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08 August (अगस्त) 2020
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English - 08 August 2020 Current Affairs
India has given USD 15.5 million to the India-United Nations Development Partnership Fund, as part of its commitment to support developing nations in their developmental priorities towards the Sustainable Development Goals. All developing countries are eligible for participation in this total fund of US $ 15.46 million, including an overall fund of US $ 6 million, and of which the US $ 9.46 million is dedicated to Commonwealth countries. The check for this amount is the permanent representative of India in the United Nations, T.S. Tirumurthy handed over to George Chediak, director of the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation.
In the Union Budget 2020-21, the Finance Minister had announced the creation of a seamless national cold supply chain for perishable products including milk, meat, and fish. It was also said that Indian Railways will introduce a farmer rail. Indian Railways is starting the first farmer train from Devlali between Devlali and Danapur on 7 August 2020 at 11 am. This train will run weekly with an initial structure of 10+1 VPS. This will be the first multi-commodity train so far.
Girish Chandra Murmu, former Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, was appointed as Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG). Murmu resigned as Lt. Governor. Murmu was the first Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Right now Rajiv Maharishi is a CAG and he is retiring this week.
President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed former Union Minister Shri Manoj Sinha as the new Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier, Mr. Girish Chandra Murmu had resigned from the post of Lt. Governor of Jammu & Kashmir which has been accepted by the President. Former Union Minister and alumnus of Indian Institute of Technology-BHU (IIT-BHU) Manoj Sinha representing Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur constituency has been elected a total of 3 times as an MP.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das has said that the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee has unanimously decided to keep the repo rate at 4 percent. He said the bank would continue to revise the monetary policy to maintain growth and reduce the impact of Covid. Addressing the concluding session of the three-day meeting of the Monetary Committee, he said that the marginal standing facility rate and the bank rate would remain at four decimal two five percent. He also said that the reverse repo rate will also remain at three decimal three five percent.
According to the Ministry of Personnel, Ajay Tyagi’s tenure as chairman of market regulator SEBI has been extended for another 18 months. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the extension of Tyagi’s tenure from 18 months i.e. from September 1, 2020, to February 28, 2022.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has launched “Shaheed Mahendra Karma Tendupatta Sangharsh Samaj Suraksha Yojana”, a social security scheme for Tendupatta collectors in the state. Tendu leaves used to make beedis (leaves wrapped on beedis), are collected by the forest dwellers of the state and then purchased by the state government. The scheme, named after Congress leader Mahendra Karma, was inaugurated on the occasion of his birth anniversary.
The Women Entrepreneurs and Empowerment Group-WEE cohort is an initiative that inspires entrepreneurship from college students to domestic women to adopt entrepreneurship as a satisfactory employment option. This is the first attempt of its kind in India. IIT sponsored and supported by the Department of Science and Technology. In this Delhi program, efforts are made to make the working environment more women-friendly.
A book titled RAW: A History of India”s Covert Operations has been written by the investigative journalist and writer Yatish Yadav. This new book will give a glimpse of the heroic work operations carried out by India’s spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), which describes how operations are carried out behind the gray walls in the espionage community. The book provides detailed information about the real detectives, including the unknown aspects of their lives, the trauma and the temptation, the triumph, and the reason for the failures in the execution of each of their “Mission Impossible”. Provides and explains how clandestine operations are carried out in unoccupied territory, which is woven to show reality.
The Defense Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT), Pune, an autonomous organization under the Department of Defense Research and Development, DRDO, has won the first prize at the Smart India Hackathon (SIH) -2020. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with the participants in the event’s live event. SIH-2020 was jointly organized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) at Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology (NIET), Uttar Pradesh from 1- 3 August 2020. The SIH-2020 was a national level competition based on a 36-hour non-stop digital product manufacturing. “Edge of Ultron”, a six-member DIAT student team under the guidance of Dr. Sunita Dhawal Won the first prize of Rs 1 lakh for solving the problem statement MS 331 presented by the Madhya Pradesh government in the category of software. The team presented a solution titled “Vision” for facial, expression, and gesture recognition using artificial intelligence.
Recently, the Chief Minister of Punjab has written a letter to the Indian Prime Minister demanding personal intervention against the demand of Geographical Indicator (GI) tag for basmati rice by Madhya Pradesh. Significantly, Madhya Pradesh has demanded to include 13 of its districts for GI tagging of Basmati. Apart from Punjab, some districts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir have already got GI tag for Basmati. The Punjab Chief Minister said that India exports basmati worth Rs 33,000 crore every year. But any change in registration of basmati can benefit Pakistan in the international market on the characteristics and quality scale of basmati which produces basmati according to GI tagging.
The construction of a dedicated railroad (DFC) for freight trains should be done entirely with the New Track Construction (NTC) machine, encouraging the efforts of railways to use the technology to make the construction of infrastructure. Used to be. For the first time, these machines are being used in India. The Chairman of the Railway Board inspected the NTC’s site on the Khurja-Dadri section of the Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor. The Khurja-Dadri section is the route connecting the Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridors. At present seven NTC machines have been installed.
Public sector Canara Bank has tied up with three insurance companies for the sale of short-term Corona Armor insurance policy. This insurance policy provides insurance cover on health expenses associated with Covid-19. Canara Bank said in a release that it has tied up with ‘New India Assurance Company Limited’, ‘Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Limited’, and ‘HDFC Argo Health Insurance’.
In the fight against the spread of the coronavirus, the Mumbai Mandal EMU car shed Kurla of Central Rail has built a health support robot. The robot named ‘Rakshak’ has been fully built in house. It has also been handed over to Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial Hospital Byculla. This medical aid robot is designed to remotely communicate between doctor and patient. It can measure health parameters such as temperature, pulse, oxygen percentage, and dispenser sanitizer automatic, infrared sensors. The ‘Rakshak’ can provide medicines, food to the patients and can make two-way video communication between the doctor and the patient.
To avoid Corona, the Bangalore Railway Division of South Western Railway has installed a device called ‘UV Bag Bath’ to disinfect passengers’ bags, etc. at KSR Bangalore station. A device called UUV Baggage Bath is a tunneling device disinfecting passengers’ bags and other belongings. The bag will be sterilized as soon as it is placed in this device and the passenger will be able to travel on the train with this bag.
The state government of Andhra Pradesh has launched three international FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) companies Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL), ITC ltd to provide marketing and technical support for the economic empowerment of women. And signed an MoU with Procter and Gamble (P&G). The AP government plans to introduce two schemes YSR Cheyutha and YSR Asra which will provide their support to empower women across the state. The YSR Cheyutha and YSR Aasra schemes will run for four years and approximately Rs 11000 crore will be spent each year. Which will benefit about 1 crore women.
Eight people, including three women, were killed in a fierce fire at Shreya Hospital of Covid 19 in Navarangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The Prime Minister has announced the financial assistance of two lakh rupees to the families of each person killed in the accident and 55,000 rupees’ assistance to the injured. The fire was in the ICU unit of the hospital and is believed to be the cause of the short circuit. The government has submitted its inquiry to two senior IAS officers.
A webinar series on “Hydro-Meteorological Hazards Risk Reduction” means “Reducing the risk of hydro-meteorological hazards” was organized by the National Institute of Disaster Management in collaboration with the India Meteorological Department. The webinar series included 4 webinars focused on issues related to the storm and celestial lightning, cloudburst and flood, cyclone and storm surge and climate change, and extreme weather events.
“250KG HSLD bombs” will also be manufactured at Jabalpur’s security factory “Gray Iron Foundry – GIF” in Madhya Pradesh on special demand of the Indian Air Force. The factory administration molded the bomb about a year ago by promoting ‘Make in India’, which was successful on all scales in military investigations. Therefore, the Ministry of Defense, through the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), has ordered the GIFs to make 300 pieces of 250 KG bombs.
Chinese mobile company Vivo will not sponsor the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officially gave this information in this regard. According to the information, the BCCI has suspended the agreement with Vivo as the main sponsor for the upcoming season of IPL.
Every year on August 6 marks the anniversary of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. This horrific incident occurred on August 6, 1945, when the United States dropped an atomic bomb called “Little Boy” on the city of Hiroshima, Japan. This nuclear attack was intended to end World War II in 1945. The day is remembered to promote peace and spread awareness about the threat of nuclear power and nuclear weapons.
Famous Delhi writer and social activist Sadia Dehalvi died at the age of 63. She had been battling cancer for three years. Through his books, he made the world known by the spirit of Delhi. The books ‘Sufiism: The Sufiism: The Heart of Islam’ written by Saadia, ‘Jasmine and Commodities: Memoirs and Recipes of My Delhi’ were well-known.
The Ministry of Defense made many announcements under the self-sufficient India package to include India among the world’s leading countries in the defense sector, aerospace, and naval shipbuilding sectors. The Ministry of Defense (MoD) has drafted the Defense Production and Export Promotion Policy 2020 (DPEPP 2020) to make it self-sufficient in these areas of the country. DPEPP 2020: Goals and Objectives:
To develop a dynamic, strong, and competitive defense industry including aerospace and naval shipbuilding industry to meet the needs of the armed forces with quality products.
To reduce dependence on imports and to advance the “Make in India” initiative through domestic design and development.
To promote the export of defense products and to be a part of global defense value chains.
Creating an environment that encourages research and development, awards, innovation, creating Indian IP ownership, and promoting a strong self-sufficient defense industry.
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