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Current Affairs Of 14 August 2020 by gkrecall

Current Affairs Of 14 August 2020

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Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Committed USD 25mn to Expand Unified Champion Schools to 6 countries Including India

About UAE:
Capital– Abu Dhabi
Currency– United Arab Emirates dirham
President of UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi– H. H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan


India Extends an Assistance of USD 1 Million to Antigua and Barbuda’s COVID-19 Response

As a part of India’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, India extended an assistance of 1 million USD to the government of Antigua and Barbuda to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic and to improve their health infrastructure and capacity. 

About Antigua and Barbuda:
Governor General– Sir Rodney Williams
Prime Minister– Gaston Browne
Capital– Saint John’s
Currency– East Caribbean dollar

First-of-its-kind Katra-Delhi Express Road Corridor to be completed by 2023

First-of-its’s-kind Katra (Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir)-Delhi Express Road corridor works have begun and it is expected to be completed by 2023. 

the total outlay of the project is  Rs. 35, 000 crores.

Goa’s Moira bananas, Harmal Chillies, Khaje gets GI tag

Goa’s Harmal ChilliesMoira bananas & Khaje gets Geographical Indications(GI)  from the Geographical Indications Registry. 


RBI Mandates System-based Asset Classification for Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs)

 the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has mandated the urban co-operative banks (UCBs) with assets of Rs 2,000 crore or above as on March 31, 2020 to implement system-based asset classification from 30 June 2021.

Federal Bank Partnered with Fiserv, Inc. to Support Launch of their 1st Independent Credit Card, ‘Federal Bank Credit Card’

About Federal Bank
Headquarters– Aluva, Kerala
MD & CEO– Shyam Srinivasan
Tagline – Your Perfect Banking Partner


Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune Handed Over 40 mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) to BSF

the first consignment of 40 mm Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL) was handed over to Border Security Force (BSF) which is designed and manufactured indigenously by the Ammunition Factory Khadki (AFK) in Pune, Maharashtra on the lines of the “Atmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India). 

Israel Successfully tested its Arrow-2 Ballistic Missile Interceptor

About Israel:
President– Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin
Prime Minister– Benjamin Netanyahu
Capital– Jerusalem
Currency–  Israeli New Shekel

Israel shares AI-based technology, high-end equipment with AIIMS to help combat COVID-19

About Israel:
Capital – Jerusalem
Prime Minister – Benjamin Netanyahu
Currency – Israeli Shekel 


World Organ Donation Day 2020: August 13

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari asked all universities in the state to observe Organ Donation Week from August 13 to August 20, 2020.

International Left handers Day 2020: August 13

State news

Goa Signed a First of its Kind Tripartite MoU with GIZ India and Siemens Limited to Provide German Vocational Training in ITIs

Government of Goa signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Siemens Limited and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) India to provide world class German dual vocational education and training in Goa’s Industrial Training Institutes(ITIs). 

West Bengal Govt Launched ‘Karma Sathi Prakalpa’ scheme to Provide Soft Loans, Subsidies to Youth

On the occasion of International Youth Day 2020, the West Bengal government launched the ‘Karma Sathi Prakalpa’ scheme under which 1 lakh unemployed youth will be provided soft loans and subsidies so as to make them self-reliant. This scheme empowers the youth.

About West Bengal:
Chief Minister– Mamata Banerjee
Governor– Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar

Andhra Pradesh CM Launched “YSR Cheyutha” scheme to ensure sustainable livelihood for women

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh launched “YSR Cheyutha” a scheme to ensure the sustainable livelihood of women by providing a financial assistance of Rs.18750 per year for 4 years.

Telangana launched AI for Agricultural Innovation Program in Collaboration with C4IR & WEF, India

The Government  of Telangana has launched Artificial Intelligence(AI) for Agricultural Innovation Programme(AI4AI) in collaboration with Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (C4IR) & World Economic Forum (WEF) – India. 

Manipur Observed its Patriots’ day 2020 on August 13

Patriots’ day is observed annually on August 13 in Manipur. The Patriots’ Day 2020 was observed to commemorate the 1891 Anglo-Manipuri war during which many Manipuris sacrificed their lives to safeguard the independence of the State.