News For 21st-Aug (Monday)
1.Meghalaya has launched Rs 500cr Chief Minister's Solar Mission for minimizing the power deficit in the state.
2.The first space-based Indian observatory to study the Sun - *Aditya-L1* , is getting ready for its launch in September 2023.
3.Railways Ministry is going to set up Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras at railway stations across the country to provide health care facilities.
4.Tamil Nadu Govt has launched night street racing circuit of india & South Asia. This race will be conducted at night.
1.Anwarul Haq Kakar has taken the oath as Pakistan's caretaker PM till the new govt is formed.
2.*India and UAE have opted to settle their crude oil transactions* using their respective national currencies. The last deal involved a UAE gold exporter selling 25 kg of gold to a customer in India for roughly 128.4 million rupees.
3.China, the world's second-largest economy, is now facing deflation with 21% joblessness among 16 to 24 year olds. *Deflation leads to less demand in market because of which production is cut down & people lose jobs. Ultimately the economy fails.
1.The Indian hockey team defeated Malaysia by 4-3 and won Its fourth Asian Champions Trophy.
2.Brazil forward Neymar Jr has signed for Saudi Arabia's Al-Hilal from PSG, the clubs announced, joining Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema.
1. President Droupadi Murmu launched the 6th firigate of Project 17A of the Indian Navy *"INS Vindhyagiri"*, in Kolkata.
2.The IAF has received Israel’s Spike Non-Line of Sight (NLOS) anti-tank guided missiles, a fire-and-forget, anti-tank and anti-personnel missile with an effective range of 32km.
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