Current Affairs daily August 15, 2021

Shaurya Chakra- Union Defence ministry conferred six Army personnel Shaurya Chakra, 4 awarded Bar to Sena medal, 116 Sena Medal and 28 Mention in Dispatches.

Partition Horrors Remembrance Day- PM Narendra Modi announced that August 14 will be now observed as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day in memory of the struggles and sacrifices of people on this day in 1947.

High-Speed Diesel delivery-Bharat petroleum launched door-to-door delivery of High-Speed Diesel. What is High-speed Diesel- High-speed diesel is usually used as a fuel in medium and high-speed compression ignition engines that operates above 750 rpm. It is used in commercial vehicles, locomotives, stationary diesel engines and pumps etc.

BRICS meeting- Meeting of the BRICS(Brazil, Russia, India, and China) working Group on Agriculture held on 12 -13 August 2021 at Sushma Swaraj Bhawan, New Delhi.

Government sells its stake in NSC-In a move of Disinvestment,the government has initiated the process to sell 25 per cent of its stake in National Seeds Corporation (NSC) through an initial public offering (IPO) on the bourses.

Passed Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021- The Assam Assembly passed the Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021. It aims at regulating slaughter, consumption and transportation of cattle in the state.

AU Small Bank new Campaign-Badlaav Humse Hai‘ (Change comes with us) is the AU Small Bank’s new campaign to promote its new credit cards, and video banking facility. For this AU Bank has signed up actors Aamir Khan and Kiara Advani as its brand ambassadors.

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