Current Affairs India - 23 August 2016

1. Senior BJP leader Jagdish Mukhi on Monday was sworn in as the 12th Lieutenant Governor of the union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


2. V P Singh Badnore was sworn in as the new Punjab Governor and also as Administrator of Chandigarh Administration.


3. Senior IAS officers Brajendra Navnit and V Sheshadri have been appointed as Joint Secretaries in PMO as part of recent reshuffle.


4. The Kabaddi World Cup will be held in Ahmedabad from 7th October to 22nd October. Gujarat will play host to 12 kabaddi teams from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Iran, Poland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Korea, Japan and Kenya, besides hosts India.