4th August 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-08-05

? Union Ministers Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Smriti Irani on August 4, 2020 launched the book ‘Swachh Bharat Kranti’ (English edition: “The Swachh Bharat Revolution”) which features the journey of Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) through 35 essays.

? US President Donald Trump said on August 3, 2020 that TikTok will be “out of business” in the United States.

? Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar launched the Sahakar Cooptube NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation) Channel on August 4, 2020.

? The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first gulf nation to produce nuclear energy. Unit 1 of the Abu Dhabi-based Barakah nuclear power plant has become operational.

? Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (Independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel on August 4, 2020 virtually inaugurated the “Thenzawl Golf Resort” Project implemented in Mizoram under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism.

? Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar launched Doordarshan Assam, a 24-hour dedicated channel for the State, via video conferencing from New Delhi on August 4, 2020.

? Finnish telecom gear maker Nokia on August 4, 2020 announced a collaboration with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru to establish a network robotics laboratory for research on socially relevant use cases based on 5G and emerging technologies.

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