Read the most important current affairs of 18 August 2023. Today Current Affairs covers the headlines on Nirmala Sitharaman’s Birthday,
Top Current Affairs 15 August 2023
World Current Affairs
1. Former US President Trump Criminally Charged in Georgia
- Former US president Donald Trump was criminally charged in Georgia for his alleged involvement to overturn the 2020 election defeat.
- Mr Trump is the leading presidential candidate from the republic party for the 2024 US Presidential election.
2. Major Wildfire broke out in Hawaii
- At least 36 People were killed in a disastrous wildfire that broke out on the Hawaiian Island of Maui.
- The wildfire totally devastated Lahania, a populated region in Maui, Hawaii, United States,
- US President Joe Biden declares the ongoing wildfire a Major Disaster.
3. Hurricane Hilary is set to hit California
- A Severe hurricane named ‘Hilary’ is brewing in the Pacific Ocean. It is expected to make Landfall in California.
- Precautionary measures underway in California to brace up the Hurricane in 84 years
India Current Affairs
4. Chandrayaan 3 Vikram Lander deboosting successful
- Chandrayaan 3 Mission’s Vikram Lander underwent a successful deboosting that further reduced its orbiting distance around the moon to 113 km x 157 km.
- ISRO released recent clicks of the moon by Vikram Lander.
5. India’s First 3D Printed Post Office inaugurated in Bangalore
- Union Minister Ashwini Yadav has inaugurated India’s Post office built using 3D concrete printing technology at the Cambridge layout in Bengaluru.
- This Building was constructed by L&T construction with the guidance of IIT Madras, the construction was completed in just 45 days.