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Current Affairs Of 6 August 2020

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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India contributed USD 15.46 mn to India-UN Development Partnership Fund of UNOSSC

a cheque of USD 15.46 million handed over by India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti to the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Director Jorge Chediek at a ceremony held within social distancing guidelines at the Permanent Mission of India to the UN.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

KVIC and ITBP sign MoU to supply mustard oil

In a bid to support the “Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan” initiative, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and Indo-Tibetan Border Police(ITBP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to supply mustard oil

Prahlad Singh Patel virtually inaugurated 1st golf course of Mizoram, “Thenzawl Golf Resort” 

Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (Independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel virtually inaugurated the first golf course of Mizoram i.e. “Thenzawl Golf Resort” Project, implemented under the Swadesh Darshan (SD) Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, from New Delhi.

About Mizoram:
Chief Minister (CM)– Zoramthanga
Governor– P.S Sreedharan Pillai 

eVIN to Strengthen Immunisation Supply Chain, reached 32 States & UTs

The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN), which is used for efficient vaccine logistics management has reached 32 States and Union Territories (UTs) and will soon be rolled-out in the remaining State of Sikkim and Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, and Chandigarh, an Ladakh.  

Uttarakhand to develop India’s first snow leopard conservation centre in Uttarkashi forests

The conservation centre is set to come up at a place named Lanka, near Bhaironghati bridge in Uttarkashi district. 

About Uttarakhand:
Capital – Garsain (Summer),  Dehradun (Winter)
Chief Minister – Trivendra Singh Rawat
Governor – Baby Rani Maurya

Northern Railway runs the first-ever Vyapar Mala express train for small traders

the Northern Railway ran its first Vyapar Mala Express train from Kishanganj in Delhi bound for Jirania in Tripura. It will help small traders to move their cargo in short time, cost effective, convenient and environment-friendly mode of transportation.

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

Airtel Announced the Multi Year Strategic Collaboration with Amazon to Tap Startups and SME

Bharti Airtel announced the multi-year strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services(AWS) to provide a comprehensive set of cloud solutions to the large enterprises and Small and Medium Enterprises(SME) customers in India.

About Bharti Airtel Limited:
MD & CEO– Gopal Vittal (India and South Asia)
Headquarters– New Delhi

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

A device named “AJO-Neo” developed : SNBNCBS

S.N. Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS), Kolkata, an autonomous research Institute under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India,has developed a No-touch & Painless device named “AJO-Neo” for non-invasive screening of bilirubin level in new-borns.


US conducted test flight of unarmed Minuteman 3 missile

the United States (US) Air Force conducted a scheduled test launch of an LGM-30G Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) carrying a load of three unarmed reentry vehicles, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US to a target in the Pacific Ocean.

About United States (US):
Capital– Washington, D.C.
Currency– United States Dollar
President– Donald John Trump

CPCB Developed COVID19BWM App to Track Biomedical Waste: Recommended by SC

The Supreme Court (SC) has made it mandatory for all municipal corporations and state pollution control boards to use the ‘COVID19BWM App’ to track biomedical waste on a daily basis. 

The app was developed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in May 2020 following the directions from the National Green Tribunal(NGT).

OBITUARY

Former Maharashtra CM, Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar passed away at 88 in Pune


Father of Modern Indian theatre & Padma Awardee Ebrahim Alkazi Passed Away at 94


William English, co-creator of computer mouse, passes away aged 91


BOOKS & AUTHORS

Union Ministers Gajendra Singh Shekhawat & Smriti Irani Launch the book ‘Swachh Bharat Kranti’

It has been edited by Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary of the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation. 

IMPORTANT DAYS

World Lung Cancer Day 2020: August 1


International Plastic Bag Free Day 2020 – July 3


STATE NEWS

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar launched Parivar Pehchan Patras

Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana launched the ‘Parivar Pehchan Patras’(PPP), an initiative of the state government developed by the team CMO (Chief Minister’s Office) for effective and efficient delivery of central and state schemes to the people in a transparent way. 

About Haryana:
Chief Minister– Manohar Lal Khattar
Governor– Satyadeo Narain Arya
Capital– Chandigarh

Haryana Minister Anil Vij Launches “Works Management System” Web Portal to its ULBs

Haryana’s Urban local bodies and Home Minister Anil Vij launched the first of its kind, “Works Management System”, a web-based, paperless and centralised web portal for the management and monitoring of the development works in the Urban Local Bodies(ULB) in Haryana.

Andhra Pradesh Government signed an MoU with ISB to drive economic growth of the state 

Andhra Pradesh Government virtually signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) through the Economic Development Board, with the Hyderabad-based Indian School of Business (ISB) in order to work with various economic departments in the state.