Latest Current Affairs 31st August 2018

BJP questions Rahul Gandhi’s special obsession on China:Referring to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s China visit BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra took on him and said that  Rahul Gandhi has an obsession for China.

Law Commission places draft report on holding of simultaneous elections:Law commission has placed its draft report on the issue of holding of simultaneous elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies in public domain.

PM Modi meets Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli on the sidelines of the 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu and held a detailed review on all aspects of the bilateral relationship including ways to further deepen economic and trade ties.

PM Modi, K P Sharma Oli jointly inaugurate Nepal Bharat Maitri Dharmashala:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India has touched new heights of economic development and shining like a star on the path of reform, perform and transform.

Arunachal, Assam on flood alert:An alert has been sounded by the Arunachal Pradesh government regarding possibility of flash floods in the river Siang.

Rabri, Tejaswi granted bail in IRCTC case: Delhi’s Patiala House Court today granted bail to all accused including former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi and her son Tejashwi Yadav in connection with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation scam.

Terrorists abduct kin of 7 policemen in south Kashmir:In Jammu & Kashmir, a high alert has been sounded after terrorists abducted eleven close relatives of policemen and police officers from three districts in south Kashmir region during last two days.

PM Modi holds talks with Thai counterpart:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in Nepal’s Kathmandu.

Law Commission places draft report on holding of simultaneous elections:Law Commission has placed its draft report on the issue of holding of simultaneous elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies in public domain.

4th BIMSTEC Summit: Leaders adopt Kathmandu Declaration:The 4th BIMSTEC Summit has been successfully concluded in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.

4th BIMSTEC Summit to conclude in Kathmandu:The 4th BIMSTEC Summit will conclude in Kathmandu today. The leaders of seven member states Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand will adopt Kathmandu Declaration.

Banks to remain open in September first week: Government:The Government has clarified that banks will remain open and banking activity will continue unimpeded in the first week of September. Banks will only observe holidays on Sunday, 2nd September and on second Saturday i.e 8th September.

Vodafone completes merger with Idea, creates India’s largest mobile operator:The merger of Idea Cellular and Vodafone India has been completed, creating India’s biggest telecom service provider with over 408 million subscribers, the two companies said today.