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Daily Current Affairs 12th August 2023

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National News

4th National Conference of the ERMED Federation

On August 11, 2023, Minister for Family Welfare and Health Dr. Bharati Pawar inaugurated the 4th National Conference of ERMED Consortium under the Empowerment of Libraries for Digital Health Transformation program in New Delhi. It aims to create awareness about the many ways to avoid a relapse.

PM Modi laid the foundation stone for various development projects worth Rs 4,000 crore in MP

Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone for various rail and road development projects in Madhya Pradesh worth Rs 4000 crore on August 12th, 2023. Two road projects worth Rs 1,580 crore and the four-lane road project connecting Morikoro -Vidisha and Hinotiya will be built.

ISRO in association with NITI Aayog has launched “National Space Discovery Challenge 2023”

The Atal Development Program in collaboration with NITI Aayog and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched the “National Space Innovation Challenge (NSIC) 2023” for all government and private school students. National Space Discovery Challenge 2023 will provide an open platform for all school students studying from class 5 to class 12 till September 20.

International News

The ECOWAS Regional Force to be deployed for the security of Niger

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was ordered to activate and deploy a “Regional Standby Force” of ECOWAS on the country’s border to restore constitutional order in Niger, which has been hit by a coup d’état by a military group.

he Luna-25 rocket for 47 years

“Luna 25” project, Russia’s first lunar mission after 47 years was launched aboard a Soyuz-2 Fregat rocket at 8:10 a.m. from the Vostochny launch pad in Russia’s far southeast. The “Luna 25” project will refine technology for soft landings on the moon.

State News

Haryana’s Nuh district ranks 2nd in Niti Aayog’s delta ranking

Nuh district in Haryana got the second position in the delta ranking in August 2023 as per the latest report by Niti Aayog under the Districts of Interest program. its score has increased from 26.2 points to 30.7.

20-feet tall statue of famous Tamil philosopher “Thiruvalluvar”

Coimbatore Corporation finished a 20-foot tall statue of famous Tamil philosopher “Thiruvalluvar” at Kurichi Pond in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It is significant that Thiruvalluvar’s first Thirukkurala – ‘agara Mudhala ezhuththellaam aadhi.

Srinagar topped the ‘Jal Jeevan Survekshan 2023’ rankings.

  • Srinagar, a district of the Jammu and Kashmir region, topped the ‘Front Runners’ category in the “Jal Jeevan Survekshan 2023” rankings.

Nagaland’s first Naga Traditional Food Laboratory

Nagaland’s first Naga Traditional Food Laboratory was inaugurated at the Japfü Christian College campus, Kohima district. Minister of State for Horticulture and Women Resource Development “Salhoutuonuo Kruse” inaugurated the laboratory, aimed at bringing traditional food of the country to the people.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin unveiled the “LOGO” for the 2024 Global Investors Conference (GMI)

On August 10th, 2023, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin unveiled the “LOGO” for the 2024 Global Investors Conference (GMI) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Global Investors Conference (GMI) will be held on January 7 and January 8, 2024.

Appointment News

Cushman & Wakefield appointed Veera Babu as Managing Director

Cushman & Wakefield selected Veera Babu as the Managing Director of its India representation in August 2023. Veera Babu will undertake various strategic business development initiatives to strengthen and enhance the company’s leading position across cities as Managing Director.

Sports News

The 2023 World Badminton Championship series begins on August 21 in Denmark

The World Badminton Championship 2023 started on August 21 in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. Tokyo, Japan hosted the last year’s World Badminton Championship.


Renowned physicist Bikash Sinha passes away at 78

Eminent physicist and scientist Bikash Sinha, former director of the Saha Institute of Atomic Physics and Energy Cyclotron Centre, passed away at the age of 78 on August 11 due to old age. he was the recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri Award in 2001 and the Padma Bhushan Award in 2010.

Important Days

International Youth Day 2023

Every year, International Youth Day is observed on 12th August, aimed at providing a platform to appreciate the qualities of the youth and their potential in the overall development of the country and to focus efforts to eliminate the challenges and problems faced by the youth. The day aims to improve the life skills of the youth

  • The theme of 2023 is “Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World”

World Elephant Day 2023

Each year, World Elephant Day is observed on August 12, aimed at uniting individuals and various groups worldwide to address the challenges and threats facing elephants around the world. Elephant was declared as National Heritage Animal of India in 2010.

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