Current Affairs » August 2019 » The National Handloom Day Is Being Observed Annually On 7 August
→ Aamir Khan launches Mission Shakti sports initiative in Maharashtra.
→ Arunachal Pradesh State Home Minister Bamang Felix flagged of 5 Anti-Riot police vehicle, also known as Vajra, from Police Headquarter in Itanagar.
→ Forbes reported that the global Big Data software market will have 14% of growth worth $31B in 2019.
→ Hinako Shibuno of Japan won the Women’s British Open by one shot over Lizette Salas on 4 August 2019.
→ Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named as Professional Cricketers Association’s Player of the month of July 2019.
→ IndiGo introduces distance-wise fare cap for flights leaving Srinagar till August
→ Lalit Kala Akademi celebrated its 65th Foundation Day.
→ Mohali traffic police have launched 3-D Smart Traffic Signal devised by the students of a Chandigarh university.
→ South African bowler Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from Test cricket.
→ The 2nd All India Annual Conference of Indian Information Service Officers was held in New Delhi.
→ The 3rd edition of the ScooNews Global Educators Fest (SGEF) will be held on the 9-10 August 2019, Udaipur.
→ The Commerce Secretary Dr. Anup Wadhawan led a delegation to the 8th RCEP Inter-sessional Ministerial meeting held in Beijing.
→ The National Handloom Day is being observed annually on 7 August.
→ The Rajasthan State Legislative Assembly passed the Rajasthan Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019.
→ The Rajya Sabha cleared the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 on 6 August.
→ The Second All India Annual Conference of Indian Information Service (IIS) Officers was held at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi on 5 August.
→ The United States has officially labeled China a “currency manipulator”. The US has accused China of using yuan to gain “unfair competitive advantage” in trade.
→ Union HRD Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ inaugurated the TechEx – technology exhibition at IIT Delhi on 4 August 2019.
→ Vinesh Phogat won gold in women’s 53kg category at Poland Open wrestling tournament in Warsaw.
→ Walmart’s Flipkart unit to introduce a free video streaming service to draw new users from small towns and cities in India.
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