Current Affairs August 2022

 Current Affairs August




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Current Affairs: 9 August 2022


• Nitish Kumar called off the alliance between the JD(U) and BJP in Bihar and resigned as the state's chief minister. Nitish Kumar also staked claim for formation of new government in the state along with RJD.

• International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples being celebrated today.


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Current Affairs: 10 August 2022



• Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar was today sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for a record eighth time. RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav was also sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister for the second time.

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated to the nation the Second Generation (2G) Ethanol Plant at Panipat in Haryana through video conferencing.

• President Droupadi Murmu has appointed Justice as the 49th Chief Justice of India, CJI. He will take over the charge on 27th of this month.

• Today is World Biofuel Day.

• World Lion Day is being observed globally today.





Current Affairs: 12 August 2022


• Mr Jagdeep Dhankar was sworn in as the 14th Vice President of India today.

• Renowned Bangladeshi architect, researcher and educator Marina Tabassum became the first person from the global south and first south Asian to win the prestigious Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Lifetime Achievement Award.

• American tennis legend Serena Williams, the winner of 23 Grand Slam titles, has announced retirement from professional tennis.

• Today is World Elephant Day.



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Current Affairs: 14th August 


• A total of one thousand 82 Police personnel have been awarded Police Medals on the occasion of Independence Day, 2022. 347 personnel awarded Police Medal for Gallantry, 87 with President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service and 648 personnel awarded Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
• India has added 11 moreg have wetlands to the list of Ramsar sites, bringing the country’s total tally to 75.
• Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala died this morning at a Mumbai hospital. He was also the co-founder of Akasa Air, India's newest airline

• The services of three Indian Air Force (IAF) officers were terminated in connection with the accidental firing of a BrahMos missile that landed in Pakistan on March 9, 2022.


• The Janmashtami festival, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, is being celebrated in various parts of India.

• The Cabinet has approved interest subvention of 1.5 per cent on Short Term Agriculture Loan up to three lakh rupees.

• India is celebrating its 76th Independence Day today.

• President Droupadi Murmu address the nation on the eve of the 76th Independence Day today.




Current Affairs: 19th August 


• The 17th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2023 will be held at Indore in January next year.
• Young striker Manisha Kalyan has become the first Indian footballer to play at the UEFA Women's Champions League when she made her debut for Apollon Ladies FC in the European Club competition in Engomi, Cyprus.
• World Humanitarian Day (WHD) is  eebeing observed today.
• World Photography Day is being observed today.

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 Current Affairs: 19th August 
• Union transport Minister Nitin Gadkari today laun humaii wched India’s first electric double-decker bus at Y B Centre in south Mumbai.


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• Britain has become the first country to authorise a Covid-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron variant. The UK medicine regulator (MHRA) approved the 'bivalent' vaccine made by Moderna as a booster for adults.




Current Affairs: 23rd August 

• Defence Research and Development Organisation and Indian Navy successfully flight tested Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) today.
• Diplomat Vikram K. Doraiswami was appointed as India's new High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.


Current Affairs: 25th August 2022

• India’s former Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian has been appointed to the post of Executive Director (India) at the IMF, with effect from November 1, 2022.
• Distinguished scientist Samir V Kamat appointed as Secretary of the Department of Defence Research and Development and Chairman of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)


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