Today News Headlines 23rd August 2019
- Chandryaan 2 captured their first moon image with the help of the lander they named, Vikram. This image was taken on August 21, 2019 from a distance of nearly 2650 km away from the Lunar surface.
- The Palghar Anti-Terrorism Sqaud along with the Tulinj Police arrested a Nigerian national after recovering cocaine worth Rs 1,49,60,000.
- Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog recently made a case for extraordinary steps to deal with the unpredicted stress in the country’s financial sector which is the reason for the growth slowdown, but, CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian said that any bailout package would be a moral hazard.
- In a Trade War with India, Pakistan will stand to lose a major part in their exports.
- Delhi Jal Board online services will be inaccessible for a week beginning from 23rd August to 30th August to update their revenue management system to ease billing processes.
- Celebrations for Janmashtami have begun in the entire country. Happy Janamshtami 2019.
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Today News Headlines 23rd August 2019 – Sports
- Both the Men and women Indian Hockey Teams are delighted with their win in the Olympic Test but are now waiting for the update in world rankings to know their Opponents. The updated rankings will be out on 9th September.
- The International Tennis Federation came to a decision to postpone the Asia Oceania Group 1 Davis Cup match between India and Pakistan till November 2019.
- The Bengal Warriors won the Pro Kabaddi League Match aginst Patna Pirates.
- The Indian women football team is set to play friendly matches against Uzbekistan on August 29 and September 2.
Today News Headlines 23rd August 2019 – Entertainment
- The first-look poster for ‘Marjaavaan’ is out today. This movie is a revenge saga and Sidharth Malhotra will be seen facing-off Riteish Deshmukh.
- Priyanka Chopra, the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador has been facing a lot of crticism online and was backed by a UN spokesperson. He added, “When a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador speak in their persobnal capacity, they retain the right to speak about issues that interest or concern them.”
- Ayushmann Khurrana was seen celebrating Janmashtami in Baroda while on promotions for ‘Dream Girl’.
- Many of the Bollywood artists have been tweeting about the fire in the Amazon Rainforest. They added the hashtag #PrayForTheAmazon to grow awareness.