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Current Affairs 16th August 2017
- Ravichandran Ashwin the Indian Spinner joins Worcestershire Country.
- Tata motors make an announcement of the new Chief Financial Officer.
- India’s No.1 retailer Defence Canteen to go Online.
- PM Modi pays tribute to Sri Aurobindo on his 145th birth Anniversary.
- In Japan Wood is the new steel to make ever lighter vehicles.
- Veteran Tamil actor Shanmuga Sundaram passes away.
- Buffon Joins Ronaldo and Messi on UEFA Shortlist.
- Ronaldo the Real Madrid football player is banned for five matches by Spanish football federation.
- Iranian President threatens for the new restart of the nuclear program.
- Earthport appoints Sandeep Gupta as the new India head.
National News – 16th August 2017 Current Affairs
India’s No.1 retailer Defence Canteen to go Online.
- The Canteen Stores Department CSD which supplies goods at a minimal rate to defence personnel from Army, Navy and Air Force will be undergoing a new change.
- Vice Marshal M Baladitaya says that we are already in talks with leading FMCG companies like Hindustan Unilever and Procter & Gamble to ensure our customers get to sample their products as soon as they are launched.
- CSD was first taken a start in 1921 for British troops.
- Major contributions to CSD Sales are white goods and cars.
PM Modi pays tribute to Sri Aurobindo on his 145th birth Anniversary.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to philosopher and sage Sri Aurobindo on his 145th Birth Anniversary.
- PM Narendra Modi today addressed the nation at the historic Red Fort in New Delhi.
- This is the 4th time when Narendra Modi unfurled the national flag on August 15 as the Prime Minister.
Latest Current Affairs – International News
In Japan Wood is the new steel to make ever lighter vehicles.
- The global push is trying to make ever lighter vehicles is leading some auto suppliers in Japan to turn to what seems like an unlikely substitute for steel using wood.
- Masanori Matsushiro the Project manager says the Lightweighting is a constant issue for us in the body design at Toyota Motor Corp.
Iranian President threatens for the new restart of the nuclear program.
- Iran president made an issue to a direct threat to the West on Tuesday, claiming his country is capable of restarting its nuclear program within hours. and quickly bringing it to even more advanced levels than in
- He said we are quickly bringing it to even more advanced levels than in 2015 when Iran signed the nuclear deal with world powers.
Appointment News – Today Current Events
Earthport appoints Sandeep Gupta as the new India head.
- Earthport Which runs a network for Cross border payments appoints Sandeep Gupta as its head of India.
- Sandeep Gupta has over 20 years of experience in the payments and banking Industry.
- He worked as a vice president of Global Payments and Treasury Services at the Chase Manhattan Bank NA.
16th August 2017 Current Affairs – Business News
Tata motors make an announcement of the new Chief Financial Officer.
- Auto major Tata motors made an announcement for the appointment of P B Balaji as its group Chief Financial Officer.
- Bajaj will replace C Ramakrishnan who retires at the end of his term on September 30.
- He was a Chief Accountant at the Unilever Group in London.
Sports News – Gk Today Updates
16th August 2017 Current Affairs is Ravichandran Ashwin the Indian Spinner joins Worcestershire Country.
- Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will play for Worcestershire for the rest of their County Championship campaign.
- Ashwin will be the first Indian player to play for Worcestershire since Zaheer Khan.
Ronaldo the Real Madrid football player is banned for five matches by Spanish football federation.
- The Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is on a five game ban following his red card in Supercopa first-leg victory over Barcelona.
- The club has also been fined €350 and the player €800.
- Real Madrid and Ronaldo have 10 business days to appeal against the ruling.
Buffon Joins Ronaldo and Messi on UEFA Shortlist.
- Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is one of three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
- The 39-year-old Buffon was a key member of the Juventus side that reached last season’s Champions League final.
- Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has won the award twice, as has Portuguese forward Ronaldo.
Current Affairs 16th August 2017 – Obituary News
Veteran Tamil actor Shanmuga Sundaram passes away.
- Tamil cinema veteran Shanmuga Sundaram breathed his last on 15 August.
- Sundaram began his acting career with Sivaji Ganesan’s 1963 movie, Ratha Thilagam.
- He was last seen in Anbanavan Asaradhavan Adangadhavan.
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