Current Affairs : 06-08-2019 in Hindi

Defence

  • On 4 August, India successfully conducted two back-to-back flight tests of its - Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles (QRSAM) (range of 25-30 km).

Economy

  • A scrapped law which allowed the Reserve Bank of India to circulate Rs 1000 denomination notes - High Denomination Bank Notes (Demonetisation) Amendment Act, 1998.
  • First company to get TEC certificate under Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipment (MTCTE) launched by TEC, Govt. of India - Matrix Telecom solutions.

International 

  • Indian memorial that shortlisted for 'The Structural Awards 2019' of the UK-based Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) - Statue of Unity (Kevadia, Gujarat).

National

  • Indian Government announced repealing this Article which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir and a resolution in this regard was moved in the Rajya Sabha by Home Minister Amit Shah - Article 370.

Persons in News

  • Yesteryear cricket commentator of the English language, died on 4 August - Anant Setalvad.

Sports

  • First Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament by winning Thailand Open 2019 - Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty.
  • Indian wrestler who won third consecutive gold in women’s 53kg category at the Poland Open wrestling tournament 2019 in Warsaw - Vinesh Phogat.
  • The leading six-hitter in Twenty20 Internationals (T20I) - Rohit Sharma (106 sixes).

General Knowledge

  • International Cricket Council (ICC) – Formed in: 1909; Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Tallest statue in the world - Statue of Unity (Kevadia, Gujarat) (182 meters).
  • World Badminton Federation (BWF) - Established in: 1934; Headquarters: Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

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