Indore to host first ever Test, no day-night Test in NZ series
Indore is all set to host its first-ever cricket Test during India’s home series against New Zealand in September-October but a day-night clash is not part of the schedule released by the BCCI.
The new announcement from the BCCI says no Day- Night game against the Blackcaps during the NZ tour, against the earlier plans to have a game with the pink ball.
India’s first Test against Blackcaps in Kanpur from September 22-26. In the statement BCCI let out there was no mention of the day-night Test against the Kiwis as all Test matches will start morning.
4 Indian-Americans including Sundar Pichai Honoured With Great Immigrants Award
Indian Origin United States settled Google Chief Executive Office Sundar Pichai and other three Indian Americans are among the 42 United States citizens conferred with Prestigious “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” award.
The awards were presented by Carnegie Corporation.
Indian Americans Awardees:
Sundar Pichai – CEO of Google.
Hari Sreenivasan – Anchor and Senior Correspondent, PBS News Hour.
Vikram Malhotra – Chairman of the Americas, McKinsey & Company.
Bharati Mukherjee – National Book critics circle Award winning author.
World Bank approves $63 million for Tejaswini Project in Jharkhand
The World Bank Board has approved the 63 million US dollar for Tejaswini project that paves the way for Socioeconomic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Jharkhand.
This project Tejaswini is the first World Bank project in India that is especially dedicated on the welfare of adolescent girls and young women.
The project will support adolescent girls and young women between the ages of 14 and 24 to complete their secondary level education. It will also help them to acquire relevant skills for the job market.
In Jharkhand there are 56 percent of young women (ages 15-24) are neither engaged in education, nor employment or training.