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Friday, September 2, 2016

Current Affairs -2016 August (Chapter-12)

Current Affairs -2016 August
(Chapter-12)

163.Which high-level committee has been constituted by the Union Government to promote card payments?
Ratan P Watal committee

164.Name the 11-year-old girl who will swim in River Ganga from Kanpur to Varansi with a message of clean Ganga.
Shraddha Shukla

165.The sailing campaign “Jal Tarang” has been started from which state of India?
Himachal Pradesh

166.What is the theme of this year World Humanitarian Day is being celebrated on August 19 to recognize humanitarian Personnel?
One Humanity

167.“Yongzin” the Tibetan-language search engine has been launched by which country?
China

168.Who has become first Asian to be nominated for 2016 Heritage Heroes Award of International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)?
Bibhuti Lahkar

169.Name the city where the first phase of SAUNI (Saurastra Narmada Avataran Irrigation yojana) was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Jamnagar

170.What is the India’s rank in the 2016 Global Innovation Index (GII)?
66

171.The book named One Indian Girl is being written by which author has announced the title in twitter with a link to a video teaser?
Chetan Bhagat

172.Which country’s unmanned submersible on August 23 dived to a depth of 10,767 metres in the Mariana Trench in the West Pacific?
China

173.The 2016 Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was held in which country?
Kenya

174.Name the Indian paramilitary force that has decided to appoint Olympic Silver medalist PV Sindhu as its brand ambassador and bestow the honorary rank of Commandant to her.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)

175.India’s first comprehensive “Crime Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS)” has been launched by which state government?
Maharashtra

176.Who has been banned for four year by Court of Arbitration for Sports following an Appeal by World Anti Doping Agency?
Narsingh Yadav

177.In which train route, Indian Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu commissioned a new railway line

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