Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (15 Aug - 21 Aug)

Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (15 Aug – 21 Aug).

The weekly current Affairs for Week no. 33 of 2016 (15 Aug 2016 – 21 Aug 2016) are as follows:

Current Affairs of 15 August 2016 Monday

  • Pathankot NSG Martyr got Shaurya Chakra and Hangpan Dada Honoured with Ashok Chakra
  • Assam Government startred Rhino Horn Verification Process.
  • 1st BIO-CNG Project inaugurated in Pune.
  • USA won 1,000th Olympic Gold Medal.
  • Rail Budget merged with the General Budget.

Current Affairs of 16 August 2016 Tuesday

  • India’s first Nuclear Suppliers’ Insurance Policy unveiled by INIP.
  • Ruth Jebet won gold in 3000m steeplechase at Rio Olympics.
  • World’s first Quantum Communication Satellite launched by China.
  • Hindustan Copper Limited inaugurated nickel production facility in Ghatsila.
  • Italy’s Elia Viviani won gold in Men’s Omnium at Rio Olympics.
  • First National Conference of Investigating Agencies concluded in New Delhi.

Current Affairs of 17 August 2016 Wednesday

  • Najma Heptullah appointed as Governor of Manipur.
  • First SAARC Youth Parliamentarians Conference begins in Islamabad.
  • A R Rahman honoured with Tamil Ratna Award.
  • CLRI scientist P Shanmugam awarded with APJ Abdul Kalam Award.
  • India’s first bio-CNG plant inaugurated in Pune.
  • Union Government launched Smart Ganga City Scheme in 10 cities.

Current Affairs of 18 August 2016 Thursday

  • Wrestler Sakshi Malik won first Medal for India at Rio Olympics.
  • Los Cabos Open Men’s Doubles title lifted by Purav Raja and Divij Sharan.
  • Airlander 10, World’s biggest aircraft made maiden voyage in Britain.
  • Assam Amusements and Betting Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed by Assam Assembly.

Current Affairs of 19 August  2016 Friday

  • Merger of 5 associate banks, BMB with itself approved by SBI Board.
  • TARANG, e-Trans & DEEP to enhance transparency in power sector launched by Union Government.
  • Court of Arbitration for Sport suspended wrestler Narsingh Yadav for four years.
  • Maharashtra launched India’s first Crime Criminal Tracking Network System.

Current Affairs of 20 August 2016 Saturday

  • Usain Bolt won his ninth Olympic gold.
  • 9th Edition of Global Innovation Index 2016 released.
  • India’s P V Sindhu won silver medal at 2016 Rio Olympics.
  • World Humanitarian Day observed with theme One Humanity.
  • BRICS women Parliamentarian’s forum began in Jaipur.

Current Affairs of 21 August 2016 Sunday

  • Germany won gold in women’s football event at Rio Olympics.
  • Chinese scientists discovered XMU-MP-1 molecule to repair organs.
  • Gymnothorax indicus, new species of eel found in Bay of Bengal.
  • Myanmar to support China’s OBOR, BCIM initiatives

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