Gk Current Affairs And Govt.Exam Bank SSC Gk Quiz 2016
1. India and Vietnam signed 12 agreements in a wide range of areas covering defence, IT, space, double taxation and sharing white shipping information, signalling a strong upward push in their strategic ties.
2. The Department of Posts will release a commemorative stamp in the city to mark Mother Teresa’s canonisation in the Vatican on September 4.
3. Rajasthan became the fourth state to provide ‘E-stamp Facility’. Till now Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Himachal Pradesh have provided this service.
4. Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov died. He was 78.
5. Noted Assamese poet, literary critic and author and winner of the Sahitya Akademi award Nalini dhar Bhattacharyya passed away. He was 95.
6. India and Egypt signed an agreement on Maritime Transport. The agreement would help the two nations to step-up co-operation on the seas not only in terms of maritime commerce but also in transit of naval vessels.
7. Infosys has entered into a joint venture agreement with Saudi Prerogative Company (SPC) for IT services in Saudi Arabia.
8. The Guinness World Records declared Assam’s Majuli as the largest river island in the world. The island is located in the Brahmaputra River.
9. Two-day G-20 Summit of the world’s major economies will start in Chinese city of Hangzhou on 4th September. The theme of this summit is towards an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy.
10. Chhattisgarh will be awarded with the highest national award in the field of literacy.