Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: August 6, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for August 6, 2021


– Parliament passes Bill to set up a commission for air quality management in the National Capital Region and its adjoining areas
– Parliament passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 prohibiting strikes, lockouts, and layoffs in units engaged in essential defence services
– Rajya Sabha passes Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021; removes Abor tribe from the list of identified STs in Arunachal Pradesh
– Tony Abbott, the Special Envoy of Australian PM Scott Morrison, meets PM Modi in New Delhi
– Dhriti Banerjee becomes 1st woman Director of 105-year-old Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata


– Govt buries retrospective tax; introduces bill in LS to withdraw demands on Cairn, Vodafone


– Israel launches airstrikes on Lebanon in response to rocket attacks


– India’s Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins silver medal in men’s freestyle 57kg wrestling after losing to Russia’s Zavur Uguev in the final
– Tokyo Olympics: Belgium win gold medal in men’s hockey by defeating Australia in the final 3-2 in penalty shootout
– Tokyo Olympics: Indian win bronze in men’s hockey by defeating Germany 5-4; first medal after gold at Moscow Olympics in 1980


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