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India Current Affairs August 2019

Current Affairs August

10th August:

  • NITI Aayog to launch the th Edition of WTI Awards.
  • US approves multi mission Seahawk helicopters to South Korea.
  • Iran unveiled three precision guided missiles.
  • Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee was awarded the Bharat Ratna.
  • Amla retires from international cricket.

9th August:

  • International Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples.
  • Serena Williams Tops Forbes List Of Highest Paid Sports Women.
  • ADB approved USD millions to improve road infrastructure in districts of Maharashtra.
  • ISRO institutes Vikram Sarabhai Journalism Award.
  • India signed a UN Convention agreement in Singapore.

8th August:

  • Saudi crown prince, Pompeo discuss maritime security, Iran.
  • US, Pakistan remove restrictions on each other’s diplomats.
  • Strong 5.8 earthquake jolts parts of Punjab, KP.
  • Iran’s Navy Would Get Smashed by America in a War.
  • UK expresses concern to India over Kashmir situation.
  • Sri Lanka Suspend Coach Hathurusingha Ahead of New Zealand Series.

7th August:

  • Steve Smith becomes second fastest to score Test centuries.
  • Bangladesh signed an agreement with Russia for uranium supply.
  • Iran unveils three new precision guided missiles.
  • India s Naaz Joshi won Miss World Diversity.
  • President gives assent to the AERA Amendment Bill.
  • Former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj passed away.

6th August:

  • Rajasthan passed bill against anti lynching.
  • Pakistan summons Indian High Commissioner over scrapping of Article.
  • Gujarati journalist author and columnist Kanti Bhatt passed away.
  • Lok Sabha passed the Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Bill.
  • IIFL Finance to raise up to crore through bonds.
  • RS passed Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill.

5th August:

  • Lewis Hamilton won Hungarian Grand Prix.
  • Global Big Data software market will reach billion by Forbes report.
  • President Ram Nath Kovind was awarded the National order of Merit.
  • Malaysia seizes million from Chinese state firm s bank account.
  • DRDO successfully test fired QRSAM Missile.

4th August:

  • Bhasha Mukherjee was crowned MISS ENGLAND.
  • ICMR introduces new TB vaccines VPM and Immuvac.
  • NITI Aayog approves JV to acquire minerals needed for Electric Vehicles.
  • PM Modi to inaugurate two day workshop for all BJP MPs in New Delhi.
  • North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system.

3rd August:

  • US officially withdraws from INF treaty.
  • Mindtree appoints Cognizants Debashis Chatterjee as new CEO.
  • LS passed the Dam Safety Bill.
  • Indian journalist Ravish Kumar was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award.
  • 3 tourists killed in rocky collapse on US coast.
  • 3 Muslim laborers arrested in India on false charges of spying for Pakistan.

2nd August:

  • Saudi Arabia ends restrictions on women traveling: Royal Decree.
  • Khadijah Mellah becomes first UK jockey to wear hijab – and wins race.
  • India’s ruling party expels politician accused of rape.
  • Jacob Rees-Mogg to quit as ERG chair after Commons appointment.
  • Rajiv Kumar appointed as new Finance Secretary.
  • US Congress reaches deal to avert budget showdown.
  • Sanjay Sinh resigns from Congress, Rajya Sabha, to join BJP.

1st August:

  • Four Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian army firing in occupied Kashmir.
  • Afghanistan Bomb blast near passenger bus 34 killed.
  • Former Tehran mayor sentenced to death for spouse murder of their wife.
  • Indian coffee tycoon V.G. Siddhartha found dead.
  • First American airline flight in 22 years arrives in Saudi Arabia.
  • Iran ready for dialogue with Saudi Arabia, foreign minister says.
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