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Noel Quinn becomes interim CEO of HSBC
Current Affairs Headlines of 06th August, 2019

→ A two-year India-UK joint initiative in Bengaluru was launched on 1 August 2019 that would provide a unique air quality measurement system by integrating satellite and sensor data and support India’s transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs).

→ Centre has decided to prepare a National Population Register (NPR) by September 2020 across the country.

→ Cricket commentator Anant Setalvad, passes away.

→ External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended 10th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) in Thailand’s Bangkok.

→ Formula One Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix

→ French inventor Franky Zapata is 1st person in history to cross the English Channel on the jet-powered hoverboard.

→ Girish Bapat, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Pune member of Parliament, has been appointed Chairman of the estimates committee.

→ HRD Minister inaugurates Technology Expo at IIT Delhi.

→ India test-fires Surface to Air-Missile from Chandipur.

→ India’s Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty scripted a piece of history by breaching the ‘Chinese Wall’ of reigning World champions Li Jun Hui and Liu Yu Chen, with a victory in the men’s doubles final of the Thailand Open badminton championship in Bangkok.

→ Lovlina Borgohain won gold at the Magomed Salam Umakhanov Memorial International Boxing Tournament 2019 .

→ National Academy of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, celebrated its 65th Foundation Day in New Delhi.

→ Noel Quinn becomes interim CEO of HSBC.

→ Scientists have uncovered remains of the smallest fossil monkey ever found in Peru’s Amazon jungle.

→ The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a collective penalty of Rs 11 crore on 7 public sector banks.

→ Veteran Gujarati journalist, author and columnist Kanti Bhatt passed away.


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