Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (8 Aug – 14 Aug)

The weekly current Affairs for Week no. 32 of 2016 (8 Aug 2016 – 14 Aug 2016) are as follows:

Current Affairs of 8 August 2016 Monday

  • Manish Tandon appointed as CEO of CSS Corp.
  • Odisha  government launched Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana.
  • Justice Katju said Lodha Committee recommendations on BCCI reforms are unconstitutional and illegal.
  • PM Narendra Modi launched Mission Bhagiratha scheme in Telangana.
  • Gymnast Dipa Karmakar became first Indian to qualify for Vault Finals.
  • Union Government launched Swachh Survekshan-2017 project to assess 500 cities.

Current Affairs of 9 August 2016 Tuesday

  • Sandeep Kumar appointed as Transport Commissioner of Delhi.
  • Former RBI Deputy Governor Anand Sinha appointed to the IDFC Bank Board.
  • International Day of the World’s Indigenous People observed on August 9.
  • Mental Health Care Bill, 2013 passed by Rajya Sabha.
  • Katie Ledecky set world record to win gold in 400m freestyle.
  • Wildlife Institute of India to house India’s first tiger repository.

Current Affairs of 10 August 2016 Wednesday

  • Irom Sharmila ended 16-year-long fast.
  • Judoka Silva won first gold for host country Brazil in Rio Olympics.
  • Dinesh Kumar Khara appointed as Managing Director of SBI.
  • Steps taken by Government to protect Protected Species in India.
  • Pawan Munjal reappointed as CMD and CEO of Hero MotoCorp.

Current Affairs of 11 August 2016 Thursday

  • Employee’s Compensation (Amendment) Bill 2016 passed by Lok Sabha.
  • China launched Gaofen-3 Satellite to get accurate images of earth.
  • Kazakhstan’s Nijat Rahimov wons men’s 77kg weightlifting gold at Rio Olympics.
  • Rhino horn verification process began in Assam.
  • M S Subbulakshmi to be honoured by A R Rahman at UN on Independence Day.
  • NITI Aayog aayog tied up with US EIA to set up portal on energy data.

Current Affairs of 12 August  2016 Friday

  • Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed by Rajya Sabha.
  • Assam became first state to ratify The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014.
  • Microsoft appoints Sriram Rajamani as MD of India Research Lab.
  • Union Government launches data bank portal of MSMEs.
  • Michael Phelps became first swimmer to win four consecutive golds in same event.
  • Construction of over 37000 houses for urban poor approved by HUPA.

Current Affairs of 13 August 2016 Saturday.

  • Odisha state government made Aadhar Card mandatory for procurement of paddy.
  • China’s Ma Long becomes fifth male Grand Slam winner at Rio Olympics.
  • Nagaland state government to grant 33% reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies.
  • Novel drug compound inhibiting skin cancer discovered  by NCCS Study.

Current Affairs of 14 August 2016 Sunday

  • As per NASA study, Venus planet may have been habitable once.
  • Tripartite Agreement inked between India, Sri Lanka & China
  • Pramukh Swami, Spiritual Guru passed away.
  • Nagaland to Grant 33% Reservation to women.
  • Nano Credit launched by Axis Bank.

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