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1-The RBI reports that 93% of 2,000 notes have been returned since May; the deadline is September 30.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced on Friday that the total value of 2,000 banknotes returned stands at 3.32 lakh crore as of August 31, 2023. With this, the total value of circulating 2,000 notes currently stands at 0.24 lakh crore.
2-Aditya-L1: India’s solar mission launches on September 2 | Did you know these fascinating facts?
On September 2, ISRO will launch its first-ever space-based solar observatory spacecraft, the Aditya-L1 project. This enormous initiative promises to reveal hitherto unattainable insights into the Sun’s activities and its impact on space weather.
However, it appears that there is some uncertainty about its final location. Aditya-L1, named after the Sun’s core, will not visit the Sun. So, where does Aditya-L1 go?
3-ISRO scientist assaulted by scooter rider in Bengaluru road rage | Dashcam footage
In a disturbing occurrence, an Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist was subjected to strong road rage. A person allegedly attacked the scientist when he was inside his car on his way to work in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
According to Aashish Lamba, a scientist, while travelling to the ISRO office, a person driving a scooter and not wearing a helmet suddenly came in front of his automobile. According to Lamba, once he hit the brake, the man halted his scooter in front of his car and began assaulting him.
4-Typhoon Saola: Hong Kong closes schools and airports; China sets maximum alert
All schools have been shuttered, and flights have been cancelled, as Hong Kong issued its third highest storm warning early this morning in preparation for Typhoon Saola, which is due to hit the city later today and could be the city’s worst typhoon in five years. Saola’s winds decreased from 240 kilometres per hour to 220 kilometres per hour, although it is still the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane.
The typhoon has already made landfall in the northern Philippines. Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong’s flagship airline, cancelled all flights to and from Hong Kong from Friday afternoon until Saturday morning ahead of the storm.
5-Georgia Election Subversion Case: Trump Pleads ‘Not Guilty’; Trial Will Be Televised
Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to election meddling allegations in the US state of Georgia, waiving a formal arraignment hearing in the closely watched case. The following was written in Trump’s court filing yesterday: “As evidenced by my signature below, I do hereby waive formal arraignment and enter my plea of NOT GUILTY to the indictment in this case.”
Several other defendants in the case, including Trump, have filed identical waivers and entered not guilty pleas. Trump and his co-defendants have been charged with racketeering and accused of conducting a “criminal enterprise” through a series of alleged conspiracies aimed at preventing appropriate certification of Georgia’s 2020 election, which President Joe Biden won.
6- Centre Forms a Panel to Discuss ‘One Nation, One Election’: What It Means
A new committee led by former President Ram Nath Kovind will investigate whether India can have a “one nation, one election” system, or simultaneous national and state elections across the country, signifying a significant move forward on the long-debated notion addressed by numerous panels.
7-New China Map Draws More Criticism, 4 Asian Nations Support India’s Call
According to a statement posted on the nation’s government news website, Vietnam claims that China’s official map produced this week infringes its sovereignty over the Spratly and Paracel Islands, as well as its jurisdiction over its waters.
8-ISRO Chief Offers Special Prayers For Aditya-L1 Launch; S. Somanath Commented On Next Mission
S Somanath of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) prayed for the success of the Aditya-L1 solar mission at the Sri Chengalamma Parameshwari temple in Andhra Pradesh’s Sullurpeta on Friday. Somanath also discussed ISRO’s upcoming missions, which include Gaganyaan, GSLV, SSLV – D3, and PSLV.
On Friday, India’s newest warship, Mahendragiri, was launched at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited in Mumbai. Mahendragiri, named after a high peak in Odisha’s Eastern Ghats, is the project 17A Fighters’ seventh and final ship. Sudesh Dhankhar, the wife of Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, launched the warship. All 17A warships are currently in various stages of development and are scheduled to be delivered to the Navy between 2024 and 2026.
10-Vivek Ramaswamy Declares ‘Knives Are Out’; Slams Haley, Pence For Foreign Policy Attack
Vivek Ramaswamy, a US presidential candidate, unleashed a harsh attack on his party’s opponents. This comes after Ramaswamy put on an excellent performance during a presidential debate. Following the debate, the Republican Presidential Candidate became a focus for his opponents. The Indian-presidential aspirant expressed pride in his accomplishments. Ramaswamy also denied accusations that he is ‘anti-Israel’.
11-I.N.D.I.A Parties Agree to Run in the 2024 Lok Sabha Elections Together
Political parties in the opposition’s Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance have agreed to run together in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections “as far as possible.”
The group said in a statement that’seat-sharing arrangements in different states will be launched immediately and finalised as soon as possible in a collaborative spirit of give-and-take.’
12-G20 Summit: Taj Hotel Delhi Prepares to Host World Leaders
The Taj Hotel Delhi is preparing to greet world leaders by serving more than 500 meals from Indian and international cuisines.
On September 2, India Batters will face Pakistan Pacers in the 13th Asia Cup.
13- On September 2, India Batters will face Pakistan Pacers in the Asia Cup.
In the long history of India-Pakistan battles, the focus has always been on India’s batting lineup vs Pakistan’s bowling arsenal. This dynamic has heavily influenced the outcome of matches during the last two decades.
From the 2003 World Cup, when Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and Rahul Dravid faced the formidable trio of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, and Shoaib Akhtar, to the 2017 Champions Trophy, when Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and KL Rahul faced Mohd Amir, Hasan Ali, and Junaid Khan, this tussle has defined match results.
14-PM Narendra Modi Meets Chess Prodigy R Praggnanandhaa and His Parents, Saying ‘Proud Of You’
On August 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met chess prodigy R Praggnanandhaa. R Praggnanandhaa recently made history by taking silver in the Fide World Cup. Magnus Carlsen beat R Praggnandhaa to win the International Chess Federation World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan.
“Had Very Special Visitors at 7, Lkm Today,” PM Modi said. I’m delighted to meet you and your family, @Rpragchess. You exemplify perseverance and passion. Your example demonstrates how the youth of India can conquer any domain. “I am very proud of you.” “It Was a Great Honour to Meet Hon’Ble Prime Minister @Narendramodi at His Residence!” said R Praggnandhaa.