Abhinandan Varthaman to be awarded Vir Chakra
- On Independence Day Abhinandan Varthaman will be awarded the Vir Chakra gallantry medal.
- The Vir Chakra award is an Indian gallantry award for acts of
- The award will recognize his grit, determination, and bravery.
MoHUA launched Swachh Nagar App
- Under the Swachh Survekshan 2020, MoHUA launched Swachh Nagar app.
- People will be able to get their household waste.
- Also, they can be picked up by urban municipal bodies.
- The move is a part of the cleanliness rankings of cities.
- It was inaugurated by Hardeep Singh Puri.
For housing finance companies RBI to issue revised norms
- RBI HFCs treated as a category of non-banks release.
- The revised regulatory framework for these entities.
- The conferring certain powers for the regulation of HFCs with RBI.
- HFCs be treated as one of the categories of NBFCs.
Air India New Delhi San Francisco flight to fly over the North Pole
- From August 15 between New Delhi and San Francisco over the North Pole region, AI declared its inaugural passenger flight.
- The first commercial service will be operated by Rajneesh Sharma.
- Air India conquered this frontier in 2007.
Mohali gets first D traffic signal
- Mohali traffic police have started 3-D Smart Traffic Signal.
- They devised by the students of a Chandigarh university.
- The wireless system, called ‘Intelights’.
- It will regulate traffic signals with a smart bird’s eye view wireless sensor system.
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