Current Affairs » August 2019 » President Kovind Honoured With The Highest Award Of Republic Of Guinea
→ A research team at IIT Kharagpur has developed a technology which can generate energy from solid waste with high moisture content.
→ Bhasha Mukherjee, a 23-year-old Indian origin doctor was crowned Miss England 2019.
→ Delhi, Kerala top in court infrastructure facilities according to the Think Tank Report.
→ Friendship Day celebrations take place on the first Sunday of August every year (this year 4th August).
→ Giriraj Prasad Gupta, Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer, took over as the Controller General of Accounts (CGA).
→ Gujarat Chief Minister has launched the ‘Vhali Dikri Yojna’ from his home town Rajkot, Gujarat. The scheme for the welfare of the girl child.
→ India has slipped to the 7th spot in the global GDP rankings of 2018.
→ Maharashtra became the first state to adopt a digital fingerprint and iris scanning system to aid police investigations.
→ Mindtree appoints Cognizants Debashis Chatterjee as new CEO.
→ Netherlands banned face-covering clothing.
→ President Kovind honoured with the highest award of Republic of Guinea.
→ President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated exhibitions on Mahatma Gandhi and Khadi at the Ebunjan Theatre in The Gambia to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma.
→ Soccer body CONMEBOL suspended Lionel Messi from international matches for three months because of accusations of corruption he made at the latest Copa America.
→ The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed Bank of China to offer regular banking services in the country.
→ The State Bank of India’s (SBI) Shanghai branch is now connected to China’s National Advance Payment System (CNAPS).
→ The US has officially withdrawn from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) treaty with Russia.
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