Current Affairs in English – August-26, 2021

Current Affairs in English – August-26, 2021


AUGUST – 26, 2021


Tropical storm Henri

  • Tropical Storm Henri has made its landfall near western Rhode Island recently.
  • Rohde Island is a state in New England region of the United States.
  • With respect to area, it is the smallest U.S. state.
  • This is the first hurricane in 30 years to hit New England.


N. S. Vishwanathan Panel on Urban Co-operative Banks

  • The Reserve Bank of India had appointed committee headed by N.S. Vishwanathan to make suggestions on structure for the urban cooperative banks (UCBs).


Three Water Plus cities in Andhra Pradesh

  • Andhra Pradesh has now become the first state to have more than one ‘Water Plus’ certified city.
  • The three cities awarded are,
    • Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
    • Vijayawada Municipal Corporation and
    • Tirupathi Municipal Corporation.
  • A total of nine cities across India were awarded ‘Water Plus’ certification

Keeladi – Ivory dice

  • The shop is very painstakingly painted one on top of the other, 1.5CM on all 4 sides.
  • Made to size and weigh 4 grams.
  • Thus, the ancient people may have the habit of playing dice for entertainment.
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