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The National Handloom Day is being observed annually on 7 August
Current Affairs Headlines of 07th August, 2019

→ 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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