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RAJASTHAN CURRENT AFFAIRS 2021 – 5th August

NATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • Union Cabinet allows to continue functioning of 1,023 fast tracks special courts along with 389 POSCO courts.
  • The highest road at 19,300 feet constructed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Umlingla Pass in Eastern Ladakh.
  • Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari appointed retired Justice V M Kanade as Lokayukta of Maharashtra.
  • Padma Sachdeva, a renowned Dogri author and Padma Shri awardee, passed away.
  • Vodafone Idea (Vi) – Kumar Mangalam Birla resigns as Non-Executive Director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board.
  • An earthquake warning application ‘Uttarakhand Bhookamp Alert’ launched by Uttarakhand State Disaster Management Authority in collaboration with IIT Roorkee.
  • A TT war gaming exercise was organized for the first time between all three Indian Armed Services.
  • Chandigarh’s Centenarian Sprinter Man Kaur ‘Miracle’ passed away.
  • Cm Arvind Kejriwal launched an initiative ‘Delhi@2047’ to make Delhi a global city by 2047.
  • NSO Survey suggests rise in unemployment rate to 13.3% in Q2 FY21.
  • Ministry of State for Social Justice and Empowerment to establish Garima Grihas for transgender persons.
  • Andhra Pradesh signs agreement with Bank of Baroda for financial aid to launch ‘Fish Andhra Scheme ‘
  • Sai Life Science wins Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021.
  • Mini Ipe becomes Managing Director of Life Insurance Corporation.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • India becomes ‘Associate Observer’ in the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP).
  • Entrepreneur Ajay Dilawri of Indian Origin receives Order of British Columbia in Canada.
  • Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Rizwan makes world record for most runs scored in T20I in a year by surpassing Paul Stirling of Ireland.
  • Indian Boxer Lovlina Borgohain wins bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics.

 

RAJASTHAN STATE AFFAIRS:

  • Rajasthan’s first woman Excise Inspector Rekha Mathur gets retired from the post of DEO on 30 July 2021.
  • State’s Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma launched ‘Sachal Van Service’ for identification of cancer disease at initial stage.
  • Hotflix Digital Media to provide an OTT platform for the production of Rajasthani Films.
  • Govt to distribute Scooty to students of minority communities under Kala Bai Bheel Medhavi Chhatra Scooty Scheme.
  • Govt approved to start 91 new Veterinary Clinics in Gram Panchayats.
  • Rajasthan Police initiated Gram Rakshak Yojana to provide internal security and control crime in rural areas.
  • State sets target to produce 30,000 MW electricity through solar energy by 2024.
  • Rajasthan ranked 11th in Performance Grading Index 2019-20.

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