Current Affairs – 02 Aug 2017
18th President of Pakistan- Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was Petrolium Minister of Pakistan and nominee of Pakistan Muslim League. He got 221 votes. He succeeds Nawaz Sharif.
Switzerland opens its Longest Hanging Pedestrain Bridge
Longest Bridge with name of EuropaBrakki is situated near Swiss city at Zermatt. Length of Bridge is 1620 feet and altitude is 278 feet.
Swachh Survekshan 2018
Sh. Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs lunched 3rd Swach Survekshan. The survey to rank of cleanliness of all the 4041 cities and towns of the India.
US -Medal of Honor to James MC Cloughan
Us President Donanld Trump give awards to James after the 48years of incident. James receives this award for selfless act of bravery.
Lashkar-e-Toibas Chief Killed in Pulwama
Abu Dujana, Chief of Lashkar-e-Toiba and second in Command of the Zakir Musa-led was killed in surgical operation in Pulwama in South Kashmir.
NITI Aayogs Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns
Arvind Panagariya is professor of India Political Economy at Columbia University and was on Public Service leave for two years and did not get further extension. He appointed as VC in January 2015.
Jiyo Parsi (Publicity Phase-2 )
Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2 launched in 29 July 2017. Jiyo Parsi Publicity is to increase the declining population of Parsis in India. Sh. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Parliamentary launched the scheme.