1. ROHINGYAS TO BE RELOCATED TO BHASHAN CHAR ISLAND AFTER MANOSOON: The Bangladesh Government is to relocate Rohingyas from the crowded camps of Cox’s to the newly built facility at the Bashan Char Island. This is being done to provide a better place of living for the refugee community from Myanmar.

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  1. RARE FISH “MAHSEER” SIGHTED IN SILERU RIVER LISTED IN IUCN LIST: A team of researchers from Andhra University sighted a rare fish called “Mahseer” in the Sileru river. The fish is listed as Endangered in IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) list.


  1. INDIAN SATELLITE DETECTS EXTREME UV LIGHTS FROM GALAXY 9.3 BILLION LIGHT YEAR AWAY FROM THE EARTH: The first multi-wavelength satellite has detected extreme UV light from a galaxy that 9.3 billion light-years away from the Earth. The first multi-wavelength satellite of India has five unique X-ray and UV telescopes.


  1. THREE DAY ONLINE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: The Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital and Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (HNBGU) Srinagar, Pauri Garhwal, is to conduct a three day online International Conference on “Climate Change” “Aerosol Air Quality” and Impact on water resources and its Impact on Himalayan Region. The conference is to be held between September 14 and September 16, 2020.


  1. MY IAF MOBILE APPLICATION: On August 24, 2020, the Indian Air Force launched MY IAF mobile application. The application provides career-related information and job details to candidates. The launch is a part of the Digital India initiative. It was developed by the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC).


  1. GOVERNMENT SIGNED A LOAN AGREEMENT OF 500 MILLION U.S. DOLLAR: The Government of India, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Railway Vikas (development) Corporation and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has signed a loan agreement for a 500 million U.S. Dollars to improve service quality, safety and network capacity of the suburban railway system in Mumbai on 24th August 2020.


  1. TRANSIT HOME FOR MIGRANT WORKERS: The Karnataka Government is to build transit homes for migrant workers. The homes aim to provide better living conditions for migrant workers. This is being launched because of the reverse migration in Karnataka amid lockdown. The transit homes will have kitchens so that the migrant workers can cook their own meals. Also, they will have to pay a minimal maintenance fee for their stay. The plan is to build four transit homes. Each transit home is to accommodate 3,00 workers.


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