1The Indian Reserve Bank (RBI) has announced that it has agreed to implement the ‘positive pay’ mechanism for all checks of Rs 50,000 or more.
2Mhealthy, a workforce protection and community safety solution against COVID19 has been introduced by Tech Mahindra.
3Razorpay has introduced a feature which enables microentrepreneurs and freelancers to accept digital payments instantly online.
4The Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB), one of the oldest private banks of Tamil Nadu, launched Lakshmi DigiGo, a digital savings account initiative.
5Axis Bank began a Gig-a-Opportunities programme. Axis bank.
6National Education Strategy (NSFE): 2020-2025 is published as part of its second edition.
7In the framework of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) more than 10 lakh houses were authorised.
8Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi today held a video conference dedicated to the Hubballi Railway Museum in Karnataka.
9The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has announced the completion by 2022 of all nine museums dedicated to Tribal Freedom Fighters.
10A Union Minister for Jal Shakti, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, launched the Swachh Bharat Mission Academy.
11A National Recruitment Agency (NRA) was set up by the Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
12The Centre, by means of a notice, has created a national transgender council.
13The BPR&D marks the Golden Jubilee Anniversary of Police Research and Development on 29 August.
14In the morning of Raksha Bandhan, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy unveiled E-Raksha Bandhan, an online cybersecurity training programme.
15By 2024 under the Jal Jeevan mission West Bengal plans to provide 100% tap connections to all households of the State.
16The Government of Andhra Pradesh has announced its new industrial policy centred on the MSME industry.
17The Punjab administration agreed on 12 August to commence the free distribution of smartphones to students.
18On 16 August, Puducherry’s Union Territory celebrated the 59th anniversary of the “De-Jure” day.
19In order to improve agricultural production, the Government of Telangana has launched the Agricultural Intelligence programme (AI4AI).
20Mamata Banerjee from West Bengal initiated the COVID Patient Management System.
21Madhya Pradesh has been the chief of AtmaNirbhar Scheme-PM Swa-Pradhan Nidhi’s Mantri Street Vendors.
22On 24 August 2020, Assam’s administration will commence India’s longest ropeway over the Brahmaputra River.
23The 300 bed COVID Hospital has been inaugurated by Uttar-Pradesh Chief Ministry Yogi Adityanath in Gonda.
24Mohamed Irfaan Ali was appointed former Guyanese Minister of Home Affairs.
25Former President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa rallied on August 9, 2020, as the country’s first minister, after having won the parliamentary elections on August 5, 2020 in his party in a sweeping victory.
26The new Prime Minister of Mauritania was named Mohamed Ould Bilal.
27It is also the first country in the Gulf and the third to develop diplomatic relations in the Arab world with Israel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
28The new optical remote satellite named “Gaofen-905” has been successfully launched by China from the launch centre of its Jiuquan Satellite.
29Africa has been declared free from wild polio by the Africa Regional Certification Board, the independent body.
30Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is the only Indian star among the top ten highly awarded actors in the world in 2020 reported on August 11, 2020 by Forbes magazine.
31For the fourth straight year, Indore was listed as the cleanest city in India by the central government.
32Brasil, Russia, India, China and South Africa held essentially the 4th Session of the BRICS Anti-Drug Working Group.
33Flipkart signed an MoU with the Uttar Pradesh Government’s One District, One Commodity Scheme (ODOP).
34The Indian Football Association (AIFF), both of which have a two-year term in relation to Indian scouting, has signed an agreement with the IPSO for a number of webinars and lessons.
35A collaboration between CSC (Common Service Center) and Governance Services India Limited is provided by the National e-Governance Division (NeGD), the Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY).
36ITC said on Friday that it plans to combine with itself its three wholly-owned subsidiary companies Sunrise Foods, Hobbits International Foods and Sunrise Sheetgrah.
37Girish Chandra Murmu, lieutenant governor of Jammu Kashmir, resigned.
38The Naval Innovation & Indigenisation Organization (NIIO), online webinar, was launching by Minister of Defense Rajnath Singh.
39The first Khelo India Scheme Meeting was chaired on 4 July by Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju.
40Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju chaired the Khelo India Scheme General Council on 4 July.