Current Affairs 20 August 2020

1Vice Prez Venkaiah Naidu Virtually Announced ARIIA 2020 Results; IITMadras Topped among Institutes of National Importance
2‘Dhanwantari Rath’ to bring Ayurveda at Doorsteps of Delhi Police Families
3Ravi Shankar Prasad Launched “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge- Innovate Solutions for #Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to Support Startups
4Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ministry of Rural Development Inked MoU to Take convergence endeavour ahead
5AIFF signs MoU with IPSO to Conduct Online Scouting Workshops in India
6ILO-ADB Report: 41 Lakh Youths Lost Their Jobs of India Due to COVID-19
7ADB Approved USD 1 billion loan for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System, a 1st of its kind in India
8RBI Released Framework for Authorisation of Pan-India Umbrella Entity for Retail Payments
9RBI Released Draft Framework for Self-Regulatory Body for Payment System Operators
10Bharti AXA Life Insurance Entered into Bancassurance Partnership with SBM Bank India
11Fino Payments Bank Ltd Launched ‘Jan BachatKhata’, an Aadhaar Authentication Based Digital Savings Account
12Universal Sompo General Insurance Company Ltd Collaborates with BSE EBIX  to sell General Insurance products
13Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance Partnered with Element AI for AI Transformation
14YES Bank in Partnership with KFin Technologies Launched ‘Loan against Securities’ to Provide Complete Digital loan Against Mutual Fund
15St Christopher School in Nagaland won the first ever Pallikkutam National Award for Innovation in Education
16Ganesh Vilas Lengare Awarded Star 2020 Certificate by World Book of Records, London
17Luis Rodolfo Abinader sworn in as 54th President of Dominican Republic
18Ashok Lavasa Resigns as Election Commissioner
19Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Resigns after Military Mutiny
20Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd Acquired 60% stake in Vitalic Health Pvt Ltd & 100% direct ownership of Netmeds
21Indian Railways Introduces Drone Based Surveillance System for Railway Security
22Filmmaker-actor Nishikant Kamat Passes Away at the Age of 50
23Michael Cohen’s Book “Disloyal: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump” is Set to Publish
24World Humanitarian Day 2020 – August 19
25World Photography Day 2020 – August 19
26Punjab gets First Rank in Health, Welfare Centre Operationalisation: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)
27Biodegradable Face Mask “Pavitrapati” & Anti-microbial Body Suit “Aushada Tara” developed : DIAT
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