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Indira Rasoi scheme launched in Rajasthan to provide food security for poor
Current Affairs Headlines of 21st August, 2020

International

- Report on Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s Bangladesh visit

- Indian markets open for Bangladesh with Duty Free Quota Free Access for 100 % tariff lines except Alcohol and Tobacco: High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das

- 286,000 COVID-19 cases reported in last 24 hours globally

- 9th amendment to constitution will be abolished to pave way for a new constitution: Sri Lankan President

- COVID-19 vaccine nationalism needs to be prevented, says WHO Director-General

- Senator Kamala Harris becomes first Indian American to accept Democratic Party nomination for Vice President post in US

- US presidency is ‘one more reality show’ for Donald Trump, says Barack Obama

- First sitting of new Sri Lanka parliament begins

- India ready to assist Bangladesh in its fight against COVID

- Sri Lankan govt grants approval to abolish 19th amendment to constitution

- Australia secures access to Coronavirus vaccine by Oxford-AstraZeneca

- India reaffirms its deep commitment to be development partner of Bangladesh


Award

- Indore awarded as cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2020 awards

- Rohit Sharma among 4 athletes recommended for Khel Ratna Award


India

- Skill Development ministry, Shipping Ministry ink deal to boost skills in port and maritime sector

- Results of Grand Challenge for Developing Video Conference Solution announced

- India houses world’s largest number of organic farmers

- Indira Rasoi scheme launched in Rajasthan to provide food security for poor

- Around 30,000 deaths on railway tracks in last 3 years

- RBI provides framework for promoting financial education

- India, Japan and Australia to launch “Supply Chain Resilience Initiative” to counter China

- India attends AINTT (ASEAN-India Network of Think Tanks)

- Swacch Survekshan 2020

- India attends World Conference of Speakers of Parliament

- National Commission on Population: India’s Population to be more feminine in 2036

- Union Cabinet: Three Airports redevelopment approved

- Framework for Authorisation of Pan-India Umbrella Entity for Retail Payments released by RBI

 

Sports

- Prague Challenger: India‘s Sumit Nagal loses to Stanislas Wawrinka in QF

- Hockey India to provide financial aid to 61 unemployed players amid COVID-19 pandemic

- Dream11 wins IPL 2020 title sponsorship rights with bid of Rs 222 crore

- ICC congratulates Mahendra Singh Dhoni for wonderful international cricket career

Honorable Death

- Former Indian cricketer and Uttar Pradesh Minister Chetan Chauhan passes away


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