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Current Affairs -2016 August (Chapter-01)

Current Affairs -2016 August
(Chapter-01)

1.Which Indian artist has won the 2016 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants?
Anita Gopalan

2.What is the theme of Swachh Bharat special campaign is being organized by The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation throughout August 2016?
Freedom from Open Defecation

3.Who has won the Rogers Cup final in Toronto, Canada after defeated Kei Nishikori in straight sets?
Novak Djokovic

4.Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the second 500 MW thermal unit at Marwa Thermal Power Station in
Chhattisgarh

5.What is the aim of nation-wide programme MAA - Mothers’ Absolute Affection that was launched by Health Minister J P Nadda?
Promotion of breastfeeding

6.The book “Tipu Sultan’s Search for Legitimacy: Islam and Kingship in a Hindu Domain” has been authored by whom?
Kate Brittlebank

7.Which country has successfully tested its largest solid-fuel motor that can be used in heavy space rockets for future deep space missions in the northwest city of Xian?.
China

8. Which State government aims to double the income of farmers by 2022?
Rajasthan

9.Which team has won the season 4 finals of the Pro Kabaddi League defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers?
Patna Pirates

10.Who has been appointed as chairman of the Administrative Reforms Committee (ARC) in Kerala?
V.S. Achuthanandan

11.Indian Railways has recently tied up with which mobile wallet company to ensure food delivery in train coaches with e-cash payments?
MobiKwik

12.India’s flag bearer during parade at 2016 Rio Olympics opening ceremony?
Abhinav Bindra

13.Who was appointed as the Prime Minister of Tunisia in August 2016?
Youssef Chahed

14.Which union ministry has launched Twitter Sewa for addressing the complaints of common man in the telecom and postal sectors?
Ministry of Communications

15.Which animals are going to extinct by 2100, according to study published in the journal BioScience?

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