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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 August (Chapter-05)

Current Affairs -2016 August
(Chapter-05)

61.Which State has been selected for the All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project Award 2015?
West Bengal

62. The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that was passed by Rajya Sabha increases the availability of the maternity  benefit by how many weeks from the date of expected delivery?
Eight weeks

63.Who has won the 20th Commonwealth Chess championship crown 2016 in Colombo, Sri Lanka?
Abhijeet Gupta

64.Prime Minister Narendra Modi in August 2016 launched Mission Bhagiratha in which state?
Telangana

65.The theme song “70 Saal Azadi Yaad Karo Kurbani” for Tiranga Yatra has been composed by whom?
Kesiraju Srinivas

66.The International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on?
August 9

67. Which union ministry has launched a social media campaign to mark Daughters’ Day on August 11?
Ministry of Women and Child Development

68.Which date is observed as Bio Fuel Day across the world annually to create awareness about non fossil fuels?
August 10

69.Name the state that launched ‘Baristha Bunakar Sahayata Yojana’, a special assistance scheme for elderly weavers.
Odisha

70.Who has been appointed as managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of United Bank of India?
Pawan Kumar Bajaj

71.Name the Union Government first portal for Online Selling of goods and Services by Government Departments?
e-marketplace

72.Name the American swimmer who set a new world record to win gold in the women's 400 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics.
Katie Ledecky

73.Which State government has introduced the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill 2016, which proposes to declare ‘no alcohol consumption zones’?
Goa

74.The Daughter’s Day is being celebrated on which date to celebrate daughters, daughters-in-law and granddaughters?
August 11th

75.The MSME databank portal has been launched by which union ministry

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