4th August Current Affairs
Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015 came into effect
The new strategy are planned to offer for more efficient regulation for adoption of orphan, discarded and surrendered children and would bring more simplicity and competence in the adoption system.
NASA enhanced collision-avoidance system to avoid traffic jams between satellites orbiting Mars
The step was taken after addition of two new spaceship, namely NASA’s MAVEN and India’s Mangalyaan, to orbit the Mars has moved out up to five.
India to produce at least dozen billionaires among start-ups by 2020: ASSOCHAM
The paper said that India will be amongst the top among the Asian start-ups along with the Chinese and the South East countries.
JD (U) to boycott Lok Sabha over Congress MPs’ suspension
Terming the deferment of Congress MPs as a black day for Indian democracy, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday sweared to obstruct the Rajya Sabha and boycott the Lok Sabha.
Congress to protest at Gandhi statue in Parliament premises today
The Congress party will stage a protest at the Gandhi statue in the Parliament premises today over the delay of the party’s lawmakers by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.
4th August Current Affairs
193 UN members reached agreement on sustainable development agenda
With this contract, the certificate called “Transforming our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” will be assumed at a UN summit to be held in September 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
Afghanistan banned mourning ceremonies for deceased Taliban leader Omar
The intelligence organization of the government of Afghanistan warned that any assembly condoling Mullah Omar’s death would be a “legitimate target” for Afghan forces
World glaciers melting faster than ever
The powerful ice loss of the past two decades has resulted in a strong imbalance of glaciers in various regions of the world, says an alarming study, representing that glaciers will suffer more ice loss even if the weather remains stable.
Obama unveils aggressive climate change plan
US President Barack Obama on Monday pronounced a tougher climate change plan for power plants amidst an overpowering opposition from some states nationwide.
Dipa Karmakar won bronze medal at 6th Senior ART Gymnastics Asian Championships
Dipa, who was the victor of bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, positioned third at the podium with 14.725 points.
Oil prices edge up after 5 percent fall, but outlook weak
Oil prices edge up in near the beginning Asian trading on Tuesday following a sharp 5 percent drop in the earlier session, as high global production and a weakening economic outlook, particularly in Asia, prompted analyst to notify of further falls.
Gold closes in on 5-1/2-year low as U.S. rate worries weigh
Gold fall down for a third session in four on Tuesday, closing in on a 5-1/2-year low down, pressured by prospect that the Federal Reserve was well on course to elevate interest rates this year.
RBI expected to stand pat, words weighed for future cuts
India’s central bank strategy assessment is estimated to yield little in the way of action on Tuesday, but its declaration will be pored over for clues as to whether there is a chance of a further interest rate cut this year.
Asian shares wobble, oil firms after rout
Asian shares struggled to remain positive after downbeat economic data strained Wall Street ahead of a key U.S. jobs details that could make available significant clues to the timing of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate increase.
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