India Weekly Current Affair - 8 August-14 August 2016

India weekly current affairs is a section provided by TET Success Key to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the 8 August to 14 August 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

8 August 2016
• Lok Sabha passes The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014
• Rajya Sabha passes Mental Health Care Bill, 2013
• Yoga guru TKV Desikachar passes away
• Odisha Crime Branch rescues 1051 children in first phase of Operation Muskan-2
9 August 2016
• Dinesh Kumar Khara appointed Managing Director of State Bank of India
• Kalikho Pul, former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, dies
• Irom Sharmila ends 16-year-long fast
• RBI releases Third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17
• Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches 70 Saal Azaadi Yaad Karo Kurbani celebrations
10 August 2016
• Lok Sabha passes Taxation Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• CCEA approves proposal of R&D project for development of AUSC Technology for Thermal Power Plants
• Nagaland government to grant 33% reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies
11 August 2016
• Rhino horn verification process begins in Assam
• Rajya Sabha passed Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016
• Microsoft appoints Sriram Rajamani as MD of India Research Lab
• Odisha government to make Aadhar Card mandatory for procurement of paddy
12 August 2016
• Assam becomes first state to ratify The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014
• Manjula Chellur appointed as Chief Justice of Bombay High Court
• Union Government constituted National Committee on Trade Facilitation
• UBI launched USSD based *99# Mobile Application for basic banking needs
13 August 2016
• Dipika Pallikal wins Australian Open Squash 2016 title
• Spiritual guru Pramukh Swami Maharaj passes away
• Union Government launched Smart Ganga City Scheme in 10 cities
• India’s first bio-CNG plant inaugurated in Pune

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