1st August 2016 Current Affairs

  • The Air Marshall B Suresh has recently assumed the charge of Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel
  • The former Japanese Defence Minister Yuriko Koike has been elected as the first woman governor of Tokyo
  • The F1 racer Lewis Hamilton won 2016 German Grand Prix
  • The 2016 Mohun Bagan Ratna has been conferred on Syed Nayeemuddin
  • Rajesh Thadani appointed as the Head of Online and E-commerce of Lenovo India in August 2016
  • Andhra Pradesh signed MoU with Japan to develop food value chain in the state
  • Book titled India Rising Fresh Hope, New Fears is authored by Ravi Velloor
  • trategic Forces Command was added to the Second Schedule of the RTI Act, 2005 leading to its exemption from the purview of the Act
  • International Kabaddi Federation selected India to host The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup
  • Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court
  • A skydiver with 18000 jumps, Luke Aikins became first person to jump from 25000 feet (7620 meters) without a parachute or a wing suit
  • Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off maiden broad-gauge train service ‘Tripura Sundari Express’ between Agartala and Delhi
  • The 47-day-long annual monsoon trawling ban from venturing into the Arabian Sea was lifted midnight in Kerala
  • The Tamil Nadu Assembly unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Madras High Court as the Tamil Nadu High Court
  • typhoon Nida is expected to hit south China’s Guangdong Provinceis
  • The AIADMK Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha Sasikala Pushpa was expelled from the primary membership of the party by AIADMK Chief Jayalalithaa

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