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Today Current Affairs August 26-2016
Telangana Aarogyasri Trust – bags – FICCI award
GPS- enabled mobile app of Telangana Aarogyasri Healthcare Trust bagged his year’s FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry) healthcare excellence award. It is the IInd award for the app having secured the ‘Elite Smart Healthcare Conclave’ for being the foremost necessary mobile app within the nation.
South India’s first Children Court – inaugurated – Hyderabad
CMFRI – varsity – marine life research
New railway line – Nandyala – Yerraguntla commissioned
Suresh babu who is the Union Railway Minister and Chandrababu Naidu who is the AP CM has commissioned a new railway line between Nandyala & Yerraguntla. Both Union Ministers & Chandrababu also flagged off a new passenger train between Nandyala & Kadapa on the occasion.
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Navtej Sarna – next Indian envoy – US
Navtej Sarna who is the India’s high commissioner is the next envoy to the US. Singh is scheduled to retire at the end of this month.
Sakshi Malik – brand ambassador – Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign
Manohar Lal Khattar who was the Haryana CM has announced that Sakshi Malik will be the brand ambassador of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in the state. This programme aims to empower the girl child & reduce rates of female foeticide in districts with low child sex ratio.
21 banks – Unified Payments Interface
NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) which is the umbrella organisation for all the retail payments system in India has announced that customers of 21 banks will shortly be able to use UPI (Unified Payments Interface) for sending & collecting money via a smartphone using a Virtual Payment Address. One can use UPI app instead of paying cash on delivery on receipt of product from online shopping websites & can pay for miscellaneous expenses like paying utility bills, over the counter payments, barcode-based payments, donations, school fees and other such unique and innovative use cases.
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Former Governor of Bihar – West Bengal – Haryana – A R Kidwai – Passes Away
A. R Kidwai who was the Former Governor of Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana has passes away on 24th August 2016. He was 96 years old.
Deepika Padukone – world’s 10th highest paid actress – Psychiatric Society’s – Brand Ambassador
Forbes magazine ranked out the world’s highest paid actresses & Hunger games star Jennifer Lawrence has topped the list for the second time in a row. Indian star Deepika Padukone is the top 10 highest-paid actresses in the world. The top 5 is
- Jennifer Lawrence
- Mellissa Mccarthy
- Scarlett Johansson
- Jennifer Aniston
- Fan Bingbing
Deepika Padukone has become the Indian Psychiatric Society’s new Brand.
Naqvi – websites – Ministry of Minority Affairs
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi who is the Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs has launched new Hindi website & updated & revamped English website of the Minority Affairs Ministry. The website of new improved and Revamped http://www.minorityaffairs.gov.in. It is the very user-friendly & provides easy navigation.
This is the 26th August current affairs. Have a look on these and improve your knowledge.