Today's Event – 31ST AUGUST 2021
1056 – After a sudden illness a few days previously, Byzantine Empress Theodora dies childless, thus ending the Macedonian dynasty.
1422 – King Henry V of England dies of dysentery while in France. His son, Henry VI becomes King of England at the age of nine months
1888 – Mary Ann Nichols is murdered. She is the first of Jack the Ripper's confirmed victims.
1895 – German Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin patents his navigable balloon.
1897 – Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector
1943 – USS Harmon, the first U.S. Navy ship to be named after a black person, is commissioned.
1957 – The Federation of Malaya (now Malaysia) gains its independence from the United Kingdom
1962 – Trinidad and Tobago become independent
1991 – Kyrgyzstan declares its independence from the Soviet Union.
1993 – Russia completes removing its troops from Lithuania.
1994 – Russia completes removing its troops from Estonia.
1997 – Diana, Princess of Wales, her companion Dodi Fayed and driver Henri Paul die in a car crash in Paris.
2006 – Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream, stolen on August 22, 2004, is recovered in a raid by Norwegian police.
2016 – Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is impeached and removed from office
Rahul Gandhi slams BJP’s revamp of Jallianwala Bagh as an insult to martyrs
30k fresh corona cases recorded in India in the last 24 hours
Assam assured of help during a flood by PM Narendra Modi
India at UNSC played a key role in stating that Afghanistan land not to be used against another country
Pakistan handed over 2 prisoners to India who was held for 8 years at the Wagah border
Covid cases in New Zealand drops in the second day of lockdown
A Taliban spokesman stated US Troops withdrawal greatest victory for us
Donald Trump has stated withdrawal from the war never handled so badly
150 refugees arrive in Albania from Afghanistan
Pakistan NSA Moeed Yousuf warned of 2nd 9/11 if Taliban not recognized
SJVN Jobs for field engineers and other posts. Last date 11th October 2021
SAI Jobs for Coach and other posts. Last date 15th October 2021
Assam Rifles Jobs for technical staff, tradesman, and other posts. Last date 25th October 2021
BFUHS Jobs for technician, attendant, and other posts. Last date 10th September 2021
CECRI Jobs for technical assistance and other posts. Last date 27th September 2021
Former cricketer and coach Vasu Paranjpe passes away at age 82
BCCI mourns the death of cricketer and coach Vasu Paranjpe and remembers him
Singhraj Adhana won bronze in shooting at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Rubina Francis finishes 7th 10m air pistol SH1 final at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
Sumit Antil won Gold in the Javelin throw at Tokyo Paralympics 2020
AppleToo movement was launched by Cher Scarlett to raise voice against unfair discrimination and maltreatment at Apple
As per reports, 5G will drive in sales for the smartphone market
Uber suggested gig-based work in Canada
OLA IPO to hit in early 2022
Sensex crossed 57k for the first time; Nifty at 16,955.20
Petrol at Rs. 101.49; diesel at Rs. 88.92
Alibaba Group Holding fires 10 employees for exposing a sexual allegation case in the company
Ola joins IPO race, speculated to raise 2 billion dollars
GoAir gets SEBI permission for IPO of Rs.3600 crores
2 people died in a flood that hit 21 districts of Assam
Heavy rainfall hits Mumbai
Rainfall to occur in Gujarat for 5 days as per IMD reports
AIIMS Bhubaneswar launches app to identify snakes found locally
12 arrested in Delhi for running fake call centre
Visva-Bharati halts admission in West Bengal due to absence of Vice Chancellor
Sale of meat and liquor banned in Mathura, UP
1 lakh patients hospitalized in Kolkata due to covid
‘AREAS’ is an initiative associated with which Union Ministry?
[A] Ministry of Power
[B] Ministry of New & Renewable Energy
[C] Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
[D] Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
La Ganesan sworn in as 17th Governor of which Indian state?
[D] West Bengal
The Shipping Ministry announced a new ‘Skill Institute on Marine Studies’ in which state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Himachal Pradesh
‘My Pad My Right’ (MPMR) project, an initiative of NABARD, was launched recently in which state?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[D] Uttar Pradesh
‘Mera Watan Mera Chaman’, is a programme hosted by the Union Ministry?
[A] Ministry of Rural Development
[B] Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
[C] Ministry of Minority Affairs
[D] Ministry of Women and Child Development