Current Affairs News Updates-1st September, 2016

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Current Affairs News Updates- 1st September, 2016

Important questions for competitive exams from Current Affairs News Updates

Q- Who is the Chief general of Indian Army?

R K Dhowal

Dalbir Singh

Sunil Lanba

Arup Raha

Q- Which campaign is introduced by Ministry of Urban  Development (MoUD) to boost Swachh Bharat Abhiyan recently?

100% Safai campaign

TV campaign

Comic Campaign

Subsidy campaign

Q- Examine the following statements and choose the correct Option-

Statement-I Land Acquisition bill was given Gogreen by Supreme court as it necessary fo country’s development.

Statement-II Land Acquisition bill in singur region was Quashed by Supreme Court signifying it as “VOID”.

Which is correct-

Only I

Both I and II

Only II

Neither I nor II

Important Current Affairs News Updates

National News

1. Land acquisition bill was quashed  by the Supreme court influencing villages of Barberi, gopal nagar , Khaserberi on 31st August, 2016.

2. Army Chief General- Dalbir Singh announced the Establishment of ‘Army Design Bureau’ Under ‘Make in India’ Iniative.

3. The Enemy Property Ordinance passed by the Union cabinet on 31st August, 2016.

4. In order to support ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’- a Comic campaign will be introduced by Ministry of Urban      Development (MoUD)

International News

1. Dilma Rousseff- Brazil’s first woman president was impeached by 61 out of 81 senators on 31st August, 2016.

2. In addition to end 100 years of cold war – USA’s first regular commercial flight landed in cuba on 31st August, 2016. 

Business News

1. The GDP growth in first quarter of Financial year 2016-17 – 7.1 %.

2. According to Anant Geete ( Heavy Industries minister) ” Green plan scheme” aims at saving fuel worth 60, 000 crore.

3. India bagged 35th position in World Bank Logistics performance Index-2016.

4. 10 cement companies under Imposition of penalties for “Cartelisation” – Competition Commission of India (CCI). 

Sports News

1. England cricket team recorded highest ever ODI total of 444 for 3 against Pakistan at Trent Bridge on 31st August, 2016.

2. Australia won the 5 cricket match series of ODI against srilanka by 3-1 Lead.

3. World record fee of 50 million pounds for Chelsea defender- David Luiz.

Arts and Culture News

1. Finally there will be  Renovation (Face-lift)  for the Bronze statue of Carnatic vocalist Bharat Ratna- M.S Subbulaxmi .


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