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Protest Over Uranium Mining In Nallamala Hills

  • On 11th August, 2019, a protest was staged again by the Joint Forum for People’s Democratic Rights against the Uranium mining in the ecologically fragile area of Nallamala hills of Andhra Pradesh.

Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019 Passed

  • On 9th August, 2019, the President gave assent to the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2019, in an attempt to regulate and improve road safety across the country.

4th Edition Of Women Transforming India Awards

  • On 9th August, 2019, the central government think tank NITI Aayog under its Women Entrepreneurship Platform(WEP) launched the fourth edition of Women Transforming India (WTI) Awards 2019 following the theme ‘Women and Entrepreneurship’.

PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana Opens For Registration

  • On 8th August, 2019, the government opened registration for the PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY) scheme.

Gogabeel: Bihar's First Community Reserve

  • On 8th August, 2019, Gogabeel in Bihar’s Katihar district which is an ox-bow lake,was announced as the state’s first Community Reserve(CR).

National Medical Commission Act, 2019

On 8th August, 2019, the President gave assent to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019.


Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas

  • On 6th August, 2019, the World Resources Institute released a report- Aqueduct Water Risk Atlas, according to which seventeen countries, home to 25% of the global population are facing "extremely high" water stress.

Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2019

On 31st July, 2019, the LokSabha passed a bill designed to speed up the resolution of long-festering inter-state water disputes by establishing a single central tribunal in place of the numerous existing ones.


All India Tiger Estimation – 2018

  • On the occasion of Global Tiger Day(29th July), Prime Minister released the results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018 in New Delhi.

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