August 16 News Roundup | Chandrayaan-3 updates from ISRO, Cabinet approves new e-bus sewa & more
From new updates on Chandrayaan-3 by ISRO to a Hindi movie being screened in Manipur after a period of over 2 decades, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this August 16 news roundup.
Chandrayaan-3 completes all moon-bound manouevres; now ready for propulsion
According to the latest updates by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Chandrayaan-3 successfully completed the fifth and final moon-bound maneuver. Now, Chandrayaan-3 has begun preparing propulsion and the lander module operation.
Boeing begins production of Indian Army's Apache Choppers
The production of Apache Helicopters for the Indian Army has begun at a Boeing facility in Mesa, Arizona. India's AH-64E Apache Helicopters, which are known for their exceptional performance, are all set to get upgrades with Boeing in terms of readiness and defense capabilities.
Hindi movie screened in Manipur for the first time in more than 20 years
After a whopping two decades or more, a Hindi film was screened in Manipur on Independence Day. The screening was organized by The Hmar' Students Association (HSA) while "URI: The Surgical Strike" starring Vicky Kaushal was the movie which was screened.
Ganga's water level hovers near danger mark in UP's Bulandshahr
Ganga's water level has risen close to the "danger" mark on Wednesday in UP's Bulandhsahr district. The river has risen near the dangerous mark at Narrora Barrage. The reason behind this is the constant inflow of water from Haridwar, caused by incessant rainfall in the region.
10 Indian American women featured in Forbes 50 Over 50 list
A total of 10 Indian American women have featured in the Forbes 50 Over 50 list, belonging from a number of diverse fields. These highly influential women of Indian origin have been recognized for their work in areas such as gender equality, sustainability, and running successful book clubs.
Cabinet approves "PM e-bus seva" for 169 cities across India
In an attempt to enhance green mobility, the Union Cabinet approved the "PM e-bus Sewa" on Wednesday. As part of this scheme, a total of 10,000 e-buses will be deployed across 169 Indian cities, based on the public-private-partnership (PPP) model.
Nifty closes on a positive note for 2nd consecutive day after overcoming morning weakness
Nifty closed marginally on the green after overcoming the weak early morning trends on Wednesday. In fact, both of India's benchmark indices (Sensex and Nifty) closed on the positive side with gains despite worries about the US economy and discouraging data on China.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.