Current Affairs » August 2019 » MacKenzie Bezosis Now The Worlds Third Richest Woman
→ Bloomberg report said that MacKenzie Bezos is now the world’s third-richest woman. MacKenzie is now the ex-wife of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
→ E-commerce company Flipkart launched ‘Samarth’, an initiative to bring weavers, artisans and makers of handicrafts to its platform.
→ Eminent fashionista, social entrepreneur and philanthropist Priya Priyadarshini Jain has been felicitated with the prestigious ‘Indian Woman of Influence’ award at the House of Lords, the United Kingdom Parliament, London.
→ Israel successfully conducted a series of tests of the Arrow 3 missile defense system in Alaska, in cooperation with the American Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
→ Mindtree appointed S.N. Subrahmanyan as its non-executive vice-chairman.
→ Noida residents want to rename ‘Pakistan Wali Gali‘
→ Scientists have uncovered remains of the smallest fossil monkey ever found in Peru’s Amazon jungle.
→ Tamil Nadu will receive about Rs 6.22 crore under the ‘Silk Samagra’ — an Integrated Scheme for Development of Silk Industry (ISDSI).
→ The 11th Annual General Meeting of Indo-Lanka Chamber of Commerce & Industry was held in Colombo on 2 August 2019.
→ The Reserve Bank barred non-banking finance companies from charging pre-payment penalties or foreclosure charges from individual borrowers.
→ The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed Bank of China to offer regular banking services in the country.
→ Year 2019 marks the Golden Jubilee edition of International Film Festival of India which will be organised from 20th-28th November 2019.
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