In Nepal, ban on smoking in public places comes into effect from 7 August 2011.
In Afghanistan, a probe was launched by the International Security Assistance Force, ISAF, to determine the exact cause of the chopper crash which killed 30 American soldiers
Environment & Ecology.The Report brought out by the Wildlife Institute of India and National Tiger Conservation Authority enlisted the major threats faced by the three tiger reserves in Tamil Nadu
Aeronautical engineer N.S. Prabhakar Naidu among the first batch of aeronautical engineers to graduate from the Madras Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1952, passed awayCorporate/Business Current Affairs August 2011. Larsen & Toubro bagged orders worth $889 million in the hydrocarbon sector from the UAE and Thailand
Securities and Exchange Board of India issued a show-cause notice to the country's leading stock exchange, National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved a special scholarship programme for BPL students in Jammu & Kashmir to improve literacy and financially boost the BPL students
Science & Technology
British scientists developed an implanted sleeve which can cure diabetes. The new device is called the EndoBarrier.
Science & Technology Current Affairs 2011. German Scientists developed a new software which can accurately detect when crowds are starting to build up to dangerous levels.