Weekly Current Affairs for State exams 2nd Week August 2021

By Saroj Singh|Updated : August 15th, 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 2nd Week of August 2021

Important topics of the week! 

Important News: India 

  • India to host the first-ever ‘Internet Governance Forum’
  • Prime Minister releases 9th installment of PM-KISAN
  • PM-DAKSH Portal
  • Kakori Conspiracy renamed to Kakori Train Action
  • Major Administrative Reforms
  • India's first Earthquake Early Warning Mobile Application developed by IIT-Roorkee
  • Governor of a State can pardon prisoners, including death row ones: Supreme Court of India

Important News: World

  • PM Narendra Modi chairs UNSC high-level Open Debate on ‘Enhancing Maritime Security’
  • Important News: Health
  • Important News: Economy 
  • Prime Minister launches Ujjwala 2.0

Important News: Defense

  • India and Saudi Arabia begin their first naval exercise ‘Al-Mohed Al-Hindi 2021’
  • ITBP inducts women officers in combat for first time
  • Indian Navy - United Arab Emirates Navy Bilateral Exercise "Zayed Talwar 2021"

Reports

  • IPCC 6th Assessment Report - The Physical Science Basis

Ranks and Indices

  • Quality of Life for Elderly Index
  • India ranked 122nd in Global Youth Development Index 2020
  • Department of Public Enterprises releases Public Enterprises Survey 2019-20
  • Indore becomes India’s first "Water Plus" city

Awards and Honors

  • Prof. C.R. Rao Centenary Gold Medal award winners announced
  • Important Days
  • August 12, International Youth Day
  • New Appointments
  • Dhriti Banerjee becomes 1st woman director in 100 years of Zoological Survey of India history
  • Chairperson of the NCW, Rekha Sharma gets nominated for another term of 3 years

Obituaries

  • Veteran Actor Anupam Shyam passes away

Sports

  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award renamed after Major Dhyan Chand
  • Tokyo Olympics 2020
  • Kolkata to host 130th edition of Durand Cup
  • AFI to celebrate August 7 as National Javelin Throw Day

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