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8th August Current Affairs

National News

E-Tourist visa facility to be extended to 36 more countries

The Centre will supposedly expand the e-Tourist Visa facility to 36 other countries, including Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba and United Kingdom, from this month.

Udhampur attack: Initial probe indicates Naveed was backed by ISI

In its beginning investigation in opposition to a group of Pakistani terrorists, including Mohammed Naveed, the Udhampur police held that the militants had struck supposedly with the active support of Pakistani spy organization Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

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High alert in Jammu, night security heightened

With the current terror attack in Udhampur and Gurdaspur, the Jammu and Kashmir police force, CRPF(Central Research Police Force) and further forces on Friday concerned high alert.

Delhi Govt. to implement NGT’s order regarding environmental compensation

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi Government is going to execute the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order asking every household to pay a smallest amount environment recompense of Rs 100 for producing sewage.

8th August Current Affairs

International News

US cites India’s economic sacrifice for Iran deal

The White House has again notified that if the Republican illegal congress unilaterally kills the Iran nuclear deal it would to a great extent damage America’s standing as it would lose the backing of countries like India.

US dollar fluctuates

The US dollar changed against further major currencies as job data matched the market consensus.

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A BU QASIM, a Lashkar- e- Taiba ( LeT) leader in Jammu and Kashmir liable for a sequence of strikes in the state over the last few years, is demonstrating to be a obscurity man for the counter- terror group.

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Sports News

Ishant five-for dismantles Sri Lanka Board President’s XI and puts Indians in command

Pacer Ishant Sharma stated an exciting five-wicket haul to restrict Sri Lanka Board President’s XI to 121 in their initial innings as India completed their next innings lead to 342 at end on day two of their three-day practice game.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has signed a new four-year deal at the Stamford Bridge club.

The Portuguese, who had formerly been in charge from 2004-2007, rejoined in 2013 on a four-year contract, leading the Blues to the Premier League title and the Capital One Cup last period

BCCI forms ad-hoc committees to oversee Bihar, Uttarakhand

The BCCI has produced ad-hoc committees to come across after cricket organization in Bihar and Uttarakhand. This progress will make sure the states contribution in BCCI’s Associate and Affiliate tournaments.

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SC gives Lodha Committee five more months to suggest reforms in Indian cricket

The Supreme Court on Friday gave the Justice RM Lodha committee five more months time to complete its work on suggesting reforms in the administration of Indian cricket body BCCI to make it working transparent and free from any conflict of interest.

Business News

Twitter considers board shakeup, may include exit of Costolo – Bloomberg

 Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) board is considering a shakeup that could engaged the exit of previous Chief Executive Dick Costolo, Bloomberg informed, and citing people well-known with the matter.

Oil down, heads for sixth weekly loss on gasoline glut

Crude oil dipped on last day, measuring multi-month lows and directing for a sixth straight week of losses, as the forthcoming end of the U.S. summer driving season recommended a growing surplus in gasoline supply.

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Solid jobs data raise bets on September U.S. rate hike

Traders expected on Friday higher chances the U.S. Federal Reserve would elevate interest rates in September subsequent a solid July payroll report, but it stayed a close call for the initial such move for the Fed in just about a decade.

Gold up after U.S. data, faces longest weekly losing run since 1999

Gold rose on Friday as financier charged U.S. non-farm payrolls data that may specified the Federal Reserve will delay an instant interest rate hike, but was still on course for a weekly fall.

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