Current Affairs 4 August 2015

 

Current Affairs 4 August 2015
National

  • – Supreme court panel gives clean chit to MP high court judge SK Gangele in sexual harassment case
  • – FTII students hold protest at jantar mantar
  • – Sonia Gandhi : Congress to continue demanding resignations of Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje and Shivraj Singh Chouhan
  • – Agriculture Minister : Centre taking various measures for benefit of farmers
  • – Bandaru Dattatreya : Government has taken various steps to remove unemployment in the country
  • – Another extension given to Rajan S Katoch as chief of enforcement directorate
  • – Flood condition in West Bengal continues to be grim

International

  • – U.S. resumes formal security ties with Egypt
  • – Rocket attack kills a top Burundian General
  • – Pakistan security forces claimed to have killed Al-Quaeda Chief of Balochistan and South Punjab
  • – Several former LTTE members enter electoral fray in Sri Lanka
  • – Monsoon rain continues batter large part of Asia

Politics

  • – 25 Congress Lok Sabha MPs suspended for 5 days for disrupting proceedings in the house
  • -Orissa government to launch “Onion Mission” in the state
  • – Congress forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha on Lalit Modi controversy
  • – All-Party meeting fail to break stalemate in Parliament
  • – BJP’s U-turn on land bill ; Parliamentary panel agrees to withdraw key amendments

Business

  • – Stock market in Greece plunges nearly 23 percent
  • – Assocham : India to produce atleast a dozen billionaires by 2020
  • -Foreign investors pump in net Rs. 5,319 cr. In July
  • – Growth in non-food credit of commercial banks slows to 7.7 percent in June
  • -SEBI cautions small investors against ‘risky’ gains

Defence

  • – Pakistani troops violated cease fire along LoC.
  • – After Kundakulam’s success, Russia likely to get second site to build nuclear plant
  • – 13 years On , desi IJT back to drawing board
  • – A MI-28 spun out and crashed during a Russian airshow
  • – Delhi police is all set to begin a use of Taser guns
  • – Israel to share anti-terror experience , technology with Indian cops

Sports

  • – First test between South Africa and Bangladesh ended in a draw
  • – World anti- doping agency alarmed by new accusations of mass doping
  • – Devvarman fails to reach Washington Open main draw
  • – Disire(Dashrath Singh) won Stewards cup
  • – Indian hockey team to tour France and Spain to play a total of five matches4-August-2015-current-affairs

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