August 2016 Current Affairs – GK, General Knowledge 2016 – 2017
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1st August 2016 Current Affairs
«» Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel resigned for her CM position.
«» NADA – The National Anti Doping Agency has given clean chit to Narsing Yadav for his doping accusation. NADA cleared the way for
him to participate in Rio 2016 Summer Olympics in 74 kg free style category.
«» Tripura Sundari Express, a maiden train service has been started between Agartala and Delhi.
3st August 2016 Current Affairs
«» GST (Goods and Services Tax) bill has been passed by Rajya Sabha unanimously.
«» the cabinet of West Bengal state government cleared a proposal to change the state as Bengal in English language and Bango or Bangla in Bengali language.
4th August 2016 Current Affairs
«» Shubha Mugdal got 23rd Rajiv Gandhi Sadbavana Award
«» CPN-MC Communist Party of Nepaal – Maoist Chairperson Pushpakamal Dahal “Prachanda” is Nepal’s new prime minister. He is Nepal’s 39th PM.
5th August 2016 Current Affairs
«» Vijay Rupani is Gujarat’s new CM. Nitin Patel selected as Deputy Chief Minister.
«» 2016 Rio Summer Olympics inaugurated today. From 206 countries ,11,000 athletes are participating in this largest event.
6th August 2016 Current Affairs
«» In Rio 2016 Olympics, first Gold Medal was won by Virginia Thrasher in Shooting.
8th August 2016 CurrentAffairs:
«» Quit India Movement’s 75th anniversary celebrated
«» Unanimously our loksabha passed an amendment bill of constitution which enables goods n services tax bill or GST.
«» Dipa Karnakar is the first Indian athlete who qualified for Rio Olympics individual vault finals.
9th August 2016 CurrentAffairs:
«» Katie Ledecky established a new world record to get gold medal in women’s 400 meters freestyle at 2016
10th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» PM Modi dedicated the first 1000 Mega Watts unit of KNPP – Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project to the Nation.
«» Michael Phelps won his 1st gold medal in 4 x 100 meters freestyle relay in 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. His total gold medals in Olympics are 19 still.
11th August 2016 CurrentAffairs:
«» Hanif Mohammad, Pakistans test batsman died in Karachi. His age is 81 years.
12th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Michael Phelps American Swimmer, became the first one to win 4 consecutive gold medals in the single event.
13th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Assembly of Assam State declared a resolution to become the 1st State government to give formal consent to the constitution bill, 2014. (122nd amendment) (GST)
«» Lalitha Babar beats national record of 3000 m steeplechase with 9 min 19.76 seconds at Rio 2016 Olympics. Lalitha becamethe first Indian to meet the final of this track event in last 32 years.
14th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» On the accasion of 70th Independence Day Pranabh Mukarjee the President of India addressed the nation.
«» On the independence day event 948 state and central police personnel conferred gallantry awards and other service medals.
«» Michael Phelps, American swimmer stopped his career in athletics with 23 gold medals in Olympics. Phelps won 28 medals in Olympics. It made him all time greatest athlete.
15th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» 70th Independence day celebrated by India.
«» Usain Bolt Jamaican athlete won 100 meter race in 9.81 seconds in Rio Olympics. He won gold medals in 100 metres three times continuously in straight Olympics.
«» Andy Murray is the first player to win 2 Olympic tennis singles goldmedals. In this Olympics he win over Juan Martin del Potro.
16th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» First Quantum Satellite in the world – the Quantum Experiments at Space Scaler (QUESS) was launched by China.
17th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Najma Heptulla is Manipur new Governor. He was former Union Minister. And ex Rajya Sabha MP MP VP Singhg Badnore selected as Punjab Governor.
«» Banwarilal Purohit will selected as the Assam Governor.
«» Indian got the first rank for being the world top exporter of information and communication technology in a United Nataions agency report.
18th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Saakshi Malik became first woman wrestler of India to win an Olympic medal. In 58 Kg freestyle event she win a bronze medal in 2016 Summer Rio Olympics.
19th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (PV Sindhu) got silver medal in 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Carolina Marin defeated Sindhu in the finals by 21-19, 12-21, 15-21.
Narsingh Yadav, the Indian wrestler has been banned for 4 years by CAS – Court of Arbitration for Sports.
20th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Urjit Patel appointed as our next governor of Reserve Bank of India. Urjit Patel is presently in charge of monetary policy at the Reserve Bank of India.
«» At 2016 Rio Olympics Jamaikan Usain Bolt won 3rd gold in 100m, 200m and 4x100m men’s relay titles. He achieved this record in three continuous Olympics.
21st August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» MP Bardish Chagger, the Indo-Canadian Sikh is the first lady in Canada to select as the leader of the government in Canada’s House of Commons.
22nd August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» United States of America got the top position with 121 medals in Rio De Janeiro Summer Olympics. Great Britain got 2nd place and China got third place in the medals list.
«» Kamal Hasan has been selected by The Minister of Culture and Communication, France for award Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight in the National Order Arts and Letters).
«» PV Sindhu, Saakshi Malik, Jitu Rai and Dipa Karnakar have been selected for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award. Six coaches were selected
for Dronacharya Awards.
«» Summer Olympics 2016 ended with the closing ceremony at Maracana Stadium, Rio De Janeiro in Brazil
24th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Union Cabiner cleared the Surrogacy Bill. Surrogacy Bill’s main aim is to protect the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such babies legal.
27th August Current Affairs:
«» Mahendra Singh Dhoni became most experienced captain in all formats with 325 tatal matches.
28th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» ISRO the Indian Space Agency tested Indian developed supersonic combustion ramjet engine. ISRO tested it from Satish Dhavan Space
Center at Sriharikota. This new engine could reduce lanch costs by up to ten fold.
30th August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» India and USA were signed an agriment which will enhance the military cooperation between them.
31st August 2016 Current Affairs:
«» Union Cabinet forwarded a bill. According to it foreign investment of at least Rupees Ten Crore in India will make investor eligible for Indian