Top 5 Current Affairs: 1 August 2019
Triple Talaq bill gets President's assent
The Triple Talaq Bill or the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 received President Ram Nath Kovind’s assent on July 31, 2019. The bill has now become a law. The Triple Talaq bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha on July 30 through ballot voting with 99 votes in favour and 84 against.
One nation one ration card scheme was launched on Thursday on a pilot basis in four states- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The scheme will provide a major boost to the national food security government.
Delhi Government to provide free electricity to households consuming up to 200 units of power
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced that all Delhi households consuming 200 units of power or less will now get a zero bill every month. However, existing electricity rates will apply is a household is using more than 200 units. According to the Delhi Government, the decision will encourage people to consume less power and conserve more energy.
Simple Math sum divides the internet, check out the correct answer
A simple Maths equation has taken twitter by storm. A twitter user had posted an easy looking math equation on July 29, the result of which has divided the internet. While some are sure that the answer is 1, others are equally confident that the answer to the math equation is 16. Check out the equation and see for yourself which one is the correct answer.
VG Siddhartha death mystery: Everything you need to know about CCD owner VG Siddhartha
The CCD owner VG Siddharth was confirmed dead on Wednesday after his body was fished out of the Nethravati River in Mangaluru. VG Siddharth's body was recovered by a group of local fishermen from the bank of Netravati River, some distance away from the spot where he was last seen on 29 July. The CCD founder had been reported missing since Monday evening. The Karnataka Government had initiated a large-scale search operation to locate him.