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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - August 2, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - August 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.TN growth Rate 8.09 Per cent. 
  • Tamil Nadu has achieved the growth rate of 8.09 Per cent in 2017-18.
  • In 2016-17 Tamil Nadu recorded 4.3 Per Cent economic growth.

2.Seva Bhoj Yojana. 
Union Government has launched a new scheme called Seva Bhoj Yojana  to seek reimburse Central Share of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) and Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) on Food/Prasad/Langar/Bhandara offered by Religious/ Charitable  Institutions, to lessen its financial burden.

3.New Logo and Tagline for GI. 
  • Union commerce and Industry minister Suresh Prabhu introduced the logo and tagline for Geographical Indication (GI) to increase awareness about Intellectual property rights in the country.
  • Tagline for GI is Invaluable Treasures of Incredible India.
  • GI product is primarily an agricultural, natural or manufactured product originating in definite geographical territory.

4.Fields Medal. 
  • Akshay Venkatesh (Indian Origin), Caucher Birkar, Alessio Figalli and Peter Scholze won the Field awards.
  • Field Award considered as Nobel Prize of Mathematics.

5.Outstanding Parliamentarian Award. 
  • President Ram Nath Kovind confers Outstanding Parliamentarian awards to  Members.
  • Congress senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, Najma Heptulla , Hukumdev Narayan Yadav, BHartruhari Mahtab, Dinesh Trivedi are the awardees.

6.Gaofen 11 :
 China launches high resolution earth observation satellite on a Long March 4B rocket to monitor Belt and Road Initiatives.

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