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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 5 August 2016

Aug 5, 2016 20:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like World Breastfeeding Week, Tokyo Olympics 2020 and Prime Minister of Tunisia among others.

•    The theme of the World Breastfeeding Week 2016 is - Breastfeeding: A key to Sustainable Development

•    Former Meghalaya Chief Secretary who waas appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner of Meghalaya is - P B O Warjri

•    The founder of Slingbox, a TV streaming media device, who died recently is - Blake Krikorian

•    The portal launched by the Reserve Bank of India to check illegal money collection is - Sachet

•    The former Comptroller and Auditor General of India who stepped down from private sector lender IDFC Bank’s board is - Vinod Rai

•    The state that was exempted from the purview of compulsory Aadhaar number which is required for availing the University Grants Commission scholarships for higher education is - Assam

•    The United Nations' top human rights official accused this country’s government troops and rebels of ethnically targeted atrocities, during renewed fighting over the last month - South Sudan

•    Five new sports that will be added to the progaramme for 2020 Tokyo Olympics include - Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboard, Climbing Sports and surfing

•    She became first women to be member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) – Nita Ambani

•    Person who has assumed charge of General Manager of East Central Railway in August 2016- D K Gayen

•    Person appointed as the Prime Minister of Tunisia in August 2016- Youssef Chahed

•    Committee constituted by RBI in August 2016 to look at various facets of household finance in India- Tarun Ramadorai Committee on Household Finance

•    Geologists have found the first evidence for China's Great Flood, a 4000-year-old disaster that led to birth of the Xia dynasty and modern Chinese civilization happened in this river – Yellow River

•    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved a new formula to calculate production subsidy for – Sugar Mills

•    The name of the frozen nutritional dessert developed by CSIR- Central Food Technological Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI) Mysuru - Nutrice

•    This country has shown its intention to revive Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) with India recently – Mauritius

•    This Pakistan-based organization was designated by the United States as a ‘terror group’ – Jamaat-ur-Ahrar

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