Current Affairs For 5 August 2015 Updates

current affairs updates for 5 august 2015

Porn Websites Banned In India, 857 website banned.

The government of India has banned access to at least 857 porn websites. By order no. 813-7/25/2011-DS (Vol.-V), the department of Electronics and Information Technology has asked the Department of Telecom to notify internet service providers to block access to 857 URLs, under the provision of Section 79(3)(b) of the Information Technology Act, 2000 as the content hosted on these websites relate to morality, decency as given in Article 19(2) of the Constitution of India.


Peace treaty signed between Govt. of India and Naga Rebels

The peace treaty signed between Naga Rebels led by National Socialist Council of Nagalim-IM and the Government of India on 03rd August 2015. Earlier, in the year 1997 the talks for peace treaty was started.


UTI Mutual Fund crossed One Lakh Crore

UTI Mutual Fund crossed One Lakh Crore Rupees mark recently. UTI is the oldest mutual fund house of India.


Dipa Karmakar won women’s Bronze Medal at ART Gymnastics Asian Championship

Dipa Karmakar won women’s Bronze Medal at ART Gymnastics Asian Championship on 03rd August 2015 played in Hiroshima, Japan. She also won Bronze Medal in Commonwealth Games 2014.


Reserve Bank of India leaves door open for more easing

Reserve Bank of India policy kept its policy rate on hold at 7.25 percent on Tuesday, as widely expected, while leaving the door open to ease further depending on the inflation outlook and how swiftly banks lower their lending rates.


HSBC India plans to launch ‘green bonds’

HSBC India’s chairman Naina Lal Kidwai announced to launch ’green bonds’ in India for raising funds for investments in environmental projects. Announcement was done by the HSBC chairman in a Ficci event held on 3 August 2015.


NTPC inks agreement to form JV with Jharkhand for Patratu Power Plant

Operation Muskaan, an initiative launched by railway police to trace missing and destitute children and reunite them with parents, was in news in first week of August 2015.

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