Search here

Breaking

Current Affairs Of 16&17 August 2020


Current Affairs Of 16&17 August 2020

gkrecall  brings you the complete and important daily Current Affairs  and Daily Quiz to achieve more marks in Banking, Insurance, UPSC, SSC, CLAT, Railways and all other competitive Exams. gkrecall prepare it based on your daily current affairs.Hope you like it.Current Affairs of March 2020 with Latest Current affairs March 2020 PDF for preparation of Bank Exam – PO & clerk, SSC, Railways & Insurance. Our Current Affairs  2020 PDF covers various sections like National March Current Affairs 2020, business & economy, Indian and International affairs 2020, defense, environment current affairs, persons and many for competitive exams preparing aspirants.



Follow us on TELEGRAM

Web









BANKING & FINANCE

RBI’s Central Board headed by Shaktikanta Das approved a dividend of Rs 57,128 crore to Central Govt

The 584th meeting of the Central Board of Reserve of Board(RBI) under the Chairmanship of Governor Shaktikanta Das approved the transfer of Rs 57,128 crore in surplus as dividend to the Central government for the accounting year 2019-20.


NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Def Minister Rajnath Singh Launched Indigenisation portal SRIJAN; DPSUs inked Contracts with Industry Partners and Academia

About Ministry of Defence:
Rajnath Singh constituency– Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (UP)
Minister of State (MoS)– Shripad Yesso Naik


NITI Aayog’s AIM, NASSCOM launch Artificial Intelligence Step-up modules for school students

National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)’s Atal Innovation Mission(AIM) in collaboration with National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) has launched Artificial Intelligence(AI) based Step-up module for school students.


EU launches Nirmanshree For Odisha and Maharashtra Women in Housing Sector


European Union has launched project ’Nirmanshree’ for enhancing the women skill towards housing construction sector. This is the first-of-its-kind sustainable housing on a large scale in India with 1-million-euro.The project will be implemented in Beed and Osmanabad districts of Maharashtra and the Dhenkanal and Jajpur districts of Odisha.


APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS         

Singer Shahzan Mujeeb Becomes First National Brand Ambassador of Aligarh Municipal Corporation

Indian Idol Season11 Finalist and Oscar Nominated Playback Singer Shahzan Mujeeb became First Ever National Brand Ambassador of Aligarh Municipal Corporation for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Campaign at National and International level.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

IISc and ISRO developed sustainable process to make bricks on lunar surface

Team of researchers of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru, Karnataka and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) developed a sustainable process for making brick-like structures named “Space Bricks” on the surface of the moon.


NSE, IIMB join hands to offer Platform for Investor Education

National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) have jointly developed and launched Platform for Investor Education (PIE), an online investor education resource centre.


BOOKS & AUTHORS

Book “A Bend in Time: Writings by Children on the Covid-19 pandemic” by Bijal Vachharajani Released

A book titled “A Bend in Time : Writings by Children on the COVID 19 Pandemic” was released in July 2020, the introduction of which is written by award-winning children’s author Bijal Vachharajani. The book is published by Talking Cub (children’s imprint of Speaking Tiger).


IMPORTANT DAYS

Celebration of India’s 74th Independence Day 2020 – August 15

Indians all around the world celebrate the 74th Independence Day on 15th August 2020, to mark the independence of India from rule of British Raj on 15th August 1947.