Today's Event – 24th August 2021
1608 – The first official English representative to India lands in Surat.
1815 – The modern Constitution of the Netherlands is signed.
1909 – Workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal.
1932 – Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly across the United States non-stop
1936 – The Australian Antarctic Territory is created.
1949 – The treaty creating the North Atlantic Treaty Organization goes into effect
1950 – Edith Sampson becomes the first black U.S. delegate to the United Nations.
1981 – Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering John Lennon.
1989 – Colombian drug barons declare "total war" on the Colombian government.
1991 – Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
1991 – Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union.
1995 – Microsoft Windows 95 was released to the public in North America
2006 – The International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefines the term "planet" such that Pluto is now considered a dwarf planet.
As per reports, India is risking 6 lakhs new covid cases daily
India to resume export of Covid vaccine in 2022
78 people brought back by India from Afghanistan
3 Guru Granth saroops brought back from Kabul, Afghanistan
Top LeT commander Abbas Sheikh killed in an encounter in J&K police encounter
The US was warned by the Taliban not to deploy troops
Afghanistan flag to be added in the opening ceremony of Tokyo Paralympics
British PM Boris Johnson said that the Taliban will be judged by action, not by words
1600 people were evacuated from Kabul by Australia
A US Marine praised globally for providing water and support to Afghan refugees
IRCON International Limited Jobs for Apprentice and other posts. Last date 13 September 2021
GSVM Medical College, Kanpur Jobs for Non-PG Junior Resident, Senior Resident and other posts. Last date 08 September 2021
Kerala Public Service Commission (Kerala PSC) Jobs for Asst Professor, Drug Inspector, Librarian, Chemist and other posts. Last date 22 September 2021
Odisha Public Service Commission (OPSC) Jobs for Assistant Professor and other posts. Last date 24 September 2021
Directorate of Secondary Education (DSE),Odisha Hindi/Sanskrit/Physical Education Teacher Posts Jobs for and other posts. Last date 14 September 2021
Women footballers left Afghanistan via flight
Tokyo Paralympics to begin amidst Covid rise
English pacer Mark Wood failed to recover from a shoulder injury from Day 4 of the 2nd Test
Indian test cricket team eyeing for full test dominance against England
West Ham United defeated Leicester City in the Premier League
Awards and honours-
NCC director-general Tarun Kumar Aich gives away awards to cadets
Wistron Corp of Taiwan to partner with India’s Optiemus Electronics to build smartphones and electronics
Khatabok startup raised 100 million dollars in funding
206 billion dollars to be invested by Samsung post-pandemic era
As per sources, Amazon CEO Andy Jassy to join executives at White House cyber security meeting
Tesla’s Elon Musk says that self-driving software below standards
Petrol at Rs. 101.49; diesel at Rs. 88.92
Sensex high at 55,740; Nifty up at 16,560
As per an SBI report, GDP is to rise by 18.5% this fiscal year
India overcomes the US as the 2nd most attractive manufacturing hub
Indian considering a foreign investment in the LIC of India
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya to receive heavy rainfall
BJP workers in Maharashtra attacked by Shiv Sena party workers
27% drop in Covid cases in Bengaluru (Karnataka)
Theft at Nagpur’s (Chhattisgarh) tax official resulted in the loss of goods worth Rs. 2 lakhs
Thane (Maharashtra) reports 28 new covid 19 cases
18 years old service boy shot dead in Delhi’s Chawla area
In which State/UT, India’s highest herbal park has been inaugurated?
[B] Himachal Pradesh
Recently, former chief minister Kalyan Singh has passed away. He was the chief minister of which state?
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh
In which city, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has commissioned the largest floating solar PV project of 25 Megawatt?
Which date in August is observed as The International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief?
[A] 23 August
[B] 22 August
[C] 20 August
[D] 24 August
Which state’s seven indigenous food products have been launched by the Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries and Jal Shakti Prahlad Singh Patel?
[D] Madhya Pradesh