Current Affairs today- August 07, 2021

Renaming Rajiv Khel Ratna Award– PM Narendra Modi announced, the renaming of the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award after hockey legend Dhyan Chand.

Rail MadadIndian railway’s one step passenger helpline ‘Rail Madad’ was launched. According to the statement, ‘Rail Madad’, the integrated and innovative one-stop solution for customer grievance, enquiry, suggestion.

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccine coverage cross over 50 crores.

Lok Sabha passes a bill for setting up a central university in Ladakh; to be named Sindhu University.

P.S. Banerjee, Cartoonist, sculptor and folk singer dies in Thiruvananthapuram at 41.

PM-DAKSH’ Portal Launched-Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Virendra Kumar to launch ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App on 07 August 21. PM-DAKSH (Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi) eligible target groups are provided with skill development training programmes.

First Atomic Bombing- Hiroshima, Japan marks the 76th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing.

Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 passed by Lok Sabha, seeks to scrap contentious retrospective tax provision

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