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Current Affairs of 21 August 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:21-Aug-2018


1.        Police Verification will be online from September

·      Tamil Nadu police will provide facility for online police verification from September.

·    The police will introduce the facility through the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS).

·    Applying and downloading forms will go online for tenant verification, job verification and self verification or character certificate.


2.        September will be Nutrition Month

·  September will be observed as National Nutrition Month.

·    The aim of this observation will be- ‘har ghar poshan tyohar’.

·    The campaign will promote antenatal care, breastfeeding, fight anemia, convey message about importance of nutrition for girls.

·  It will also aware about the right age of marriage and will also promote hygiene and sanitation.


3.        One Liner Current Affairs

·      T.P. Sharma has been appointed as new chief of Lokayukta of the Chhattisgarh.

·    Elang Shakti, the first ever joint exercise of Indian air Force and the royal Malaysian Air Force commenced on 20th August 2018.

·    Google honoured Urdu writer Ismat Chughtai with doodle on her 107th birth anniversary.


4.        Asian Games Update

·      Vinesh Phogat won gold medal in 50 kg category of wrestling.

·     Young Indian shooter Lakshay won silver medal in men’s trap event.

·    Deepak Kumar won silver medal in 10m air rifle.

·    Sanjeev Rajput won silver medal in the men’s 50m Rifle 3 position.

· Saurabh Chaudhary won gold medal in 10m air pistol shooting.




Source: The Hindu, The Indian Express, PIB

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