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Daily Current Affairs 08-08-2016
Modi – PMO APP – MyGov
A New PMO App has launched by Narendra Modi at MYGOV Anniversary function held in New Delhi. The app will correspond to a website of the PMO (Prime Minister’s office). This app was developed by the team of young engineerings of delhi. This team was won in the contest of app development. This app will allow the mobile users to connect to the website of PMO.
Vietnam Veedu Sundaram – Passes away
Vietnam Veedu who was the Indian film director & scriptwriter has passed away in Chennai. He was born in Tiruchi. Vietnam Veedu became the part of his name after his script. Sundaram was 76 years old. He directed many teleserials and also acted in films.
KK Khurana – GM – BHEL Corporate R&D
KK Khurana has taken the charge over for head of BHEL Corporate R&D from August 4th,2016. Before the promotion as GM in I/C of Corporate R&D, he worked in PEM ( Project Engineering Management). He has a lot of experience in Thermal power plant projects.
Vijay Rupani – Gujarat Chief Minister
The BJP Leader, Vijay Rupani Who was 60 years old, become the chief minister of Gujarat. He has taken the oath in Gandhinagar at Mahatma Mandir. The Governor OP Kohli administered him the oath of office and secrecy. Also, Nitin Patel has taken charge as deputy CM.
2nd National Handloom day
On 7th August, Second National Handloom day has celebrated. For this event, Narendra Modi is the chief guest which was held in Chennai. But, the main function was held in Varanasi. The National Handloom Awards has presented by the Union Textiles Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani who is the Chief Guest of an occasion.
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Tamilnadu CM – cash awards – five sportspersons
By Tamilnadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has presented the cash awards to the five sportspersons. The Jenitha Anto of Tiruchirappalli has awarded with the cheque of Rs 25 lakh for winning an international chess tournament for the differently abled held in Serbia last month. Jenitha Anto had won the tournament for the fourth time. The other persons who achieved the award are C Ajith Kumar, R Naveen, L Samayasri, and S Priyadarshini. Jayalalithaa has also given the total cash incentive of Rs 1.20 crore to four other sportspersons who won medals in different events at World School Athletics Championship in Turkey in July.
CSS Corp – Manish Tandon – CEO
A Global Technology Support company, CSS Crop has appointed the Manish Tandon as new CEO. He replaces TG Rames. Now TG Ramesh was working as a non-executive director for Strategic advisor role. Manish is a gold medalist from IIM Bangalore.
Odisha govt – State Home Department
Odisha government has launched the new website of state Home department to enable the differently-abled persons to see and hear the website. This portal has designed by the NIC. It was introduced by the Naveen Patnaik. This website was provided with two languages, i.e., English, Odia languages.
Kathakali dance – Egypt
For the first time, nine Kathakali dance group members have performed in Egypt. This group was the part of 14th Summer Festival which was organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Kathakali was the art which belongs to Kerala. Kathakali includes dance, music, drama, literature, etc.
Telangana signs – MoU – Water resources info system
The MOU has signed by the Telangana Irrigation Department for understanding the Indian Space Research Organisation for setting up a TWRIS (Telangana Water Resources Information System) on the ‘Bhuvan’ web portal. The MoU was signed at Hyderabad-headquartered National Remote Sensing Centre of ISRO, in the presence of T Harish Rao Irrigation Minister & A S Kiran Kumar ISRO chairman.
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