Current Affairs – August 20 , 2019

Current Affairs – August 20 , 2019

PM, honored highest civilian award of UAE

  • Prime Minister visit UAE on 23rd and 24th August 2019.
  • He will receive the Order of Zayed, the highest civilian award of UAE
  • The order was the name of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan,
  • He was the founding father of the UAE.


Two of its largest lake is conserved by Orissa

  • The two lakes are
    • Chilika, (country’s largest brackish water lagoo),
    • Ansupa, (State’s largest freshwater lake).
  • Steps to promotion of tourism and conservation of ecology.
  • The Odisha Wetland Authority has approved implementation of an integrated management plan.


Chandrayaan-2 enters into Lunar orbit

  • Chandrayaan 2 satellite was launched by ISRO.
  • The Orbit is mostly called as the Lunar Orbit Insertion
  • The lander Vikram will then separate from the Orbiter and perform Soft landing.
  • The expected landing on south pole of the moon is September 7.


T.N C.M promises redressal of grievances in 30 days

  • Chief Minister Special Grievance Redressal Program at Vanavasi in Salem.
  • The Revenue and Disaster Management Department would conduct the program.
  • The officials will meet people to receive petitions and redress their grievances within a maximum of 30 days.


Visakhapatnam to Vijayawada to run 2nd UDAY express way

  • Train consists of 9 double-decker coaches and 2 power cars.
  • Another UDAY Express is proposed between Bangalore and Chennai.
  • UDAY stands for Utkrisht Double Decker Air Conditioned Yatri.
  • The 1st UDAN Express started between Coimbatore & Bangalore on June 2018.


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