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Today Current Affairs August 24-2016
Telangana Government – 17 new districts – October
Telangana Government has issued a notification to create 17 new districts. This will begin from October.
National Sports Awards – 2016
PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik who are the Rio Olympics 2016 medalists have been chosen for Khel Ratna award. Dipa Karmakar & Jitu Rai was also awarded Highest Sporting award. Bisweshwar Nandi who was the coach of Dipa Karmakar will be awarded Dronacharya Award.
Badnore – new Punjab – governor
On Monday V P Singh Badnore took the oath as governor of Punjab. S J Vazifdar who is the Punjab and Haryana HC Chief Justice has taken the oath as secrecy to Badnore. Badnore was the 4th-time BJP legislator in the Rajasthan assembly.
Ahmedabad – 2016 Kabaddi World Cup
From October to 22, the kabaddi world cup will be held. Gujarat will play host to twelve kabaddi teams Iran, USA, Australia, Canada, Bangladesh, etc. The matches will be held in Ahmedabad’s The Arena Stadium.
Latest Current Affairs 24 August 2016
China – first Tibetan-language – search engine
China has launched its first Tibetan-language search engine “Yongzin”. The search engine will serve as a unified portal for all major Tibetan-language websites in China. It has eight sections for literature, websites, images, videos, music, encyclopaedia, news and forums.
Ashok Chawla – YES Bank – non-executive chairman
Ashok Chawla who was the Former CCI head take over as Non-Executive Part time chairman of YES Bank. He received the approval from Reserve Bank of India. He has appointed as the independent director on the Board of YES Bank on 5 March 2016.
Himachal Pradesh assembly – GST Bill
On Monday Himachal Pradesh Assembly unanimously ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on GST. CM Virbhadra Singh has introduced the bill on the first day of five-day monsoon session. After Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand Himachal Pradesh has become the fourth to ratify the Bill.
More News August 24th, 2016
Asian Filmmaker Award – Kiarostami
Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami who passes away on July 4th has selected for the Asian Filmmaker of the Year Award at the Busan International Film Festival. He was 76 years old.
Punjab CM – Prakash Singh Badal – mobile app – farmers
Parkash Singh Badal who was the Chief Minister of Punjab. On Monday he launched the mobile app for farmers called “Kisan Suvidha”. This app will provide basic information on weather updates, crop prices & expert advice.
Jagdish Mukhi – Andaman and Nicobar
Jagdish Mukhi who was the Senior BJP leader, on Monday assumed office as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. He is the Minister & Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly in the past.
These are the current updates on 24th August. Have a look and gain the general knowledge