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Modi Launched PMO App At MyGov Anniversary Event
-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the new PMO app at a function organised by MyGov in New Delhi. The app would correspond to the website of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
-The app is developed by a team of young engineering students from Delhi who has won the contest to develop the app.
-The new app will allow mobile users to connect with the website of the Prime Minister’s Office.
2nd National Handloom day has celebrated on 7th August
-The second National Handloom Day has been celebrated all over the country, on August 7.
-Main function was held in Varanasi in which Sant Kabir Awards and National Handloom Awards has been presented by the Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani who was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
Odisha govt launched new website of state Home department
-The Odisha government has launched a new website of the state Home department to enable the differently-abled persons to see and hear the website.
-The portal has been designed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) with accessibility guidelines for differently-abled persons and inaugurated by the state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
-This is a bilingual website available in both English and Odia language. It facilitates access to all directorates or departments along with various citizen services like Secretariat Pass, Tracking the Missing Child, Reservation of Odisha Bhawan, Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems and other such services.
PM launched Mission Bhagiratha and lays Foundation Stone of key development projects in Telangana
-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the Telangana government’s ambitious Mission Bhagiratha at Komatibanda Village, Gajwel, in Medak District of Telangana.
-The scheme has been launched by the State Government with an objective to provide safe drinking water to all.
-The Prime Minister also laid the Foundation Stones for important development projects. These included the 1600 MW Thermal Power station of NTPC at Ramagundam, revival of a Fertilizer Plant at Ramagundam, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal, and Manoharabad-Kothapalli Railway line. He also dedicated to the nation the 1200 MW Thermal Power Station of Singareni Collieries at Jaipur, in Adilabad district at an outlay of Rs. 7,000 crore.
Odisha Government launched special assistance scheme for elderly weavers
-The Odisha government launched a special assistance scheme- ‘Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana’ for elderly weavers to mark the National Handlooms Day (7th August).
-It has been launched by the state Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik with an aim to improve the financial condition of over 8,000 weavers, who have been working in this field for the last 20 years.
-The Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana is for all senior weavers who are above the age of 60 years. Under this scheme all weavers who are above 60 years they will get a monthly pension of 500 rupees, and those above 80 years would get 700 rupees.
Over 1000 Dancing Robots Set Guinness Record In China
-A new Guinness World Record for the most robots dancing simultaneously has been set in China where 1,007 robots shimmied in unison, nearly double the previous record.
-The attempt was organised by Qingdao-based Ever Win Company which almost doubled the previous record of 540 dancing robots which was achieved earlier this year by Chinese company UBTECH Robotics Corp.
First-ever ‘Pizza ATM’ opens in the US
-The first-ever ‘Pizza ATM’ has been installed at a university campus of US by French- based company Paline, which developed the ATM.
-The pizza vending machine on the campus of Xavier University (XU) in Ohio can hold seventy 12-inch pizzas and dispense them fresh and hot in just three minutes. The cost of each pizza is around $10, with the ATM accepting credit and debit cards, as well as a student card.
-Customers can select what kind of pizza they want using the 24-hour machine’s touchscreen. The pizza ATM, which opens for public on August 10.