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Today Current Affairs August 30-2016
Doha Bank – opens branch – Kerala
Mehbooba Mufti – UJALA scheme – Jammu and Kashmir
Mehbooba Mufti who is the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir has launched the Ujala Scheme with the distribution of LED bulbs. Prime Minister launched the National LED programme in January 2015. They kept a target of replacing 77 crore incandescent lamps with LED bulbs.
Amazon launches – online Telugu bookstore
Amazon which was an E-commerce portal has announced to launch the online Telugu bookstore with a wide-range of over 10,000 Telugu titles. People who want to read can get the Telugu translations of English bestsellers in the store. Now Amazon caters to Hindi, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil and Bengali languages.
Amit Chandra – non-executive director – Tata Sons
Tata Sons who was holding the company of Tata Group of companies has appointed private equity firm Bain Capital’s Managing Director Amit Chandra as the non-executive director. With this appointment, the total has increased to nine.
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Wipro’s chief – officer Abhijit Bhaduri – quits
Abhijit Bhaduri who was the chief learning officer of Wipro has resigned. He will start his own executive coaching company. He worked for 7 years in Wipro.
Nico Rosberg wins 2016 – Belgian Grand Prix
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany has won the 2016 Belgian Grand Prix of Formula One. It is the Rosberg’s overall tenth championship title of F1 in his career and the sixth win in the 2016 season. Earlier he won the Australian Grand Prix, Bahrain Grand Prix, Chinese Grand Prix and Russian Grand Prix.
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West Bengal – passes resolution – rename the state
West Bengal Assembly has passed the resolution to rename the state to ‘Bangla’ in Bengali, ‘Bengal’ in English and ‘Bangal’ in Hindi. Earlier last month, Mamata Banerjee government had approved the change of name to either Bongo or Bangla.
Aug 29 – Sports Day – Dhyan Chand’s birthday
On August 29th, the National Sports Day in India has celebrated to mark hockey legend Dhyan Chand’s birthday. Dhyan Chand is the greatest player in hockey. He played a key role in India’s three consecutive Olympic triumphs in 1928, 1932 and 1936.
GST bill – passed – Maharashtra Assembly
Maharashtra Assembly’s has unanimously passed the Goods and Services Tax Constitutional Amendment Bill. GST s the tax levied when a consumer buys a good or service. It is meant to be the single, comprehensive tax that will subsume all the other smaller indirect taxes on consumption like service tax, excise duty etc.
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