This week was full of the important events and victories for India. There are times,we we get consumed with our daily work and forget to read the important news. Today, Talepost brings you the list of top 5 viral news of the week.
Top 5 Viral News of this Week
1. Aishwarya Pissay Becomes the First Indian to Win a World Title in Motorsports
The 23-year-old Aishwarya Pissay from Bengaluru has made India proud by becoming the first ever Indian to win a title in the Motor Racing. This news has become one of the top 5 viral news of this week. She has won the FIM World Cup in women’s category. The final round of this championship was held in Hungary. On winning, Aishwarya said;
“It’s absolutely overwhelming. I am out of words. After what happened last year, my first international season, when I crashed in Spain Baja and suffered career-threatening injuries, to come out and win the championship, is a great feeling.”
2. Chief Defense Staff to be soon appointed
On 15th August, 2019, PM Narendra Modi made one of the biggest historic announcements at Red Fort. He announced the plans to appoint Chief Defense Staff for all the three armed forces of India. This will help to improve the efficient and management of the forces.
3. “No First Use” doctrine not rigid, says Rajnath
After the successful testing of nuclear weapon in Pokhran under the guidance of former PM, Atal Vihari Vajpayee, it was announced that India will not make first use of the nuclear weapon. However, on 16th August, 2019, President of India, Rajnath announced that this doctrine is open to be reviewed and it will now depend on circumstances.
4. The lockdown in the valley slowly coming to normal
The prolonged lock down of the Valley of Jammu and Kashmir has now been relaxed. The phone connections and internet accessibility have been partially restored on 17th August 2019. This lockdown was imposed to ensure peace in the valley after the nullification of Article 370. This means that the state of Jammu and Kashmir is now removed from the umbrella of special status.
5. More than 102 people died due to floods in Kerala