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12th August Current Affairs

National News

Disha mobile app launched by Union Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad in Bodh Gaya (Bihar) 

Digital Saksharta Abhiyan” started by the Govt. of India last year to encourage digital literacy in all over the country. therefore, in the same direction,  “Disha” the free mobile app that has been organized to begin to extend digital literacy through self-learning modules.

Kochi became the first Indian city to be a member of Beijing headquartered World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF) Council

Kochi became the member of the council on ground of its enterprise in culture, sports and tourism. Kochi’s cuisine, martial arts and snake and dragon boat races complete the set ground for membership.

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India needs to show its ‘strength’ to Pak: Shiv Sena

 Following the current increase in of truce violations by Pakistan, the Shiv Sena on Wednesday said India desires to prove its power to the neighbouring nation.

Sundar Pichai lives his school’s motto ‘Be Brilliant’

It was quite a normal day at Jawahar Vidyalaya senior secondary school at Ashok Nagar. The school ran by the clock on Tuesday morning, unconscious for quite sometime of the unexpected success of one of its previous students.

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International News

In a breathtaking demonstration moment, Goddess Kali was estimated on Empire State Building in New York

Artist Andrew Jones planned the description of the goddess to make the point that Mother Nature now more than ever required a ferocious avatar to fight the dangers of pollution and extermination. The portrait was highlighted / likely on the Empire State Building in New York.

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Trump still leads Republican field after debate dustup

Real estate entrepreneur Donald Trump persist to direct the Republican field in Iowa, the primary nominating state, though his dust-up with a TV host in last week’s opening debate cost him some ground, according to a new poll.

US dollar mixed amid Greece deal

The US dollar changed in opposition to most major currencies as Greek government sealed its third bailout contract.

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Sports News

Five-year-old Indian boy and his eight-year-old sister, being the youngest climbers to reach the base camp of the world’s highest peak, the Mount Everest

Gwalior-based Kandarp Sharma and Ritvika effectively reached the base site situated at an altitude of 5,380 metre in northeast Nepal, according to Thupden Sherpa, general manager of Arun Treks and journey, which organized the expedition. First-grader Kandarp and fourth grader Ritvika are students of Little Angels High School in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Kandarp is 5 years and 10 months old while her sister Ritvika is 8 years and 11 months old.

British teenager at the age of 19 years has finished an amazing 30,000-kilometre around-the-world cycling journey

Tom Davies is the name of the British teenager who at the age of 19 years has done an amazing 30,000-kilometre around-the-world cycling journey, a trip supposed to be finished by youngest human being on the planet  .He was applaud home by about 100 family, friends and others who had chased updates on his blog which he updated daily.

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Business News

Facebook struggles to sell advertising in India

Facebook is trying to attract unconvinced advertisers in India with features such as free email support for query about advertising and opinion on rising sales in a bid to improve profits from its second leading market.

Gold holds near three-week top as weaker yuan hits equities

Gold gained for fifth conferences in a row to trade near a three-week high, promoting from weaker equities after China’s devaluation of the yuan stoked fears of a currency war.

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RBI seen intervening to slow rupee falls

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) begin to sell dollars all the way through publicly owned banks at approximately the 64.85 level to slow the falls in the rupee after the domestic money hit a 23-month low, three traders said.

Google buys time for bold bets with new Alphabet structure

By unraveling moonshots from moneymakers, Google organizer Larry Page and Sergey Brin are now free to chase more idealistic business thoughts such as glucose-monitoring contact lenses, Internet-connected, high-altitude balloons and even immortality.

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