Important Current Affairs 30 August 2018.

Current Affairs 30 August 2018

Current Affairs 30 August 2018

Union HRD Minister launches the 3rd edition of World’s Biggest Open Innovation Model - ‘Smart India Hackathon- 2019’

Union HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar launches the 3rd edition of World’s Biggest Open Innovation Model - ‘Smart India Hackathon- 2019’ in New Delhi. For the 1st time, Private industry/ organizations and NGOs can also send their problem statements to students under SIH-2019.
केंद्रीय मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्री श्री प्रकाश जावड़ेकर ने नई दिल्ली में 'स्मार्ट इंडिया हैकथॉन-2019' के विश्व के सबसे बड़े ओपन इनोवेशन मॉडल का तीसरा संस्करण लॉन्च किया।

Swapna Barman becomes the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold.

Asian Games 2018: The 21-year-old Swapna Barman on Wednesday created history by becoming the first Indian heptathlete to win an Asian Games gold here, a feat she achieved despite a toothache.
21 वर्षीय स्वप्ना बरमान ने बुधवार को एशियाई खेलों में स्वर्ण जीतने वाली पहली भारतीय हेप्थैथलीट बनकर इतिहास बनाया,|

Key Point : What is Heptathlete Event:
Outdoor heptathlon consists of the 7 events, with the first 4 contested on the first day, and the remaining 3 on second day-
100 metres hurdles
High jump
Shot put
200 metres
Long jump
Javelin throw
800 metres. 

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Arpinder Singh clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years

Asian Games 2018 : Arpinder Singh clinched India’s first men’s triple jump gold in 48 years, with a jump of 16.77m in the Asian Games on Wednesday.
पंजाब के ऐथलीट अरपिंदर सिंह ने ट्रिपल जंप में जीता|

Key Points :The Host cities for Asian Games 2018 : Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia.
Bhin Bhin, Kaka, and Atung are the mascots for Asian Games. 

The 4th BIMSTEC Summit began in Kathmandu

The 4th BIMSTEC Summit began in Kathmandu, Nepal. Countering terrorism, enhancing regional connectivity and boosting trade are the main focus points of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit.
चौथा बिम्सटेक शिखर सम्मेलन काठमांडू, नेपाल में शुरू हुआ। आतंकवाद का मुकाबला करना, क्षेत्रीय कनेक्टिविटी बढ़ाने और व्यापार को बढ़ावा देना चौथा बिम्सटेक शिखर सम्मेलन का मुख्य केंद्र बिंदु है।

ADB and Center signed a $375 million loan agreement.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and The government of India signed a $375 million loan agreement to contribute to double farming incomes in Madhya Pradesh by expanding irrigation networks and system efficiency.

Key PointsThe Asian Development Bank established in 1966.
Headquarters ADB : Manila, Philippines.
Takehiko Nakao is Present President ADB

Google has announced new platform Navlekha

In New Delhi, Google has announced new platform Navlekha at its 4th edition of Google for India Event held. Project Navlekha has been launched to enable Indian publishers of regional languages to publish their content online, without facing the trouble of selling printed copies.
नई दिल्ली में गुगल ने गुगल फॉर इंडिया इवेंट के अपने चौथे संस्करण में नवलेखा के नए मंच की घोषणा की है

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