Top Current Affairs of the day: 29 August 2020

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Last Updated: Aug 29, 2020 22:43 IST


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  • National Sports Day is observed on 29 August

    63 days ago
    National Sports Day is observed on 29 August 2020. The day is to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. The main objective of the Day is to spread awareness of the importance of sports and daily activities in every individual's life. The day was first inducted into the list of celebratory days in the year 2012. On the National Sports Day, President presented the  National Sports and Adventure Awards. Dhyan Chand: Dhyan Chand Singh, popularly known as... Read More


    International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on 29 August

    63 days ago
    The International Day against Nuclear Tests is observed on 29 August across the world. The day aims to provoke the world organization, youth networks, and the media against nuclear testing. The day is to remind that one day all nuclear weapons will be eliminated.
    History: On 2 December 2009, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in its 64th session declared 29 August as the International Day against Nuclear Tests and adopting resolution 64/35. The day was aimed to create awareness... Read More
    Category: Important Days


    GoI launched Chunauti, the Next Generation Start-up challenge contest in Bihar

    63 days ago
    Government of India has launched "Chunauti", the Next Generation Start-up challenge contest in Bihar. The aim is to further boost software products and startups with a special focus on Tier-II towns of the country. The contest was launched by the Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on 28 August. For this programme, the cost of Rs.95.03 crore has been earmarked over a period of three years. Highlights: ♦In the Chunauti contest, over... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs

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    Dr. Harsh Vardhan chaired 20th meeting of GoM on COVID-19 pandemic

    63 days ago
    Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, chaired the 20th meeting of the High-level Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 on 29 August. Officials including Sh. Hardeep S. Puri, Minister of Civil Aviation, Dr. S. Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs (MEA), Sh. MansukhLalMandaviya, Minister of State, Shipping (Independent Charge), Chemicals and Fertilizers, Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare, and Sh. NityanandRai, Minister of... Read More
    Category: Indian Affairs


    Telugu Language Day is observed on 29 August

    63 days ago
    Telugu Language Day, also known as Telugu Bhasha Dinotsavam, is celebrated on 29 August every year. The day is observed to commemorate the birthday of one of the earliest modern Telugu linguists Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy. Telugu is referred to as "The Italian of the East" as the language ends with vowels just like the Italian language. Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy: Gidugu Venkata Ramamurthy's contribution to the Telugu language specifically Vyavaharika Bhasha or Vaaduka Bhasha... Read More


    Punjab passed a resolution against Farm Ordinances

    63 days ago
    Punjab State Government passed a resolution against the Centre’s farm ordinances. The resolution was tabled by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The resolution termed these ordinances as anti-farmer and against the Minimum Support Price (MSP) regime. Highlights: ♦The ordinances were against the federal structure and the rights of the farmers. ♦The resolution is against: Farmers’ Produce Ordinance, 2020 Farmers Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services... Read More
    Category: Bills & Acts


    President virtually presented 2020 National Sports and Adventure Awards

    63 days ago
    President of India Ram Nath Kovind virtually presented the National Sports and Adventure Awards, 2020 from Rashtrapati Bhavan on 29 August 2020. The achievements of these award winners are a reminder of India’s immense potential in the sports. Highlights: ♦ The sports award is presented every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.
    ♦ Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: This award is for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a... Read More
    Category: Awards and Honours


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