The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has proposed to develop 120 acres of the Mahalaxmi Racecourse in Mumbai, Maharashtra, into a public garden. 91 acres of the 211-acre racecourse will remain under the control of the Royal Western India Turf Club (RWITC) and the remaining space will be used as a recreational space open to the public.
Indian cricketer Jasprit Bumrah scripted history by becoming the first Indian fast bowler to attain the number-one ranking in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test bowling rankings. Bumrah acquired the number-one spot in February after his remarkable performance in the second Test match of the five-match series against England in which he claimed nine wickets.
Kyasanur Forest disease, also called monkey fever, has been spreading across the state of Karnataka with over 50 cases reported in the state since the beginning of January. The disease spreads through bites of ticks that have fed on monkeys infected by the Kyasanur Forest disease virus.