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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 1 September 2016

Sep 1, 2016 20:05 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016, Kudankulam Plant Unit-2 and President of Brazil among others.

• Person sworn in as President of Brazil in August 2016- Michel Temer

• Indians who received the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016- Thodur Madabusi Krishna and Bezwada Wilson

• The Kudankulam Plant Unit-2 was in August 2016 synchronised with Southern Power Grid at- Tamil Nadu

• Person appointed as the CEO of Microsoft Accelerator in India recently- Bala Girisaballa

• Noted poet who wrote Sindur ki Raakh in 1955 and died recently- Kashmiri Lal Zakir

• The famous humanist French photographer who died recently is - Marc Riboud

• Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik recently won the People’s Choice Prize for his sand sculpture titled Mahatma Gandhi – World Peace at the - Moscow Sand Sculpture Championship 2016

• The appointed former Finance Secretary appointed as the Chancellor of TERI University is - Ashok Chawla

• The approximate percentage of 300 Billion Cubic Metre water in River Ganga contaminated by arsenic, as per a latest study, is - 40%

• The Indian-origin software industry veteran recently appointed the CEO of US-based company ANSYS is - Ajei Gopal

• Union Cabinet approved creation of a Project Development Fund (PDF) for catalysing Indian economic presence in the CLMV countries. The countries include - Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam

• The two day “BRICS Convention on Tourism” began at World heritage site - Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh

• The person who was re-elected as President of Gabon - Ali Bongo Ondimba

• Chief Minister of Odisha who decided to share his thoughts on different issues through the radio for 10 minutes every month is - Naveen Patnaik

• Commission set up by the Haryana government that submitted its report to the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal at Chandigarh was heded by - Justice SN Dhingra

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