August 23 News Roundup | Chandrayaan-3 completes successful soft landing, CAT 2023 exam date & more
From Chandrayaan-3's soft landing attempt on the moon's south pole to dates for the CAT 2023 examination, read on to know more about the latest trending news and updates in this August 23 news roundup.
CAT 2023 registrations open till September 13; Exam on Nov 26
Registration for CAT 2023 is currently open and the aspiring candidates can now apply till September 13, which is the last date for registration. It is noteworthy that this year's examination will be conducted by IIM Lucknow and is expected to be held on November 26.
G20 Leaders' Summit to be held in September in New Delhi
The G20 Leaders' Summit, which will feature heads of state from a number of countries, will be held in September 2023 in New Delhi. This Leaders' Summit will be akin to a climax of all the work done through G20 meetings of several groups over the last few months.
MoE's new curriculum framework proposes board exams twice a year
The Education Ministry has announced the new National Curriculum Framework (NCF) for school education. The new proposals made in the framework include the conducting of board exams twice a year and Class 11 & 12 students having to study 2 languages instead of one.
Sachin Tendulkar named "National Icon" Of ECI to boost voter participation
India's greatest cricketer and recipient of the Bharat Ratna award, Sachin Tendulkar, has been named "national icon" of the Election Commission of India (ECI). This step has been taken by keeping in mind Tendulkar's fan following and how it can boost voter participation and enhance awareness about voting rights in India.
Kerala, now the state with the highest number of five-star hotels in India
Surpassing the likes of Maharashtra and Goa, Kerala has become the Indian state with the highest number of five-star hotels in India. This information has been revealed in the National Database for Accommodation Units, which states that Kerala has overtaken all other states with 46 five-star hotels.
Chandrayaan-3 completes successful soft landing on the Moon
India's Chandrayaan-3 mission became successful today after the lander "Vikram" managed to complete its soft landing on the moon's south pole. With this, India has become the first country to land on the uncharted lunar south pole, something the likes of Russia tried and failed.
J&K secures 2nd spot in online services in India
With the onboarding of 913 new citizen-focused online services on the Unnati e-portal, Jammu & Kashmir has attained the 2nd rank in the number of online services provided. With the addition of hundreds of online services, J&K overtook Kerala to secure the 2nd rank and is now only behind Madhya Pradesh.
Stay tuned for more updates from across the country and follow-ups on these stories.