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CURRENT AFFAIRS RECAP - 19 AUGUST 2016


    She became the first Indian badminton player to enter the women’s singles finals in Olympics and Won Silver?  - P V Sindhu


     The Indian female wrestler who won the bronze medal in the 58 kg category at the Olympic Games in Rio is - Sakshi Malik
  
    The Union Ministry of Power launched the e-bidding portal DEEP for - Medium term purchase of power


    The state government that will confer Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik with Rani Laxmi Bai Award for winning a medal in Rio Olympics is - Uttar Pradesh

    The State Bank of India Board approved merger of this bank with itself - Bharatiya Mahila Bank

    This Jamaican athlete won the men’s 200m gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics – Usain Bolt

    It is with this country India signed a short-term route agreement to route petroleum products – Bangladesh

    He was selected for 2016 Sangeet Martand Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement Award - Shiv Kumar Sharma

    The international quasi-judicial body that recently banned wrestler Narsingh Yadav for four years following an appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency is - Court of Arbitration for Sport

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport recently banned wrestler Narsingh Yadav for four years following an appeal by World Anti-Doping Agency. The Court of Arbitration for Sport is located at - Lausanne, Switzerland

    The world’s largest airship that recently made its maiden voyage in England is - Airlander 10

    The theme of the World Humanitarian Day that was observed on 19 August 2016 was - One Humanity


    This entity was incorporated as the first PSU under the Department of Posts - India Post Payments Bank Limited

    The Union Ministry of Power launched the TARANG Mobile App to - Track power transmission projects

    This web portal was launched by the Union Government for e-bidding and e-reverse auction for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) in transmission projects - e-Trans





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