Current Affairs 1 August 2015 

 

 

Current Affairs 1 August 2015 

National

  • Coal scam: Court frames charges against Madhu Koda, eight others
  • Delhi court dismisses plea seeking FIR against Justice Katju
  • Two of four detained Indians in Libya brought back safely: MEA
  • Maharashtra government announces construction of 800 kms Nagpur-Mumbai expressway
  • Centre to procure 3 crore tons of rice during next Kharif season
  • Nation remembers Shaheed Udham Singh on his 75th martyrdom day
  • Centre declares August 7 as National Handloom Day

International

  • India, Bangladesh set to make history with enclave exchange at midnight
  • Myanmar floods: Over 20 killed, several missing
  • One killed, 16 injured in shooting during poll campaign in Sri Lanka
  • 5.5 magnitude quake jolts Iran, no report of damage, injuries
  • MH370 search: France to examine aircraft debris found in Indian Ocean
  • Tunisia extends state of emergency for two more months

Polity

  • Government ready to discuss every issue in Parliament to break logjam: Naqvi
  • Government seeks Parliament nod for additional Rs 41,000-crore spending
  • Government will do everything possible to prevent cross border terrorism: Rajnath
  • Government revises scheme for Development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups
  • Over 24,000 dowry deaths reported in last 3 yrs: Government

Business

  • 3,785 women directors in country’s listed companies: Jayant Sinha
  • Government clears seven FDI proposals worth Rs 981.15 cr
  • SEBI cancels Sahara’s mutual fund license
  • National Investment and Infrastructure Fund will be operational by end of this year: Jayant Sinha
  • SEBI proposes joint task force to check illicit money pooling

Defense

  • India’s first harbor defense system commissioned in Kochi
  • China says US pushing militarization of South China Sea region
  • 117 Boko Haram fighters killed in Nigeria by Chadian army
  • Indian Officer Says India Will Keep Buying Russian Weapons
  • NASA-ISRO synthetic aperture radar satellite likely to be launched in 2021
  • IAF pushes for 20 more Rafale fighters from France

Sports

  • Beijing to stage 2022 Winter Olympics
  • Ashes 2015, 3rd Test: England defeat Australia by eight wickets
  • Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin presented with Arjuna Award
  • India to field biggest ever team at World Badminton Championship
  • Rajat Chauhan in gold medal hunt at World Archery Championships
  • 14-year-old Lucknow boy wins two golds in Special Olympics World Games1-August-2015-Current-Affairs

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