Current Affairs 6 AUGUST 2015

 

6 AUGUST 2015 Current Affairs

National

  • Death toll in MP train derailment goes to 29
  • India defers FTA talks with EU over ban of 700 pharma products
  • Mumbai high court grants bail to corporate lawyer Jhanvi Gadkar
  • Medical applications to go online soon
  • CBI registered 8 more cases in Vyapam scam

International

  • Australia court overturns approval of Adani coal mine in Queensland
  • China to set up online police stations for internet security
  • French and Malaysian experts to start examining MH370’s recovered parts
  • Japan PM Shinzo Abe calls for probe into WikiLeaks claimed by US spying agency
  • Barak Obama celebrates his 54th birthday
  • Turkey sais coalition to launch comprehensive battle against Islamic state

Politics

  • Congress continues to protest against suspension of its MPs from LS
  • Nitish Kumar writes to PM Modi : take DNA remark back
  • Shatrughan Sinha backs expelled congress MPs, praises Nitish Kumar
  • Cabinet approves direct release of wages to works of MGNREGA
  • Government should withdraw vague order on porn sites : ISPs

Business

  • International Labour Organization and FICCI took their partnership to the next level by signing an MoU to impart training to MSMEs
  • A Macquarie infrastructure invests Rs. 780 cr. in Ind-Barath Power unit
  • Mahawar takes over as ONGC director of onshore operations
  • PNB cuts FD rates by up to 0.50%
  • RBI to facilitate oil payments of $6.5 billion to Iran

Defense

  • Iran to get Chinese J-10 fighters in return for oil rights
  • Many Countries eyeing Air variant of BrahMos-NG
  • 2 Soldiers Killed as Terrorists Attack BSF Convoy in Jammu and Kashmir, one terrorist killed, one held
  • China Building World’s Longest Aircraft Carrier Base in Hainan
  • Tejas Mk.-II maiden flight likely in 2019: Defense Minister

Sports

  • Free dive champion, Natalia Molachanova missing after dive, feared dead
  • Special court issues non-bailable warrant against Lalit Modi
  • Wasim Akram escapes shooting outside cricket stadium in Pakistan
  • Indian women boxing team leaves for Asian meet
  • Bopanna- Mergea beats Murray- Nestor to enter Citi open quarters.6-August-2015-Current-Affairs

 

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