Current Affairs India 07 August 2018

1. The National Handloom Day is being observed on 7th August.
2. Nikhil Nanda has been appointed as the chairman and managing director (MD) of farm and construction equipment maker Escorts.
3. Ajay Data, Founder & CEO of Data XGen Plus and a global leader in email linguistic services has been selected as a new council member of Country Code Supporting Organisation (ccNSO).
4. Indian skipper Virat Kohli has topped the ICC Rankings for Test Batsmen.
5. The Indian women chess team has clinched the gold in the Blitz event at the Asian Nations Cup 2018.
6. DMK Chief and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has passed away at the age of 94.