Current Affairs of August 20

Current Affairs of August 20

The former president & finance minister of India Shri Pranav Mukherjee took his last breath on 31st Aug 2020 at the age of 84.

The international Booker prize 2020 is given to Dutch Author Marieke Lucas Rijneveld for her debut novel “The Discomfort of Evening”.

Gwalior Chambal Expressway will be renamed in the name of our former Prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Manduadih railway station has been renamed as Banaras Railway station.

Israel and UAE have signed a peace agreement which named as “Abraham Accord”

Indore City of Madhya Pardesh seeks the first position in the ranking of Swachh Sarvekshan Abhiyan 2020 in the cleanest city of India.

India seeks the first position in the number of Organic Farmers in the whole World.

India healthcare week 2020 was observed between 17th to 21st August 2020

The name of the first Covid-19 Vaccine launched by is named as Sputnik-V.

AIFF launched “E-Pathsala” a Web Platform to promote Football with Sport Authority of India.

The Classical Singer of Mewati Gharana Shri Pandit Jasraj took his last breath on 17 Aug 2020.

The name of the mobile App launched by Google for job seekers in India is Kormo Jobs

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI ayog, in collaboration with Dell Technology has launched Student Enterpreneurship Programme.2.0.

Walter Martos Ruiz becomes the PM of Peru.

Skyroot Aerospace has become India’s first private test Upper stage rocket engine.

Flipkart has signed MoU with Uttar Pardesh government for One District One Product scheme.

Venkatraipur and Noliassahi village of Odisha state of India have been recognised as being “Tsunami Ready” by UNESCO.

Shri Manoj Sinha becomes the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir replacing Shri G.C.Murmu.

A massive blast of 2750 tons of ammonium nitrate took place in Beirut the city of Lebnan.

Amar Singh the former Rajya Sabha member and a leader of Samajwadi Party took his last breath on 01 Aug 20.

An Airplane of Air India Express crashed in Kozhikode of Kerela .

The Renowned Urdu Poet who passed away on 11 august 2020 was Rahat Indori.

The name of the Kerela’s first marine ambulance is – Pratheeksha

ICICI Bank becomes the first bank in India to use satellite data to access the creditworthiness of the farmers.

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