Daily Current Affairs - 29-08-2021

* Ministry of Minority Affairs organises ‘Mera Watan Mera Chaman’ Mushaira as part of Amrit Mahotsav in New Delhi

* L&T-built Offshore Patrol Vessel ICGS Vigraha commissioned into Indian Coast Guard

* 7th BRICS Environment Ministers Meeting held virtually

* Telangana: Former PM P.V. Narasimha Rao’s ancestral home in Vangara village of Karimnagar district to be a museum

* La Ganesan sworn in as 17th Governor of Manipur in Imphal

* Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Sarbananda Sonowal announces setting up of Skill Institute on Marine Studies at Guwahati

* Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates menstrual hygiene project ‘My Pad, My Right’, flags off mobile ATM van in Tripura

* French development agency AFD to fund Rajasthan Forestry and Bio-development Project

* Chhattisgarh: Central secretariat inaugurated at Nava Raipur by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri

* Centre brings new ‘BH’ registration series for personal vehicles to ensure seamless transfer across states

* Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana completes seven years

* Prime Minister inaugurates renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh memorial in Amritsar

* President unveils statue of Sampurnanand, former CM of UP, at Lucknow, inaugurates Mahayogi Gorakhnath Vishwavidyalaya at Gorakhpur, UP.

* Government releases draft of declaration to be given by companies to enable withdrawal of retro tax demands

* Centre sets up panel to develop technological platform for streamlining revenue litigation: Supreme Court told

* FDI equity inflows up 168% to USD 17.57 billion during April-June 2021-22

* Remittances to Nepal: RBI hikes per transaction cap to Rs 2 lakh from Rs 50,000

* Madras HC makes five-year ‘bumper to bumper’ insurance of new automobiles mandatory

* Govt. extends term of UCO Bank MD & CEO Atul Kumar Goel for two years.

* Origin of COVID-19: U.S. intelligence agencies fail to reach conclusion

* Pulitzer Board announces special citation, $100K emergency relief grant for journalists in Afghanistan

* England beats India by innings and 76 runs in 3rd test at Headingley Cricket Ground, in Leeds, 5-match series level at 1-1