Online Current Affairs for 8 Aug, 17

8 Aug, 17

8 Aug, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

Indian businessman and philanthropist Firoz Merchant honoured by UAE govt with the country’s prestigious Community Service Medal

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: Economics

Mastercard and PayPal have extended their partnership into Asia Pacific to enhance the consumer experience and make Mastercard a clear payment option with PayPal

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: Sports

Ankur Mittal wins gold medal for India in men’s double trap at the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: National

The Centre has decided to observe this Independence Day as ‘Sankalp Parva’.

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: National

GST Council, federal indirect tax body, planning to raise cess on Sports utility vehicles (SUVs) and luxury cars from 15% now to up to 25%

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: National

The government merged the National Crimes Records Bureau (NCRB) with the Bureau of Police Research and Development(BPR&D)

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: Regional

The Centre has declared entire Assam as a “disturbed” area under the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for one more month

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8 Aug, 17    Tags: Regional

To eliminate measles & rubella by 2020, the Centre has rolled out the second phase of its measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the 8 States and union territories of country

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