India Weekly Current Affair - 28 August - 4 September 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 28 August to 4 September 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.




29 August 2016
• Water table rises in Ganga basin but so does salinity: Study
• Padma Sachdev gets Saraswati Samman for year 2015
• Madhukar Gupta Committee on border protection submits report to MHA
• National Sports Day celebrated on 29 August
• CRPF decides to appoint P V Sindhu as Commandant and brand ambassador
• West Bengal to be renamed as Bangal in Hindi and Bengal in English
• Kudankulam Plant Unit-2 synchronised with Southern Power Grid
30 August 2016
• PM Modi launches first phase of SAUNI project in Jamnagar, Gujarat
• Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt’s London Olympics bronze medal upgraded to silver
• Gujarat becomes first state to distribute 2 crore LED Bulbs under UJALA
• Mukesh Mehta appointed as President of India Bullion and Jewellers Association
• TVSN Prasad Committee submitted its report on use of Pallet Guns
• Army Design Bureau formed to reduce dependence on imports
31 August 2016
• Union Cabinet approved grant of Permanent Residency Status to Foreign Investors
• Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Central Inland Water Transport Corporation Limited
• MoUD and Amar Chitra Katha signs MoU to publish and distribute comic book on Swachh Bharat Mission
• Union Cabinet approves simplification of FDI Policy 2016 in various sectors
• Union Cabinet approves creation of PDF to catalyse Indian economic presence in CLMV countries
• Dhingra Commission submits its report to Haryana Chief Minister
• Ashok Chawla appointed Chancellor of TERI University
• Sony Pictures to acquire sports channels of Zee for 385 million US dollar
• Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao sworn in as acting Governor of Tamil Nadu
1 September 2016
• AK Sinha committee constituted to study silt in river Ganga in Bihar
• Union Government notifies National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme
• Railway launches insurance scheme for passengers travelling on e-ticket
• Veteran trade union leader Sharad Rao passes away
• Gujarat, AAI, Union Government sign tripartite MoU to build small airports
• Reliance Industries launches Reliance Jio offering Free Voice Calls, cheap Data Plans
• Mukund Choudhari assumes charge as CMD of MOIL
• Union Cabinet approves creation of PDF to catalyse Indian economic presence in CLMV countries
• CIL, ICFRE signs MoU to monitor Environment related issues in Coal Mining Projects
• Jan Shikshan Sansthan conferred with 2016 UNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy
• Mukund Choudhari assumes charge as CMD of MOIL
2 September 2016
• Guinness World Records declare Majuli as the largest river island
• LG Electronics Inc ties up with Amazon.com on smart-home services
• First BRICS Film Festival begins in New Delhi
• Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao sworn in as acting Governor of Tamil Nadu
• Noted Assamese poet Nalinidhar Bhattacharyya dies
• K K Aggarwal elected as National President of IMA
3 September 2016
• Odisha Government launches Biju Kanya Ratna Yojana
• Odisha Government inks lease agreement on Jagatjore Shrimp Culture Project
• Gumthala Garhu becomes first Wi-fi hotspot village in Haryana
• Mother Teresa canonised as Saint by Pope Francis at Vatican
4 September 2016
• IUCN lists Eastern Gorilla as Critically Endangered
• Abhinav Bindra announces retirement from Shooting
• Mother Teresa canonised as Saint by Pope Francis at Vatican
• Indian conservationist Bibhuti Lahkar wins Heritage Heroes Award of IUCN
• 2016 G20 Summit concludes in Hangzhou, China
• Urjit Patel assumes charge as 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India

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