Few Highlighted Current Affairs of 29 August 2020 which are based of National and International aspects

highlighted current affairs of 29 August 2020

If somebody is preparing for the competitive exams like SSC CGL, NDA, Railways, Intelligence Bureau, Police, Defence etc. then this platform of current affairs will be considered as a milestone for all of you because it will be covering both National and International perspectives. These are some highlighted current affairs of 29 August 2020 which will help for every entrance exam to score excellent marks to get selected with higher merit.

 

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  1. Marie Lucas Rijneveld—- won the international booker prize.
  2. Gujarat—- topped in Niti Ayog’s export preparedness index 2020.
  3. Kerela—- launched its first marine ambulance boat Pratheeksha.
  4. Pair Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan—- US’s famous tennis players have recently got retired.
  5. Sayed Modi Championship—- Badminton.
  6. India—- will host BRICS games 2021.
  7. Delhi—- has started Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Fitness Campaign.
  8. India and Russia—- will sign MoU for AK-203 Assault Rifles.
  9. G Satheesh Reddy—- has been given a two-year extension as the chairman of DRDO.
  10. Assam—- has been declared as a disturbed area for another 6 months with effect from 29 August 2020

 

 

Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has become the youngest author to win International Booker Prize ;

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.She belong to Netherlands and conferred with the International Booker Prize 2020 in her 29.
2.She bagged this prize with her famous book " The Discomfort of Evening ".
3.This prize is only given for best written novel in English language.

 

Gujarat has topped the Niti Ayog’s export Preparedness Index 2020 ;

 

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.According to Niti Ayog, Gujarat port is fully fledge ready to export goods
2.2nd port which is ready to export goods is Maharashtra.
3.The Chairperson of Niti Ayog is PM Narender Modi and CEO is Amitabh Kant.
4.Headquarters is in New Delhi

 

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Kerela has recently launched its first Marine Ambulance Boat ” Pratheeksha ” ;

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.The boats have a capability to provide medical assistance to 10 people at a time. This will help to provide first aid to rescued fishermen and shift them to shore as quickly as possible.
2.The CM of Kerala " Pinarayi Vijayan has inaugrated this marine ambulance.
3.Capital; Thiruvananthapuram.
Dances; Kaliyattom, Mudiettu, Kolan, Thullal, Kolkali.
4.National Parks; Eravikulan National Park, Silent Valley National Park

 

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US’s famous tennis double pair Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan has recently announced their retirement in 2020 ;

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.Tennis is both indoor and outdoor game that can be played in singles and doubles.
2.It is an Olympic sport

 

India will host BRICS games in 2021;

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.Kiren Rijiju is the sports minister of India
2.BRICS; Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa
3.Motive; To unite brics countries.

 

New Delhi has started ” Healthy Body, Healthy Mind ” fitness Campaign;

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.This campaign is for the students who are confined in home because of lockdown applied on schools and colleges due to coronavirus
2.Launched by CM Arvind Kejriwal
3.COVID-19 cases in Delhi;
Active- 1,69.654
Recovered- 1,50,025

 

India and Russia will sign MoU for AK-203 Assault Rifles;

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.These rifles will be manufactured through Indo-Russian Rifles Private Limited at Korwa in UP ( India ).
2.No. of Rifles- 7.5 lakh

 

G Satheesh Reddy has been given a two-year extension as the Chairman of DRDO ( Defence Research and Development Organisation );

 

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Proof;

 

 

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1.DRDO's headquarter- New Delhi. Its main work is to make defense weapons for defense forces of India.
2.Recently. it also helped in COVID-19 pandemic by making ventilators.

 

Assam has been declared as a disturbed area for another 6 months with effect from 29 August 2020;

 

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Proof;

 

https://twitter.com/NANDANPRATIM/status/1298290562294927366?s=20

 

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1.AFSPA has been extended over here for 6 months.
AFSPA- Armed Forces Special Powers Act
2.NRC initially started from Assam because of Bangladeshi's intrusion in India

 

Other highlighted Current issues of August Month 2020;

 

  1. Indian Government opens India’s longest  “ropeway” over Brahmaputra river.
  2. Nokia to make India its main export hub and it could invest $232 million in manufacturing.
  3. India and Maldives announced a $500 million bridge project to counter China’s influence on the Maldives.
  4. Korean Electric vehicle maker EDISON set to invest Rs 5000 crore in Uttar Pradesh.
  5. Indian Government connects 1,858 villages by constructing 11,517 km of roads and 84 bridges in Jammu and Kashmir.

Conclusion;

 

These are some important highlighted current affairs of 29 August 2020 that we have explained above. You can easily grasp the above content with the help of relevant proofs and it will definitely understandable to all of you. These highlighted current affairs of 29 August 2020 are not only for those who are preparing for entrance exams but also for knowledge perspectives like interview preparations as well.

We hope you have read all these important current affairs carefully and we will be coming with more current topics on National and International assets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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