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Today's Current Affairs - 25th August 2021.

1. With which organization, India has signed a USD 500 Million loans agreement in order to expand the metro rail network in Bengaluru?

Recently India has signed a big amount of loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank in order to expand the metro rail network in Bengaluru, So now the metro rail network in Bengaluru will be expanding with the construction of two new metro lines of 56 kilometers. The signatories for this agreement is Rajat Kumar Mishra who is an additional secretary of the Department of Economic affairs.

2. Recently who has been elected as the new president of the Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) Society?

This is the chairman of the 15th finance commission that is NK Singh. He succeeded former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh who was the president of IEG since the year 1992. The name of NK Singh was recommended by Dr. Manmohan Singh for the consideration of IEG's general assembly, Manmohan Singh steps down from this position because of health concerns.

3. Which organization has launched the e-Shield Next Life Insurance product?

Recently SBI Life Insurance has launched this new Age Protection Solution product name is the e-Shield Next Life Insurance, and this is the type of Individual non linked, non participating life insurance, no risk premium product. That is neither link to the stock market, not shares, Any profit all debited vi policyholders. It offers basically three plans option, the first is Label Cover, the second is increasing cover and the third is level cover with future-proofing benefit.

4. Recently with which organization the Capital Float has partnered to extend its buy now pay later solution?

Recently Capital Float has partnered with Razorpay to extend BNPL and now customers can sign-up while shopping also they can get approved instantly and pay for purchases over three, six, or nine months in Razorpay. Now through this partnership Capital Floats claims to extend over 1 lakh partners and serve over customers across hundred cities in India. 

5. In India with which organization, Ministry of Tourism has partnered to strengthen the hospitality and tourism industry in India?

Ministry of Tourism has signed on a random of understanding with Make My Trip Pvt. Ltd. and Ibibo group Pvt. Ltd. on a big to strengthen the hospitality and tourism industry.

6. Which State/Union Territory has emerged as a leading state in trading at National Agriculture Market (e-NAM)?

This is Rajasthan, also Rajasthan was the first state to allow conversion of all single trading licenses into a unified licenses to promote e-Trade of farm products. Till now a total of 37,346 traders is working as unified licensees traders.

7. Recently, who has become the first Indian to receive Congressional Gold Medal?

So recently, New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney has been introduced legislation in the US house of representatives to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Father of India Mahatma Gandhi, and he has been awarded for his contribution made through his methods of non-violence. Also, he would become the first Indian to receive the Congressional Gold Medal which is the highest civil award in the USA.

8. In which city, the center of Research and Innovation in Artificial Intelligence has been inaugurated?

Recently union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan has virtually inaugurated the center for Research and Innovation in Artificial Intelligence setup at IIT Hyderabad. and this is being set up in collaboration with JICA.

9. Which country is hosting the 2021 edition of the World Athletics U20 Championships?

This Championship is also called as World Junior Championship. This was held from17-22 of August. and the host Nairobi Kenya. Indian mixed 4*4 hundred meter Relay teen has won a brown to clitch the country 5th medal in the history of World Athletics under 20 Championship in Nairobi.

10. Which date in August is observed as World Mosquito Day?

The 20th of August annually is observed as World Mosquito Day. To reach awareness about the causes of Malaria and how it can be prevented, This day is basically observed to highlight the efforts of health officials in the fight against the disease caused by Malaria. The theme for this day is Zero Malaria Target.

11. Which state is become the first in the country to officially implement the National Education Policy?

Karnataka is the first state to become the first in the country to officially implement the national Education Policy in 2020.

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