23 August 2020 - Current Affairs/General Knowledge(GK)

1-Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju launched the largest country-wide run, the Fit India Freedom Run.

2-A total of 926 Police personnel have been awarded Medals on the occasion of Independence Day, 2020.

3-Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated a Mega Blood Donation Camp dedicated to Corona Warriors at All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, AIIMS in New Delhi.

4-Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) through an online webinar.

5-In Gujarat, two over bridges of Ahmedabad city have been named after late Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj.

6-Vice Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi assumed charge as Director General Naval Operations (DGNO).

7-An Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Indian Coast Guard was launched and re-christened as Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Sarthak’ by Veena Ajay Kumar.

8-Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched four products each by OFB and BEML, two by BEL and one each by HAL, BDL, MDL, GRSE and GSL, developed by respective DPSUs/ OFB.

9-GoAir has appointed Kaushik Khona as its chief executive officer (CEO).

10-Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge was named the ambassador of the fund-raising initiative "Sunfeast India Run As One".

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