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Daily Current Affairs 9th August 2023

Daily Current Affairs 9th August 2023 – Here, you will read the latest and Best Daily Current Affairs for UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC, and other competitive exams.

National News

Amazon and Gujarat Govt signed an MoU to boost e-commerce exports.

Amazon and Gujarat Govt signed an MoU

Om August 8th, 2023, Amazon India signed an MoU with the Department of Industries and MinesGovernment of Gujarat, aimed at boosting e-commerce exports from the state of Gujarat. The deal will create and promote training, and capacity-building workshops for exporters from major MSME (Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises) organizations such as Surat, Baruch, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, and Rajkot.

Inter-Services Organization (Command and Discipline) Bill – 2023

Inter-Services Organizations(Control, Command, and Discipline) Bill

On August 8th, 2023, The Rajya Sabha passed the Inter-Services Organizations(Control, Command, and Discipline) Bill – 2023 in Parliament. the bill has already been passed in the Lok Sabha recently. The bill aims to empower authorities to exercise mainly disciplinary and administrative control over public and private service agencies.

Bhartiya Vastra evam Shilpa Kosh Portal

Bhartiya Vastra Evam Shilpa Kosh

PM Modi launched the website (e-portal) called ‘Bhartiya Vastra Evam Shilpa Kosh – A Repository of Textiles and Handicrafts’, has been developed by the National Institute while presiding over the 9th National Handloom Day celebrations at the Bharat Mandap at the grand Pragati Maidan in the national capital, New Delhi.

  • Bhartiya Vastra Evam Shilpa Kosh Portal aims to help entrepreneurs who need research papers, doctoral theses, case studies, and dissertations related to textiles and handicrafts.

International News

New Zealand to partner with BlackRock to build 100% renewable electricity

On August 8th, 2023, New Zealand’s government and US investment firm BlackRock signed a joint venture agreement to be the world’s first country to transition its electricity grid entirely to renewable energy.

State News

Gujarat is implementing the scheme “One District One Product (ODOP)”

One District One Product (ODOP)

On August 7th, 2023, The Gujarat Government launched the scheme named “One District One Product (ODOP)” with a grant estimate of Rs 58 crores to promote its domestic products internationally. The scheme is being implemented by Gujarat State Handicrafts and Its Development Corporation (GSHHDC).

  • More than 25 “Handicrafts” and related sectors, were selected under this scheme from nearly 21 districts of the state.

Bharatrohan & Smart Village partnered to help ginger farmers in Meghalaya

Bharatrohan, a pioneer in agricultural (agri-tech) drone services and the Smart Village movement signed an MoU to help ginger farmers in the state of Meghalaya. The MoU will help in revolutionizing Meghalaya’s ginger farming by completely lowering crop losses and improving their incomes and livelihoods.

Haryana to build a dam at an estimated cost of Rs 6,134 crore

The Haryana state government will build a 14-km long dam at an estimated cost of Rs 6,134 crore nearly 4.5 km upstream from the Hathnikund barrage in Yamunanagar district. It will also generate around 250 MW of electricity, thereby making opportunities for irrigation water and aquaculture to generate large amounts of income for the state.

Appointment News

World Professional Wrestling Organization (WPWH) appointed Sangram Singh as its Promotional Brand Ambassador

The World Professional Wrestling Hub (WPWH) has announced to elect Mr. Sangram Singh as its Promotional Brand Ambassador. He will showcase its exciting venture in the world of professional wrestling in India and internationally.

Talapatra becomes New and 33rd Chief Justice of Orissa High Court.

On August 8th, 2023, Subhasis Talapatra was sworn in as the New and 33rd Chief Justice of the Odisha High Court, and was administered the oath of office by the Governor of Odisha, Prof. Ganesh. He replaced Justice Dr. S Muralidhar.

Indian-origin Vaibhav As the CFO of Tesla

Popular Tesla appointed Vaibhav Taneja as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as it plans to make India its next major source of a new distribution ecosystem. The Indian government and Tesla discussed bringing its electronics and auto parts supply chain to the country.

Awards News

Racold won the “SuperBrands India 2023” award

Racold bagged the prestigious 2023 “Superbrands India” award in August 2023 for its relentless commitment to strengthening its position as the most trusted organization in the sector and providing exceptional products.

AKS WebSoft won the award under the category of Best Mobile App Development and Website Development

AKS WebSoft won the prestigious “Millennium Brilliance” banquet for its exceptional achievements in the categories of Best Mobile App Development and Web Development in the Delhi/NCR region. Bollywood actor, Malaika Arora presented the award to AKS.

Important Days

Nagasaki Day

On August 9th, 1945, America dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese industrial city of Nagasaki during the final stages of World War II and 74,000 – 80,000 people were killed. Every year, Nagasaki Day is observed on 09 August in memory of the people killed in this tragedy. The atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki was assigned the code name ‘Fat Man’.

International Day Of The World’s Indigenous Peoples 2023

Every year, The United Nations (UN) International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is marked on August 9 across the world, aimed at promoting and protecting the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. Also known as World Tribal Day, It recognizes the achievements and contributions that Indigenous people make to improve world issues such as environmental protection.

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