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Current Affairs of 22 August 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:22-Aug-2018


1.     AI Cloud for India by Paytm   

·      Paytm has partnered with Alibaba to launch artificial intelligence based cloud computing platform.

·      The platform is named as ‘Paytm AI Cloud for India’ which is for developers, startups and enterprises.

·      It is the platform that offers business centric apps for organizations.


2.        INS Khanjar in Yangon

·  INS Khanjar visited Yangon for three days. It is a Missile Corvette of Indian Navy.

·  INS Khanjar is of Khukri-class and it was commissioned into the Indian Navy.

·  It is a part of Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam.


3.        Asian Game 2018 Updates

·      Divya Kakran won bronze medal in the Wrestling 68 kg category.

· India’s badminton Champion Ankita Raina is all set to win a medal.

· Indian Gymnast Deepa Karmakar has lost hope of a medal as she pulled out of artistic team finals due to knee injury.


4.        One liner Current Affairs

· Former Army General Dalbir Singh Suhag awarded Legion of Merit by US Government.

· Gopalkrishna Gandhi conferred with Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.

· UAE offered Rs. 700 crore for the rehabilitation after Kerala flood.

· According top NASA Chandrayaan-1 data has confirmed presence of ice on Moon.

·Creditors have recovered over 50,000 crore under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code according to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) chief M.S.Sahoo.


 Source: The Hindu, The Indian Express, PIB

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