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Sports updates- July-August 2016
Ruth Jebet wins gold in 3000m steeplechase at Rio Olympics Jebet won the race in the second-quickest time in history. She clocked a time of eight minutes 59.75 seconds, narrowly outside of Russian Gulnara Samitova-Galkina's world record of 08:58.16. Italy’s Elia Viviani wins gold in Men's Omnium at Rio Olympics Great Britain’s Mark Cavendish won the silver and Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark took the bronze in the event. Andy Murray of Great Britain won gold in Rio 2016 Olympic Games To win the title, he defeated Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro in the final match held at the Olympic Tennis Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. With the win, he retained the medal and became the first player to win two men's singles tennis gold medals in Olympics. Anita Wlodarczyk breaks world record to win gold in Hammer Throw Wlodarczyk’s winning mark was 82.29m. China’s Wenxiu Zhang won the silver medal with a mark of 76.75m. Sophie Hitchon of Great Britain earne…

Current Affairs 1st-7th August 2016

Current Affairs-August

1 August 2016
• Malaysian security law comes into force
• Angela Ruggiero appointed Head of IOC Athletes’ Commission
• Scientists developed mechanism to recycle CO2 into usable fuel 2 August 2016
• Typhoon Nida makes landfall in China’s Dapeng Peninsula; lashes Hong Kong
• Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian chemist Ahmed Zewail passes away
• SAARC Immigration Authorities meeting held in Islamabad 3 August 2016
• China to carry out first human gene editing trial for lung cancer
• Youssef Chahed appointed as Prime Minister of Tunisia
• IOC agrees to add five sports in 2020 Tokyo Olympics
• Smiles originated 30 million years ago: Study 4 August 2016
• Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' elected 39th Prime Minister of Nepal 5 August 2016
• 2016 Rio Olympics begins with grand ceremony 6 August 2016
• China launches Tiantong-01; its first satellite for mobile telecommunication 7 August 2016
• World Breastfeeding Week 2016 observed
• Australian surfing champion Bernard Farrelly …

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INDIAN AFFAIRS Smart Ganga City Scheme Launched in Ten Cities
Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti and Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu launched Smart Ganga City Scheme in 10 cities located along Ganga to set upSewage Treatment Plants (STPs)and improve drainage.
The 10 Cities: The Scheme bound 10 Cities Haridwar Allahabad Rishikesh Lucknow Mathura-Vrindavan Patna Varanasi Sahibgunj Kanpur Barrackpore These cities has been chosen by theNational Mission for Clean Gangawhere the programme will be established in the first phase for infrastructure development for sewage treatment on hybrid annuity mode on public private partnership basis. Odisha government to make Aadhar Card mandatory for procurement of paddy & Odisha Govt. implements Odisha Official Language Act, 1954
i. After Odisha State Cabinet has given nod for theOdisha Official Language Rules- 2016, to frame rules for proper implementation of the Odisha OfficialLanguage Act-1954that c…