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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 25 August 2016

Aug 25, 2016 19:03 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Sakshi Malik, Sugamya Pustakalaya and Udaipur Declaration, among others
 
• Famous political leader who served as Governor of several States for a record period of 17 years and died in August 2016- Akhlaq Ur Rahman Kidwai

• Actress who topped the list of The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016- Jennifer Lawrence

• Indian actress who made her entry in the Forbes list of World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2016- Deepika Padukone

• BRICS Countries adopted which declaration during the second meeting of BRICS Ministers for Disaster Management in August 2016- Udaipur Declaration

• The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit will be held in- Goa

• The woman wrestler and bronze medalist at 2016 Rio Olympics who was named as Haryana’s brand ambassador for Beti Bachao, Beti Padao campaign is - Sakshi Malik

• Union Government launched accessible E-Library 'Sugamya Pustakalaya' for Divyang under Prime Minister’s - Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan)

• Union Cabinet approved revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income with - Cyprus

• The country that signed a historic peace accord to end more than five decades of conflict with rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is - Colombia

• The new Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Fiji that was approved by Union Cabinet seeks updation of the existing Air Services Agreement (ASA) that was signed on - 28 January 1974

• State in which a special pink colour envelop under speed post was launched by Justice Virender Singh with a purpose to expedite judicial process- Jharkhand

• Country struck by a high-intensity earthquake of magnitude 6.2 on the Richter scale which led to death of about 150 people- Italy

• Union Cabinet enhanced the compensation to victims of terror and left extremism from three lakh rupees to- Five lakh

• 1st BRICS Film Festival will be hosted in September 2016 in- Delhi

• High Court of which state cancelled the recruitment process of about four thousand police sub inspectors initiated by the state government- Uttar Pradesh

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