Current Affairs » August 2017 » The Third National Handloom Day Will Be Celebrated Across The Country
→ Aadhaar number has been made mandatory for the registration of death from 1st of October.
→ Bihar Government announced Compulsory retirement for non-performing teachers and education officials above 50.
→ Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is the brand ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Mission in UP.
→ Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announces new ETF-Bharat-22, Sectoral cap set at 20%.
→ Hiroshima marks 72nd anniversary of atomic bombing over the city on 6th August, 1945.
→ India’s First Heli-taxi service launched by MoS for Civil Aviation Jayanth Sinha in Bengaluru.
→ India’s Sajan bagged a bronze medal in Greco-Roman category after defeating Ali Osman Erbay of Turkey at the Junior World Wrestling Championships in Tampere, Finland.
→ IndusInd Bank became the 6th Indian bank whose market capitalisation soared past the Rupee 1 lakh crore-mark.
→ Maharashtra government dedicated 10 motorbike ambulances.
→ Neymar signs world record deal with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
→ No need for govt employees to visit bank to start pension: Government.
→ President, Vice President greet people on the eve of Raksha Bandhan on 7th August 2017.
→ Qatar becomes first Arab country to offer permanent residency to non-citizens.
→ Rajiv Kumar will be the next Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog.
→ Robert Hardy, Harry Potter actor, dies at 91.
→ The first meeting of the Japan-India Coordination Forum (JICF) for Development of North-Eastern Region was held in New Delhi.
→ The third National Handloom Day will be celebrated across the country.
→ The UNESCO has cautioned that the damage caused to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) due to the Gorkhaland agitation may put in peril the World Heritage tag it earned in 1999.
→ Vijender Singh beats Zulpikar Maimaitiali to win WBO Oriental Super Middleweight title.
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