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Dream11 bags title sponsorship rights of IPL2020 for Rs 222 crore
Current Affairs Headlines of 20th August, 2020


- US Senate condemns China’s aggression against India, calls for diplomacy

- US: 54.4 degrees Celsius, world’s hottest air temperature in a century, recorded in Mojave Desert


- Contributions to PM-CARES (Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations) Fund need not be credited to NDRF (National Disaster Response Fund): Supreme Court

- Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) renamed as Ministry of Education

- IIT Madras ranked number-one in the ‘Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements’

- UP: Home Ministry approves renaming of Manduadih railway station in Varanasi district as Banaras

- ILO-ADB Report: 41 lakh Indian Youths to lose job due to COVID-19

- Union Cabinet approved National Recruitment Agency

- National Cancer Registry Programme Report, 2020

- Uttar Pradesh Electronics Manufacturing Policy

- Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge

- Drone based Surveillance System introduced in Indian Railways

- South Atlantic Anomaly: NASA confirms dent in the Earth’s Magnetic field

- ADB approves 1 billion USD for Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System

- Dhanwantari Rath: Ayurveda at doorsteps of Delhi Police Families


- IIT Madras and Center for Development of Advance Computing (CDAC) develop microprocessors named SHAKTI (32 bit) and VEGA (64 bit)

- Govt. launches ‘Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge – Innovate Solutions for AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ inviting innovators to use SHAKTI and VEGA to develop technology products

- ADB approves USD 1 billion loan for 82-km Delhi-Meerut regional rapid transit system

- 41 lakh youth lose jobs in India due to COVID-19 pandemic: ILO-ADB Report

- Dream11 bags title sponsorship rights of IPL2020 for Rs 222 crore

- RBI frames rules for setting up a new umbrella entity for retail payments in the country

Appointment and Resignations

- Satya Pal Malik appointed Meghalaya Governor; Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari given additional charge of Goa

Honorable Death

- Bollywood filmmaker Nishikant Kamat, known for movies such as ‘Drishyam’ and ‘Force’, dies at 50

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