Current Affairs of August 2022

Updated 31 August 2022

The place in Gujarat where the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has dedicated India's first earthquake memorial named Smruti Van to the nationBhuj
The last President of USSR (Soviet Union) known for his policy of glasnost (openness) who passed away on 30 August 2022Mikhael Gorbachev
The eminent economist and former member of Planning Commission of India who passed away on 29 August 2022Abhijit Sen
The 49th Chief Justice of India who has been sworn in on 27.08.2022 after the retirement of Justice N.V. RamanaJustice Uday Umesh Lalit
The former Chancellor of Germany who has been chosen to be awarded the Félix Houphouët-Boigny-UNESCO Peace Prize for the year 2022Ms. Angela Merkel
The place in Haryana where India's largest private multi-speciality hospital Amrita Hospital was inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra ModiFaridabad
The veteran Bollywood film producer of films Hera Pheri, Welcome etc. who passed away on 22 August 2022A.G. Nadiadwala
The special variety of aquatic fox nut cultivated in Mithila region of Bihar which has been recently granted the Geographical Indication tagMithila Makhana
The district of Madhya Pradesh which has become India's first functionally literate districtMandla
The state which has recognised the traditional sport of Dahi Handi under the official sports categoryMaharashtra
The venue of 15th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) 2022 held from 14 to 21 August, 2022 with India winning 3 golds and 2 silversKutaisi, Georgia
The venue of World U20 Wrestling Championship 2022 held from 15 to 21 August 2022 with India winning 16 medalsSofia, Bulgaria
The national campaign launched by Union Ministry of Health to focus on reduction of the child mortality rate and take care of the first 1000 days a child after birth is namedPaalan 1000
The biennial, multi-national exercise hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) from 19 August to 08 Sep 2022 at Darwin (Indian Air Force also participating)Ex Pitch Black 2022
The four-day bilateral military exercise conducted by the Air Forces of India and Malaysia from 13 to 16 Aug 2022 in Kuantan air base (Malaysia)Ex Udarashakti
The place where Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose gave the Delhi Chalo call, which has been granted the Monument Status under Singapore’s Preservation of Monuments ActPadang
The billionaire business magnate, stock trader, investor and co-founder of Akasa airlines who passed away on 14 August 2022Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
The Indian politician and former Union Minister and Under-Secretary General of the United Nations who has been chosen to be awarded France's highest civilian award Chevalier de la Legion d'HonneurDr. Shashi Tharoor
The 13th edition of Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise which was held at the Special Forces Training School (SFTS) in Himachal Pradesh's Bakloh from August 8 to August 28Ex Vajra Prahar 2022
The city from which the first flight of Akasa Air to Ahmedabad was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia virtuallyMumbai
The new Chief Vigilance Commissioner who has been sworn on 04 August 2022Shri Suresh N Patel
The freedom fighter and designer of national flag of India to mark whose birth anniversary, the Govt of India has released a commemorative postal stampShri Pingali Venkayya
The theme of World Breastfeeding Week 2022 observed from 01 to 07 August 2022Step up for breastfeeding: Educate and Support
The bilateral field training exercise by the armies of India and Vietnam in Chandimandir, Haryana from 01 Aug to 20 Aug 2022VINBAX 2022
The National Rail and Transportation Institute, Vadodara has been converted into a central university with the new nameGati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya
The multinational maritime exercise conducted from July 12 to August 4, around Hawaii and Southern California with participation of 26 countries (INS Satpura from India)RIMPAC-22
The 4th Edition of India-Oman Joint Military Exercise held at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan from August 01 to 13, 2022AL NAJAH-IV
The team which has won the 2022 UEFA Women's Euro by defeating Germany in the finals in Wembley Stadium, LondonEngland