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Daily Current Affairs 15th August 2023

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National News

IMS Noida launched a Zero-Waste campus

The Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA) and the Noida Institute of Management Studies (IMS) jointly launched the Zero-Waste Campus. It aims to achieve 100% recycling by installing an Aerobin machine to remove waste.

Union Ministry of Tourism and MakeMyTrip signed an agreement to facilitate the travel of tourists.

Union Ministry of Tourism and MakeMyTrip signed an agreement

MakeMyTrip, an online travel services company, and the Union Ministry of Tourism signed a joint venture agreement on August 13th, 2023, aimed at promoting various tourist destinations in the country and facilitating their travel. The Mou will also enhance the company’s “Traveler’s Map of India” microsite and make it easier for travelers to find places within the country.

International News

Anita Shah has been sworn in as Nepal’s Union Affairs Minister

Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has elected Anita Devi Shah as the Union Minister of Public Administration and Federation, she has taken the place of Aman Lal on 13 August 2023. Dahal already reshuffled the cabinet 10 times within 8 months of coming to power and with this appointment, he has formed the 11th cabinet.

State News

“Trichy” has been selected as the best Municipal Corporation of Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu Government announced that the Trichy Corporation has been chosen as the Best Performing Corporation in Tamil Nadu for the year 2023. The award will be presented to the Mayor of Trichy on behalf of the Hon’ble Chief Minister. Every year, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu presents awards on Independence Day to the best-performing Municipalities, Boroughs, and Corporations in the state.

Country’s largest new IT hub in Lucknow

The country’s largest IT center will be established in Lucknow. State Rajkiya Nirman Nigam(UPRNN) already prepared a blueprint for setting up an IT Technology Park and Center on nearly 40 acres and an International Incubation Facility on 6.9 acres in Amausi and Nadarganj Industrial Areas on Kanpur Road.

Amit Shah launched schemes to improve coastal defense in Gujarat

Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched various development projects for improving border and coastal security and building and upgrading its infrastructural facilities.

CRPF 166 Battalion to launch a colorful vehicle Tiranga rally

In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, CRPF 166 Battalion Force conducted a vigil called Colorful Vehicle Tiranga at Banihal Circle in Ramban District, aimed at making the people of the region celebrate their independence day well. The Tiranga rally was participated by JKP, CRPF, RPF, GRPF, PRI organization and army personnel and members and many local residents.

The intellectual giant National Media Conference 2023

On August 14th, 2023, The esteemed Rashtriya Navratna Awards 2023 and National Media Conference, a prestigious event on behalf of electronic and print media associations, was conducted at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The best individuals and best organizations in the nominations for these prestigious awards will be presented with the prestigious Rashtriya Navratna Awards 2023.

Awards News

Aligarh University Professor awarded “Rashtriya Gaurav Award”

Dr. Pallav Vishnu, Professor of Linguistics, Aligarh Muslim University received the prestigious ‘Rashtriya Gaurav Award’ for the year 2023 at a conference on “National Integration and Economic Development” held in New Delhi. India International Friendship Society (IIFS), a voluntary organization gave the prestigious award to him. Meera Kumar (Former Speaker of the People’s Assembly) was presented for her outstanding performance and outstanding service.

Sports News

Jannik Sinner won his first Canadian Open title

Italian Jannik Sinner won his “first Masters 1000 title” at the Canada Open and beat Australian Alex de Minaur 6-4 6-1. This is his third Masters 1000 finals appearance after runner-up efforts at the 2021 and 2023 Miami Open, a hard-fought victory.

Important Days

Indian Independence Day

Independence Day is celebrated annually on 15 August as a public holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, 12.37 am the day when the provisions of the Indian Independence Act, which moved legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, came into effect.

India decided to retain King George VI as head of state until its transition to a republic, when the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950 (celebrated as Indian Republic Day).

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