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Important Current Affairs August 24 2018 – One liner

Important Current Affairs August 24 2018 – One liner

  • The Airport Authority of India has allotted space at Ahmedabad, Udaipur and Kolkata airports for opening of Tribes India outlets.
  • The government has imposed standard conditions for as many as 25 sectors like steel, coal and oil, seeking environment clearance (EC) for expansion of existing projects or new projects.
  • The International Council on Monuments and Sites [ICOMOS], a global monument conservation body, has launched an initiative to assess the damage to the rich cultural and built heritage in flood-devastated Kerala and set up an emergency response platform.
  • Reliance Industries becomes first Indian company to cross Rs 8 lakh crore market cap
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Chairperson Dr. M. S. Sahoo inaugurated one-day refresher programme for insolvency professionals supported by Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
  • Scott Morrison – Australia’s new Prime Minister
  • Chief Justice S.J. Vazifdar – Head a committee constituted by the tribunal to decide on Vedanta Ltd’s by the National Green Tribunal (NGT)
  • Lalchand Rajput – Head coach of Zimbabwe’s national cricket team
  • India and Singapore signed the Second Protocol amending the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) in New Delhi.
  • The Punjab cabinet approved a bill for creation of a price stabilisation fund which will ensure state farmers get minimum support price (MSP).
  • The Stores, Proactive, Efficient and Expeditious Despatch of Extra Size/ Wt Consignment (SPEEDEX) contract was formally launched by Indian Air Force.
  • Exercise Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Peace Mission 2018, opening ceremony was conducted on 24 August 2018 at Chebarkul, Russia.

Asian Games 2018

  • India loses to Iran in women’s kabaddi
  • Heena Sidhu won bronze in the women’s 10m air pistol
  • Indian rower’s team comprising Sawarn Singh, Dattu Bhokanal, Om Prakash and Sukhmeet Singh won the gold medal in men’s quadruple sculls.
  • Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan their maiden men’s tennis doubles gold
  • India bagged two bronze medals in rowing through Rohit Kumar and Bhagwan Singh.


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