Weekly Current Affairs for UPSC Exam 2016: CNA (Aug 01-07)

Weekly Current Affairs for UPSC Exam 2016: CNA (Aug 01-07)


Now find the whole week’s current events for UPSC Current Affairs in one place and make your own current affairs notes for IAS Exam at ease.

The segment provides most important current events from 1 August to 7 August 2016. Below listed are the events in the news that will help the candidates to revise and remember the important news and events for UPSC Current Affairs

August 1

• Retrenched Indians in Saudi Arabia to come back home
• Norms eased for foreign tourists visiting Ladakh
• Chinese Army did recce before entering Chamoli
• Kudankulam plant safest in the world
• Tripura gets Delhi train, now eyes Dhaka
• The South China Sea Dispute

August 2

• Soft on Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen
• India readies business card for SAARC businessmen
• India’s evacuation efforts from crisis hit regions
• Rajya Sabha set to approve GST legislation tomorrow
• NASA to explore asteroid during close encounter

August 3

• UGC amends anti-ragging regulations
• AYUSH drugs to get trial guidelines
• Prachanda to be next Prime Minister of Nepal
• Rajnath to press for SAARC terror desk The facility, set up in Colombo in 1995, is yet to become operational
• Stage set for roll-out of GST regime

August 4

• Reforms and the disabled
• Saudi promises help, free passage to jobless
• Prachanda is new Nepal PM

August 5

• Gujarat HC strikes down quota ordinance
• HC says L-G is Delhi’s administrative head
• Securing the Indus water treaty
• GST is one of the boldest reforms in post-Independence India

August 6

• What is Special Category Status
• China to revamp party’s youth league
• Pak. must act against all terror groups, says U.S.
• Centre affirms 4% inflation goal

August 7

• Venkaiah launches Swachhata app to help improve hygiene
• Indo-Russian project to replace An-32 in limbo
• India’s avoidable rabies burden
• Country gets its first tiger repository
• What is ‘Earth Overshoot Day’?

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