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Harbhajan Singh becomes new Brand Ambassador of eBikeGO
Current Affairs Headlines of 18th August, 2020

International

- World Cup Winning Indian Captain MS Dhoni retires from International Cricket

- 4th Meeting of the BRICS Anti-Drug Working Group

- 4th session of BRICS anti-drug working group held under the chairmanship of Russia; India represented by NCB (Narcotics Control Bureau) Director General Rakesh Asthana.

- India dispatches over 30 tonnes of technical equipment to Mauritius to deal with oil spill

- Tricolour hoisted for first time at New York’s Times Square to celebrate India’s 74th Independence Day

- Bangladesh observes ‘National Mourning Day’ on August 15 to mark assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

- US to set up Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force (UAPTF) under the U.S. Navy to investigate UFO sightings


India

- India Independence Day 2020: PM Narendra Modi Speech

- PNB launches ‘DIGITAL APNAYEN’ campaign to promote digital banking

- PM Modi announces “One Sun, One World, One Grid” initiative

- HDFC Bank launches “Shaurya KGC Card” to members of armed forces

- Kiren Rijiju launches initiative “Fit India Youth Clubs”

- Ministry of AYUSH launches campaign “Ayush for Immunity”

- Defence Minister approves proposal for expansion of NCC to cover 173 border and coastal districts


ECONOMY & CORPORATE

- NTPC develops infrastructure at Rihand project for increased use of fly ash


State

- Nagaland Govt launches “YellowChain” centralized e-commerce platform

- Puducherry celebrates its 59th ‘De-Jure’ day


Sports

- Suresh Raina announces retirement from International Cricket

- Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Spanish Grand Prix 2020

- Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton win Formula One Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona


Appointment and Resignations

- Harbhajan Singh becomes new Brand Ambassador of eBikeGO

- Kaushik Khona becomes new CEO of GoAir


Honorable Death

- Former cricketer & UP minister Chetan Chauhan passes away at 73; played 40 tests (2084 runs) in 1969-1981

 


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