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National Sports Awards 2020 announced
Current Affairs Headlines of 22nd August, 2020


- MEA in partnership with Foreign Ministry of Thailand organize 6th Round Table of AINTT

- Myanmar govt, armed groups sign framework accord for ceasefire implementation

- US Elections: Joe Biden officially accepts presidential nomination

- Will be a President who will stand with US allies and not cosy up to dictators: Joe Biden

- South Korea reports highest single day spike of 324 new coronavirus cases

- 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

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

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


- Elaborate arrangements made for conducting NEET, JEE exams: NTA

- Mortal remains of 4 TN students who drowned in Russia reach Chennai

- President, Vice President greet people on Ganesh Chaturthi

- Expert Speak: Citizens need to follow basic hand hygiene, social distancing norms

- COVID19 recovery rate improves to 74.30 per cent

- Sowing area coverage under Kharif crops increases by more than 8.5 per cent this year

- NHAI develops mobile App ‘Harit Path‘ to facilitate creation of Green Highways across country

- Election Commission issues guidelines for conducting upcoming polls during COVID19

- About 50 per cent people in Pune have developed antibodies: CERO survey

- Fake News Alert: No decision to rename the Mughal Gardens, says govt

- Prez, VP & PM express grief on loss of lives in Srisailam Power plant fire accident

- KVIC issues legal notices to Khadi Essentials and Khadi Global


- Asian shares trade mixed after lacklustre Chinese economic data

- S&P 500 ended slightly lower after briefly trading above its record closing high level for a second day

- FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds 3rd review meeting of CPSEs on capital expenditure

- India‘s forex reserves surge by USD 3.623 billion to reach a new all-time high

- FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds bilateral meeting with UAE counterpart Obaid Al Tayer

- RBI releases framework for pan-India entity for retail payments

- Gold, Silver prices fall in Delhi

- AIM, NITI Aayog, Business Sweden collaborate to promote disruptive potential of Indian entrepreneurs

- Govt making concerted efforts to bring reforms in agricultural marketing: Narendra Singh Tomar

- Centre eases norms to offer 50 pct of salary for three months as unemployment allowance to workers covered under ESIC

- Sensex jumps 214 points; Nifty closes at 11,371.60

- Rupee settles 18 paise higher at 74.84 against US dollar


- Delhi: COVID recovery rate improves to 90.10 per cent

- Deputation of Dogri Sanstha calls on LG Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan

- Delegation of J&K High Court Bar Association Jammu meets LG at Raj Bhavan

- Meghalaya reports 57 new COVID 19 cases

- 116 tested positive for COVID19 in Chandigarh

- 1513 persons tested positive for COVID19 in Punjab

- I-T Dept carries out search, seizure operation at various locations in Bhopal

- Co-operative society manufactured, distributed over 10,000 face masks free of cost to COVID warriors in Manipur

- COVID19 cases in Maharashtra goes up to 6,57,450 with 14,161 new cases being reported

- Maharashtra: IMD forecasts heavy to very heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds

- 1968 new COVID cases confirmed in Kerala


- Generations will remember you: PM Modi to Suresh Raina

- AIG Women‘s British Open: Rough start for Indian trio Aditi Ashok, Tvesa Malik, Diksha Dagar amid bad weather conditions

- National Sports Awards 2020 announced

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


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