Important Current Affairs August 4,5 2018 – One liner
The President will inaugurate ‘Festival on Democracy’ to mark the conclusion of the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Legislative Assembly in Kerala.
Marichamy, a first non-Brahmin to come out of a state-run archaka training centre and appointed as priest in Tamilnadu by the government.
Japan ($6.17 trillion) has pipped China ($6.09 trillion) and ranked the world’s number two stock market.
Bryce Carlson, a high school science teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio, has rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record for a west-to-east crossing – 38 days, six hours and 49 minutes.
The K. government announced new plans to change the law for organ and tissue donation to address the urgent need for organs within Indian-origin communities in the country.
The Coralarium, an intertidal art gallery acting as a habitat for coral and other marine species, was opened in the Maldives.
China used CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing to create a single-chromosome yeast strain.
NASA names Sunita Williams, 8 others, for first space flights on commercial spacecraft.
India’s Foreign exchange reservesdeclined by $951 million to $404.2 billion.
ICC rankings: Virat Kohli -No.1 Test batsman [Seventh Indian batsman to be ranked the no.1 test batsmen].
‘Most investor-friendly’ destination list
Delhi 2) Tamil Nadu 3) Gujarat
CJ K.M. Joseph, CJ Indira Banerjee & CJ Vineet Saran – Three high court judges appointed as Supreme Court justices
Anurag Sachan – Managing Director of Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL)
Bihar CM Nithish Kumar launched the ‘Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana’ which promises to provide Rs.54,100 from the birth of a girl child till she graduates.
The government has approved 122 new research projects at a cost of Rs 112 crore under IMPRINT-2 covering Energy, Security, Healthcare, Advanced Materials, ICT and Security/Defence domains.
The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) has tied-up with Public Health England (PHE) to set up collaborative programmes in mental health and public health system models, including Public Health Observatories (PHOs).
The government is poised to hand over control of the Bengaluru division of State-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Sashi Cheliah – MasterChef Australia 2018
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur launched ‘horn not ok’ awareness campaign and ‘shaur nahin’ (no noise) mobile application.
Carolina Marin the Spaniard became the first woman to win three badminton World titles beating P.V. Sindhu, India in Women’s World Badminton Championship, China.
Kento Momota became the first Japanese man to win the badminton World Championships.
India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar won the [Maiden European]Fiji International Golf title.