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Friday, September 2, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 August (Chapter-11)

Current Affairs -2016 August
(Chapter-11)

148.What is the theme of the 2017 Pravasi Bharatiya Divas?
Redefined Engagement With Indian Diaspora

149.Who of the following was awarded the prestigious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015?
Padma Sachdev

150.Who has been posthumously honoured with the Ashok Chakra on the 2016 Independence Day?
Havildar Hangpan Dada

151.Who has been elected as the President of Zambia in a common voting against his main National Development Party Rival?
Edgar Lungu

152.Which state has launched a mobile app ‘Kisan Suvidha’ for farmers?
Punjab

153.The world’s first self-driving taxi service has been launched in which of the following countries?
Singapore

154.Which country has launched Operation Euphrates Shield in Syria to end the rule of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as well as against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)?
Turkey

155.The world’s first hack-proof quantum communication satellite will be launched by which country?
China

156.Who has been selected for the prestigious Vyas Samman 2015 for the poetry collection?
Sunita Jain

157.Who has been sworn-in as the new Governor of Punjab?
VP Singh Badnore

158.Which country will host the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit 2016?
Pakistan

159.Who of the following headed the Committee on border protection that submitted its report to the Home Minister Rajnath Singh?
Madhukar Gupta

160.What is the theme of the 2016 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)?
Women Empowerment

161.World Photography day is being celebrated annually on which date in order to celebrate the long term journey of Photography?
August 19th

162.Who has been conferred with the Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award for the year 2016 during National Sports Day?
Silvanus Dungdung
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