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    13th Aug, 2020
  • Pradeep Kumar Joshi has been appointed as the chairman of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
  • Indian Railways has launched an Overhead Equipment (OHE) Inspection app i.e. aimed at minimizing the train delays and long waits due to technical snags.
  • Flipkart, India’s home-grown e-commerce marketplace, has signed a MoU with One District, One Product (ODOP) scheme of the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • NTPC Group achieves 100 Billion Units (BU) power generation mark.
  • Paytm Launched India’s 1st Pocket Android POS Device, ‘Paytm All-in-One Portable Android Smart POS’.
  • Finance Minister Launched Online Dashboard for Information on National Infrastructure Pipeline.
  • New Plant Species “Ardisia ramaswamii” of Genus Ardisia was identified by Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI) in the Akkamalai forest in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu.
  • Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama is set to release his new book “Our Only Home: A climate Appeal to the world” on Climate change co-written by German environmental Journalist Franz Alt in November.
  • Mumbai becomes first city in India to have female icons on traffic signals.

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