? 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.