Category: Daily Current Affairs

Current Affairs in English – August-31, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 31, 2021

STATES

Garbage generating project – Sivagangai

  • Kanjirangal Panchayat in sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu is implementing a project to generate wealth from waste.
  • Garbage is collected from all over the village and electricity is generated from it.
  • It is used for street lighting and other needs of the village.
  • The rest of the products in the power plant are sold as disinfectants.

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Current Affairs in English – August-30, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 30, 2021

NATIONAL

Dedicated website for Handling Electronic Waste – Chennai IIT Design

  • In this context, IIT Chennai is designing a dedicated website called ‘e-Source’ for the effective handling of electronic waste.
  • Holders of electronic waste and those who wish to purchase it can easily be contacted through that website.
  • This makes it easier to recycle and reuse waste.

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Current Affairs in English – August-29, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 29, 2021

NATIONAL

‘Fit India App’ Service

  • Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has launched a dedicated ‘mobile app’ service for the second anniversary of the ‘Fit India’ movement.
  • Former Indian hockey player Major Dianchand’s birthday is celebrated on August 29 as National Sports Day.

Rail Mat Processor

  • Rail MADAD Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During Travel has been launched to take immediate action on complaint and suggestions of train passengers

The Malabar Exercise

  • Malabar began as a bilateral naval exercise between India and the U.S.

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Current Affairs in English – August-28, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 28, 2021

TAMIL NADU

Best Third Gender – Grace Banu

  • This is for her services rendered towards the welfare of the society.
  • This has been introduced for the first time by the government of Tamil Nadu to recognise transgenders and their contributions to the society.
  • Grace Banu has been conferred the first ever ‘Best Third Gender’ award by the Tamil Nadu government.

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Current Affairs in English – August-27, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 27, 2021

NATIONAL

Global Manufacturing Risk Index

  • India has emerged as a global manufacturing hub.
  • It has effectively surpassed the United States to become the world’s second most desired manufacturing destination.
  • The top position is retained by China.
  • India’s ranking was reflected in Cushman & Wakefield’s 2021 Global Manufacturing Risk Index.

E-Shram Portal

  • The Ministry of Labour and Employment launched the E-Shram portal.

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Current Affairs in English – August-25, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 25, 2021

NATIONAL

Promotion of “Colonel” to 5 female officers in the army

  • Currently, women officers in the Army, Warand Military Operations Divisions are offered peramanent employment.
  • Lt. Colonel Sangeeta Sardana
  • Lt. Colonels Sonia Anand
  • Lt.Colonels Dukkal
  • Lt. Colonel Reenu Khanna
  • Lt.Colonel Ritza Sahar

Exercise – Indian Navy and Qatar Emiri Naval Force

  • The 2nd edition of Bilateral Maritime Exercise Zair-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea) 2021 was conducted in the Persian Gulf.

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Current Affairs in English – August-24, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 24, 2021

STATES

Life of a prisoner

  • Belagavi’s Hindalga Central Prison authorities (Karnataka) have come up with a novel initiative where commoners will be allowed to live a prisoner’s life for 24 hours.
  • The tourism concept, ‘A Day in the life of a prisoner’.

NATIONAL

Jalakanyaka

  • A new marine algae species with an umbrella-like cap named Jalakanyaka,

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Current Affairs in English – August-23, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

AUGUST – 23, 2021

NATIONAL

Arogya Dhara 2.0

  • This is in order to increase the reach of Ayushman Bharat – Jan Arogya Yojana.
  • Arogya Dhara 2.0 also seeks to create more awareness regarding the Ayushman Bharat Scheme.
  • On the occasion, the minister launched three initiatives namely
  • Adhikar Patra,
  • Ayushman Mitra
  • Abhinandan Patra

National Education Policy – Karnataka

  • That ‘National Education Policy 2020’ will be implemented in Karnataka as the first state in the country during the current 2021-22 academic year,

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