? Israel’s Defense Ministry said Thursday it conducted a successful test of the country’s advanced missile defense system against long-range ballistic attacks. Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the successful flight test of the Arrow-2 interceptor was part of Israel’s technological effort that “ensures that we will always be one step ahead of our enemies.”
? Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) in collaboration with IT industry body Nasscom on Friday launched an artificial intelligence–based module for school students to empower youngest minds and drive innovations in the country to the next level.
? The World Organ Donation Day is observed globally on 13th August every year.
? Madras HC suspends order restraining Patanjali from using term ‘Coronil’ for COVID-19 medicine
? “Fit India Freedom Run” would be organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports from 15th August to 02nd October 2020.
? Indian Navy inks deal with Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority for setting up centre of excellence in UP defence corridor.
? Sarthak is the 4th in the series of five OPVs deployed by the Coast Guard to enhance maritime security. It has been designed and built indigenously by Goa Shipyard Limited in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Make in India‘.