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🌟 Edukraze Daily Current Affairs – Special Edition 🌟
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Welcome to a special edition of Edukraze’s Daily Current Affairs! In this edition, we’re bringing you a comprehensive roundup of the noteworthy events from August 2023. Whether you’re a competitive exam aspirant or just looking to boost your general awareness, we’ve got you covered with both national and international news.
🌍 International Affairs 🌍
🔹 BRICS Welcomes New Members: The BRICS group, comprised of India, Brazil, South Africa, China, and Russia, is expanding its reach. Six new countries—Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates—have been invited to join. This expansion bolsters the influence and cooperation among these nations, effective from January 1, 2024.
🔹 Chandrayaan-3’s Historic Landing: India achieved a remarkable milestone by becoming the first country in the world to successfully land a spacecraft near the south pole of the Moon. The Vikram Lander’s soft landing on the Moon’s surface marks a significant advancement in space exploration.
🔹 World Steelpan Day Celebrated: On 11th August, World Steelpan Day was observed with enthusiasm. This musical celebration highlights the unique and harmonious sounds produced by the steelpan, a musical instrument native to Trinidad and Tobago.
🇮🇳 National Highlights 🇮🇳
🔸 Vishwakarma Yojana Announcement: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the upcoming launch of the Vishwakarma Yojana on Vishwakarma Jayanti (17th September 2023). This scheme aims to empower skilled workers and artisans across the country.
🔸 Gearing up for Elections: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has been designated as the national icon by the Election Commission. This move aims to promote voter awareness and participation in the democratic process.
🔸 Free IVF Treatment in Goa: The government hospitals of Goa have taken a significant step toward healthcare by offering free IVF treatment to eligible individuals. This initiative is expected to bring relief to many aspiring parents in the state.
🏆 Sports Buzz 🏆
🏏 Cricket World Cup Records: Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Javed Miandad now share a prestigious record—they’ve played in the most number of Cricket World Cups. Their commitment to the sport has left an indelible mark on cricket history.
🏆 Asian Junior Squash Triumph: Anahat Singh from India emerged victorious in the Asian Junior Squash Championships, clinching the gold medal. Her remarkable performance reflects India’s growing prowess in the international squash arena.
🥇 ISSF World Championship Glory: Indian shooter Amanpreet Singh secured a gold medal in the men’s 25m standard pistol shooting event at the ISSF World Championship 2023 in Baku, Azerbaijan. India’s medal tally now stands at an impressive nine, including five gold and four bronze medals.
📜 Notable Passings 📜
🌹 Remembering Professor Kalyampudi Radhakrishna Rao: The eminent statistician, also known as CR Rao, passed away at the age of 102. His pioneering contributions to statistics and data analysis have left an indelible mark on the field.
🌆 A Tribute to Padma Bhushan Physicist Bikash Sinha: Physicist Bikash Sinha, a Padma Bhushan awardee, left us on 11th August 2023 at the age of 78. His legacy continues to inspire young minds in the realm of physics.
🎉 Fun and Culture 🎉
🎭 Madras Day Celebration: Madras Day was celebrated on August 22nd with enthusiasm, highlighting the rich cultural heritage of Chennai. This day serves as a reminder of the city’s historical significance and its vibrant traditions.
🎬 Elvish Yadav Triumphs: Elvish Yadav emerged victorious in Big Boss OTT Season 2, securing his place in the entertainment spotlight. His journey serves as an inspiration to aspiring artists.
That wraps up the highlights of the remarkable events that unfolded in August 2023 until the 25th. Stay tuned for our next edition to remain up-to-date with the latest happenings from around the world. Remember, knowledge is the key to success, and Edukraze.com is here to empower you on your journey to excellence.
Until next time, The Edukraze.com Team