Current Affairs 08 August 2020

1India’s first ‘Kisan Rail’ flagged off from Devlali Railway Station of Maharashtra
2PM Modi Addresses Conclave on Transformational Reforms in Higher Education under NEP
3IBBI amended Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Liquidation Process) Regulations, 2016
4NHAI signs MoU with IIT Delhi Strengthen data-driven decision making
5First Time in Indian Ocean Region UNESCO Recognises Two Coastal Villages of Odisha as Tsunami Ready
6Simplilearn and NSDC Announce Collaboration to Upskill Professionals in Digital Skills
7FAO Introduce New Platform to Reduce Global Food Loss and Waste
8Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa registers landslide victory in Sri Lankan Parliamentary elections
9Highlights of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on August 4-6, 2020
10Exim Bank extends USD 250 million line of credit to Mozambique
11ADB signed USD 200 mn financing deal with Reliance Bangladesh LNG and Power Limited for 718 mw power plant in Bangladesh
12Former J&K Governor GC Murmu appointed as 14th CAG; Replaces Rajiv Mehrishi
13Prof. Pradeep Kumar Joshi appointed as UPSC chairman
14PNB Housing Finance appoints Hardayal Prasad, Former SBI Card Head as New MD and CEO
15LIC acquired 4.23% Stake of YES Bank
16Ministry of Jal Shakti  launched a New Version of the India Water Resources Information System
17SAI with CISCE and CBSE launches Khelo India mobile app Online Training Programme for PE Teachers & Principals
18Writer and activist Sadia Dehlvi dies aged 63
19Veteran CPM leader and former West Bengal Transport Minister Shyamal Chakraborty passed away at 76
20Padma Shri awardee and prominent cultural historian and exponent of Mewati gharana Mukund Lath passes away at 82
21“Amazing Ayodhya” – A new book to tell the history of Ayodhya
226th edition of National Handloom Day is observed on August 7, 2020
23Maharashtra Became the First State to Partner with Google India to Provide Learning Tools for Schools
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