Editor1 Aug 31 2022 Current Affairs


  1. In India, National Small Industry Day is celebrated on 30 August every year, to support and promote small industries for their overall growth potential and opportunities received for their development in the year.
  2. International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances is observed globally on 30 August every year by United Nations.
  3. Union Minister for Earth Sciences, Dr. Jitendra Singh on 28 August unveiled a dedicated website, to give further boost to the ongoing Coastal Clean-Up campaign.
  4. The world’s largest religious monument ‘The Temple of Vedic Planetarium’ in Mayapur, Nadia, West Bengal, will serve as the headquarters of the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). It is expected to be open in 2024, due to pandemic’s 2 years of delay.
  5. The 8th India International MSME Start-up Expo and Summit 2022 was officially opened by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in New Delhi.
  6. The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has released the ‘Competitiveness Roadmap for India@100’, which will direct India’s journey to becoming a higher-income economy by 2047, when the nation will celebrate its 100th year of independence.
  7. India’s largest carrier IndiGo on 29 August, 2022 joined a sustainable initiative spearheaded by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
  8. Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami on the occasion of National Sports Day (29 August) launched the ‘CM Udyman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana’.
  9. The Jammu and Kashmir Police has launched an online Mobile application ‘JK Ecop’.
  10. 23-year-old Divita Rai from Karnataka won the prestigious title of Miss Diva Universe 2022.
  11. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has partnered with Karnataka based Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) to develop a boxing analytics platform ‘Smartboxer’.
  12. Ranveer Singh for ‘83’ and Kriti Sanon for ‘Mimi’ has been named the Best Actor and Actress respectively at the 67th Filmfare Awards 2022 held on 30 August, 2022.
  13. Oscar Award-winning animator Ralph Eggleston passed away at the age of 56 years due to pancreatic cancer in California, USA.
  14. Andhra Pradesh govt has signed an MoU with the U.S.-based ‘Parley for the Oceans’ on plastic-waste management in the state.
  15. In Rajasthan, Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games started in more than 11,000 panchayats on 29 August, 2022.


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