TOP DAILY ONE LINERS CURRENT AFFAIRS (17 AUGUST 2020)


🔷 13 August : World Organ Donation Day

🔷 Central bank of India appoints Ashwini Kumar Shukla as Chief Risk Officer

🔷 Nitin Gadkari lays Foundation Stone for 13 highway projects in Manipur worth over Rs 3,000 crore

🔷 The highway projects involve development of 316 km road in the state

🔷 Ministry of AYUSH launches “Ayush for Immunity” campaign

🔷 Ministry of Tribal Affairs launches Tribal Health & Nutrition Portal ‘Swasthya’

🔷 Kevin de Bruyne named Premier League Player of the Season 2019-20

🔷 MCX to launch India’s first bullion index, Bulldex

🔷 Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Spanish Grand Prix 2020

🔷 Former Indian cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Minister Chetan Chauhan passes away

🔷 PM Modi Announces One Sun, One World, One Grid (OSOWOG) initiative

🔷 ISRO and IISc Researchers develops sustainable process for making ‘Space Bricks’ on Moon

🔷 Indian Coast Guard Launches Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS ‘Sarthak’, built by Goa Shipyard Limited

🔷 India announces 500 mn assistance for major connectivity project in Maldives and 250 mn as budgetary support

🔷 Nagaland Government Rolls-Out Centralized e-commerce platform “YellowChain”

🔷 Kaushik Khona appointed as CEO of GoAir

🔷 HDFC Bank launches “Shaurya KGC Card” for agriculture loans for military and paramilitary professionals

🔷 Punjab National Bank launches campaign named ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’

🔷 Cricketer M.S. Dhoni announces retirement from all forms of international cricket

🔷 Cricketer Suresh Raina announces retirement

🔷 Kiren Rijiju launches initiative of Fit India Youth Clubs to promote fitness among every citizen

🔷 PM Modi launches National Digital Health Mission, where all Indians will get Health IDs

🔷 India Celebrates 74th Independence Day on 15 August 2020

🔷 Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches Indigenisation portal SRIJAN

🔷 West Bengal launches Karma Sathi Prakalpa Scheme to provide soft loans, subsidies to unemployed youth

🔷 India Extends 1 Million Assistance To Antigua and Barbuda To Combat COVID-19

🔷 Odisha bags top position in implementation of AMRUT scheme

🔷 Assam Launches Orunodoi (the rising sun) Scheme to financially empower women

🔷 Goa’s ‘Khaje’, ‘Harmal Chilli’ and ‘Moira banana’ get GI tag

🔷 Bangladesh is observing the National Mourning Day marking the 45th anniversary

🔷 Day mark assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on 15th August 1975

🔷 Vietnam’s health ministry has registered to buy a Russian COVID-19 vaccine.

🔷 Custom-made Boeing 777 as ‘Air India One’ for PM Modi, President Kovind, top dignitaries soon

🔷 PM Modi announces optical fibre link connecting Lakshadweep, mainland India

🔷 51st International Film Festival of India to be held in goa, November

🔷 DIAT develops Ayurvedic face mask, and antimicrobial body suit

🔷 Uttar Pradesh becomes number one in conducting covid tests in country

🔷 Odisha emerges as number 1 investment destination in the country

🔷 RBI Board approves transfer of Rs 57,128 cr as surplus to central govt

🔷 INOX Group to sponsor Indian team for Tokyo Olympics

🔷 Sports Ministry to organise ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ from Aug 15- Oct 2

🔷 Manipur observes Patriots’ day on 13 August ,commemorates heroes of 1891 Anglo-Manipuri war

🔷 Google Partners with CWC of India for Flood Forecasting Initiatives

🔷 Sudha Murthy, ITC’s Sivakumar bag Gramodaya awards

🔷 Chhattisgarh Govt Launched ‘Padhai Tuhar Para’ scheme for school students

🔷 Indian Railways Constructing World’s Tallest Pier Bridge Across River Ijai in Manipur

🔷 World’s tallest pier bridge, having height of 141 metres

🔷 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Launched ‘Nasha-Mukt Bharat’ Campaign

💠Credit : Kumar Kaushal💠

 

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