September 28 News Roundup | India's Asian Games medal tally, '2018' India's Oscar 2024 entry & more
From the Indian contingent's medal tally in the ongoing Asian Games 2023 to the Film Federation of India picking India's official entry for Oscars 2024, read on to know more about the latest trending news in our September 28 news roundup.
India's Leander Paes becomes 1st Asian to be nominated for Tennis Hall of Fame
Winner of multiple grand slam titles, India's Leander Paes has become the first Asian player to have been nominated in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. In a massive achievement, Leander is one of the six players nominated in the player category for the Class of 2024.
'2018: Everyone is a Hero' becomes India's official entry into Oscars 24'
Based on the Kerala flood of 2018, the Malayalam film '2018: Everyone is a Hero' has officially become India's official entry into the Academy Awards 2024. The survival movie was selected unanimously by a 16-member jury to represent the country in the prestigious awards.
Women workforce rises to 26% in Indian firms for 2023, finds report
According to a new report released on Wednesday, Indian organizations witnessed a significant increase in women's participation in the workforce. The data shows a 26% representation of women in the workplace, as opposed to 2021 numbers of 21%.
Bengaluru ranks 1st in India for green office spaces, NCR secures 2nd spot
According to a CII-CBRE report, Bengaluru has secured the top spot in India for green office spaces, with 104.5 million square feet of such spaces. After Bengaluru, the National Capital Region (NCR) secured the 2nd spot in the rankings with green offices covering 70.2 million square feet.
Asian Games 2023: India's Gold medal tally reaches 6
At the time of writing, the Indian contingent has secured 25 medals at the ongoing Asian Games 2023 in Hangzhou, China. Out of these twenty-two medals, there are 11 bronze medals, 8 silver medals, and 6 gold medals.
Australia defeat India in the 3rd ODI in Rajkot; Series ends 2-1
With an all-round performance, Australia defeated India by 66 runs in the 3rd ODI of the 3-match series in Rajkot. The highlights of the victory were Mitch Marsh, Steve Smith, and Marnus Labuschagne with the bat and Glenn Maxwell's 4-wicket haul.
MS Swaminathan, Father of India's Green Revolution, dies at 98
Renowned agricultural scientist, MS Swaminathan, also known as the Father of India's Green Revolution, passed away on Thursday at his house in Chennai. Mr. Swaminathan was the recipient of the country's highest honors, including Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan.
India ranked 40th in the Global Innovation Index 2023
According to a statement released by NITI Aayog on Thursday, India has retained its 40th position in the Global Innovation Index 2023. The rankings have been released as part of a report by the World Intellectual Property Organization based out of Geneva.
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