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21 August 2018 Current Affairs

21 August 2018 Current Affairs

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Shah appointed as Pakistan’s new foreign minister
Shah Mahmood Qureshi was appointed as Pakistan’s Foreign Minister as Prime Minister Imran Khan approved a 20-member cabinet, Information Minister-designate Fawad Chaudhry said.


Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri was sworn in as the CJ of Orissa HC
Justice Kalpesh Satyendra Jhaveri was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Orissa High Court. Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal administered the oath at a ceremony held in the Orissa High Court.


International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology
International Conference on Recent Advances in Food Processing Technology (iCRAFPT) got underway at Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur in Tamilnadu.


UP government bans plastic
For the third time in past three years, Uttar Pradesh government has banned polythene and plastic. UP became the 19th state in the country to ban polythene.


Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana award
Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi was conferred with 2018 Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award. He was presented award in New Delhi on occasion of 74th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.


Stalin is elected as the President of DMK party in TN
M.K.Stalin, the working president of DMK is likely to be elected as the President of DMK party in Tamil Nadu. The official announcement will be made in DMK general council.


Mitchell Johnson announces retirement
36-year-old Johnson announced his retirement from international cricket during the Test series against New Zealand in Perth. But remained a useful bowler in Twenty20 competitions, including for Perth Scorchers in the Australian ‘Big Bash’ tournament.


Israeli Journalist & Peace Activist Uri Avnery passes away
Uri Avnery, a trailblazing Israeli journalist and peace activist and one of the first to openly advocate for a Palestinian state passed away at the age of 94.


 

 

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