Friday, August 30, 2019

Current Affairs August 29

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Rajnath Singh inaugurated Vigyan Mela in Ladakh
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  • Defence minister Rajnath Singh visited Ladakh to inaugurate a Vigyan Mela on 29th August 2019.
  • The mela showcase crops and grains suitable for growing in high altitude areas. read more

12th India Security Summit 
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  • The summit was held in New Delhi on 29th August. The theme of the summit is the "New National cybersecurity strategy".
  • The summit is focussed on problems including the protection of important national infrastructure, rising cyber threats. read more


100% FDI in coal mining
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  • The Union Cabinet ministry relaxed FDI rule for foreign single-brand retailers and permitted foreign investment in contract manufacturing and coal mining.
  • Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal said that 100% FDI under automatic route in coal mining and associated infrastructure has been approved.read more

Fit India movement launched by PM Modi
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  • PM Modi launched the Fit India movement on 29th August on the occasion of the national sports day on 29th august which at encouraging people to indulge in physical activities and sports in day to day life. read more

National Sports day
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  • National Sports Day is celebrated every year on 29th August, which is celebrated in resemblance of the Legendary Hockey Player Dhyan Chand birth anniversary on 29th August 1905.
  • It was proclaimed as the National sports day on August 29.
  • Union Sports Minister Kiran Rijju paid tributes to Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary. read more

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