23 August 2014 Current Affairs

Rahul Venkata Ragala Won Silver Medal In Youth Olympic Games

Weightlifter Ragala Venkat Rahul bagged India’s first medal in the second Youth Olympic Games by winning a silver in the men’s 77kg category in Nanjing, China. Rahul lifted 141 kg in snatch, followed by 175 kg in clean and jerk to finish with a total of 316 kg. This was his personal best performance in the total lift, six kilogram more than he did during the 2013 Asian Youth Games held in Nanjing.This was also the first medal for India in weightlifting in Youth Olympic Games.

PM Narendra Modi Announced Pradhan Mantri Krishi Seenchayi Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Seenchayi Yojana was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Yojna has been announced to meet the irrigation needs of all farmers across the country. Sum of 1000 crore rupees has been allocated for implementation of the scheme.


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