Current Affairs today- August 01, 2021

For Corona rakshak and Corona Kavach policies, the insurers and the reinsurers have asked the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai), for re-pricing of these two policies.

Lieutenant General Dhiraj Seth took charge of 21 strike corps also known as ‘Sudarshan Chakra Corps’.

Shailesh Jejurikar(54) has become the first Indian global COO of Proctor & Gamble(P&G).

Campaign ‘Unmukt’-Chhattisgarh state legal services authority(CGSLSA) and the jail department have jointly launched campaign Unmukt for release of those eligible convicts, who fall within eligible criteria of premature release of convicts.

Deepak Das(1986 batch ICAS officer) takes charge as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA) under the Department of Expenditure.

Ayush Ministry collaborates with the U.K.’s London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) to conduct a study on ‘Ashwagandha’ for promoting recovery from COVID-19.

Muslim Women’s rights day– 01st August observed as Muslim women’s rights day in the backdrop of the Triple talaq bill that was approved in Parliament on August 1, 2019.

Lokmanya Tilak National Award 2021-Cyrus Poonawalla, businessman and founder-chairperson of the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), has been nominated for the prestigious Lokmanya TIlak National Award 2021. Ponnawalla will be honored for his work during the coronavirus pandemic. The award ceremony will take place on August 13.

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