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Current Affairs August 2017 | Aug 2017 Current Affairs CA

Welcome to gk-class.com here guys we brought to you 2017 August month current affairs. As we know every competitive exams there is hug requirement or demand of day to day happenings around the nation or world. With overall study, here we compiled 2017 August month all updates and news which are most important for you upcoming govt competitive exams.

Current Affairs August Month 2017 

Here the current affairs of entire August month in simplest form so that you can enjoy thoroughly while your reading. All these questions are expected to come in your upcoming exams, so guys keep visiting for daily reading and don’t forget to share it with your friends who also preparing for the exams.

Current Affairs Month August 2017

Current Affairs Month August 2017

  1. Which country has officially started building the world’s first forest city- China
  2. Which country is hosted the United Nation Day of Vesak 2017- Sri Lanka
  3. In which layer of the OSI Model, Routers works- Network Layer
  4. Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of France in 2017- Edouard Philippe
  5. Who is the author of Humboldt’s Gift- Saul Bellow
  6. Dada Saheb Phalke award is given for outstanding contribution in the filed of- Films        
  7. Who is the author of “Interpreter of Maladies”- Jhumpa Lahiri
  8. How many stars has the American flag got– 50
  9. The Indian Army has developed the a mobile app through which serving soldiers can track details like postings and promotions, what is the name of that app- Humraaz
  10. Who has been appointed as chairman of managing director in small development band of India- Senior bureaucrat Mohammad Mustafa
  11. The Maharashtra government launched a motorbike ambulance service to provide swift medical assistance to patients.
  12. Israel launched its first environmental research satellite- Venus
  13. India’s Manju Kumari clinched the bronze medal in women’s 59kg category of the Junior World Wrestling Championship in Finland.
  14. Anny Divya became the youngest female commander of a Boeing 777 in Indian and in the world.
  15. Indian-American Dilip Chauhan has been appointed as the deputy comptroller for minority affairs in Nassau county
  16. Australian Olympic icon Betty Cuthbert died, she was 79
  17. Qatar announced Visa free entry to the citizen of 80 countries including India.
  18. Sprint legend Milkha Singh has been appointed as the World Health Organisation’s goodwill ambassador for physical activity in South-East Asia Region.
  19. Davinder Singh Kang became the first Indian to quality for the final round of the javelin throw world championship.
  20. India dropped one spot to reach 97th place in the latest FIFA rankings. Brazil is on the 1st rank and Germany is on 2nd rank in this rankings.
  21. India and the US will co host Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad from November 28, 2017.
  22. Food Safety and Standard Authority of India has launched FoSCoRIS a nationwide online platform to bring in transparency in food safety inspection and sampling.
  23. India and Afghanistan exchanged four pacts in areas of health, transport, space and new development partnership.
  24. US president Donald Trump has nominated noted Indian-American lawyer Manisha Singh to a key administration position in the state department, making her in charge of economic diplomacy.
  25. Prime Minster Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone of India’s first bullet train project that will run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
  26. Indian swimmers won 47 medals, including 8 gold, at the 9th Asian Age group aquatic championship. This tournament was held from September 8 to 12 at Tashkent in Uzbekistan.
  27. India and Russia will hold a joint military exercise, named Indra, in October that will involve, for the first time, their armies, navies and air forces.
  28. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a new website gallantryawards.gov.in to honour all the gallantry award winners since independence. The portal will preserve & tell the stories of our bravest men & women, civilians as well as armed forces personnel.
  29. Haryana has become the first state in the country to start a quiz bank for school children.
  30. A 12 year old Indian origin boy, Rahul Doshi has been crowned as the UK’s Child Genius in a popular television quiz competition.
  31. Famous Hollywood comedian Jerry Lewis died at 91.
  32. China is going to launch the world’s first nuclear power plant (Sanmen Nuclear Power Station) that is immune to meltdown.
  33. Freedom fighter Amar Bahadur Singh, who was the colonel of Azad Hind Fauj and an associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, died at 102.
  34. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the first Videsh Bhavan in Mumbai.
  35. Justice Dipak Misra was sworn in as the 45th Chief Justice Of India.
  36. Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi became the first player to pass 350 goals in La Liga history.
  37. Defence minister Arun Jaitley handed over the Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile jointly developed by India and Israel, to the Indian Navy at Bharat Dynamics Limited.
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