The first global conference on Artificial Intelligence will be held in India in October this year.

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1 The first global conference on Artificial Intelligence will be held in India in October this year.

The first global conference on Artificial Intelligence to be held in India in  October   this year   will be heldIt will provide an opportunity to discuss various applications of next generation Artificial Intelligence. This can bring transformational changes in the fields of education, health care, administration, electric vehicles and modern computers. Leading experts, researchers, startups and investors in Artificial Intelligence will participate in the conference. Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrashekhar said the India Artificial Intelligence Summit will also focus on artificial intelligence, its landscape and innovation in the country. This will give a new dimension to Artificial Intelligence and its related technology in the country.

2 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment signed an MoU with National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation for the financial years 2023-24 and 2024-25

 The Ministry  of Social Justice and Empowerment  has signed an MoU with the National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation  for  the financial years 2023-24 and 2024-25 . Its objective is to enhance the empowerment and socio-economic upliftment of sanitation workers, manual scavengers, waste pickers and their dependents across the country. It aims to accelerate inclusive growth through effective allocation and utilization of funds for welfare programs for sanitation workers across the country.

3 Warship ‘Mahendragiri’ being built at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited will be commissioned on Friday

The warship ‘ Mahendragiri ‘  , being built at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited  in  Mumbai , will be launched on Friday. It   is the seventh warship  of  the Indian Navy  under  Project 17-A . Dr. Sudesh Dhankhar,  wife of  Vice President  Jagdeep Dhankhar,  will commission the warship. The Vice President will be the chief guest at the function. The newly-christened Mahendragiri is a technologically advanced warship that stands as a symbol of India’s determination to embrace its rich naval heritage. Mahendragiri, the name of the ship,  is a mountain peak in the Eastern Ghats  in  Orissa . Named after. It is the seventh ship of the 17A frigate. These warships are a successor to the Project 17 class frigates (Shivalik class), which have improved stealth features, advanced weapons and sensors and platform management systems. A total of four ships are under construction by M/s MDL and three ships by M/s GRSE under the Project 17A programme. The first six ships of the project have so far been launched by MDL and GRSE between 2019-2023.

4 Renewable Energy Technology Action Platform under the US-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership

 A meeting between the US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE),  Government of India   on  August 29, 2023  to launch the  new US-India Renewable Energy Technology Action Platform (RETAP) under the Strategic Clean Energy Partnership  Had happened. RETAP was announced at the meeting between His Excellency Joseph R Biden, President of the United States of America, and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in Washington DC on June 22, 2023, when the two leaders discussed collaboration on new and emerging technologies to accelerate clean energy Expansion was announced. The launch was to turn the vision of both the leaders into reality.

5 India, Asian Development Bank to set up climate change and health center in Delhi

India   is now set to open  a  Climate Change and Health Center in the national capital Delhi  in collaboration with  the Asian Development Bank (ADB) . Earlier, India had received the first WHO Center for Global Traditional Medicine. The WHO Center for Global Traditional Medicine was established in Jamnagar, Gujarat.

6 Kolkata Metro Railways set to join exclusive club of state-of-the art London, Moscow, Berlin, Munich and Istanbul metros

India’s first metro –  Kolkata Metro Railway  built by  Indian Railways  on  24 October 1984  has been serving as the lifeline of Kolkata for  almost  40 years . In Kolkata Metro Railway,  power to the metro rakes  is supplied to the rolling stock at 750V DC  through  steel third rail. The third rail current collector (TRCC) made of steel installed on the metro rake collects electric current from the third rail. Kolkata Metro Railway has been using steel third rail for the last 40 years. Kolkata Metro Railway is now  using composite aluminum third rail in all upcoming corridors being constructed along with retro fitment in existing corridors with steel third rail. have decided to do. With this state-of-the-art transformation, Kolkata Metro Railway will now be equipped with modern facilities at par with London, Moscow, Berlin, Munich and Istanbul Metro and will join as a member of their club. In these places also the metro has changed from steel third rail to aluminum third rail. There will be reduced resistive electric current losses and better traction voltage levels as the resistance of steel third rail is approximately six times higher than that of composite aluminum third rail.

7 India-Kenya Agreement

During the visit to India,  the Kenyan Cabinet Defense Secretary  signed   an MoU with the Defense Minister of India  for  capacity building and cooperation in ship design and construction . Both ministers stressed the need for stronger maritime security cooperation in the IOR and agreed to joint training in counter-terrorism and UN peacekeeping. Kenya  is located  in  East Africa between the Indian Ocean  and  Lake Victoria  . Kenya is important for India in the geopolitics of the Western Indian Ocean. It is also an active member of the African Union with which India has had strong ties for a long time.

8 New chapter on National War Memorial included in NCERT’s Class 7 syllabus

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has  taken an important step towards promoting patriotism and teaching fundamental values ​​among school children by   including a new chapter in the Class 7 English textbook . The chapter titled ‘ Tribute to our brave soldiers ‘ revolves around the National War Memorial and its deep significance in the history of India.

9 MP government increased financial assistance, 35% reservation in government jobs for women

Madhya Pradesh  Chief Minister  Shivraj Singh Chouhan  on   August  27 increased  the financial assistance given to women under the  Ladli Brahmin Yojana from ₹1,000 to ₹1,250 per month  . Apart from this, the MP CM  also announced 35 percent reservation for women in government jobs  and said that LPG cylinders will be provided to women at Rs 450 in August on the occasion of ‘Saavan’.

10 Zepto becomes the first Indian unicorn this year

Indian grocery startup  Zepto  said on 25 August 2023 that it has raised $200 million in fresh funding. With a valuation of $1.4 billion,  the startup   has become the first unicorn in the country to achieve this milestone within a year. Regarding this, Zepto said that despite the slowdown in the capital market for more than a decade, it has secured this much funding. Zepto promises to deliver groceries to your doorstep in 10 minutes. It was started in 2021 by two 19-year-old Stanford dropouts Adit Palicha and Kaivalya Vohra.

11 SBI launches Aadhaar-based enrollment for  social security schemes

State Bank of India  (SBI)  has launched a new feature under which its customers   can enroll for various social security schemes using only Aadhaar card. Aadhaar will be sufficient for State Bank of India customers to enroll in social security schemes, such as  PM Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, PM Suraksha Bima Yojana and Atal Pension Yojana. Earlier, many other documents including Aadhaar, bank passbook were required for this. SBI has started this service for its customers.

12 Title sponsor for home international matches IDFC First Bank

BCCI  has signed a deal with the new title sponsor for domestic international matches. IDFC First Bank  has signed a deal to pay Rs 4.2 crore for each match. Apart from IDFC First Bank, only Sony Sports was in the race to be the BCCI title sponsor. Due to only two companies participating in the bidding process, BCCI had reduced the base price to Rs 2.4 crore. After taking over the rights from PayTM, MasterCard had paid Rs 3.8 crore per match. The contract between BCCI and IDFC First Bank will be for three years from September 1. The agreement will cover 56 international matches in India.

13 FIFA lifts ban on Sri Lanka Football Federation

World governing body  FIFA  has   lifted the ban on the Sri Lankan Football Federation (FFSL) . The ban was imposed in January 2023 due to government interference in the affairs of the federation. In a letter dated 28 August, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura said that the FIFA Bureau has decided to lift the suspension of FFSL with immediate effect on 27 August. FFSL has also agreed to hold fresh elections for its executive committee.

14 Maharashtra government signs MoU with Germany’s professional association football league

 In a significant step towards raising the status of  football  in  Maharashtra , the state government has announced the launch of the famous German professional football leagueBundesliga . has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The signing ceremony took place in the presence of notable personalities. The Government of Maharashtra was represented by Principal Secretary, School Education and Sports Department, Ranjit Singh Deol along with Sports and Youth Services Commissioner Suhas Diwas. On the other hand, the Bundesliga delegation included Mrs. Julia Farr, Peter Lieble and Kaushik Maulik. Football enjoys significant popularity in many districts of Maharashtra, which emphasizes the need for collaborative efforts to establish a conducive sporting environment within the state. This partnership is set to usher in a new phase of sports advancement in Maharashtra, particularly focusing on developing grassroots talent.

15 International Day of Victims of Disappeared Conflicts: 30 August

The United Nations observes 30 August  every   year   as the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances . The day is celebrated to prevent disappearances and bring those responsible to justice, as disappearances are often used as a tactic to spread terror within the society. The day aims to raise awareness about the number of enforced disappearances around the world. The sense of insecurity engendered by this practice is not limited only to the close relatives of the disappeared, but also affects their communities and society as a whole. The year 2011 marked the inaugural celebration of the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances.

16 International Whale Shark Day 2023

International Whale Shark Day  is observed every year  on  30 August  to raise awareness about the plight of  the whale shark , the world’s largest fish  . Whale sharks are filter feeders and do not pose a threat to humans. However, they are vulnerable to overfishing, habitat loss, and boat strikes. International Whale Shark Day was first celebrated in 2008 at the International Whale Shark Conference on Isla Holbox.

17 National Small Industries Day 2023

 Every year 30 August  is  celebrated as National Small Industry Day  in India . This day is celebrated with the aim of promoting small scale industries and providing employment opportunities to the unemployed. National Small Industries Day is celebrated to highlight the importance of small scale industries in India. Small scale industries play a major role in the economic development of the country. It is an annual festival dedicated to encourage small businesses across the country. The day is celebrated with the aim of encouraging small businesses and providing job opportunities to the unemployed. Small-scale industries play an important role in the economic development of a developing nation like India. Considering the strategic relevance of these areas, special emphasis is laid on their development.

18 Indian English poet Jayant Mahapatra passes away

Jayant Mohapatra, one of India’s most renowned English poets,   passed away at the age of 95. The great poet has left a mark in Indian English poetry with his writings spanning over 50 years. He was born   on  22 October 1928 in Cuttack, Odisha , India. He studied at the Ravenshaw College in Cuttack and the University of Delhi. After graduation, he worked as a teacher and journalist. Mr Mohapatra, a physics teacher, fell in love with English poetry in his late 30s. After the publication of his first collection ‘ Swayamvara and Other Poems ‘ in 1971, he never looked back. His poems ‘ Close the Sky Ten by Ten‘ catapulted him into the top league of writers. In 1981, Jayant Mahapatra  won the Sahitya Akademi Award for  his poetry book “ Relationships ”. He was  the first to receive the Sahitya Akademi Award in the English language. Became the author to winHe was also awarded the Jacob Glatstein Memorial Prize, awarded by Chicago’s Poetry Magazine. He was also awarded the Alan Tate Poetry Prize for 2009 from The Sewanee Review. He received the SAARC Literary Award, New Delhi, 2009. He has also received the Tata Literature Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2009 he was awarded the Padma Shri and on 2 May 2009 he was also awarded an honorary doctorate, dedicated to him by Ravenshaw University. He was also awarded the D.Litt degree by Utkal University, Odisha in 2006. In May 2019 he became the first Indian English poet to be made a Fellow of the Sahitya Akademi.