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What Happened on 16 July 2019


16 July 2019 Current Events Condition of Assam Deteriorates Due to Massive Floods

The situation in Assam is getting worse day by day. As on Monday, July 15, 2019, floodwaters were witnessed submerging 30 of the 33 districts in Assam. Meanwhile, the death toll in Assam has increased to 15. Moreover, around 42.87 lakh people of Assam were staggering due to the massive impact of floods. As per the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), floods have submerged around 1,53,211 hectares of farm land all across the 30 districts. Also, the death toll due to floods in Bihar has mounted to 24. Around 25.66 lakh people are reported to be in dire straits due to the deluge in the 12 districts of Bihar. Its high time we stopped disturbing our ecological system and protecting our mother earth from all sorts of human interference to prevent such disasters.



Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Delayed

As per recent news updates, for the time being Chandrayaan-2 launch has been put off. The reason behind delay is a leak found during the cryogenic stage. A senior scientist in one of his statements confirmed to the news agencies that they filled oxidiser and liquid hydrogen as a fuel, along with helium. Later, on they found a drop in pressure, which indicated the leak. The satellite was stopped 56 minutes before its launch. Moreover, the satellite was scheduled for its launch on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 2:51 local time. This was planned to launch from Sriharikota in the eastern coast of India. Now each one of us is looking forward to its renewed launch.


Condition of Assam Deteriorates Due to Massive Floods

The situation in Assam is getting worse day by day. As on Monday, July 15, 2019, floodwaters were witnessed submerging 30 of the 33 districts in Assam. Meanwhile, the death toll in Assam has increased to 15. Moreover, around 42.87 lakh people of Assam were staggering due to the massive impact of floods. As per the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), floods have submerged around 1,53,211 hectares of farm land all across the 30 districts. Also, the death toll due to floods in Bihar has mounted to 24. Around 25.66 lakh people are reported to be in dire straits due to the deluge in the 12 districts of Bihar. Its high time we stopped disturbing our ecological system and protecting our mother earth from all sorts of human interference to prevent such disasters.

Launch of Chandrayaan-2 Delayed

As per recent news updates, for the time being Chandrayaan-2 launch has been put off. The reason behind delay is a leak found during the cryogenic stage. A senior scientist in one of his statements confirmed to the news agencies that they filled oxidiser and liquid hydrogen as a fuel, along with helium. Later, on they found a drop in pressure, which indicated the leak. The satellite was stopped 56 minutes before its launch. Moreover, the satellite was scheduled for its launch on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 2:51 local time. This was planned to launch from Sriharikota in the eastern coast of India. Now each one of us is looking forward to its renewed launch.




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