Carlos Alcaraz of Spain poses with the trophy after winning his final match with runner up Novak Djokovic of Serbia on the final day of the 2023 Wimbledon championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London, United Kingdom on July 16, 2023 . | Image Credit: Reuters
Carlos Alcaraz broke Novak Djokovic’s reign at Wimbledon
Carlos Alcaraz says he wants another shot at Novak Djokovic. It said it would make winning a Wimbledon championship even more special. Well, Alcaraz got his chance to face Djokovic. And he beat her. Alcaraz put aside a poor start and stormed down the stretch to end Djokovic’s 34-match winning streak at the All England Club by edging him 1-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1, 3-6, 6 -4 in a thrilling, back-and-forth final on Sunday, claiming his first Wimbledon championship and second Grand Slam trophy overall.
The government has formed a new panel to review all official data
The government has developed a new internal oversight mechanism for official data, revamping a Standing Committee on Economic Statistics (SCES) set up in late 2019, soon after findings from last round of household surveys on consumption expenditure and employment were scrapped, citing ‘data quality issues’.
No ticket for unpopular candidates, said Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is expressing confidence that his government, while facing local anti-incumbency, will be able to deal with it by making changes in the candidate list and a campaign focused on those development and welfare program.
The Panel wants the cheetahs of Kuno National Park to undergo a medical examination
Following the deaths of two cheetahs last week, the expert advisory committee overseeing the implementation of Project Cheetah has recommended that all animals undergo a thorough, physical medical examination. This includes recalling even animals released into the wild and investigating whether radio-collars hanging around their necks may be indirectly contributing to infections, multiple sources confirmed to The Hindu.
India will push the G-20 to raise the share of MNC tax
India will push its Group of 20 partners at a meeting it is hosting to back its proposal to raise the share of taxes paid by multinational companies in countries where they earn “excess profits”, said government officials.
AAP confirms that it will participate in the opposition meeting in Bengaluru
Paving the way for Opposition unity ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced that it will attend a meeting of Opposition parties in Bengaluru on July 17 and 18.
The award for the Indian Multi-Role Helicopter is expected in early 2024
The project sanction for Indian Multi-Role Helicopter (IMRH), developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), is expected within this financial year, defense sources said.
Two dead in Manipur in fresh round of violence
In another round of violence, two people were killed in separate incidents in the foothills of Manipur in the last 24 hours. The first incident occurred in Imphal East on Saturday when Lucy Maring, a 55-year-old mentally ill Naga woman, was found murdered in Imphal East. The woman was shot in the head and her face was disfigured, a police source said.
The quiet transparency of the Supreme Court Collegium is driving change
The Supreme Court Collegium under Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud has quietly and transparently improved the process of appointment of judges to constitutional courts while adding a good mix of merit and seniority to the judicial ranks. through a selection procedure that involves “meaningful discussion and assessment. of the judicial intelligence of the candidates”.
Lightning is not a natural disaster, the Center said
The Union government is not in favor of declaring lightning as a natural calamity as deaths caused by it are preventable through education and awareness, according to a senior government official who spoke on condition of anonymity. India is among only five countries in the world that has an early warning system for lightning and the forecast is available from five days to up to 3 hours.
Dangerous heatwaves are lashing the world as wildfires rage
Scorching weather lashed three continents on Sunday, fueling wildfires and threatening to break temperature records as the dire consequences of global warming take shape. Forecasts of historic heat are hanging over parts of Asia, Europe and the United States.