Current affairs 2015 August – GK India sports business economy news for competitive bank exams UPSC SSC CGL civil services
Current affairs 2015 this will the search of many candidates who were preparing them to appear in the government exams, civil services exams, competitive exams, bank exams etc. UPSC (SCRA, CDS, NDA/NA etc.), SSC (Jr Hindi Translator, CGL etc.), IBPS (clerk, PO, RRB, SO), TNPSC (Group 1, 2 etc.), railway exams were some examples for the above said examinations. Some people use to search like current affairs today, last night, daily, last week to prepare for those exams. For those we have given the current affairs for the complete month August in the fields like sports (mostly cricket), business, economy, education, banking, environment, science, law, software etc.
This is not only for the engineering, MBA or B. Ed students who select this as a GD topic this will also helpful for the school students who select this as their speech topic or essay topics. The news highlights includes details from national (India) and international updates.
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The below given date wise current affairs 2015 August capsule consists of news from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, J & K, Karnataka, MP, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat and from other states of India and also from world wide.
1st August, 2015
Indo-UK 10 days bilateral air exercise between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and British Royal Air Force (RAF) Indradhanush, was finished which is started in July 21st 2015. The motto of this exercise is to amplify the IAF and RAF mutual operational understanding.
2nd August, 2015
The women archery team of Indian won a silver medal at the World Archery Championship after losing the final as 4-5 to the Russian team in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Indian Team: Lakshmi Rani Majhi, Rimil Buriuly and Deepika Kumari.
Russian Team: Ksenia Perova, Inna Stepanova and Tuyana Dashidorzhieva.
3rd August, 2015
Odisha government launched onion mission and provide high yielding seeds and loans to the farmers on account of the high price of onion whose cost touches Rs. 45/Kg at retail markets.
4th August, 2015
The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav has approved to change Uttar Pradesh Technical University (UPTU) as Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University to give an accolade to the former president of India.
5th August, 2015
In a case of alleged laundering of money, a special court passed an order against Lalith Modi concerning the issuance of non-bailable warrant.
6th August, 2015
Peace marches and special vigils were conducted in the memory of Hiroshima bombing which turns 70th anniversary today.
7th August, 2015
First National Handloom Day was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in Chennai on 7th August.
8th August, 2015
A translator app called Microsoft Translator has been launched by the Microsoft which provides its support to 50 languages and can be utilized in a wide variety of devices.
9th August, 2015
Singapore celebrated the 50th anniversary on the account of ejection from the federation of Malaysia and born as a national state on 9th August 1965.
10th August, 2015
Xiaomi (China) inaugurated the first ever made-in-India phone which is Redmi 2 prime. This is the enhanced version of the Redmi 2 and also it has tied to assemble its phone here in India with Taiwan’s Foxconn.
11th August, 2015
For the 2016 FIFA reform committee, Dr. Francois Carrard was appointed as independent chairman.
12th August, 2015
Today is celebrated as the International Youth day, which has been first announced by the United Nation on 12th August 2000.
13th August, 2015
Sudhakar Shetty has replaced Jaspal Singh Kandhari who was appointed as the Gymnastics Federation of India (GFI) president today.
14th August, 2015
Today 14th August is celebrated as the Independence day of Pakistan.
15th August, 2015
Today our Indian nation commemorated the 69th Independence day in which at the red fort Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed all from the ramparts.
16th August, 2015
Chandrashekar Rao, the Telengana Chief Minister inaugurated Grama Jyothi, a flagship program all over the state.
17th August, 2015
- Indonesia Independence day.
- Anirban Lahiri, Indian golfer got a 38th rank in the rankings as he completed fifth in the PGA championship.
18th August, 2015
Wife of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Suvra Mukherjee expired on 18th August at the capital New Delhi in owing to the continuous ill for the past few days.
19th August, 2015
Pahal, LPG subsidy scheme of Indian government now entered into the Guiness world record. This is achieved because it serves as the largest cash benefit program across the world.
20th August, 2015
- World Mosquito day.
- Indian badminton queen Saina Nehwal reclaimed the 1st place again, despite to the lost of the world championship to Carolina Marin.
21st August, 2015
Succeeding in the Sri Lankan parliament election, Ranil Wickremesinghe became the Prime Minister of Srilanka.
22nd August, 2015
The Chief Minister of Puducherry, N. Rangasamy launched the Free laptop scheme for the plus two (+2) students who have passed and studied in Government HSC schools.
23rd August, 2015
Usain Bolt, the Jamaican sprinter won the 100 meter title at Athletics world championships 2015 Beijing 2015.
24th August, 2015
The batsman and former captain of the Srilanka’s cricket team, Kumar Sangakkara retired from international cricket.
25th August, 2015
The population data according to religious communities of census 2011 was released by the registrar-general and census commissioner of India.
26th August, 2015
The 29 hour pre-noon count down was started by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) for launching the GSLV-D6 satellite launcher.
27th August, 2015
Global Call to Action Summit 2015 was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
28th August, 2015
Vassiliki Thanou was named as the 1st female Greece Prime Minister.
29th August, 2015
Today was celebrated as the National Sports Day in owing to the birthday of former hockey player Dhyan Chand. National sports awards also presented by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.
30th August, 2015
The Indian women’s hockey team was announced to be qualified for the Rio Olympic games 2016 by the International Hockey Federation.
31st August, 2015
The fourth and the final grand slam of US open 2015 begins today.
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