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August 2019 Current Affairs

Aswatha Narayana won gold in he World Skills competition

31 Aug 2019

Aswatha Narayana bagged a gold medal in the World Skills competition 2019 in Kazan, Russia. The even...

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International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances is observed on 30 August

30 Aug 2019

The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances is observed on 30 August every year....

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Rajnath Singh inaugurated 26th Ladakhi Kisan Jawan Vigyan Mela in Leh

29 Aug 2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 26th Ladakhi Kisan Jawan Vigyan Mela in Leh on 29 August....

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China and Pakistan began joint exercise Shaheen-VIII near Ladakh

28 Aug 2019

China and Pakistan began joint exercise Shaheen-VIII near Ladakh...

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Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium will be renamed

27 Aug 2019

Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium will be renamed as Arun Jaitley Stadium in the memory of the late U...

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Lt Gen Puri became first serving first serving Lt Gen to complete 1,200 km Paris Brest Paris circuit

26 Aug 2019

Lieutenant General Anil Puri completed France's oldest cycling event, 1,200km Paris-Brest-Paris circ...

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Thirty five officers were awarded the Smart Policing Awards

25 Aug 2019

Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh presented the Smart Policing ...

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NITI Aayog release CWMI 2.0 report

24 Aug 2019

NITI Aayog has released the second Round of Composite Water Management Index (CWMI 2.0) in New Delhi...

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RBI allows recurring transactions up to 2,000 on cards from Sep 1

23 Aug 2019

The Reserve Bank of India allows customers to make recurring payments of less than Rs.2000 without t...

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World Senior Citizens Day is celebrated on 21 August

22 Aug 2019

World Senior Citizens Day is celebrated on 21 August across the world. The day is observed every yea...

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LS Secretariat has banned the use of non reusable plastic water bottles

21 Aug 2019

The Lok Sabha Secretariat has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic...

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India officers will train Maldivian civil services

20 Aug 2019

The India-Maldives MoU on Training and Capacity Building Programme for Maldivian civil services off...

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Zoological Survey of India found two new species of fish

19 Aug 2019

Scientists have discovered two new freshwater less than seven centimetres fish in Mizoram and Himach...

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Ministry of Commerce & Industry's Department 3 more new Geographical Indication (GI) tags

18 Aug 2019

Ministry of Commerce & Industry's Department 3 more new Geographical Indication (GI) tags. The mat...

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Damodar Ganesh Bapat passed away on 16 August

17 Aug 2019

Social worker and Padma Shri awardee Damodar Ganesh Bapat passed away on 16 August in Chhattisgarh. ...

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ONGC to invest Rs.83,000 crore to boost oil

16 Aug 2019

The Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is to invest around Rs.83,000 crore in 25 major projects to boos...

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Service and Gallantry Medals for 946 police personnel

15 Aug 2019

A total of 946 police personnel have been awarded Service/Gallantry Medals on the occasion of the In...

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RPF launched Operation Number Plate

14 Aug 2019

Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Indian Railways launched Operation ...

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Indian juniors won medals at the 2019 Bulgarian Junior International Championships

13 Aug 2019

Indian juniors won three gold, one silver and two bronze medals at the 2019 Bulgarian Junior Interna...

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Draft Agricultural policy released by Odisha government

12 Aug 2019

The Odisha government released a Draft Agricultural Policy 2019 for the agriculture sector and to fo...

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Leather Mission launched on World Tribal Day by KVIC

11 Aug 2019

The Khadi and Village Industry Commission (KVIC) launched Leather Mission on World Tribal Day. The m...

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Andhra Pradesh govt will launch Navodayam scheme

10 Aug 2019

Andhra Pradesh government launched the Navodayam scheme. The scheme is for thousands of ailing Micro...

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Five Thousand five hundred and Ninety five electric buses sanctioned under FAME scheme

09 Aug 2019

Department of Heavy Industry sanctioned 5,595 electric buses under phase II of Faster Adoption and M...

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Delhi govt. unveiled the Citywide WiFi project

08 Aug 2019

Delhi government has announced that 11,000 hotspots will be installed to provide Wi-Fi before the en...

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Steve Smith becomes second-fastest to score 25 Test centuries

07 Aug 2019

Steven Smith became the second-fastest batsman to register 25 centuries in the Test format.He achiev...

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Lok Sabha gives nod to legislation that bans commercial surrogacy

06 Aug 2019

Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019, which seeks to ban commercial surrogacy and ...

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President Ram Nath Kovind was awarded the National order of Merit

05 Aug 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind was awarded the National order of Merit by the President of Guinea on 3rd ...

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ICMR introduces 2 new TB vaccines, VPM 1002 and Immuvac

04 Aug 2019

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) launched a trial for two new TB vaccines. This is Indi...

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US officially withdraws from INF treaty

03 Aug 2019

The US has officially withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) treaty with ...

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Netherland banned face covering clothing including Burqa

02 Aug 2019

Netherland has banned face-covering clothing including burqa and niqab which are worn by conservativ...

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IAF launched an IAFs facilitation cum publicity pavilion in Delhi

01 Aug 2019

The Indian Air Force launched an IAF's facilitation-cum-publicity pavilion in Delhi. It was inaugura...

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