August 31

  • On 30th august ,2017, The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) approved implementation of the first phase of recommendations of Shekatkar Committee. This committee was formed to recommend measures to enhance combat capability and rebalancing Defence Expenditure of the Armed Forces with an aim to increase “teeth to tail ratio”, It had given 99 recommendations to the government on December 2016.
  • Arunachal Pradesh, J&K are fastest growing economies: Central Statistics Office
  • The Fourth Session of the India-Tanzania Joint Trade Committee meeting was held in New Delhi on 29th Aug, 201
  • The 10th India-European Union Counter Terrorism Dialogue was held at New Delhi on 30th Aug 2017.
  • Amazon has announced a partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to implement the Karnataka government’s ‘Ksheera Bhagya’ Scheme in Bengaluru on 30th Aug 2017
  • Solar energy services company Freyr Energy has tied up with Axis Bank announced on 31st Aug 2017.
  • SEBI bans Orion Capital, Orion Broking from markets for 10 yrs
  • Rajiv Gauba has appointed as Union Home Secretary for fixed two year tenure announced on 31st Aug 2017
  • Rajiv Mehrishi, the former home secretary, will be the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India
  • Rajiv Mehrishi, the former home secretary, will be the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India
  • ISRO had launched navigation satellite IRNSS-1H into orbit, but the mission has failed
  • The researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati have successfully created an implantable bioartificial pancreas model grown within a 3D silk scaffold
  • Sunil Arora, a 1980 batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, has been appointed as the new Election Commissioner (EC)
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