Current affairs 7th August 2022

If you are looking for your daily dose of current affairs, we bring you today current affairs 7th August. Whether you are a student preparing for entrance exams or like to keep yourself updated, the following current affairs will help you. The current affairs provide you with daily updates about the economic, national, international, etc., events. They highlight significant events and news which can help in your exam preparation for UPSC, SSC, Banking, etc.

National News

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visits Gujarat

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu is on a 1-day visit to Gujarat. He and his wife visited Dwarka and offered prayers at Dwarkadhish temple and Nageshwar jyotirlinga. He then visited Porbandar and visited Mahatma Gandhi birthplace.

PM casts vote in the Vice-Presidential polling

The voting for the election of the next Vice-President began at 10 a.m. today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the 1st to cast his vote. Other ministers including Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Jitendra Singh, etc., also arrived early to cast their votes.

Vice-Presidential vote counting to take place in the evening

The Vice-Presidential elections will conclude at 5 p.m. today and the counting of votes will begin at 6 p.m. The next Vice-President of the country will be announced later after the completion of the counting.

1.5 lakh handmade Rakhis for Indian soldiers

In an event, school students handed over 1.5 lakh handmade Rakhis to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for Indian soldiers. The defense minister assured the students that their Rakhis will reach the soldiers guarding the borders. He will hand over the Rakhis to 3 service chiefs.

International News

US President Joe Biden will be hosting Pacific Island leaders at the White House in September to strengthen its position in the Pacific region.

Technology News

Instagram to test tall photos soon for compatibility with full-screen reels on the platform.

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a login feature for the app for security purposes.

ColorOS 13 is expected to release globally in August.

Covid cases in India in the last 24 hours

India recorded 19,406 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours.

Sports

Priyanka Goswami wins silver in women 10,000m race walk at CWG 2022.

CWG 2022 women T20 playoff and final match to take place on 7th August.

KL Rahul and Deepak Chahar to make a comeback in Asia Cup 2022.

Business

The GOI has increased the export limit of sugar from 100 lakhs metric tonne cap to 112 lakh metric tonnes due to increased production and reduced consumption.

MD Ranganath has been appointed as the Chairman of Catamaran along with Deepak Padaki as the new President.

















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