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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 1 August 2016

Aug 1, 2016 19:17 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like first woman governor of Tokyo, book titled India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears, and Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court among others.

  • The Air Marshall who has recently assumed the charge of Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel is - B Suresh
  • The former Japanese Defence Minister who has been elected as the first woman governor of Tokyo is - Yuriko Koike
  • The F1 racer who won 2016 German Grand Prix is - Lewis Hamilton
  • The 2016 Mohun Bagan Ratna has been conferred on - Syed Nayeemuddin
  • Person appointed as the Head of Online and E-commerce of Lenovo India in August 2016- Rajesh Thadani
  • Indian State that signed MoU with Japan to develop food value chain in the state- Andhra Pradesh
  • Book titled India Rising: Fresh Hope, New Fears is authored by- Ravi Velloor
  • Intelligence and security agency of India that was added to the Second Schedule of the RTI Act, 2005 leading to its exemption from the purview of the Act- Strategic Forces Command (SFC)
  • International Kabaddi Federation on 31 July 2016 selected a country to host The 2016 Kabaddi World Cup – India
  • He was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court - Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale
  • A skydiver with 18000 jumps, who became first person to jump from 25000 feet (7620 meters) without a parachute or a wing suit - Luke Aikins
  • Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off maiden broad-gauge train service between Agartala and Delhi - ‘Tripura Sundari Express’
  • The 47-day-long annual monsoon trawling ban from venturing into the Arabian Sea was lifted midnight 31 July 2016 in - Kerala
  • The Tamil Nadu Assembly on 1 August 2016 unanimously passed a resolution to rename the Madras High Court as - the Tamil Nadu High Court
  • The typhoon that is expected to hit south China's Guangdong Provinceis - typhoon Nida
  • The AIADMK Member of Parliament in Rajya Sabha who was expelled from the primary membership of the party by AIADMK Chief Jayalalithaa is - Sasikala Pushpa
  • The state’s Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary education has decided to delete a lesson based on Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova from the next edition of a school textbook is - Goa







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