Daily GK Update 10th August 2016 Important Current Affairs

Daily GK Update 5th August 2016, Important Current Affairs
1.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Yaad Karo Kurbani (remember the sacrifices) celebrations at the birthplace of freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad at Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh.

2. The first unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant has jointly dedicated to the nation by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin through video conferencing.

3. The local subsidiary of the Nasdaq-listed First Solar, First Solar Power India, has announced the commercial operation of 80 MW and 50 MW solar power plants in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

4. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a social media campaign to mark the Daughters Day to be celebrated on 11th August 2016 by tweeting a picture with her daughter-in-law and grand-daughter.

5. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IIT-Kharagpur for the research project on Laboratory and Field investigations on Paneled Cement Concrete Pavements for Highways.

6. The Department of Personnel and Training of State Bank of India (SBI) has announced the appointment of Mr. Dinesh Kumar Khara as its Managing Director (MD).

7. Rajeev Krishnan has been appointed as the Managing Director of Max Hypermarkets in India with effect from 1 August 2016.

8. In the latest MRF player Rankings for Test Bowlers, England Speedster James Anderson has topped the list.

9. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Board of Governors has unanimously re-elected Takehiko Nakao as President of ADB for a further 5 years beginning on 24 November 2016.

10. Popular southern actress Jyothi Lakshmi has passed away at age 63. She was suffering from blood cancer for a while and had been undergoing a treatment.

11. Veteran film producer, script, lyricist and screenplay writer of Tamil cinema Mr. Panchu Arunachalam has passed away following a brief illness.


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