Current Affairs 10th August 2019

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Current Affairs 10th August 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. Dharmendra Pradhan launches Atal Community Innovation Centre

  –Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel has launched Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi, to encourage the spirit of innovation at the community level.

  1. Cabinet approves ISRO Technical Liaison Unit at Moscow

  –Cabinet has approved the setting up of ISRO Technical Liaison Unit(ITLU) at Moscow in Russia.

BANKING AND BUSINESS

  1. India Post Payments Bank to be converted into SFB

  –The postal department has decided to convert the India Post Payments Bank into a small finance bank.

APPOINTMENTS

  1. IFSG appoints Justice A.K. Sikri as ombudsman

  –i. The Indian Federation of Sports Gaming (IFSG), country’s self-regulatory industry body for the online fantasy sports gaming sector, announced the appointment of Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri as its ombudsman and ethics officer.

AWARDS

  1. Former Cricketer Kapil Dev honoured with Bharat Gaurav Award

  –East Bengal club will officially start the centenary celebrations on its foundation day with a glittering ceremony at the Netaji Indoor Stadium.

  1. DD News channel bagged Champions of Empathy Award

  -DD News is awarded with “Champions of Empathy Award” for spreading awareness about hepatitis.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  1. IIT Hyderabad develops, eco-friendly solar cells using ‘kumkum dye’

  -Scientists at IIT Hyderabad have developed low-cost, environment-friendly solar cells by employing an off-the-shelf dye used to make kumkum or vermilion.

SPORTS

  1. Ellyse Perry becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is

  -Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry became the first cricketer of either gender to reach the rare milestone of scoring 1000 runs and taking 100 wickets in the T20 format.