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9 Supreme Court Judges Take The Oath: Latest Current Affairs for UPSC, SSC & Banking Sectors
Nine new judges, including 3 women, were sworn in as Justices of the Supreme Court of India. This was the first time in Supreme Court history that nine judges took the oath in one go. As per the constitution, N.V Ramana, Chief Justice of India, gave nine new Supreme Court judges the oath of office on Tuesday. The judges that were sworn in included three women. Newly administered justices included Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka, former Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court, Justice Vikram Nath, former Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court, Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari, former Chief Justice of the Sikkim High Court, Justice Hima Kohli, former Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court, and Justice B. V. Nagarathna, former Judge of the Karnataka High Court.
Banking & Finance
Finance Ministry Released Rs 13,385 Crore: Latest GK Updates
As per the 15th Finance Commission, the Ministry of Finance allocated Rs 13,385.70 crore to 25 States on Monday for grants to Rural Local Bodies (RLBs). This amount is for improving two important components in Panchayati Raj institutions. These elements pertain to sanitation, maintaining an Open Defecation Free status, rainwater collection, drinking water supply, and water recycling. 60% of the Grant-in-Aid granted to Panchayati Raj institutions for effective progress in rainwater collection, drinking water supply, and some other elements. The remaining 40% is referred to as an “Untied Grant,” and it is used for the discretion of Panchayati Raj organizations for location-specific felt needs, excluding salary payments.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana: Latest In Current Affairs
On August 28, 2014, the Jan Dhan initiative was launched as a National Mission for Financial Inclusion. In India, the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana has been in existence for seven years. It’s worth mentioning that these accounts currently have Rs 1,46,231 crore in them. More than 31.23 crore account holders have received RuPay cards as a result of this. Its goal is to make financial goods and services accessible to everyone. With the help of technology, costs can be reduced and more individuals can be reached. This account is also used to administer the unorganized sector’s pension plan.
Bharat Series: Today Latest Current Affairs
For the new rule of the Bharat Series, the Central Motor Vehicles Rules 2021 have been implemented. These registration rules for vehicles in the BH series will take effect on September 15. The Bharat series will also reduce the stress of those who are hesitant to purchase a vehicle since they are moving to another state. All India Permit status will be granted to vehicles with BH series number plates. The Modi government has made it clear from the start that BH-Series registration is based on the car owner’s will and preference. People from both the public and private sectors are eligible to apply. The BH series registration method is optional and not necessary.
VP Will Start a Digital Quiz Contest: Latest Current Affairs 2021
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu going to open the Amrit Mahotsav with Khadi digital quiz challenge tomorrow in New Delhi. To celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) created a quiz. On this basis, MSME wanted to make the people aware that Indian Freedom Struggle, sacrifices, and the history of Khadi dating back to pre-independence days. The Quiz Challenge will last for 15 days, from August 31 to September 14, with 5 questions being posted every day across all of KVIC’s digital channels.
Science & Technology
Fit India Mobile App: Latest Gk Current Affairs
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launched the Fit India Mobile App on the second anniversary of the Fit India Movement and National Sports Day. This app will be available for both Android and iOS devices. As part of the Fit India Movement’s ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations, the Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 was also held. On August 29, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Fit India Movement with the goal of making India a fit and healthy nation. The Fit India Movement has reached millions of individuals across the country through its numerous fitness campaigns over the last two years.
Avani Lekhara Won Gold: Gk Current Affairs 2021
In the Tokyo Paralympics, India’s shooter Avani Lakhara made history. She won the gold medal in the 10m Air Rifle Shooting incident. Avani not only won the gold medal, but she also set a new Paralympic record of 249.6. Avni was injured in an automobile accident when she was ten years old, in 2012. This car accident resulted in a spinal cord injury for her. After the therapy, Avni needed to use a wheelchair for support. Avni began shooting training in 2015 at the Jagatpura Sports Complex in Jaipur. Avani won the gold medal in the National Shooting Championship five times between 2016 and 2020.
Nishad Kumar Wins Silver Medal: Latest Current Affairs For Today
Nishad Kumar of India, 21 years old clinched the silver medal in the Men’s High Jump (T46/47) event at the Tokyo Paralympics with the best performance of 2.06 meters. With this victory, he set the Asian record too. Likewise, Nishad Kumar, Dallas Wise (T46) from the United States also cleared a best jump of 2.06m and received a silver medal. Roderick Townsend, the other American competing in the event, won the gold medal by jumping 2.15 meters, a new world record. Prime Minister, President, Vice President, and some other respected persons have congratulated Nishad Kumar on his silver medal performance in the men’s high jump event at the Tokyo Paralympics.