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National Dog Day is an annual holiday celebrated on August 26
Current Affairs Headlines of 26th August, 2019

→ Bihar government has taken several measures following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to ban single use of plastic.

→ BookMyForex join hands with YES Bank for foreign exchange travel card.

→ Dubai Airports celebrated the arrival of the inaugural flight of Vistara from Mumbai at a ceremony at Dubai International airport.

→ Harvard researchers have developed metalens, an electronic flat lens that works like the human eye.

→ Jaipur is organising the Hunar Haat from 24 August 2019.

→ Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh presented the Smart Policing Awards at the Homeland Security 2019 conference which was held in New Delhi.

→ National Dog Day is an annual holiday celebrated on August 26.

→ NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar today met Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan in New Delhi.

→ Odisha announces Rs. 500 crore to develop Puri as World Heritage City.

→ President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the first World Youth Conference on Kindness in New Delhi.

→ The Indian School of Business (ISB) and Microsoft India announced a new partnership on 23 August 2019.

→ The Indian women hockey team won the Olympic Test event with Navjot Kaur and Lalremsiami leading the side to a 2-1 win over Japan in the final.

→ The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change has announced that it is to relax the mandatory charging of lease rent of Rs. 30,000/- per Mega Watt (MW) for wind power projects.

→ The Union Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Dr. Jitendra Singh presented the ANUBHAV Awards, 2019.

→ Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated FSSAI’s National Food Laboratory in Ghaziabad on the occasion of 13th anniversary of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

 


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