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30 August 2018 Current Events Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman wins gold, becomes first Indian heptathlete to achieve this success.

Swapna Barman made India proud by winning a gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 and becoming the first Indian heptathlete to achieve this success. Even though, she was suffering from severe tooth ache during her game, she left no stones unturned in producing the best performance of her career till now. 


3 new districts to be created by Arunachal Pradesh government.

A bill was passed in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly yesterday regarding the creation of three new districts in the state. The three districts are - Lepa Rada, Pakke-Kesang, and Shi Yomi. Lepa Rada would be created by dividing the Lower Siang district; Pakke-Kesang will be built out of East Kameng district; and  Shi Yomi will be formed by dividing the West Siang district.

 

 


Banking, financial aid to be extended to Kerala flood victims.

Banking and financial relief in the form of concessional loans will be provided to the Kerala flood victims to help them rebuild their houses. Along with this, banks will not take any charges for the issue of duplicate cheque books, passbooks, account statements, deposit receipts, new debit cards in case of any loss of these documents in the flood situation. Victims can also avail top-up loans from the banks and financial institutions for house repair.


Value of Indian rupee falls further, witness all-time low against US Dollar.

The value of Indian rupee fell down by 23 paise against the US dollar witnessing an all-time low of Rs. 70.82 today. The reason speculated behind this fall is the rising demand for the US dollar in the market.


Asian Games 2018: Swapna Barman wins gold, becomes first Indian heptathlete to achieve this success.

Swapna Barman made India proud by winning a gold medal at the Asian Games 2018 and becoming the first Indian heptathlete to achieve this success. Even though, she was suffering from severe tooth ache during her game, she left no stones unturned in producing the best performance of her career till now. 

3 new districts to be created by Arunachal Pradesh government.

A bill was passed in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly yesterday regarding the creation of three new districts in the state. The three districts are - Lepa Rada, Pakke-Kesang, and Shi Yomi. Lepa Rada would be created by dividing the Lower Siang district; Pakke-Kesang will be built out of East Kameng district; and  Shi Yomi will be formed by dividing the West Siang district.

 

 

Banking, financial aid to be extended to Kerala flood victims.

Banking and financial relief in the form of concessional loans will be provided to the Kerala flood victims to help them rebuild their houses. Along with this, banks will not take any charges for the issue of duplicate cheque books, passbooks, account statements, deposit receipts, new debit cards in case of any loss of these documents in the flood situation. Victims can also avail top-up loans from the banks and financial institutions for house repair.

Value of Indian rupee falls further, witness all-time low against US Dollar.

The value of Indian rupee fell down by 23 paise against the US dollar witnessing an all-time low of Rs. 70.82 today. The reason speculated behind this fall is the rising demand for the US dollar in the market.




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