Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering Lauds Indian Scientists After Chandrayaan 2 Shortfall: Live Breaking News & Headlines, September 7, 2019
Richard B. Tellewoyan
Sept. 07, 2019
Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering Lauds Indian Scientists After Chandrayaan 2 Shortfall
New Delhi, September 7: In a case of so near yet so far, the Chandrayaan 2 mission ended being unsuccessful, despite being in contact barely 2.1 km away from the moon's surface. While the shortfall left the Indian scientific community disappointed, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lifted the spirit of ISRO scientists , saying that the nation will always remain indebted for their efforts. Stay tuned here for the live breaking news and updates from India and across the world.
"In our illustrious history, we have faced moments that may have slowed us but they have never crushed our spirit. We have bounced back again and gone on to do spectacular things. This is the reason why our civilization stands tall," Modi said.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has continued to sabre-rattle against India, with the country's Prime Minister Imran Khan threatening to go to "any extent" to "liberate" the people of Jammu & Kashmir. "For Pakistan, Kashmir stands as its jugular vein. Altering its status poses challenges to Pakistan’s security and integrity,” Khan said.
On the sporting front, Sri Lanka's veteran pacer Lasith Malinga drew applause from cricket fans as he clinched a four-ball-four-wicket against New Zealand in the T20 encounter between the sides on Friday. Malinga's scathing performance with the bowl guided Lanka to a 37-run victory over the Kiwis.
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