CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
10%
B)
20%
C)
30%
D)
40%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 30%

Note :

* The Central Government has approved to increase the family pension of bank employees to 30% of last salary drawn.
 
* This move would make family pension go up to as much as 30,000 rupees to 35,000 rupees per family of bank employees.
 
* This proposal was given by the Indian Banks’ Association’s proposal in order to provide relief to families of Bank Employess.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
31 August
B)
30 August
C)
29 August
D)
28 August

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 30 August

Note :

In India, the National Small Industry Day is celebrated on 30 August every year, to support and promote small Industries for their overall growth potential and opportunities received for their development in the year. The industry day is a medium to provide balanced growth to existing small, medium and large scale enterprises and render assistance for setting up new industries to boost the state’s financial health.
 
About the Small scale Industry :
Small scale businesses and cottage industries have worked a vital part in the Indian economy. The best quality gains have been produced in the base and cottage manufacturers of India. Although this area like other Indian businesses experienced a huge drop in British rule, it has grown at a very fast step after independence.

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Published On : August 31, 2021
A)
28 August, 2021
B)
29 August, 2021
C)
30 August, 2021
D)
31 August, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 30 August, 2021

Note : The Association of Renewable Energy of States (AREAS) celebrated its 7th Foundation Day on 30 August, 2021. On this occasion Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) were signed between AREAS and the three institutions, National Institute of Solar Energy, National Institute of Wind Energy and Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Bio Energy which function under the administrative control of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Amit Shah
C)
Rajnath Singh
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ram Nath Kovind

Note :

President Ram Nath Kovind on 28-08-2021 inaugurated the Mahayogi Gorakhnath Vishwavidyalaya in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur. Governor Anandi Ben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present at the event. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that India has a glorious history in higher education.
 
"From the world's first university at Taxila to the universities of Nalanda, Udantapuri, Vikramshila and Vallabhi, the tradition had faded for some time. But, our scientists, doctors and teachers have continuously influenced the world with their intellect and dedication. They have instilled in all of us confidence that our students are capable of carrying forward our ancient tradition of knowledge," said the President. President Kovind expressed confidence that Mahayogi Gorakhnath University would prepare knowledgeable students who would contribute to building a self-reliant, strong and healthy India, and further noted that this university would conduct employment generating courses keeping in view the need of the hour in addition to courses in Yoga, Ayurveda, medical education, higher education and technical education.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
September 30, 2021
B)
October 31, 2021
C)
November 30, 2021
D)
December 31, 2021

Correct Answer : Option (A) - September 30, 2021

Note :

The government on Sunday extended by a month the deadline for making payments under the direct tax dispute resolution scheme Vivad Se Vishwas till September 30, 2021.
 
The scheme provides for settlement of disputed tax, interest, penalty or fees in relation to an assessment or reassessment order on payment of 100% of the disputed tax and 25% of the disputed penalty or interest or fee.

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has further extended the deadline for the payment of amounts under the direct tax dispute resolution scheme — ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’. Under The Direct Tax Vivad se Vishwas Act 2020 (hereinafter referred to as “Vivad se Vishwas Act”), the amount payable by the declarant is stated in the table under section 3 of the Vivad se Vishwas Act.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
Shooting
B)
Badminton
C)
Table Tennis
D)
High Jump

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Table Tennis

Note : India's Bhavinaben Patel won silver in the women's singles Class 4 category after losing 7-11, 5-11, 6-11 in 19 minutes in the final to top seed Zhou Ying of China. This is India's first medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on August 29, 2021. Bhavinaben is the first Indian table tennis player to medal at the Paralympics. She's also just the second Indian woman after Deepa Malik (silver in shot put in 2016) to medal at the Paralympics.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
Javelin Throw
B)
Discus Throw
C)
Shooting
D)
Table Tennis

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Discus Throw

Note :

Yogesh Kathuniya has won the silver medal for India in Tokyo Summer Paralympics 2020. He has done this wonder in the discus throw. He bagged the silver in the men`s discus throw final F56 category on 30-08-2021. Yogesh`s best attempt was 44.38m, from which he came on 2nd spot.
 
Claudiney Batista, who won the gold medal in Rio Paralympics, retained the medal and breached the 45m-mark twice - his best throw was 45.59m which came in the 6th attempt. He had come up with a throw of 45.25m in the first attempt. Batista was in gold medal contention right from his first attempt of 44.57m. Cuba's Diaz Aldana (43.36m) won the bronze medal.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
Kashish Lakra
B)
Avani Lekhara
C)
Simran Sharma
D)
Jyoti Baliyan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Avani Lekhara

Note :

Indian shooter Avani Lekhara has won Gold medal in Women’s 10 metre Air Rifle Shooting at Tokyo Paralympics. She has won the first Gold for the country at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Yogesh Kathuniya won Silver medal in Discus Throw. This is the fifth medal for the country at the Tokyo Paralympics.
 
President Ram Nath Kovind has congratulated Avani Lekhara on winning Gold. In a tweet, Mr Kovind said, another daughter of India makes us proud, congratulations to Avani Lekhara for creating history and becoming the first Indian woman to win a Gold at Paralympics. He said, India is elated by her stellar performance and the tricolour flies high at the podium due to her phenomenal feat.
 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Avani Lekhara on winning Gold Medal at Tokyo Paralympics. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, it was a phenomenal performance. He said, winning a hard-earned and well-deserved Gold, made possible due to her industrious nature and passion towards shooting.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
Kolkata
B)
Mumbai
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Amritsar

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amritsar

Note :

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 29-08-2021 “virtually” inaugurated the renovated Jallianwala Bagh “Smarak” complex displaying massacre of April 1919 in Amritsar saying the country is making all efforts to preserve the heritage of freedom fighters.
 
The PM saluted the brave land of Punjab and the soil of Jallianwala Bagh. “Those innocent boys and girls, those sisters, those brothers, whose dreams are still visible in the bullet marks on the walls of Jallianwala Bagh. That Shaheedi well, where the love of countless mothers and sisters was snatched away, their lives were snatched away. We are remembering them all today,” he said.
 
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, who also virtually attended the function, said, “Jallianwala Bagh Memorial must serve as a reminder for future generations about the right of the people to peaceful democratic protest.”
 
The Chief Minister also requested the Prime Minister to bring back the personal effects like the pistol and diary of Shaheed Udham Singh, who avenged the injustice of this massacre, from the United Kingdom to India.

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Published On : August 30, 2021
A)
High Jump
B)
Discuss Throw
C)
Shot Put
D)
Javelin Throw

Correct Answer : Option (A) - High Jump

Note :

India’s Nishad Kumar clinched a silver medal in the men’s high jump T47 event in the Tokyo Paralympics with an Asian record effort here on August 29, 2021. This is the second medal for India at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
 
Nishad Kumar cleared 2.06m to win the silver and set an Asian record. Another American, Roderick Townsend won the gold with a world record jump of 2.15m.

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Published On : August 30, 2021