4th August 2016 Current Affairs

Current Affairs
  • Shubha Mudgal will be awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award
  • The 7th SAARC Immigration Authorities meeting was recently held in Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Nimesh Kampani resigned as Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd in August 2016
  • Sudhanshu Mani has been appointed as the General Manager of Integral Coach Factory
  • The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 passed by Rajya Sabha in August 2016 to introduce the goods and services tax
  • eSignDesk launched by Union Government in August 2016 that allows people to sign documents digitally from remote places
  • VS Achuthanandan appointed as the Chairman of the Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) of Kerala
  • The Union Government has decided to raise a CRPF battalion consisting of scheduled tribe candidates from Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh
  • The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal has been elected the 39th Prime Minister of Nepal
  • Ahmed Zewail, the Egyptian-American scientist who died in the United States on 2 August 2016 won the Nobel Chemistry Prize in 1999 for his pioneering work in femtochemistry
  • Union Cabinet gave its approval to Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that seeks to improve Road Safety in the country
  • Narsingh Yadav was cleared for participation in Rio Olympics by United World Wrestling
  • Article 239 & 239AA Constitutional Article was referred by Delhi High Court to hold that Lt. Governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory
  • The 7th meeting of SAARC Interior Minister’s Conference has started in Islamabad