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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 4 August 2016

Aug 4, 2016 20:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like the Egyptian-American scientist Ahmed Zewail, Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award and CRPF battalion consisting of scheduled tribe candidates to be raised among others.

•    The singer who will be awarded with the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award is - Shubha Mudgal

•    The 7th SAARC Immigration Authorities meeting was recently held in - Islamabad, Pakistan

•    Person who resigned as Managing Director of JM Financial Ltd in August 2016- Nimesh Kampani

•    Sudhanshu Mani has been appointed as the General Manager of - Integral Coach Factory

•    Bill passed by Rajya Sabha in August 2016 to introduce the goods and services tax- The Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014

•    Facility launched by Union Government in August 2016 that allows people to sign documents digitally from remote places- eSignDesk

•    Person appointed as the Chairman of the Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) of Kerala- VS Achuthanandan

•    The Union Government has decided to raise a CRPF battalion consisting of scheduled tribe candidates from - Bijapur, Dantewada, Narayanpur and Sukma districts in Chhattisgarh

•    The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist Chairperson who has been elected the 39th Prime Minister of Nepal is - Pushpa Kamal Dahal

•    Ahmed Zewail, the Egyptian-American scientist who died in the United States on 2 August 2016 won the Nobel Chemistry Prize in 1999 for - his pioneering work in femtochemistry

•    Union Cabinet on 3 August 2016 gave its approval to Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that seeks to improve - Road Safety in the country

•    The Olympic Participant from India who’s named was cleared for participation in Rio Olympics by United World Wrestling (UWW) – Narsingh Yadav

•    Following Constitutional Article was referred by Delhi High Court to hold that Lt. Governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory - Article 239 & 239AA

•    The 7th meeting of SAARC Interior Minister's Conference has started in - Islamabad

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