August 2019 Current Affairs: In this chapter, information has been given about the latest current affairs based on India and the world in the month of August 2019 from the point of view of upcoming competitive examinations. Here you can find various fields of India and the world like: Appointments, Resignations, Sports and Sportsmen, Politics, Awards and Honors, Important Days, Deaths, Reports, Business, Planning, Politics, Education, Books and Authors, Economy, Accidents, Science, Technology You can get general knowledge about important current affairs related to geography, records, settlement, convention and entertainment etc.

31 August 2019 | India Current Affairs
India-Ghana Foreign Office Consultations were held for the first time in New Delhi. The Indian delegation was led by Shri T S Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations), while the Ghanaian delegation was led by Mr. Charles Owerdu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.
30 August 2019 | India Current Affairs
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security has announced to install body scanners at all major airports in India by next year to increase security and has made it mandatory to install body scanners at all major airports in the next 2 years.
29 August 2019 | book Current Affairs
A book on former United States President Barack Obama titled "Obama: The Call of History" was written by Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times. It gives an in-depth account of Obama's years in office. It is published by Penguin India.
28 August 2019 | India Current Affairs
The world's largest cricket stadium has been built in Ahmedabad of Gujarat state of India, which cost Rs 700 crores. This stadium is built in 63 acres of land, in this stadium 1 lakh 10 thousand people will be able to sit together and enjoy the cricket match. This stadium has been named after Sardar Patel.
27 August 2019 | Appointment Current Affairs
Supreme Court Justice Uday Umesh Lalit took oath as the 49th Chief Justice of the country. The country's President Draupadi Murmu administered him the oath of the post of CJI.
26 August 2019 | Sports Current Affairs
India's B Sai Praneeth has won the bronze medal in the men's singles of the World Badminton Championship. He lost to Japan's Kento Momota 21-13, 21-8 in the semi-finals. But B Sai Praneeth has become the Indian male player to win the medal after 36 years.
25 August 2019 | Obituary Current Affairs
Former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has passed away at the age of 66 and he was an important part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet in the first term of BJP.
24 August 2019 | Scheme Current Affairs
In order to provide social security to the families, the Haryana state government has launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana” and under this scheme, Rs 6,000 per year will be given to each eligible family in the state.
23 August 2019 | Miscellaneous Current Affairs
The Saudi Arabian government carried out a reform to allow women over the age of 21 to obtain passports and travel abroad without the permission of a male 'guardian'.
22 August 2019 | Sports Current Affairs
The Indian men's hockey team has won the title by defeating the New Zealand hockey team by 5-0 in the Olympic Test Tournament. India's Harmanpreet Singh, Shamsher Singh, Neelakanta Sharma, Gursahibjit Singh and Mandeep Singh scored goals in the final match.
21 August 2019 | Sports Current Affairs
India's para swimmer Satyendra Singh Lohia has become the first amputee swimmer from the Asian continent to cross the 42 kilometer long Catalina Channel of America. Satyendra Singh Lohia and his team crossed the Catalina Channel in 11 hours 33 minutes.
20 August 2019 | Appointment Current Affairs
The board of Vodafone Idea has appointed Ravinder Takkar, who is currently the representative of Vodafone Group in India, as the new MD (Managing Director) and CEO with immediate effect.
19 August 2019 | Business Current Affairs
Ratan Tata announced an investment in Goodfellows, a startup that provides support as a service to senior citizens. It aims to help the elderly by connecting youth and educated graduates for meaningful collaboration.
18 August 2019 | Appointment Current Affairs
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed India's Electronics and Information Technology Secretary Alkesh Kumar Sharma to a panel of eminent experts on Internet governance.
17 August 2019 | Award Current Affairs
The South London house where Indian MP Dadabhai Naoroji lived for almost eight years has been honored with a 'Blue Plaque'. The Blue Plaque, a scheme of the English Heritage charity, is an honor given to buildings of historical importance in London.
16 August 2019 | Obituary Current Affairs
Former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee died at the age of 94 at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. He has led the country thrice as the Prime Minister. He has been the Prime Minister of the country for the first time in 1996, for the second time from 1998 to 1999 and again from 1999 to 2004.
15 August 2019 | Sports Current Affairs
Shoaib Malik, the former captain of the Pakistan cricket team, has recently completed 8000 runs in T20 cricket, he is the fourth batsman in the world to complete 8000 and Chris Gayle of West Indies is the first in this list to score 8000 runs.
14 August 2019 | Technology Current Affairs
The agriculture ministry decided to launch a farm equipment rental app to help farmers access state-of-the-art technology at affordable prices. Through this initiative, small farmers will be able to access technology equipped equipment which are costly to own.
13 August 2019 | Business Current Affairs
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the 'One District-One Product' conference at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh. On this occasion, the President has distributed loans to 4084 beneficiaries of the ODOP scheme with the basic slogan of 'Nayi Udaan, Nayi Pehchaan'.
12 August 2019 | Conference Current Affairs
The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the 'One District-One Product' conference at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow in the state of Uttar Pradesh. On this occasion, the President has distributed loans to 4084 beneficiaries of the ODOP scheme with the basic slogan of 'Nayi Udaan, Nayi Pehchaan'.
11 August 2019 | Obituary Current Affairs
The Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's highest decision-making body, passed away at the age of 72. Sonia Gandhi was elected as the interim president of the Congress party. He held the post of Congress President between 1998 and 2017.
10 August 2019 | Campaign Current Affairs
On the occasion of 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister (CM) Yogi Adityanath has launched mega greenery planting campaign named “Vrikshasan Mahakumbh” which now sets world record by planting 22 crore saplings in a day.
9 August 2019 | Agreement Current Affairs
For the first time in the history, India's government company IOC has entered into an agreement with the US company for the purchase of crude oil for a certain time. IOC has signed a contract with the US for the purchase of 6 million barrels of crude oil.
8 August 2019 | Economics Current Affairs
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $200 million loan to improve road infrastructure in 34 districts of Maharashtra, connecting rural areas to markets and services. The total cost of the project is $296 million.
7 August 2019 | Obituary Current Affairs
India's former External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj passed away at the age of 67 in New Delhi due to cardiac arrest. Sushma was chosen as the youngest cabinet minister of the country
6 August 2019 | Business Current Affairs
Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates with $106 billion became the second richest person in the world by overtaking Bernard Arnault, French luxury good (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) tycoon as Europe's richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
5 August 2019 | Technology Current Affairs
The country of India has recently successfully tested the AAD supersonic interceptor missile at Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha coast. India had earlier successfully tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos on 16 July 2018.
4 August 2019 | Economics Current Affairs
Maharashtra was granted $10 billion (Rs 70,0000 crore) infrastructure project status by India to set up the world's first ultra-fast hyperloop project.
3 August 2019 | Technology Current Affairs
China has launched Gaofen-11, an optical remote sensing satellite, under the High-Resolution Satellite Project for Earth Observation. This satellite will help in China's ambitious Belt and Road project.
2 August 2019 | Obituary Current Affairs
Sujani artist Karpoori Devi passed away at the age of 94 in Madhubani district of Bihar. and is the recipient of the National Award for his contribution to the establishment of the Mithila Museum located in the Tokamachi Mountains in the Niigata region of Japan. He is the recipient of several State Awards and National Certificate of Merit conferred by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India
1 August 2019 | Economics Current Affairs
Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Limited company has become the country's most valuable company in terms of market capitalization leaving behind Tata Group's TCS. The market capitalization of Reliance Industries Limited has increased to Rs 7,51,414.89 crore in BSE.

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