August 2021 Monthly Current Affairs PDF and Quiz

Most Important August Monthly Current Affairs 2021 questions and answers are mentioned in this article. The categories like ‘Appointment’ and ‘Awards/Honours’ are discussed in the article and the rest points will be available in the pdf provided at the end of the article. The August 2021 Monthly Current Affairs PDF and Quiz have been compiled for the upcoming Government Job Examinations like SBI Clerk, IBPS PO, SBI PO, RBI Grade B, SSC CGL, UPSC, MPSC BPSC, and others State PSCs like WBCS, UPPSC, UP Police SI, Defence Exams like CDS, NDAAFCATCAPF, Indian Coast Guard etc. Monthly Current Affairs Magazine TextBooq is organized in a categorized format. 

 

Sr. No

1.      Appointments

 

1.       

Noopur Chaturvedi becomes the CEO of the Bharat Bill Payment System.

2.       

Anushka Sharma becomes the brand ambassador of GIVA.

3.       

Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade has become the Deputy Chief of Naval Staff.

4.       

Deepak Das is the new Controller General of Accounts.

5.       

Guido Bellido has been named the new PM of Peru.

6.       

Amarjeet Sinha, Advisor in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), has resigned.

7.       

Rashid Hussain has been named the Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom by the USA.

8.       

Nikol Pashinyan has been re-appointed as the PM of Armenia.

9.       

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has become the brand ambassador of Bvlgari.

10.   

MS Dhoni becomes the brand ambassador of Homelane.

11.   

Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected as the leader of Palestinian Islamist group Hamas.

12.   

Dhriti Banerjee becomes the first woman Director of the Zoological Survey of India.

13.   

Ebrahim Raisi has become the new President of Iran.

14.   

Eurosport India has appointed John Abraham as the MotoGP Brand Ambassador.

15.   

Hockey player Vandana Kataria becomes ambassador of Uttarakhand’s Women & Child Development.

16.   

RBI has appointed Neeraj Chopra for the digital banking fraud awareness campaign.

17.   

Arunachal Pradesh Governor BD Mishra assumes additional charge of Mizoram Governor.

18.   

Sikkim Governor Ganga Prasad assumes additional charge of Manipur.

19.   

Kamlesh Kumar Pant has been appointed National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) chairman.

20.   

Indian F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan becomes the brand ambassador of JK Tyre & Industries.

21.    

Rajkummar Rao becomes the brand ambassador of Cashify.

22.    

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin has resigned. Ismail Sabri Yaakob is the new PM of Malaysia.

23.    

Hakainde Hichilema is the new President of Zambia.

24.    

Mirabai Chanu becomes the brand ambassador of Amway.

Sr. No

1.      Awards and Honour

 

1.       

The Prime Minister’s Shram Awards (PMSA) 2018 has been given to 69 executives for their innovation at work.

There are three categories: Shram Bhushan Awards, Shram Vir or Shram Veerangana Awards and Shram Shree or Shram Devi Awards.

2.       

Satpura Tiger Reserve of Madhya Pradesh wins the NatWest Group Earth Heroes Award in the Earth Guardian category for best management.

3.       

Nagaland bags seven national awards on the first Van Dhan Annual Awards 2020-21.

4.       

Sai Life Sciences wins Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021.

5.       

Serum Institute of India founder Cyrus Poonawalla wins the Lokmanya Tilak Award.

6.       

Visual artist Anand Radhakrishnan wins the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award.

7.       

Economists Jagdish Bhagwati, C Rangarajan wins Prof CR Rao Centenary Gold Medal.

8.       

Bhutan’s Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Project wins the Brunel Medal by Institution of Civil Engineers, London.

9.       

Maharashtra has created a new award “Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in Information Technology”.

10.    

SoftWorthy, an Indian team, wins the National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSFI-Corps) Teams Award in the United States.

11.    

Women Sub-Inspector Rita Debnath of Tripura wins Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation.

12.    

Kakatiya University (KU)’s Mohammad Azam wins the National Youth Award 2017-18.

13.    

Manoj Bajpayee and Samantha Akkineni win the modern-day edition of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne Awards.

14.    

Basavalinga Pattaddevaru will be honoured with the Sri Basava International Award.

15.    

State Bank of India wins the EASE Reforms Index Award 2021 (EASE 3.0 Awards).

16.    

12 women entrepreneurs win the MeitY-NASSCOM Women Startup Entrepreneurs Awards.

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