits to 25% green cover
India's capital Delhi has officially joined UN's 'Race to Resilience' campaign on climate change, as per an announcement made at the Climate Week in New York City. In this regard, Delhi has also committed to achieving 25% green cover in the next 5 years.
ODI World Cup 2023 prize money announced
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the prize money for the Men's ODI World Cup 2023. The winner of the showpiece tournament will take home USD 4 million while the runner-up will be rewarded with a prize of USD 2 million.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.