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Marieke Lucas Rijneveld has become the youngest author to win International Booker Prize ;
Marieke Lucas Rijneveld wins International Booker for The Discomfort of Evening https://t.co/mEbgNM87Fc
— The Guardian (@guardian) August 26, 2020
|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 ;
#Gujarat has topped the #Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2020 followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu in the second and third place respectively.#cuurentaffairs #exam2020 #upscprelims #mcqtime #UPSCExam #upsc
Read more in the link👇https://t.co/xfj0keQ32L pic.twitter.com/DvHTB4eAO2
— MCQ Time (@MCQTime) August 29, 2020
|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 ” ;
Watch: First marine ambulance service launched by Kerala government pic.twitter.com/1T3dJ7Wlp6
— The News Minute (@thenewsminute) August 27, 2020
|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.|
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 ;
Mike Bryan and Bob Bryan, the most successful men's doubles pair in tennis history, are leaving the game in the same way they had conquered it – together.https://t.co/2ZELnzMLjb
— Express Sports (@IExpressSports) August 27, 2020
|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;
🗓️ India will host the #BRICSGames in 2021 and may align it with #KheloIndia Games, says Sports Minister @KirenRijiju. India will get chairmanship of the five-nation independent international group in 2021.@RijijuOffice | #BRICS https://t.co/wcp2PLVlEc
— Sportstar (@sportstarweb) August 26, 2020
|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;
Kejriwal Govt launches 'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind' campaign for students confined to their homes due to Coronavirus pandemic.https://t.co/hS6XQWZ3FJ
— AAP (@AamAadmiParty) August 27, 2020
|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;|
India and Russia will sign MoU for AK-203 Assault Rifles;
The Army is likely to sign a MoU in a month for the procurement of over 7.5 lakh AK-203 assault rifles, which are to be manufactured locally by an India-Russia joint venture (JV), a Defence source said.https://t.co/5OKgui2YXf
— Defence Decode (@DefenceDecode) January 6, 2020
|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 );
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G Satheesh Reddy (file pic) granted two-year service extension by government.
"My agenda will be to continue working for achieving self-reliance in the defence sector of the country," says Dr G. Satheesh Reddy to ANI pic.twitter.com/mYpYcooqza
— ANI (@ANI) August 24, 2020
|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;
|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;
- Indian Government opens India’s longest “ropeway” over Brahmaputra river.
- Nokia to make India its main export hub and it could invest $232 million in manufacturing.
- India and Maldives announced a $500 million bridge project to counter China’s influence on the Maldives.
- Korean Electric vehicle maker EDISON set to invest Rs 5000 crore in Uttar Pradesh.
- Indian Government connects 1,858 villages by constructing 11,517 km of roads and 84 bridges in Jammu and Kashmir.
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