Current Affairs:

  • Kerala will establish the first international women’s trade centre (IWTC) of India at Angamaly.The IWTC would be set by Kerala in consonance with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The IWTC seeks to accelerate the women entrepreneurship and secure gender parity. It will also offer a safe place away from home to women to start new businesses, set up or expand, and get their products marketed globally.IWTC will also enable women entrepreneurs to participate in international trade, and enhance their competitiveness to tap market opportunities. Hence, it will enable women to enjoy greater economic benefits.
  • “Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana” has been launched by the Uttar Pradesh government.Under this scheme, 19 international players from the state of Uttar Pradesh will get road connectivity to their houses.The 19 international players who will be benefited from the scheme includes Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, former pacer Praveen Kumar, Piyush Chawla and Mohammad Kaif. The initial list of the beneficiaries includes 19 players, and more players will be added to the scheme in the coming future
  • India and Russia have become the joint winners of FIDE online Chess Olympiad. World chess governing body FIDE declared both the finalists as joint winners after at least two games in the second match were affected by internet connectivity issues.The FIDE Online Chess Olympiad was held for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is the biggest team championship in chess as around 163 countries took part in the online tournament.
  • United Nations observes International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances globally on 30th of August every year.The day is being observed to express deep concern about the rise in enforced or involuntary disappearances in different regions of the world including the incidents of arrest, detention and abduction.

History on the Date:

  • (1682) William Penn leaves England to sail to the New World
  • (1928) Jawaharlal Nehru requests independence of India
  • (1941) Siege of Leningrad by German troops begins during WWI
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