Current affairs August

Current affairs August 2021

 

Who is the current chairperson of National Commission for Women (NCW)?

Rekha sharma

Which rocket will be used to launch the Earth observation satellite ‘EOS-03’ by ISRO?

GSLV-F10

On August 6, 2021, Trifed will celebrate its __th foundation day.

34th

MOTOGP has appointed which actor as its brand ambassador in India?

John Abraham

Which bank has been appointed as a ‘agency bank’ by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

Indusind Bank

Which single-dose covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the government for emergency use in the country?

Johnson and Johnson

Which union territory has abolished the Indian inner line permit?

Laddakh

What is the new name given by the Uttar Pradesh government to the Kakori Incident?

Kakori train action

Which state’s governor launched the E-Nagar mobile app?

Gujarat

Who recently launched the ‘PM-DAKSH’ portal and mobile app?

Dr Virendra Kumar

Which state government selected Vandana Kataria as the brand ambassador for its ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ campaign?

Uttarakhand

Which state government has implemented an out-of-pocket treatment programme?

Meghalaya

Which state was the first to implement the 2020 National Education Policy?

Karnataka

Who wrote this book “How The Earth Got Its Beauty”?

Sudha Murti

On which Japanese stadium was the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 held on August 8th?

New national stadium

Which country won the most medals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020?

America

Which country’s navy took part in the ‘Zayed Talwar 2021’ bilateral naval exercise with the Indian navy?

UAE

Who will be the homelane [home interior brand] brand ambassador?

M S Dhoni

Which medal did Indian wrestler ‘bajrang punia’ win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

Bronze Medal

BCCI has announced a cash reward of Rs .____ for gold medalist in the Tokyo Olympics, Neeraj Chopra.

1 crore

How many medals has India won in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

7

Who has been the first Indian athlete to win an Olympic Gold Medal in athletics?

Neeraj Chopra

 

Who has launched the online portal Tapas [Training for Augmenting Productivity and Services ]

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment 

Who has released the recently launched book Accelerating India 7 Years of Modi Government?

M Venkaiah Naidu

Recently which ministry has launched Son Chiriya for marketing the products of Urban Self Help Groups?

Ministry of Housing and Mr. Affairs

Recently, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved how many gallantry awards

144

How many Cobra commandos have been awarded Shaurya Chakra?

Three

  • Chitesh Kumar
  • Manjinder Singh
  • Sunil Choudhary

Who recently won the World Archery Youth Championships Under-21 Recurve?

Komalika Bari

In Academic Ranking 2021, which university was recently ranked second?

Calcutta University

The first Drone Forensic Lab and Research Center in India was recently created in which state.

Kerala

Which bank just signed an MOU with the International Olympic Committee?

Indian Bank

In which country will the Youth World Archery Championships be held in 2021?

Poland

Which organization recently formed the SAGO advisory group?

World Health Organization

  • Abbreviation          WHO
  • Formation    7 April 1948
  • Headquarters         Geneva, Switzerland

 

What is the position of India in terms of installed renewable energy capacity at present?

4th

Which Municipal Corporation has launched Clean City App.

North Delhi

The administration of Arunachal Pradesh has approved a toy train project for tourists visiting the city, which is near to Indo-China border.

Tawang

To accommodate the rising demand for diesel, which organization has launched Door to Door Delivery?

BPCL

  • Full Form – Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
  • Type:Government Corporation
  • Industry Energy: Oil and gas
  • Headquarters :       Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Key people : K Padmakar (Chairman & MD)

On August 16, 2021, which bank released the Life Freedom Index 2021 report?

HDFC

  • Full Form – Housing Development Financial Corporation Limited
  • Founded – 1977
  • Headquarter – Mumbai
  • Key People – Deepak Parekh [Chairman]

 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target of becoming an energy independent country by which year?

2047

Which state’s police department has started the initiative of online FIR registration?

Madhya Pradesh

  • Capital :Bhopal
  • Largest city:Indore
  • Governor:Mangubhai C. Patel
  • Chief Minister:Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Which Indian woman has been appointed as a United Nations Women’s Spokesperson?

Zoya Agarwal

Indigau, India’s first cattle genomic chip, was launched by who?

Dr. Jitendra Singh

Which state has announced the distribution of 3.5 million smart health cards?

Odisha

Which state has launched a National Health Service Campaign?

Uttar Pradesh

  • Capital:Lucknow
  • Largest city:Kanpur
  • Governor:Anandiben Patel[4][5]
  • Chief Minister:      Yogi Adityanath

 

In which state is the Investor Summit 2021 being held?

Gujarat

 

Who has written the book titled A Different Route to Success?

Ramesh Narayan

Q – DCGI approves which institute’s Zycov-D Covid vaccine for Emergency Use Authorization?

Ans : Zydus cedilla

Q – Center has constituted a committee to increase handloom production and exports in the country under whose chairmanship?

Ans : Sunil sethi

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