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Daily News Digest:24 August 2019

Report on the Composite Water Management Index 2.0

NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog has prepared the second Round of Composite Water Management Index (CWMI 2.0). Gujarat hold on to its rank one in the reference year (2017-18), followed by Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

FSSAI's National Food Laboratory inaugurates in Ghaziabad

On 23 August 2019, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare inaugurated the first ever state-of-the-art National Food Laboratory-Delhi, NCR of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) at Ghaziabad.

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley passed away

Former finance minister Arun Jaitley has died on 24 August 2019. He was 66. Arun Jaitley was an Indian politician and attorney, who was the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs of the Government of India from 2014 to 2019.

7th Economic Census launched in Manipur

On 23 August 2019, the first phase of the 7th Economic Census was launched in a few district headquarters of Manipur. The Economic Census will last three months.

The current census will cover six valley districts – Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishnupur, Thoubal, Kakching and Jiribam.

Manmohan Singh takes oath as Rajya Sabha member from Rajasthan

On 23 August 2019, Former prime minister Manmohan Singh took oath as Rajya Sabha member at the Parliament House. Manmohan Singh was elected unopposed to the Upper House from Rajasthan on 19 August.

Narendra Modi receives UAE's 'Order of Zayed' award

On 24 August 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the highest civil decoration of the UAE, “Order of Zayed”.

363 POSHAN Abhiyaan Awards were given for 2018-19

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) recognized significant contributions of State Governments, District teams, Block level teams and Field Functionaries at the POSHAN Abhiyaan Award Ceremony for 2018-19 held in New Delhi. Total 363 POSHAN Abhiyaan Awards were given away with total cash prize of Rs 22 crore.

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