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- Bihar government has taken several measures following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to ban single use of plastic.

- BookMyForex join hands with YES Bank for foreign exchange travel card.

- Dubai Airports celebrated the arrival of the inaugural flight of Vistara from Mumbai at a ceremony at Dubai International airport.



(Q) BookMyForex join hands with ____ Bank for foreign exchange travel card ?

(A) YES Bank

(B) HDFC Bank

(C) ICICI Bank



- 1980 Born : Macaulay Culkin, Ameircan actor who became famous as a child actor for his roles in the films Home Alone, Home Alone 2 and Richie Rich.

- 1978 The Papal conclave of August 1978 elected Cardinal Albino Luciani as the new pope. Luciani took the pontifical name of John Paul I.



1. UPSURGE (NOUN): increase

Synonyms: upswing, boom Antonyms: downturn, degradation

Example Sentence:

He experienced an upsurge in sales.



National Dog Day is an annual holiday celebrated on August 26.

Its founder is Colleen Paige, Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Advocate who has also created a number of other animal-related observances.



Mother Teresa (born Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu) (26 August 1910 – 5 September 1997) also known as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, MC, was an Albanian Roman Catholic nun and missionary.



Antonie van Leeuwenhoek : "Father of Microbiology"

Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek October 24, 1632 – August 26, 1723) was a Dutch tradesman and scientist.

He is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology", and considered to be the first microbiologist.



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