31st August 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-09-01

? The International scheduled commercial flight operations will remain suspended till September 30, 2020, as per the latest order by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

? The United Arab Emirates has launched ‘Agriota’, an e-market platform to bridge the gap between Indian farmers and its food industry. Agriota is a new technology-driven agri-commodity trading and sourcing e-market platform, which will allow the rural farmers in India to bypass intermediaries, optimise the supply chain and ensure traceability to create value for all stakeholders.

? The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has announced fresh new Unlock 4.0 guidelines, which will come into effect from September 1, 2020. Under Unlock 4.0 guidelines, the Home Ministry has given a go-ahead to the resumption of metro services from September 7, 2020 in a calibrated manner.

? India set a record for the world’s highest single-day spike in coronavirus cases by reporting 80,092 fresh COVID-19 cases on August 30, 2020. India became the first country in the world to cross the 80,000 mark in a single-day case rise since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

? Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 30, 2020, announced that from now on September will be observed as ‘Nutrition Month’. He shared the information while talking about the importance of following a nutritious diet in his monthly ‘Mann in Baat’ radio programme.

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