CURRENT AFFAIRS – 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.