Events Cover Aug15,2023- Sep 14,2023

by Gyanvitaranam

August 15, 2023

ƒ The 77th Independence Day was celebrated across states and union territories on Tuesday with colourful events and cultural programmes as some chief ministers announced new development and job schemes, while others counted the achievements of their governments. But the celebrations were muted in strifetorn Manipur and rain-battered Himachal Pradesh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat and hoisted the national flag. Earlier the prime minister took to his social media app ‘X’ to greet the country. “Best wishes on Independence Day. We pay homage to our great freedom fighters and reaffirm our commitment to fulfilling their vision. Jai Hind!”

ƒ India’s Chandrayaan-3 spacecraft, launched on July 14, has successfully undergone its third lunar orbit reduction, transitioning from a highly-elliptical orbit to a near-circular orbit around the Moon. The craft’s orbit circularisation....

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