Current Affairs August 2020

Prime Minister’s Office explored common voter list

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) held a meeting to discuss the possibility of preparing a common voters’ list for elections to all local bodies, ...

Rani Lakshmi Bai Agriculture University

Prime Minister Modi has inaugurated the college and administration buildings of the Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University in Jhansi on ...

14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue

The 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue (DPD) was held via video conferencing which was co-chaired by Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and ...

India co-sponsored UNSC resolution on women peacekeepers

India has co-sponsored a Security Council resolution that calls for full, effective and meaningful participation of women personnel in peacekeeping ...

Centre to develop three Bamboo Clusters in J&K

Government has set up to develop three Bamboo Clusters in Jammu, Katra and Samba areas for making of Bamboo basketry, Agarbatti and Bamboo Charcol. ...

Government launched startup contest ”Chunauti”

Electronics and IT Minister has launched next-generation startup contest `Chunauti'' which aims to encourage startups and software products with ...

Government approved 78 new routes under UDAN 4.0

Ministry of Civil Aviation has approved 78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- UdeDesh Ka AamNagrik (UDAN). This ...

Defence Ministry launched mobile App for NCC Training

Defence Ministry has launched the Directorate General National Cadet Corps (DGNCC) Mobile Training App. The App will assist in conducting ...

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana completes six years

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has completed six years. The scheme was launched on 28th of August in 2014 with an aim to provide universal ...

Draft health data management policy released for public feedback

The National Health Authority (NHA) has released the Draft Health Data Management Policy of the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) in the public ...

Pensioners can store Pension Payment Order in ‘DigiLocker’

Pension Payment Order (PPO) can now be stored in 'DigiLocker' by the central civil pensioners. This move comes after it was noticed by the ...

India’s ASTROSAT made rare discovery

AstroSat, India’s first multi-wavelength satellite that has five unique X-ray and ultraviolet telescopes working in tandem, has detected extreme UV ...

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