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Indian Table Tennis Star Poulomi Ghatak retires
Current Affairs Headlines of 27th August, 2020

International

- India and Uzbekistan hold virtual meeting to monitor implementation of mutually agreed projects

- IAEA DG Rafael Grossi arrives in Iran to press for access to nuclear sites

- US Republican Party re-nominates Donald Trump and Mike Pence as Presidential, Vice Presidential candidates

- Over 10,000 Islamic State fighters active in Iraq, Syria says UN counter-terrorism chief Vladimir Voronkov

- Tropical Storm Laura to become a hurricane as it heads from the Caribbean toward U.S.

- WHO declares Africa free of Wild Polio

- BRICS Industry Ministers Video Meeting in 5G and AI


Award

- Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration to be conferred on 31st October


India

- DRDO Chairman G. Satheesh Reddy given 2-year extension

- Army Chief honours 51 Special Action Group of the National Security Guards (NSG) for counter-terrorism work

- AFSPA extended for six months in Assam due to “recent insurgent attacks, recovery of arms”

- RBI projects India’s overall growth rate at negative 4.5% for 2020-21

- KVIC boosts local employment via Honey Mission programme

- 17th India-Vietnam Joint Commission meeting held virtually

- Global tourism industry losses $320 billion in exports

- India to take part in Kavkaz-2020 multilateral exercise

- Shipping Ministry enables more than 1 lakh crew change in Indian ports and through charter flights

- Export Preparedness Index, 2020 released by NITI Aayog

- KIRAN: Mental Rehabilitation Health line to be launched by Social Justice Ministry

- India-Bangladesh to open inland waterways

- E-Auction Portal launched for Kashmir Saffron

- Average Monthly Income of workers under MGNREGA doubled during lock down

- AFSPA extended for six more months in Assam

- GoI to identify illegal beneficiaries of PM-KISAN

- Indian Table Tennis Star Poulomi Ghatak retires

- Supreme Court: “Char Dham Pariyojana has caused long term damage”


ECONOMY & CORPORATE

- Amount in bank fraud up 159% to Rs 1.85 trillion in 2019-20: RBI annual report

- RBI projects India’s growth rate at (-) 4.5 percent for 2020-21 in its annual report

- Defence Ministry suspends business dealings with Vectra company over Tatra case

 


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