Weekly Current Affairs for UPSC Exam 2016: CNA (July 25-31)

Weekly Current Affairs 2016

Find below the weekly current events in news from July 25 to July 31 and that will make candidates to revise and recall the important news for Current Affairs segment in UPSC Exam 2016.


July 25

  • Red Corridor to be redrawn by govt.
  • P., Bihar lead in crimes against Dalits
  • J&K gets 10% of Central funds with only 1% of population
  • Revoke AFSPA on trial: Mehbooba
  • Nepal Prime Minister Oli resigns ahead of no-trust vote
  • India, Mexico target tourism, telecom to boost ties
  • IS suspects brought to Kochi from Mumbai
  • Launching of “Feed the Future- India Triangular Training Program (FTF-ITT)” on 25th July, 2016


July 26

  • SC allows rape victim to abort 24-week- old foetus
  • LS panel to look into Mann’s videography
  • Telecom panel fixes minimum spectrum usage charge at 3%
  • Solar plane nears end of trip
  • S. asks India to remove duties, ‘barriers’ on ICT items


July 27

  • Lok Sabha passes the Child Labour Amendment Bill
  • Modi to spell out 15-year vision for India
  • The unease over the NGO notifications
  • Tribunal rules against Indian govt.
  • Irom Sharmila to end fast, contest Manipur elections
  • After MCI revamp, high-level panel to recast UGC, AICTE
  • CSIR laboratories develop an anti-diabetic herbal formulation
  • BRICS Policy Planning Dialogue (July 25-26, 2016)


July 28

  • Magsaysay award for Wilson, T.M. Krishna
  • Lok Sabha nod for Lokpal Act amendment
  • Lok Sabha passes Bill to check benami transactions
  • India asks Myanmar to act against NSCN-K leaders
  • Supercomputer to forecast monsoon with dynamical model
  • ‘GDP growth for FY17 may accelerate to 7.9 per cent’
  • Anil Kakodkar Committee Report on Railway Safety
  • South Africa to host BRICS office


July 29

  • Give development vision for 15 years, PM tells NITI Aayog
  • Green light for Afforestation Fund Bill
  • Aadhaar-linked benefits: Opposition forces RS adjournment
  • Centre carefully monitoring Jammu and Kashmir package


July 30

  • With Congress on board, GST Bill may be passed next week
  • Apex court refuses plea for Governor’s rule in J&K
  • China, Russia to highlight military ties with SCS drills
  • 26 dead, 22 lakh affected in Bihar floods
  • India seeks U.S. satellite help to find missing An-32


 July 31

  • Sushma springs to the aid of workers in Jeddah
  • New body for hill country Tamils
  • Centre to amend compensation law
  • What is a vortex laser?
  • India looks to counter U.S. move on trade sanctions


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