Daily Current Affairs Question and Answer : August 26, 2021


26 August 2021 Current Affairs


Daily Current Affairs Question and Answer : August 26, 2021

1. State Bank of India has signed an MoU with one Kathmandu-based National Banking Institute (NBI) for their human resources .development

2.Delhi& government of Moscow has  Sign Twin-City Agreement for help

  • In various fields like culture and education, environment, for the next 3 years.

3. Pakistan
bowlerAbdur Rehman  Retired  From International Cricket

4. First-time NITI Aayog’s  & IBM announced an internship programme for students selected by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM).

5. Govt  Space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed an MoU with the Central University of Jammu.

For what?

  • To set up the Satish Dhawan Center for Space Science in the University In Jammu

6.President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated 13th Annual Convention of the Central Information Commission in the capital city of New Delhi.

7. Singapore Tops,  & India Ranks 115th BY The World Bank released the Human Capital Index (HCI) 

What was the theme of that?

  •  “The Changing Nature of Work”. 

8. Capital Punishment has Abolishes  by Malaysian Government

What is Capital Punishment?

  • Capital punishment in Malaysia is currently mandatory for kidnapping, murder, and drug trafficking, among other crimes. 

9. Tushar Mehta is  Appointed as the Solicitor GOI

You Know what is Solicitor General?

  • Solicitor General is the 2nd highest Ranking law officer of the government of India after the Attorney General.

10. Coal India has signed  MoU With India (NLCIL), formerly Neyveli Lignite Corporation, for 5000 Megawatt Power Generation

11.India Most Renowned engineering College IIT-Madras  Signed  MoU With Tamil Nadu E-Governance Agency.

12.Well Known, Malayalam Poet MN Paloor has Pass  Away

13.Pravin Srivastava is Appointed  As the Chief Statistician of India (CSI).

14.Mahesh Reddy Takes Over As PHDCCI Secretary-General

Full form of PHDCCI

  • PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

15. Indus Towers  has Won Deming Prize For 2018

What is Indus Towers?

  • Indus Towers, world’s largest telecom tower company situated in the  (outside China).

16.Archer Harvinder Singh won Seventh Gold For India

16.Veena Sendre has Crowned as India’s 1st Miss Trans Queen

17.India Ranks 147th, Denmark Tops report  came from UK-based charity   Oxfam World Inequality Index 2018:

18. Saurabh Chaudhary Bags Gold In 10-M Air Pistol in Youth Olympic Games 2018

19.Our External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj  has Participates In the  17th CHG Meeting Of SCO In Tajikistan

20.International Day Of The Girl Child was on: -11 October

What was the Theme of 2018? 

  • ‘With Her: A Skilled Girl Force’. 

 21.Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘TITLI’ Hits in the West-Central Bay Of Bengal

22. Rakesh Sharma was Takes Charge As MD & CEO Of IDBI Bank

23.10 October  was observed for  World Mental Health Day

24. Ukraine had a series of large-scale air force exercises with the US and other NATO countries.

  • It Name is The “Clear Sky 2018” war games are being held in western Ukraine. 

25.BPCL To Set Up Country’s 1st Biofuel Plant in Bargarh district of Odisha by 2020. 

  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) 

26.Goa International Film Festival in which Jharkhand Become Partner State.

27. In  Goa International Film Festival Jharkhand  will also become a state partner with goa 

 28. The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has picked Senegal As 1st African Host For Youth Olympics

 29.UNICEF, & has Signed  MoU with  NASSCOM To Strengthen Child Rights

30. Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda has Inaugurates 2nd World Conference On Access To Medical Products In New Delhi

 31. Nitin Gadkari has Laid the  Foundation Stone  Rs1,224 Crore for the Highway projects In Uttar Pradesh.

32. India team has  Beat Sri Lanka To Win U-19 Asia Cup Title

33. ‘MedWatch’is a  Mobile Health App Launched By Indian Air Force

  • Chief of Indian Air force:-
  • Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa. 

 34. Japanese Passport Named  As the World’s Most Powerful, and  India Passport Named as the 81st Powerful according to the Henley Passport Index 2018. 

 35.Manu Bhaker, 1st Indian Woman To Win Gold At Youth  Olympic Games 2018

36. Nikki Haley has  Resigns As the US Ambassador To United Nations

37. Nuclear-Capable Ghauri Ballistic Missile has Test-Fires by Pakistan

38.International Monetary Fund Projects India’s Growth At 7.3% In 2018 And 7.4% In 2019

  • MD of International Monetary Fund- Christine Lagarde, 
  • Headquarters in- Washington DC, USA. 

39. Google WILL  Shut Down it Google+ For Consumers Over The Security Lapse

40. Centre govt has Decides To Start Issuing Sovereign Gold Bonds 2018-19 From October.

  • It will be issued every month from October to February 2019. 

41. National Housing Bank (NHB) has decided to  Increases Refinance Limit From Rs24,000 Crore To Rs30,000 Crore

42. India International Science Festival 2018 Concludes in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

  • What was the theme of that?
  • IISF-2018 with its focal theme “Science for Transformation” 

43. World Post Day was on  9th October

44. India govt has  Signs Key Agreements With Tajikistan

45. Nobel Prize Winners 2018

 46. James P Allison and Tasaku Honjo get a noble prize in the field of Physiology or Medicine

  • What was the discovery?
  • The discovery of cancer immunotherapy.

47.Arthur Ashkin,Gerard Mourou, and Donna Strickland get a noble prize in the field of  Physics

  • What was the discovery?
  • The  discovery is for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics

48.H. Arnold ,George P. Smith, and Sir Gregory P. Winter get a noble prize in the field of Chemistry

  • What was the discovery?
  • The discovery is for the directed evolution of enzymes” &for the phage display of peptides and antibodies

49. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad  get a noble prize in the field of Peace

  • What was the discovery?
  • Discovery is for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict

50. William D. Nordhaus , Paul M. Romer get a noble prize in the field Economic Sciences

  •  What was the discovery?
  • The discovery is for integrating climate change into a long-run macroeconomic analysis and another for integrating technological innovations into a long-run macroeconomic analysis.”

51.Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has won  ‘ISSA GOOD Practice Award,  for Asia and the Pacific”

  • It was held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

52. Odisha Govt  has Launched ‘Nirman Kusuma’ Scheme

  • What is ‘Nirman Kusuma’ Scheme?
  • It Beneficial programme for providing financial assistance to the children of the construction workers for their technical education in the state. 

53..Indian Railways has  Signed  Agreements With Government Of Russian Federation

54..Karnataka govt has  Unveils ‘Unnati Scheme’ To Help Entrepreneurs From SC/ST Communities

55. Richie Benaud Named As the Sports Australia Hall Of Fame Legend

56. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)  has signed an MoU with the UN Environment for the  coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development. 

57..India’s Keerthana Pandian has Won  Girls’ Title In IBSF World U-16 Snooker Championships in St Petersburg, Russia

58. ‘JIMEX 18’ Maritime Exercise held  In Visakhapatnam

59. Air Force Day was on: 8 October

60. Padma Shri awardee, Natwar Thakkar  has died in Assam

  • He had founded the Nagaland Gandhi Ashram at Chuchuyimlang.

61.Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As United state  Supreme Court Justice

62. First Uttarakhand Investors Summit was held In Dehradun

  • It was Inaugurates By PM Modi

63. In Chhattisgarh Lays the Foundation Stone Of Two Key Railway Projects by Railway Minister

64. India’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) between  Russian Federation’s SIRIUS Educational Foundation An MoU was exchanged

  • Main Motive behind this To promote innovative cooperation between Russia, And students of India

65. Nick Compton is Former England Batsman Retires From Cricket

66..World Federation of Exchanges (WFE)   Appoints Vikram Limaye  as Chairman Of Working Committee

67. Apple has Displaced Google To Become  Top Brand In The World

68..Reliance Health Insurance has  get  Final Approval From IRDAI

69. Sanjay Verma is Appointed As India’s Ambassador To Spain

70. Pankaj Sharma is Appointed as India’s Ambassador To UN Conference On Disarmament(UNCD) in Geneva, Switzerland.

71. In Assam India’s 1st ‘Methanol Cooking Fuel Program’ was Launched

72. In Buenos Aires, Argentina is the place of Youth Olympic Games 2018

73. 21 Countries in Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Adopt Delhi Declaration On Renewable Energy

  • :-Second IORA Renewable Energy Ministerial Meeting was held in Greater Noida, near Delhi. 

74.Geographical Indication  Tag For Alphonso Mango From Konkan

Alphonso Mango is from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg and other adjoining areas in Maharashtra

What is GI?

  • GI is a sign used on products Recognise that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. 

75. India And ADB Have Signs $110 Million Loan To Improve Rural Connectivity In MP under the Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Program (PMGSY). 

76. Aung San Suu Kyi is first Person To Lose Honorary Canadian Citizenship

  • Aung San Suu Kyi  is a Myanmar leader

77. India get 28th Rank In Government E-Payment Adoption, and Norway has  Toped

78. India Chem 2018 Conference was held In Mumbai

  • It was inaugurated  By Nitin Gadkari. 

79.‘Sahyog HOP TAC-2018’is   Joint Exercise held between Coast Guards Of India, &Vietnam

80. Indian International Science Festival was In Lucknow

81.36th National Games will Held  Next Year In Goa

82. India &  Kazakhstan  is Agree To Boost Defence And Military-Technical Cooperation

83. World Teachers’ Day was on: 5 October

84.Chanda Kochhar has Quits As CEO Of ICICI Bank

85.Prithvi Shaw Youngest Indian To Score Century On Test Debut of cricket

86.NMCG has Partnered With TSAF To Launch “Mission Gange”

  • National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) 
  • Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF)

87. India And ADB has Signed $ 150 Million Loan Agreement To Support India’s First Global Skills Park

88.Swachh Survekshan Grameen Awards 2018 Announced



States with maximum citizen participation- 

Districts with maximum citizens’ participation- 

89.1st  Regional Conference On ‘Women In Detention And Access To Justice’ was held In Shimla

90. World Animal Day was on: 4 October

91. National Khadi Festival 2018 was Held In Mumbai

92..Haryana’s MDU Declared as the Cleanest Government University By HRD Ministry

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