Weekly Current Affairs for State exams 1st Week August 2021

By Saroj Singh|Updated : August 8th, 2021

Reading and revising current affairs is a non-stop and most valuable part of our exam preparation for any of the competitive examinations, and so for the state examination. keeping that in mind, we are providing you with the Daily, Weekly, Monthly Current Affairs regularly for the State exams. In this post, you can read and download this week's current affairs in both Hindi and English Language which are important for your exam preparation. 

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Weekly Current Affairs 1st Week of August 2021

Important topics of the week! 

Important News: State 

  • Forensic Sciences Institute in Lucknow
  • West Bengal receives four SKOCH awards

Important News: India 

  • Fast Track Special Courts
  • SATNAV Policy – 2021
  • Languages in Eighth Schedule
  • Haldibari-Chilahati railway link between India and Bangladesh
  • 27% reservation for OBCs, 10% for EWS in All India Quota Scheme for UG and PG medical/dental courses 

Important News: World

  • India assumes UNSC presidency for August 2021
  • Russia’s Nauka Module

Important News: Health

  • 112th Annual Day of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
  • ‘Ashwagandha’ for promoting recovery from COVID-19
  • Biotech-PRIDE (Promotion of Research and Innovation through Data Exchange)

Important News: Economy 

  • NITI Aayog releases a Report on Power Distribution Sector
  • Digital payment solution ‘e-RUPI’
  • Cabinet approves DICGC (Amendment) Bill, 2021

Important News: Defense 

  • Commencement of sea trials of Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) ‘Vikrant’
  • 36th India – Indonesia coordinated patrol (CORPAT)
  • 'INDRA NAVY – 21'


  • New frog species in Western Ghats: “Minervarya Pentali”


  •  A report on “Hunger Hotspots”: FAO-WEP

Ranks and Indices

  • 2021 Fortune Global 500

Award and Honour

  • SII chairman Cyrus Poonawalla named recipient of Lokmanya Tilak National Award 2021

Important Days 

  • August 1, Muslim Women’s Rights Day


  • Padma Shri awardee Dogri writer Padma Sachdev passes away

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