Latest Current Affairs 04th August 2018

Five terrorists killed in J&K encounter :- Five terrorists were killed in an encounter in Shopian region of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

Govt achieves target of 5 cr free LPG connections :- The government on Friday gave out the 5-croreth free LPG connection, achieving the target almost eight months ahead of schedule.

Prevention of Atrocities against SC/STs amendment Bill tabled in Lok Sabha :- In a major decision taken in the interest of the SC/ST community, the govt tabled the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha on Friday to restore the provisions of the Act to their status prior to Supreme Court’s 20th March order.

GST Council meeting underway in New Delhi :- Finance Minister Piyush Goyal is chairing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting in New Delhi on Saturday.