August 2017 Current Affairs Updates – CA and GK – General Knowledge
Dear job grabbers here we are providing August 2017 complete current affairs and gk updates. These update are very useful for all contestants who are preparing for all types of jobs in the country.
1st August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Arvind Panagariya resigned as VC of the Niti Aayog.
»» Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been selected as Pakistan’s interim Prime Minister afer Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif.
»» In Switzerland World’s longest suspention footbridge is launched. Its lenth is 494 m across the valley.
2nd August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» MPC – Monetary Policy Committee of RBI cut repo rate by 25 basis points to 6 per sent.
5th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» M Venkaiah Naidu got 516 votes and defeated his opposite candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi (former West Bengal Governor) to get India’s Vice President Position. GopalKrishna got 272 votes.
»» Benguluru is the first city to launch first heli taxi service in India. Kempegowda International Airport became the first air port in India to have a elcopter taxi service.
6th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» NITI Aayog’s new vice chairman is Dr Rajeev Kumar (Economist).
9th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Quit India Movement’s 75th anniversary is celebrated in our country today.
11th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India’s 13th Vice-President is M Venkaiah Naidu.
»» Prasoon Joshi selected for CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification). He is a famous lyricist too.
»» Davinder Singh is the 1st Indian who qualified for Javelin finals at World Athletics Championship.
12th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» 12th August is International Youth Day.
15th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India celebrated 71st Independence Day.
21st August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» O Panneerselvam take oath as Deputy CM of Tamil Nadu after two AIADMK Seperated parties merged.
16th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» According to Preliminary results from the first-ever synchronised all-India Asian Elephant Population estimation pegs count at 27,312. Reports said that Karnataka has got first rank with highest number of elephants (6,049), followed by Assam (5,719) and Kerala (3,054).
22nd August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Supreme Court Banned Islamic Practice that give the permission to husbands to give divorce to their wivesby uttering “Talaq” three times.
»» Ministry of sports diclared Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Arjuna, Dronacharya and Dhyan Chand awards today.
»» Devendra Jhajharia (Paralympian) and Sardar Singh (Former Indian hockey skipper) were selected for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards.
»» Candidates selected for Dronacharya Award are Late Dr. R. Gandhi (athletics), Heera Nand Kataria (Kabaddi), G.S.S.V. Prasad (Badminton) (lifetime), Brij Bhushan Mohanty (Boxing) (lifetime), P.A. Raphel (Hockey) (lifetime), Sanjoy Chakraverthy (Shooting) (lifetime) and Roshan Lal (Wrestling) (lifetime).
»» Arjuna Award (17 players) selected candidates are V.J. Surekha (Archery), Khushbir Kaur (Athletics), Arokia Rajiv (Athletics), Prasanthi Singh (Basketball), Laishram Debendro Singh (Boxing), Cheteshwar Pujara (Cricket), Harmanpreet Kaur (Cricket), Oinam Bembem Devi (Football), S.S.P. Chawrasia (Golf), S.V. Sunil (Hockey), Jasvir Singh (Kabaddi), P. N. Prakash (Shooting), A. Amalraj (Table Tennis), Saketh Myneni (Tennis), Satyawart Kadian (Wrestling), Mariyappan (Para-Athlete) and Varun Singh Bhati (Para-Athlete).
24th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Nandan Nilekani is appointed as Infosys’s new Charman. He is one of the founders and former CEO of Infosys.
»» Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid got name UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for a second consecutive season.
23rd August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Wayne Rooney, England Foot Ball Player declared his retirement form International foot ball. He achieved 53 goals in 119 matches for England.
25th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi today with dovotion.
»» 250 people were injured and 30 people killed during severe violent clashes followng Gurmeet ram rahim singh’s conviction by a Panchkla court.
27th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» PV Sindhu lost World Badminton Championship final. Nozomi Okuhara of Japan won the match.
28th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India’s new Chief Justice is Dipak Mishra. And he is 45th Chief Justice.
»» In Mumbai the first Videsh Bhavan is started by Sushma Swaraj.
29th August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» In the name of Dhyan Chand’s birth anniversary to day is celebrated as National Spors Day.
31st August 2017 Current Affairs:
»» IRNSS-1H is India’s first private sector made satelite. This satellite was declared unsuccessful from the sriharikota launchpad in Andhra Pradesh.
»» India’s new Comptroller and Auditor General is Rajiv Mehrishi. He was the former home secretary.
»» Pan card and aadhar linking last date extended up to Dec 31 by Union Government.