Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (1 Aug - 7 July)

Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (1 Aug – 7 Aug)

The weekly current Affairs for Week no. 31 of 2016 (1 Aug 2016 – 7 Aug 2016) are as follows:

Current Affairs of 1 August 2016 Monday

  • Union Government constitutes “DISHA” or timely implementation of Central Schemes –
  • Madras HC will be now called as Tamil Nadu HC.
  • Maiden Agartala to Delhi broad gauge train service launched by Railway Ministry.
  • Patna Pirates won 4th season of Pro Kabaddi League.
  • 2016 F1 German Grand Prix won by Lewis Hamilton.
  • Tokyo elected Yuriko Koike as first female governor.

Current Affairs of 2 August 2016 Tuesday

  • Anant Maheshwari named as President of Microsoft India.
  • Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed by Parliament.
  • Book titled “R D Burmania: Panchamemoirs” authored by Chaitanya Padukone released.
  • 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants won by Anita Gopalan.
  • Rani Singh Nair appointed as Chairman of CBDT.

Current Affairs of 3 August 2016 Wednesday

  • West Bengal Cabinet cleared proposal to rename the state as Bengal.
  • China to carry out first human gene editing trial for lung cancer.
  • Angela Ruggiero appointed as a Head of IOC Athletes’ Commission.
  • 7th meeting of SAARC Immigration Authorities held in Islamabad.
  • Scientists developed mechanism to recycle Carbon di Oxide into usable fuel.

Current Affairs of 4 August 2016 Thursday

  • Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 approved by Union Cabinet.
  • Nimesh Kampani resigned as Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd.
  • Shubha Mudgal is selected for Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.
  • Aadhaar-linked e-Signature facility launched to  Digitise Documents.

Current Affairs of 5 August  2016 Friday

  • Tarun Ramadorai Committee on Household Finance constituted by RBI.
  • Nita Ambani became the first Indian woman IOC member.
  • Youssef Chahed appointed as a Prime Minister of Tunisia.
  • D K Gayen assumed charge as the General Manager of East Central Railway.
  • IOC agreed to add five sports in 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Current Affairs of 6 August 2016 Saturday

  • Union Government launches “MAA” a nation-wide programme for promoting breastfeeding.
  • The grand ceremony of 2016 Rio Olympics held in Maracana Stadium, Brazil.
  • Union Government aims to roll out GST from April 1, 2017.
  • World Breastfeeding Week 2016 observed from 1st to 7th August.
  • Gujarat HC quashed state government notification for EBC Quota.

Current Affairs of 7 August 2016 Sunday

  • Water Resources Information System launched by Telangana.
  • China launched “Tiantong-01” its first satellite for mobile telecommunication.
  • 2nd National Handloom Day observed across the country.
  • The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) signed an MoU with IIT Kanpur.

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