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Current Affairs Series - 11
(07.08.2016 to 13.08.2016)

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Summer Olympic Games: The 31st Summer Olympic Games officially began on 5 August 2016 with inaugural ceremony held at the Maracana Stadium in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
Tiantong-01: China on 6 August 2016 successfully launched its first satellite for mobile telecommunication, Tiantong-01.
Vijay Rupani: Vijay Rupani, the newly elected leader of Gujarat BJP, was sworn in as the 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat on 7 August 2016. Rupani, who succeeds Anandiben Patel, was the senior most cabinet minister in Anandiben Government.
Dipa Karmakar: Dipa Karmakar, the Indian Gymnast, on 7 August 2016 created history by becoming the first Indian gymnast to enter the Olympic final at the Rio Olympic Centre.
The 22-year-old qualified for the final round in the Individual vault final of artistic gymnastics after finishing eighth on the standings.
World's Indigenous Peoples Day: International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples was observed on 9 August 2016 with theme Indigenous Peoples' Right to Education.
Irom Chanu Sharmila: Irom Chanu Sharmila, the Iron Lady of Manipur, on 9 August 2016 ended her 16-year-long hunger strike outside the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal, Manipur.
RBI Monetary Policy Statement: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 9 August 2016 released the Third Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2016-17.
Based on the assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation, the following changes were announced in key policy rates:
Repo Rate: The policy Repo Rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) was kept unchanged at 6.5 percent.
Reverse Repo Rate: The reverse repo rate under the LAF will remain unchanged at 6.0 percent.
Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR): The Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) of scheduled banks was also kept unchanged at 4.0 percent of Net Demand and Time Liabilities (NDTL).
Marginal standing facility (MSF) Rate: The MSF rate was fixed at 7.0 percent.
Bank Rate: The Bank Rate also stands at 7.0 percent.
Hanif Mohammad: Hanif Mohammad, the original 'Little Master,’ passed away on 11 August 2016 in Karachi, Pakistan. He was 81. Born on 21 December 1934, Hanif Mohammad was a Pakistani cricketer.
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Michael Phelps: Michael Phelps on 11 August 2016 won his fourth consecutive 200m individual medley Olympic title. With this, he became the first swimmer ever to win four consecutive gold in the same event.

With this 13th individual gold medal, he broke a 2168 year old Olympic Record, set by Leonidas of Rhodes, who had held the most Olympic Individual titles of all time, with twelve.

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