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Current Affairs 31 August 2020

1Department of Economic Affairs & UNDP India Launched Sustainable Finance Collaborative to Promote Sustainable Finance in India
2IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Launched “Chunauti”, Next Generation Start-up Contest; Foundation stone laid for NIELIT at Muzaffarpur, Bihar
3Union Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Addresses Inaugural session of World Urdu Session
4India granted 4th Tranche of US$5mn to Myanmar for India-Myanmar Border Area Development
5Kerala to set up India’s First International Women’s Trade Centre
6India, Singapore commit to further enhance security partnership at 14th India-Singapore Defence Policy Dialogue
7Union Minister Piyush Goyal Virtually Attended the 8th East Asia Summit Economic Ministers’ Meeting (EAS-EMM)
8India co-sponsors UNSC Resolution for Greater Participation of Women in Peacekeeping Forces
9India Ranked 72nd on Global List with Average Monthly Wage of Rs 32,800, Switzerland Tops:
10Kiren Rijiju attends Sports Ministers Meeting of BRICS Nations; India to host BRICS Games 2021 with Khelo India Games
11Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance & Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank Entered into a Strategic Partnership through VC to Offer Life Insurance
12Noor Inayat Khan, Britain’s World War II Spy Became the 1st  Indian-origin woman to honoured with a Memorial Blue Plaque
13SBI to Receive Human Capital Management Excellence Award 2020 for its HR initiative, ”Nayi Disha”
14CISF launched ‘Pensioners Corner’ Mobile App for its Pensioners
15China Launches Most Advanced Warship Type-054 class for Pakistan Navy
16ARIES Discovered the Accelerated Formation of the Stars of Dwarf Galaxies
17Bryan Brothers, Successful Doubles Pair in Tennis Announced Retirement
18Vasanthakumar, Congress MP, and Founder of Vasanth & Co Died of COVID-19
19Athletics Coach Purushotham Rai dies a day before Receiving Dronacharya Award
20Indian Cricket Coach Gurcharan Singh Co-authored his Memoir “Pitching It Straight” with MS Unnikrishnan
21National Sports Day 2020: August 29
22International Day Against Nuclear Tests: 29th August 2020
23UP govt launches ‘Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana’ to Build Roads to 19 International Player’s houses