Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies, he was ill for long


1.Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies, he was ill for long :-

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died. He was 93 years old. Atal ji was running ill for a long time. He had been admitted to AIIMS on June 11 due to trouble in breathing and infection in urine and kidneys. On 15th August, his health had worsened, after which he was put on a life support system. According to AIIMS, on Wednesday morning, Vajpayee had trouble breathing. After this he was given the necessary medicines, kept on the life support system. Among the founders of BJP, Shri Vajpayee was the Prime Minister of the country 3 times. He was the first non-Congress Prime Minister, Who completed his term. He was honored with Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honor of the country. He had retired from active politics some 13 years ago. He was elected to the Lok Sabha ten times and was also a member of the Rajya Sabha twice. He held the responsibilities of the Prime Minister three times and for the first time 13 days, second time 13 months and for the third time for four and a half years he was the Prime Minister of the country. Even mourning condolences on behalf of opposition parties including the Indian government are being expressed on the demise of Shri Vajpayee and the wave of grief is being seen throughout the country.


2.Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Cycling Campaign :-

Indian Corps Electronics and Mechanical Engineer Corps is conducting a bicycle campaign on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee. On August 15, 2018, on the occasion of Independence Day, the team was flagged off from MCEME Secunderabad.

This group will travel through all the states, covering a distance of 25000 km in 120 days. This campaign will be completed in three phases. In the first phase, this team will go from Leh to Leh and Leh to Kanyakumari from Sikanderabad.


3.From the day of Independence Day, the digital screen started on digital screens to make people aware about the legacy of Indian Railways started on 22 railway stations in the country :-

According to the Prime Minister’s vision of creating a Quick Response (QR) code-based digital museum at the railway stations, the Ministry of Releases has urged the people to relieve the people from the glorious past of Indian Railways, at this time on 22 railway stations of the country, Based digital screen. This is an innovative and cost-effective experiment on Indian Railways.

The purpose of this scheme, launched at the experimental level, is to inform people about the rich heritage of Indian Railways through short films of one to two minutes. These short films will be shown on the entrance of railway stations and digital LED screens installed at the seating sites. This type of digital screen has been installed at New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Howrah, Sealdah, Jaipur, Agra Cantonment, Coimbatore, Lucknow, Varanasi and other railway stations.


4.India’s two-thirds preparing for ‘Gaganayan’ campaign – ISRO Chairman :-


The technology needed to send human missions in space has already been developed. In this direction system like crew model, environmental control, space shoot and life support system are almost ready. This was done by Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). Sivan said His statement came after Prime Minister Modi’s announcement to send a human mission in the space of 2022 from the Red Fort of India to ‘Gaganayan’. Mr. Sivan said that before sending ‘Gaganyan’ in 2022, using ISRO Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mark-3, two unmanned missions and vehicles will be sent to space. In this regard, 60-70% work has already been completed. When asked about the expenditure on this mission, he said that 10, This will be possible at a cost of less than Rs. The vehicle to be sent will weigh about four to five tons. Mr. Sivan said that this project will work to enhance our national self respect.


5.Digital System for Booking in Kashi Vishwanath Temple :-

Inspired by the Digital India mission, the digital system has been started for the devotees in the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Uttar Pradesh. Any devotee can now make a pre-booking for Lord Rama’s worship rituals. The temple administration through its website is dedicated to worship, worship, All facilities, including various programs like Rudrabhishek and Aarti, will provide all the facilities for the devotees who can be booked in advance by giving fixed money. This feature will also be available through the mobile app. It is to be known that two days before Varanasi Police has started e-line system of different visas from the general line to save the devotees from the crowd and shock at the temple. This initiative of the temple administration and police will not only save the crowd from the corners of the country and abroad but will also take part in various events while visiting Baba Viswanath with law and order according to their convenience.


6.Qatar King announces $ 15 billion direct investment in Turkey :-


Qatar Naresh Sheikh Tamim bin Hamd al-Sani has decided to direct investment in Turkey. He has announced the investment of US $ 15 billion in the financial markets and banks of the country. Nato countries’ associate Turkey is struggling with the currency crisis nowadays and its tension is with the United States.


7.Historical minimum level of 70.32 touched rupee against dollar :-


In trade, the Indian rupee touched the level of 70.32 against the dollar. Trading was seen at 70.23 level compared to the rupee dollar at 11 o’clock. The reason behind the decline in rupee is being considered as a deep financial crisis in Turkey. After the US ban, Turkey’s currency lira has so far broken more than 40 percent, which is fueling the fear of international financial crisis. Whereas global tension, the rising crude prices and the consistent strong dollar index are one of the key reasons for rupee fall. The government has blamed external factors for this major fall in rupees. At the same time, the government has also said that there is nothing to worry about at the moment.


8.New payment options will be available for booking online e-ticket to railway passengers soon :-

To enhance the comfort of rail passengers, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made an important agreement with phone-pay. This agreement brings news of relief for those who have to travel every one to two months and they like to make digital payments. Now with the help of this partnership between IRCTC and PhonePay, customers and users will be able to easily pay for booking ticket tickets directly from their bank account using the UPI, credit card or debit card and phone pay wallet.


9.Croatian goalkeeper Daniel Sobasich retired from international football :-


World Cup runners-up Croatia goalkeeper Daniel Sobasich has announced his retirement from international football. In a statement issued by the Croatian Football Federation (HNS), Subacich said that the time has come to say goodbye after joining the national team for 10 years. Croatian goalkeeper Daniel Subasich said that I had taken this decision long before the World Cup. My dream was to represent the team in the World Cup and get retirement. Russia’s World Cup was the most emotional moment of my career. Last month, he played a key role in helping the team reach the final of the Football World Cup. He ensured the team’s victory by defending the goal in the penalty shootout in the final 16 match against Denmark. His performance against Russia in the quarter-finals and also in the semi-finals was fantastic.


10.Israeli navy will buy Barak 8 missile system, Indo-Israeli has developed :-

In order to protect its economic zones and strategic facilities from any type of threat, the Israeli Navy will purchase multi-dimensional Barak-8 missile defense system developed jointly by India and Israel. According to the Israeli top aerospace company, the sale of this system has crossed the $ 5 billion mark.

This missile system has been developed jointly by Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI), India’s DRDO, Administration for the Development of Viimes and Technological Infrastructure, Elta Systems, Raphael and a few other Indian defense companies.