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Business and Economy- Current affairs 04/08/21
This category of current affairs 04/08/21 consists the important and latest news regarding business and economy of India.
SBI General Shakes Hand with SahiPay to Offer General Insurance Products to Rural Areas
SBI General Insurance is one of India’s leading General Insurance Company that has announced its partnership with Manipal Business Solutions. This tie-up has been done to increase insurance penetration in the rural areas of India. The promoter of SahiPay shared this news.
Suryoday Small Finance Bank Introduces ‘Health and Wellness Savings Account’
A saving account under the name “Health and Wellness Savings Account,” has been launched by Suryoday Small Finance Bank (SSFB). This account will support under medical emergencies and offer health insurance of 25 lakhs. It will also provide annual healthcare package and on-call emergency ambulance medical care services. Consequently, free ambulance service will also be available for up to a distance of 20 Kms at 102 locations across the country till March-end 2022.”
Nation and Politics- Current affairs 04/08/21
This category of current affairs 04/08/21 consists the important and latest news regarding nation and politics of India.
Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog Releases a Report on India’s Power Distribution Sector
NITI Aayog’s Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has recently released a report on power distribution sector. The report named “Turning around the Power Distribution Sector- Learning’s and Best Practices from Reforms” provides innovative pathways that can reform the country’s power distribution sector. With NITI Aayog, this report has been co-authored by Rocky Mountain Institute and RMI India.
Kerala Government Relaxes COVID-19 Curbs and Asks People To Maintain Caution
On Wednesday, Kerala Government has announced relaxations in COVID-19 curbs. As Independence Day and Onam festival is on the way, so the state government asks people to maintain precautionary measures. In relaxation measures, shops will be allowed to operate six days a week. However, the state minister cautioned people about triple lockdown for shops located in an area if cases over 10 of the 1000 people of the population will get infected in a week.
Science and Technology- Current affairs 04/08/21
This category of current affairs 04/08/21 consists the important and latest news regarding science and technology of India.
Boeing’s Starliner Orbital Flight and NASA’s Commercial Crew Programme Postponed
The Boeing’s uncrewed Starliner Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) is supposed to lift off from the Space Launch Complex-41 that is situated at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Tuesday. But its launch has been postponed once again. The Starliner is supposed to carry more than 400 pounds of NASA cargo and it roughly take 24 hours to reach the ISS. This spacecraft is designed to accommodate seven passengers or a mix of cargo for missions to low-Earth orbit.
Sports, Arts and Books- Current affairs 04/08/21
This category of current affairs 04/08/21 consists the important and latest news regarding Sports, Arts and Books of India.
Union Sports Minister Launches “Kar De Kamaal Tu” as the Theme Song for Tokyo Paralympics
Anurag Thakur, Union Sports Minister of India has launched the theme song for Tokyo Paralympics in New Delhi. The theme song “Kar De Kamaal Tu” is composed and sung by a Divyang cricket player named Sanjeev Singh. Moreover, the 54 para-athletes will participate in the Tokyo Paralympics in nine disciplines. Mr Thakur said Indian para-athletes have performed consistently in the International para-sports competitions and to motive them he has launched the theme song.
World- Current affairs 04/08/21
This category of current affairs 04/08/21 consists the important and latest news regarding the world.
Gunmen Attack Afghan Defence Minister in Kabul
An audacious attack was being witnessed at the Afghan defence minister’s house in Kabul. The attack has left at least eight dead in the first major bombing by militants. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, Afghan Defence Minister was not at home on Tuesday’s night as gunmen detonated a car bomb and shoot the heavily fortified Green Zone. As per the officials his family was evacuated and four of the gunmen were killed during the firing.
Wuhan City in China begins Mass Testing and Impose Lockdowns
Authorities in Wuhan have begun testing of its over 11 million people following the resurgence of cases. Wuhan is the city where coronavirus first emerged in 2019. A year after it contained the deadly virus, a sense of unease has prevailed in the country after several provinces reported fresh infections.
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