Typhoon Talim Disrupts Hong Kong

Talim made landfall in Zhanjiang city, located in Guangdong province. China typically experiences its primary flood season from late July to early August. During this period, there is an upsurge in tropical cyclone and typhoon activity, particularly in the South China Sea and Western Pacific regions, with particular emphasis on the southern and southeastern coastal areas of the country. Hong Kong hoisted the Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No 8,the third-highest warning level first time this year.

Ajeet Singh clinches gold medal in Para Athletics Championships in Paris

The Charlety Stadium in Paris hosted the Para Athletics World Championships from 8 to 17 July, attracting a diverse participation of more than 1200 athletes from 107 nations. Ajeet Singh displayed his exceptional prowess in the finals of the Men’s javelin throw F46 category, emerging as the champion and claiming the gold medal. With a remarkable throw measuring 65.41 meters, he secured the top spot in the competition. Ajeet Singh’s outstanding performance not only earned him the championship title but also resulted in the breaking of the previous record held by Chunliang Guo of China, whose throw measured 61.89 meters.

Australia pull out as Commonwealth Games 2026 host

Australia’s Victoria state has withdrawn as host of the 2026 Commonwealth Games because of a massive increase in the projected cost of staging the multi-sports event. Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews said his government last year agreed to host the next edition of the quadrennial event “but not at any cost.” He said his government had initially budgeted 2.6 billion Australian dollars ($2.39 billion) to stage the Games in five regional cities but recent estimates put the potential cost as high as 7 billion Australian dollars ($6.3 billion).

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes second highest wicket-taker for India

Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has surpassed Harbhajan Singh to become the second-highest wicket-taker for India in international cricket. With this performance, Ashwin has 709 wickets in 271 international matches. These wickets have come at an average of 25.67 and his best bowling figures are 7/59. He has 27 four-wicket hauls, 34 five-wicket hauls, and 8 ten-wicket hauls in international cricket. India’s best bowler in international cricket is Anil Kumble, who has taken 953 in 401 matches at an average of 30.06 with best figures of 10/74.

Mirabai to lead India’s contingent at World Weightlifting Championship

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics silver medalist Mirabai Chanu will lead a five-member Indian contingent at the World Weightlifting Championships in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh event will be a qualifying event for the 2024 Paris Olympics and will be held from September 4 to 17. Chanu will be competing in women’s 49 kg category. The two-time world championships medalist will be aiming for a gold. She won gold in 2017 meet at Anaheim while had to settle for silver last year in Bogota. BindyarDevi, the 2021 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships gold medal winner, will be taking part in women’s 55 kg event.

Tajinderpal Singh Toor keeps gold, Parul Chaudhary wins maiden Asians title

Indian shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor and runner Parul Chaudhary won gold medals at the Asian Athletics Championships 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. Tajinderpal Singh Toor heaved his best throw of the day on his second attempt to retain his continental title. He started with 19.80m and followed it up with 20.23m. Tajinderpal Singh Toor also won the gold medal at the last edition of the Asian championships held in Doha four years ago. He claimed a silver at the 2017 edition held in Bhubaneswar.

Indian team secures 2 Gold medals at 64th International Mathematical Olympiad

A six-member Indian team won six medals – two gold, two silver, and two bronze at the 64th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) 2023, which was held in Japan’s Chiba city. The team finished ninth out of the 112 countries that competed. This is the fourth time the Indian team has finished in the top 10. The gold medal was won by Atul Shatavart Nadig and Arjun Gupta, who both scored 37 points. Ananda Bhaduri and Siddharth Choppara grabbed silver with 29 points apiece, while Adhitya Mangudy and Archit Manas won bronze with 22 and 20 points, respectively. India has finished seventh in 1998, seventh again in 2001, and ninth in 2002. India has also won three gold medals for the fourth time since 1998. Furthermore, our country also received.

Google Doodle celebrates 204th birthday of Eunice Newton Foote

With an engaging slideshow on its homepage, Google Doodle honors the 204th birthday of Eunice Newton Foote, an American scientist and advocate for women’s rights. Foote, born in 1819 in Goshen, Connecticut, USA, achieved a noteworthy milestone in climate science by being the first to discover the greenhouse effect and its impact on the Earth’s warming.

J&K: Operation Trinetra II to neutralise hiding terrorists continue

Jammu-Kashmir continues Operation Trinetra-II in Sindarah and Maidana of Surankote tehsil on 17th July to neutralize hiding terrorists. A joint search and cordon operation of the army and the police named Operation Trinetra II to track down the terrorists hiding in Jammu-Kashmir’s border of district Poonch. Operation Trinetra-II has been launched on 17th July afternoon in Sindarah and Maidana of Surankote tehsil which led to an immense gunfight with hiding terrorists.

Tamil Nadu topped NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2022

Tamil Nadu topped the third edition of the NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2022 with an overall score of 80.89, piping Maharashtra (78.20) and Karnataka (76.36).

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