Sunday, August 18, 2019

CURRENT AFFAIRS AUGUST 18

RAVI SHASTRI REAPPOINTED AS INDIA'S HEAD COACH
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  • KAPIL DEV led Cricket Advisory Committee has reappointed RAVI SHASTRI as men's cricket coach for 2 years, which is going to end by 2021 T20 WORLD CUP.
INDIA-BHUTAN SIGNED 10 MOU'S
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  • Our Honourable Prime Minister  NARENDRA MODI and Bhutanese counterpart LOTAY TSHERING  signed 10 MOU's in the field of Space Research, aviation, IT, Power and Education.
AADI  MAHOTSAV BEGAN IN LEH
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  • TRIBAL AFFAIRS MINISTRY AND TRIBAL COOPERATIVE MARKETING DEVELOPMENT FEDERATION OF INDIA are jointly organizing a 9-day AADI MAHOTSAV(National Tribal Festival) in Leh Ladakh from 17th August 2019.
  • Theme-"A CELEBRATION OF THE SPIRIT OF TRIBAL CRAFT CULTURE AND COMMERCE".
3 NEW GI TAGS
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  • Mizoram's TAWLHLOHPUAN & PUANCHEI clothing gets GI tag.

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  • Kerala's Betel leaf gets a GI tag.
WORLD'S 1ST NEGATIVE INTEREST RATE BANK
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  • JYSKE BANK is the World 1st  bank to provide NEGATIVE interest rate, which is Denmark's 3rd largest bank.
  • It provides and negative interest rate of 0.5% to the loan waivers.
  • ANDERS DAM is the CEO of it.
"VILLAGE VOLUNTEERS SYSTEM" LAUNCHED  IN AP
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  • ANDHRA PRADESH CM JAGAN MOHAN REDDY inaugurated village volunteers system on 15th August 2019.
  • It provides doorstep service to the people of AP by the 2.8 Lakh volunteers appointed by the state government.

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