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BOI Recruitment 2021: सपोर्ट स्टाफ की निकली भर्ती, 8 सितंबर तक होगा आवेदन

बैंक ऑफ इंडिया (BOI) ने अनुबंध के आधार पर विभिन्न सपोर्ट स्टाफ के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए एक नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

Assam Rifle Recruitment 2021: 1230 ग्रुप बी और सी पदों की भर्ती, 11 सितंबर से होगा आवेदन

कार्यालय महानिदेशक असम राइफल ने असम राइफल्स टेक्निकल और ट्रेड्समैन भर्ती रैली 2021-22 के माध्यम से विभिन्न ट्रेडों में ग्रुप बी एवं सी के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

Afghanistan crisis: PM Modi forms high-level group, UNSC adopts resolution on Taliban under India’s presidency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has established a high-level group to focus on the evacuation of stranded Indians amid the Afghanistan crisis. USNC adopts a 7-point resolution on Afghanistan under India’s presidency. Read all you need to know. source

Current Affairs in Short: 31 August 2021

The BCCI announced the release of a tender to invite bids to acquire the right to own and operate one of the two new Indian Premier League (IPL) teams proposed to be introduced in the tournament from the 2022 season. source

Dale Steyn retires from all forms of cricket: Know key records, stats and other details

South African pacer Dale Steyn had retired from Test cricket, the longest form of the game in 2019 but had continued to be a part of One Day Internationals and T20 Internationals.  Know about his stats and records here.  source

Top 5 Current Affairs: 31 August 2021

The first case of the AY.12 sub-lineage of the Delta variant   has been found in the Kotdwar area of Pauri Garhwal district, Uttarakhand. source

Current Affairs Quiz: 31 August 2021

The day’s updated Current Affairs quizzes cover topics such as Tokyo Paralympics 2020,  AY.12 sub-lineage of Delta variant and West Nile Virus among others.  source

Home Minister Amit Shah launches web portal for registrations of units for industrial development in J&K

The web portal launched by Home Minister Amit Shah will be for the registrations of units under the ‘New Central Sector Scheme 2021’ for Jammu & Kashmir. source

First case of AY.12 sub-lineage of Delta variant detected in Pauri Garhwal

Uttarakhand's Pauri Garhwal district has reported the first case of AY.12, a sub-lineage of Delta variant that has been causing the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Israel.  source

Y-Break App to be launched by AYUSH Ministry on September 1 – All you need to know

Union AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced that the Y-Break App will be launched on September 1, 2021. Read to know what is Y-Break App? source

Fit India Mobile App: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launches India’s most comprehensive fitness app

The Fit India Mobile App will be free and will also have some unique features such as animated videos, fitness core, activity trackers, and my plans catering to the individual specific needs. source

Delhi Government to implement new 10-year climate action plan by year-end

Delhi was the last state to submit its climate action plan to the centre. The plan expired in 2020 and hence, it is due to submit a new plan.  source

SpaceX launches avocados, ants, human-sized robotic arm to International Space Station

The Dragon Capsule of SpaceX has carried more than 4,800 pounds (2,170 kilograms) of experiments and supplies, and fresh foods including lemons, avocados, and even ice cream for the space station’s seven astronauts. source

POSHAN Abhiyaan: Thematic POSHAN Maah to be celebrated in September 2021 – All you need to know

Know all about Thematic POSHAN Maah, its themes, and key activities. Since 2018, every year, the POSHAN Maah is celebrated during September under the POSHAN Abhiyaan. Read all you need to know. source

Renewed nuclear activity in North Korea deeply troubling: UN atomic agency

North Korea appears to have restarted operations of its main nuclear reactor that is believed to produce plutonium for nuclear weapons.  source

TMC Recruitment 2021: केवल इंटरव्यू से होगा नर्स, टेक्निशियन और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती, 10वीं से लेकर पोस्ट ग्रेजुएट के लिए मौका

टाटा मेमोरियल सेंटर (TMC) ने होमी भाभा कैंसर अस्पताल और अनुसंधान केंद्र पीबीसीआर बिल्डिंग, उमंगनगर, मुजफ्फरपुर, बिहार के लिए नर्स, टेक्निशियन, सीनियर प्रोग्राम मैनेजर, ड्राईवर और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

What is West Nile Virus? Russia warns of increase in cases; know symptoms, treatment, origin of WNV

West Nile Virus , originally from Africa, has now spread in Asia, Europe, and North America. WNV is mainly transmitted through mosquito bites and can lead to fatal neurological diseases in humans. source

PPSC Recruitment 2021: पंजाब में निकली 119 प्रिंसिपल पदों की निकली भर्ती, आवेदन करें @

पंजाब लोक सेवा आयोग (PPSC) ने स्कूल शिक्षा विभाग में प्रिंसिपल (ग्रुप-ए) के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए एक अधिसूचना प्रकाशित किया है. source

India at Tokyo Paralympics: Check India’s Medal Tally and List of Indian Paralympic Medal Winners – Avani, Sumit Antil and Others

India at Paralympics 2020: Check India's medal tally and full list of Indian Paralympic Medal Winners such as Avani Lekhara, who has become the first Indian woman to win gold at the Paralympics and  Sumit Antil , who won gold in Class F64 Javelin Throw event. source

COVID-19: Third wave could peak between Oct-Nov; expected to be less infectious than second wave

An IIT-Kanpur scientist, Mahindra Aggarwal, who is a part of the three member-team of experts that have been asked with predicting any surge in COVID-19 infections, informed that if no new virulent emerges, then the situation is very unlikely to change. source

Ministry of Defence Recruitment 2021: 400 एमटीएस और अन्य पदों की भर्ती, 10वीं पास के लिए बड़ा मौका

रक्षा मंत्रालय ने ASC सेंटर नॉर्थ के तहत सिविल मोटर ड्राइवर, क्लीनर एवं अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए एक अधिसूचना प्रकाशित किया है. source

Telangana Post Office Recruitment 2021: एमटीएस, एलडीसी एवं अन्य पदों की वेकेंसी के लिए करें आवेदन

ऑफिस ऑफ़ द चीफ पोस्टमास्टर जनरल, तेलंगाना सर्कल, हैदराबाद ने एमटीएस (मल्टी-टास्किंग स्टाफ), एलडीसी (लोअर डिवीजन सर्कल), पोस्टल असिस्टेंट एवं अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

SBI SCO Recruitment 2021: 69 असिस्टेंट मैनेजर एवं अन्य पदों की भर्ती, 2 सितंबर आवेदन का आखिरी दिन

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक (SBI) ने विभिन्न विभागों में डिप्टी मैनेजर, रिलेशनशिप मैनेजर, प्रोडक्ट मैनेजर, असिस्टेंट मैनेजर और सर्कल डिफेंस बैंकिंग एडवाइजर, स्पेशलिस्ट कैडर ऑफिसर के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: India's Avani Lekhara wins Gold medal in women's 10m AR Standing SH1 Final

Shooter Avani Lekhara won India’s first gold medal in the women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing (SH1) event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. Read all you need to know. source

Current Affairs in Short: 30 August 2021

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Uttarakhand for the next 48 hours.  source

UPSC Recruitment 2021: असिस्टेंट डायरेक्टर एवं अन्य पदों की भर्ती, 16 सितंबर तक करें आवेदन

संघ लोक सेवा आयोग (UPSC) ने असिस्टेंट डायरेक्टर, एग्रीकल्चर इंजीनियर और असिस्टेंट जियोलॉजिस्ट के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं.  source

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Nishad Kumar wins silver in high jump, Vinod Kumar wins bronze in discus throw

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Nishad Kumar won the silver medal with a jump of 2.06m, creating an Asian Record. Vinod Kumar also won the bronze medal in class F52 discuss throw event, source

Taliban bans co-education in Afghanistan, calls it ‘root of all evils’

In its first fatwa, the Taliban has banned co-education in Afghanistan days after vowing to respect women's rights in Afghanistan. source

Weekly Current Affairs: Quiz 23 August to 29 August 2021

The week's updated current affairs quiz covers topics such as Desh ke Mentors program, world’s largest wheel and Tokyo Paralympics 2020 among others.  source

Afghanistan has only few days of medical supplies left: WHO

Afghanistan is falling short of essential medical supplies including medical equipment to contain COVID-19 and nutritional food for acutely malnourished children.  source

Bharat Series registration mark for vehicles: What is BH-series? How will it benefit vehicle owners?

The Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways introduced a new registration mark for new vehicles under the ‘Bharat series (BH-series)’ to facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles. Read what is Bharat Series and how it will benefit vehicles owners. source

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 23 August to 28 August 2021

Former UP CM Kalyan Singh passed away at the age of 89, after a prolonged illness. He was closely associated with the famous Ram Temple Movement and was also one of the prominent BJP leaders.  source

Defence Ministry signs contract worth Rs. 1,349 crores to procure Integrated anti-Submarine warfare

Defence Ministry has signed a contract with Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) Limited to buy 14 Integrated Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Defence Suits (IADS) for the Indian Navy. source

Current Affairs in Short: 27 August 2021

Delhi Deputy CM and Education Minister Manish Sisodia in a press conference said that Delhi schools will reopen in a phased manner from September 1, 2021. source

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin announces Rs 317 crore package for welfare of Sri Lankan refugees

Tamil Nadu state government will allocate Rs 317 crores and 40 lakhs to ensure better housing and infrastructure in the Srilankan refugee camps in the state. source

NTPC Recruitment 2021: मेडिकल स्पेशलिस्ट एवं अन्य पदों की निकली भर्ती, 2 सितंबर तक आवेदन का मौका

NTPC लिमिटेड ने अपनी परियोजनाओं / स्टेशनों के लिए मेडिकल स्पेशलिस्ट और असिस्टेंट ऑफिसर के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है.  source

Current Affairs Quiz: 27 August 2021

The Current Affairs quizzes of the day cover topics such as Desh ke Mentors program, Indian Constitution, National Education Policy 2020 and biodiversity conservation project among others.  source

Top 5 Current Affairs: 27 August 2021

Indian researchers, in a major breakthrough, have discovered three supermassive black holes merging together to form a triple active galactic nucleus . source

NHM AP Recruitment 2021:स्वास्थ्य मिशन में मेडिकल ऑफिसर एवं अन्य पदों की भर्ती, डिप्लोमा / एमबीबीएस / पोस्ट ग्रेजुएट के लिए मौका

राष्ट्रीय स्वास्थ्य मिशन, आंध्र प्रदेश ने जनरल फिजिशियन, मेडिकल ऑफिसर और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं.  source

50% eligible adults in India vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose: Health Minister

As per the Health Ministry, 50% of the population in India above the age of 18 has received the first dose, while 15% is fully vaccinated. India aims to fully vaccinate 60% of the population by December 2021.  source

Reliance Life Sciences to conduct trials of its recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine

Reliance Life Sciences (RLS), part of India’s biggest conglomerate Reliance Industries, will be conducting the trials of its recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Read all you need to know. source

WEP Nxt: NITI Aayog, Cisco partner to support women entrepreneurs in India

WEP Nxt will be the next phase of NITI Aayog's flagship initiative to enable more women-owned businesses across the country.  source

DGCA Ministry of Civil Aviation Recruitment 2021: दिल्ली में निकली कंसल्टेंट की भर्ती, 03 सितंबर तक आवेदन का मौका

डायरेक्टर जनरल ऑफ़ सिविल एविएशन (DGCA), मिनिस्ट्री ऑफ सिविल एविएशन, दिल्ली ने अपने वेबसाइट पर कंसल्टेंट (एयरवर्थनेस) के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए एक अधिसूचना प्रकाशित किया है.  source

TNPSC Recruitment 2021: 92 एपीओ, प्रिंसिपल एवं अन्य पदों की भर्ती, 24 सितंबर तक होगा आवेदन

तमिलनाडु लोक सेवा आयोग (TNPSC) ने  में असिस्टेंट पब्लिक प्रोसीक्यूटर, ग्रे प्रिंसिपल, असिस्टेंट जियोलॉजिस्ट और असिस्टेंट डायरेक्टर के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किये हैं. source

DGCA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max jets in India – Explained

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) lifted its ban on Boeing 737 Max jets after two-and-a-half years. Know why Boeing 737 was banned in India and why did DGCA lift the ban. source

Rajasthan Government undertakes biodiversity conservation project with French assistance

The Rajasthan Forestry and Bio Development Project has provisions to promote eco-tourism as well as other sustainable income generation activities in the target villages with assistance to nearly 1,200 Self-Help groups. source

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Indian paddler Bhavina Patel storms into quarterfinals

Indian Paralympic Archer Bhavina Patel beat Brazil's Joyce de Oliviera in three straight sets of 12-10, 13-11, 11-6 to clinch the match and storm into quarterfinals.  source

Merger of three supermassive black holes discovered by Indian astrophysicists: All you need to know

Indian astrophysicists have discovered three supermassive black holes merging together to form a triple-active galactic nucleus. The three black holes have been discovered at the centre of a recently discovered galaxy.  source

What is ISIS-K? Terror Group who claimed responsibility for Kabul Bombings, How is it connected with Taliban?

ISIS-K has claimed the responsibility for the Kabul Airport blasts. Know who is ISIS-K and what is their relationship with the Taliban? source

India, UK COVID-19 study sets Guinness World Record for world’s largest scientific collaboration

The Guinness World Record for ‘Most authors on a single peer-reviewed academic paper’ is now held by the Birmingham and Edinburgh University after 15,025 scientists around the globe contributed to the major research into the impact of Coronavirus on surgical patients. source

Making of Indian Constitution e-exhibition launched: What will it showcase? - Know all about it

Making of Indian Constitution exhibition aims to familiarize the Indian youth about the Indian constitution and their rights. Know few unknown facts about the constitution here.  source

NBRI Recruitment 2021: लखनऊ में 12वीं पास के लिए जूनियर सेक्रेटेरिएट असिस्टेंट की भर्ती, 30 सितंबर तक आवेदन का मौका

CSIR-राष्ट्रीय वनस्पति अनुसंधान संस्थान (NBRI) ने लखनऊ स्थित अपने कार्यालय में जूनियर सेक्रेटेरिएट असिस्टेंट पदों की भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

उत्तर प्रदेश राष्ट्रीय स्वास्थ्य मिशन CHO भर्ती परीक्षा 2021 के लिए एडमिट कार्ड जारी, 2800 वेकेंसी के लिए होनी है परीक्षा, ऐसे करें कॉल लेटर डाउनलोड

उत्तर प्रदेश राष्ट्रीय स्वास्थ्य मिशन ने कम्युनिटी हेल्थ ऑफिसर (CHO) की भर्ती के लिए आयोजित किये जाने वाले कंप्यूटर बेस्ड परीक्षा 2021 के लिए UP NHM CHO Admit Card 2021 जारी कर दिया है. source

Kabul bomb blast: More than 60 Afghans, 12 US troops killed in Kabul airport attack; IS claims responsibility

Kabul Airport Bomb Blast:  Shortly after the attack, the Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the killings on its Amaq news channel. Reportedly, the attacks have killed more than 60 Afghans and 12 US troops who were at the Kabul airport.  source

PM Modi to dedicate renovated Jallianwala Bagh Smarak complex, museum galleries to nation on August 28

Four Museum galleries have been created at the Jallianwala Bagh Smarak through adaptive reuse of redundant and underutilised buildings. source

SAI Recruitment 2021: भारतीय खेल प्राधिकरण में निकली 220 असिस्टेंट कोच की भर्ती, आवेदन 10 अक्टूबर तक

भारतीय खेल प्राधिकरण (SAI) ने असिस्टेंट कोच पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किये हैं. source

Top 5 Sarkari Naukari-26 August 2021: कोल इंडिया, ICFRE, भारतीय वन्यजीव संस्थान, गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय एवं अन्य संगठनों में निकली 500+ सरकारी नौकरियां

सरकारी नौकरी की तलाश रहे युवाओं के लिए आज यानी 26 अगस्त 2021 के Top 5 Sarkari Naukari में आर्टिकल में हम कोल इंडिया, ICFRE, भारतीय वन्यजीव संस्थान, गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय,NPCIL द्वारा निकाली भर्तियों के बारे में जानकारी देने वाले हैं.  source

ICFRE Recruitment 2021: वन विभाग में सरकारी नौकरी का मौका, वन संरक्षक एवं अन्य पदों की भर्ती के लिए करें आवेदन

भारतीय वानिकी अनुसंधान और शिक्षा परिषद (ICFRE) ने वन संरक्षक और उप वन संरक्षक पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं source

तेजपुर विश्वविद्यालय भर्ती 2021: गेस्ट फैकल्टी पदों की भर्ती, केवल इंटरव्यू द्वारा होगा चयन

तेजपुर यूनिवर्सिटी ने गेस्ट फैकल्टी के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

Current Affairs in Short: 26 August 2021

The decision to reduce the 84-days dose gap between two doses of COVISHIELD is being reviewed, informed government sources.  source

SAMRIDH Scheme: What is it? Know key features

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology launched the Start-up Accelerators MeitY for Product Innovation, Development, and Growth (SAMRIDH) scheme. Know what is it and its key features. source

NPCIL Recruitment 2021:107 अप्रेंटिस की निकली भर्ती, आईटीआई के लिए आवेदन का मौका

न्यूक्लियर पावर कॉर्पोरेशन ऑफ इंडिया (NPCIL) ने ट्रेड अप्रेंटिस की भर्ती के लिए एक अधिसूचना प्रकाशित किया है.  source

Current Affairs Quiz: 26 August 2021

The Current Affairs quizzes of the day cover topics such as  most attractive manufacturing hub, Greater Malé Connectivity Project and Fatah-1  rocket system launch among others.  source

Top 5 Current Affairs: 26 August 2021

The Central Government has cleared all nine names including three women judges recommended by the Supreme Court Collegium. source

Fastest orbiting asteroid in solar system discovered by US astronomers: All you need to know!

The fastest orbiting asteroid discovered in Solar System has been dubbed as “2021 PH27” . The space rock is 1 kilometer in diameter and completes its orbit in just 113 Earth days. source

Greater Male Connectivity Project: India, Maldives sign pact for largest-ever infrastructure project

Greater Male Connectivity Project will involve the construction of a 6.74 km long bridge and causeway link that will connect Maldives capital Male with the adjoining islands of Villingli, Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi. source

India pips US to be 2nd most attractive manufacturing hub; China first

India pips the US to be 2nd most attractive manufacturing hub globally, China retains the first position. And know more about India's manufacturing sector. source

Space agencies extend support for ISS extension; Russia to remain part of ISS: NASA Administrator

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, while expressing optimism about continued cooperation with Russia, doubted that the cooperation will be extended to China. He warned saying that unfortunately, "we are in a space race with China." source

Mother Teresa Birth Anniversary: Inspirational quotes by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate

Mother Teresa Birth Anniversary: Know the Mother Teresa Birthday, Biography, and Inspirational quotes by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.  source

SC directs Govt to get HC Nod before withdrawing cases filed against MPs/MLAs, Get Details Here

The Supreme Court bench headed by the Chief Justice issued directions after various instances of the proposed withdrawal of cases against the lawmakers of the ruling parties in states were flagged by amicus curiae (friend of the court) Vijay Hansaria.  source

Gujarat High Court Recruitment 2021: सिस्टम ऑफिसर एवं अन्य पदों की भर्ती, 18 से 35 वर्ष आयु वर्ग के कैंडिडेट्स कर सकते हैं आवेदन

गुजरात उच्च न्यायालय ने सिस्टम ऑफिसर और सिस्टम असिस्टेंट पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

Drone Rules 2021: Government announces new drone rules to ease using drones in India

New Drone Rules 2021: No security clearance will now be required before any registration or license issuance for the operation of drones, also the fees for the permissions to operate drones in the country have been reduced to nominal levels. Check details.  source

High Terror warning at Kabul airport, US & Allies warn citizens to leave immediately

The US State Department issued a statement asking those at North Gate, East Gate and Abbey Gate to leave immediately, citing unspecified "security threats" source

WII Recruitment 2021: प्रोजेक्ट एसोसिएट और प्रोजेक्ट असिस्टेंट पदों की भर्ती, 5 सितंबर तक कर सकते हैं आवेदन

भारतीय वन्यजीव संस्थान (WII), देहरादून ने प्रोजेक्ट एसोसिएट और प्रोजेक्ट असिस्टेंट के पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किये हैं. source

Havana Syndrome: Mystery Illness found in Hanoi in Vietnam – Know Symptoms, Threat and Possible Impact

As per the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), over 200 people including American and Canadian diplomats, embassy staff, and spies all over the world have been affected by the Havana Syndrome.  source

SECL Clerk Recruitment 2021: 10वीं पास के लिए कोल इंडिया में बड़ा मौका, 196 पदों पर की जा रही है भर्ती

कोल इंडिया लिमिटेड की सहायक कंपनी साउथ ईस्टर्न कोलफील्ड्स लिमिटेड (SECL) ने क्लर्क ग्रेड-3 के पदों पर भर्ती के लिएनोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

COVID-19 origin: Research to identify origin of SARS-CoV-2 stalled, says WHO experts; Get details here

COVID-19 origin: WHO experts have said that the search for the origins of SARS-CoV-2 is at a critical juncture and the window of opportunity for conducting the crucial enquiry is closing fast.  source

SUJALAM Campaign launched: What are ODF Villages? How are they part of this campaign - All You Need to Know

SUJALAM Campaign, a 100 days campaign aims to create more open defecation-free (ODF) villages across the country. Know key activities that will be undertaken under the campaign.  source

International Dog Day 2021: Know History, Significance and Quotes for your pawdorable friend

International Dog Day gives us an opportunity to recognize and celebrate every dog, no matter what breed they are. International Dog Day was founded by Colleen Paige in 2004 and was first celebrated as National Dog Day.  source

Current Affairs in Short: 25 August 2021

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced that all states in India will be given additional 2 crores COVID-19 vaccine doses in August 2021. source

Current Affairs Quiz: 25 August 2021

Current Affairs Quiz 25 August 2021: The Current Affairs quizzes of the day cover topics such as  World Test Championship rankings, World’s largest observation wheel and India's Operation Devi Shakti among others. source

World Bank suspends aid to Afghanistan after Taliban takeover

The World Bank said that it is "deeply concerned" by the situation in Afghanistan and the impact on the country's development prospect, especially regarding women's rights. source

Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 August 2021

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, the Chief Scientist of WHO has said that COVID-19 in India may be entering some kind of stage of endemicity where there is a low or moderate level of transmission.  source

Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter: ISRO seeks proposals for scientific analysis of data of Orbiter

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released an ‘Announcement of Opportunity’ (AO) to seek proposals towards scientific analysis and utilization of payloads data from all experiments of the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. source

Indian Army receives multi-mode grenades made by private sector, replaces World War I-era ones

The new multi-mode hand grenades will replace Grenade No 36 of World War I vintage design, which has been continuing in service to date. This is also the first instance of ammunition being manufactured by the private industry in India. source

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 Points Table: India tops WTC Points Table, Pakistan & WI tied for second place

WTC 2021-23 Points Table: India has topped the World Test Championship standings with 14 points after its huge 151-run victory over England in the second test of the ongoing five-test series. source

UKSSSC Recruitment 2021: उत्तराखंड में ड्राईवर की निकली वेकेंसी, 69 हजार तक सैलरी, केवल 8वीं/10वीं पास के लिए सुनहरा मौका

उत्तराखंड अधीनस्थ चयन आयोग (UKSSSC) ने ड्राईवर, इंफोर्समेंट ड्राईवर और डिस्पैच राइडर पदों की वेकेंसी के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है.  source

Top 5 Sarkari Naukari-25 August 2021: Kerala PSC, GSVM Medical College, NIACL AO, UPPSC, India Post Office एवं अन्य संगठनों में निकली 5000 से अधिक सरकारी नौकरियां

25 अगस्त 2021 को केरल लोक सेवा आयोग (केरल पीएससी), GSVM मेडिकल कॉलेज कानपुर, न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड (NIACL), उत्तर प्रदेश लोक सेवा आयोग (UPPSC) प्रयागराज, इंडिया पोस्ट ऑफिस एवं अन्य में निकाली गई भर्ती के इस अवसर को युवा हाथ से न जाने दें और अपने सपनों को साकार करने के लिए बिना विलम्ब किए तत्काल आवेदन कर सकते हैं. source

FDA approves first COVID-19 vaccine – All you need to know

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has become the first COVID-19 vaccine to be approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on August 23, 2021. Read all you need to know. source

EASE 4.0: Finance Minister launches EASE 4.0 Agenda, What is it?- Know Key Features

EASE 4.0 is a common reform agenda for Public Sector Banks (PSBs) aimed at institutionalising clean and smart banking. source

All Afghan nationals travelling to India must travel only on e-visa: Ministry of Home Affairs

Afghan nationals willing to travel to India may apply for an e-visa at the official website. The officials of the ministry have said that all Afghans, irrespective of their religion, can apply for the travel document. source

ARIES Recruitment 2021:12वीं/ग्रेजुएट/डिप्लोमा/ITI के लिए PA सहित ढेरों नौकरियां, 24 सितंबर तक कर सकते हैं आवेदन

आर्यभट्ट रिसर्च इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ ऑब्जर्वेशनल साइंसेज (ARIES) ने पर्सनल असिस्टेंट, इंजीनियरिंग असिस्टेंट, जूनियर इंजीनियरिंग असिस्टेंट और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

Kerala PSC Recruitment 2021: 113 ड्रग इंस्पेक्टर, लाइब्रेरियन एवं अन्य सरकारी नौकरियां, 22 सितंबर तक करें आवेदन

केरल लोक सेवा आयोग (केरल पीएससी) ने असिस्टेंट प्रोफेसर, ड्रग इंस्पेक्टर, लाइब्रेरियन, केमिस्ट और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

India may be entering endemic stage of COVID, says WHO Chief Scientist; What is endemic stage?

Dr. Swaminathan explained that given the size of India and the heterogeneity of the population and immunity status in various parts of the country, it is very very feasible that the situation in India may continue like this with ups and downs in various parts of the country. source

e-Sharm Portal: Centre to launch National Database for Unorganised Workers on August 26

The e-Sharm Portal will be a single-point reference to help authorities reach out to and track workers in the informal sector. It will aim to offer welfare in times of crisis.  source

GSVM Medical College Recruitment 2021: जूनियर और सीनियर रेजिडेंट की सरकारी नौकरी, 35000+ रूपये सैलरी

GSVM मेडिकल कॉलेज, कानपुर ने नॉन-पीजी जूनियर रेजिडेंट और सीनियर रेजिडेंट पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

Narayan Rane Arrest: Can a Union Minister be arrested? Know what privileges do Indian MPs have – Explained

Union Minister Narayan Rane was arrested over his remarks against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Jagran Josh explains if a Union Minister in India can be arrested, if yes then how? Know what privileges do Indian MPs have. source

How to book slot for COVID-19 vaccine on WhatsApp?

Book slot for COVID-19 vaccine on WhatsApp: Check steps for how to locate your nearest COVID-19 vaccination centers and book COVID-19 vaccine appointments on WhatsApp.  source

NIACL AO Recruitment 2021: 300 एडमिनिस्ट्रेटिव ऑफिसर स्केल-1 की भर्ती, 60 हजार से अधिक सैलरी

न्यू इंडिया एश्योरेंस कंपनी लिमिटेड (NIACL) ने एडमिनिस्ट्रेटिव ऑफिसर (AO) (जनरलिस्ट) (स्केल- I) के पद पर भर्ती के लिए एक नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है.  source

Operation Devi Shakti: India evacuates over 800 people from Afghanistan under Devi Shakti operation

An Air India flight 1956 carrying 78 passengers, including 25 Indian citizens arrived in New Delhi on August 24 from Tajikistan's Dushanbe under Operation Devi Shakti. The evacuees were flown in from Kabul on an IAF aircraft.  source

Oil India Recruitment 2021: 10वीं पास के लिए 500+ ग्रेड-3 सरकारी नौकरियां, ऑनलाइन परीक्षा द्वारा होगी भर्ती

ऑयल इंडिया लिमिटेड ने आधिकारिक वेबसाइट यानी पर ग्रेड 3 पदों पर भर्ती के लिए नोटिफिकेशन जारी किया है. source

PM Modi, Russia’s President Putin discuss Afghanistan situation, agrees to form channel for consultations

During the exchange of views between PM Modi and Russian President Putin, both the parties noted the significance of concerted efforts which will contribute to the establishment of peace and stability in Afghanistan, while also ensuring security in the region as a whole.  source

India's first mRNA COVID vaccine gets DCGI nod for Phase 2/3 trials

Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd., which is a Pune-based biotechnology company, had submitted the proposed Phase II/ Phase III study of India's first mRNA-based COVID vaccine, HGCO19.  source

Top 5 Current Affairs: 24 August 2021

The Central Government has awarded three cities from Andhra Pradesh with ‘Water Plus’ certification. source

North Eastern Region District SDG Index 2021-22 to be launched on August 26: All you need to know

NITI Aayog and the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MoDoNER) will launch the first edition of the North Eastern Region (NER) District SDG Index Report and Dashboard 2021-22 on August 26, 2021. source

ISRO Recruitment 2021: 10वीं पास के लिए कुक, फायरमैन सहित ढेरों पद, 6 सितंबर तक करें आवेदन

 इसरो-लिक्विड प्रोपल्शन सिस्टम सेंटर (LPSC) ने लाइट व्हीकल ड्राइवर, कुक, फायरमैन और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

India, ADB sign $500 million loan to expand metro rail network in Bengaluru- Check details

Under Bengaluru Metro Rail Project two new metro lines will be constructed, mostly elevated, along the outer Ring Road and National Highway 44 between the Central Silk Road and Kempegowda International Airport with 30 stations. source

Uttarakhand GDS Recruitment 2021: 581 ग्रामीण डाक सेवक की निकली वेकेंसी, 10वीं पास के लिए आवेदन का मौका

भारतीय डाक ने अपनी आधिकारिक वेबसाइट यानी पर  उत्तराखंड पोस्टल सर्किल-3 के लिए ग्रामीण डाक सेवक (जीडीएस) के 581 रिक्त पदों को भरने के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन आमंत्रित किया है. source

Paralympics 2020 India Schedule: Check full schedule of Indian athletes at Tokyo Paralympics 

Paralympics 2020 India Schedule: India has sent a 54-member strong contingent to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020 in nine sporting disciplines including track & field, table tennis, archery, badminton, taekwondo and swimming. Get full schedule of Indian athletes at Tokyo Paralympics here. source

COVID-19: Israel launches antibody testing in children aged 3 to 12 years old

Israel has launched antibody testing for children between 3 years to 12 years old. The Health and Education Ministries and the Army’s Home Front command have collaborated to conduct the testing. source

CIP Ranchi Recruitment 2021: 51 क्लिनिकल साइकोलॉजिस्ट, नर्सिंग ऑफिसर और अन्य पदों की वेकेंसी के लिए करें आवेदन

सेंट्रल इंस्टीट्यूट ऑफ साइकियाट्री (CIP), रांची ने क्लिनिकल साइकोलॉजिस्ट, नर्सिंग ऑफिसर और अन्य पदों पर भर्ती के लिए आवेदन आमंत्रित किए हैं. source

Union Minister Narayan Rane arrested by Maharashtra Police: Know all details

An FIR was registered against the Union Minister earlier in the day by Nashik Cyber police on Shiv Sena Nashik Chief's complaint in connection with the Minister's slap remarks against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray  source

Top 5 Sarkari Naukari-24 August 2021: SEB, GSECL, Madras HC, IRCON, NTPC एवं अन्य संगठनों में निकली 700 से अधिक सरकारी नौकरियां

24 अगस्त 2021 को स्कूल शिक्षा विभाग पंजाब, गुजरात स्टेट इलेक्ट्रिसिटी कॉर्पोरेशन लिमिटेड (GSECL), मद्रास उच्च न्यायालय, इरकॉन इंटरनेशनल लिमिटेड, NTPC लिमिटेड एवं अन्य में निकाली गई भर्ती के इस अवसर को युवा हाथ से न जाने दें और अपने सपनों को साकार करने के लिए बिना विलम्ब किए तत्काल आवेदन कर सकते हैं. source

Egypt closes Rafah crossing with Gaza amid friction with Hamas group

Egypt's decision of closing the Rafah crossing point with the Gaza strip meant to pressure Hamas because of the differences between Hamas and Cairo over the lack of progress in both the Egyptian-led indirect talks with Israel and also the efforts to reconcile Palestinian factions. source

Afghanistan-Taliban crisis: G7 Leaders’ to convene emergency meeting virtually

An emergency meeting of the G7 Leaders’ will be convened virtually on August 24 to urgently deliberate on the situation in Afghanistan and coordinate a response to the Taliban crisis in the war-torn country. source