The average monthly maximum temperature recorded in March has reached 32.65 degrees Celsius. This was the highest in the past 11 years and the third-highest in 121 years, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). The earlier two highest temperatures were recorded in 2010 (33.09 degrees Celsius) and 2004 (32.82 degrees Celsius). Notably, during March, various parts of the country have crossed 40 degrees Celsius temperature.
Courtesy: The Times Of India
The temperamental partnership between Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur on January 17 at the Brisbane Test created many records. While Sundar with his 62-run knock broke the 110-year-record of most runs by visiting debutant at number 7, Shardul’s 67-run innings became the third-highest score for an Indian batting at number 8 spot in Australia. The southpaw Sundar also became the third Indian cricketer to score a half-century and pick three… read-more
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Walmart-backed digital wallet platform PhonePe has recorded the most number of transactions in October, overtaking Google Pay. PhonePe logged 835 million transactions, which were 15 million higher than Google Pay (820 million). Sameer Nigam, CEO of PhonePe, mentioned that their goal is to make digital payments "a way of life" for Indians and added "Our next target is to cross 500 million registered users by December 2022."
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