♦ Rakesh asthana has been appointed as the new DG of BSF.
♦ HDFC Bank has launched specific card named shaurya KGC card for the armed force
♦ Girish Chandra murmu has been appointed as the new comptroller and auditor general of India
♦ The highest railway bridge in the world over the river Chenab of Jammu Kashmir will be completed by 2021.
♦ Lewis Hamilton won Spanish grand pix 2020 in Barcelona.
♦ On 16th August death anniversary of former prime minister Atal Bihari vajpayee was observed.
♦ International solar alliance will host the world solar technology summit on September 2020.
♦ The world’s longest pier bridge is being built in Manipur.
♦ Pm Narendra Modi in his independence Day speech mentioned two animals for conservation, these two were Lion and Dolphin.
♦ Abdul Rashidkalas has been awarded Kirti chakra award posthumously.
♦ Famous classical singer pandit jasraj died recently, he was related with mewat gharana.
♦ Fit India freedom run event is launched by ministry of sports.
♦ John Hume, who passed away recently, won Nobel prize in peace.
♦ Manoj Sinha has been appointed as the new lieutenant governor of Jammu and Kashmir.
♦ Shri Ajay tyagi has been reappointed as the chairman of SEBI.
♦ Haryana government has launched the parivar pehchan Patra.
♦ First kisan rail will run between Deolai in Maharashtra and Danapur railway in Bihar.