Current Affairs daily September 01, 2021

Web portal for registrations of units for Industrial development in J.K.- Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday launched the web portal for registration of units for industrial development in Jammu and Kashmir. The scheme is applicable for any eligible industrial (manufacturing) entity or eligible service sector enterprise other than those run departmentally by Government, which is a registered business enterprise under Goods and Service Tax.

World’s highest motorable road at 18,600 ft inaugurated in Ladakh- This road connects Leh to the Pangong Lake and the stretch passing through the Kela Pass at 18,600 feet will be the world’s highest motorable way. The road, constructed by the 58 Engineer Regiment of the Indian Army, will reduce 41-km of travel from Leh (Zingral to Tangtse) to the picturesque Pangong Lake crossing the Kela Pass.

The first case of the AY.12 sub-lineage of Delta variant-First case of AY.12 sub-lineage of Delta variant, AY.12 variant of coronavirus in Pauri Garhwal.

Co-education has been banned- The Taliban became the first nation, who has banned co-education in Afghanistan, merely days after it had assured to respect women’s rights in the country.

Former SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar joins the HSBC board in Asia- Mr Rajnish Kumar, retired as chairman of State Bank of India (SBI) in October 2020 after a 40-year career. Currently, he is a director of India’s Lighthouse Communities Foundation, an independent director of Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited, a senior advisor of Baring Private Equity Asia Pte. Ltd in Singapore and an advisor of Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd in Mumbai.

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