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Important Current Affairs 7th July 2018

Important Current Affairs 7th July 2018

Current Affairs 7th July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Prime Minister laid the foundation of urban infrastructure projects
●        Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in Jaipur today.
●        He unveiled the foundation stone of 13 urban infrastructure projects for Rajasthan.

Seychelles canceled deal to build a naval base with India
●        Seychelles, on the other hand, has canceled the agreement with India to build a naval base on its own disambiguation island.
●        In a press conference this month, President Danny Force had said that when he comes to India, then there will be no discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the Ascension Island project.
●        The news of breaking of India's $ 9 billion deal with Russia to develop next generation fighter aircraft was also reported.
Mukesh Ambani's tenure extended for five years
●        Mukesh Ambani will remain the Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited for five years.
●        The company's shareholders have approved the proposal to increase Mukesh Ambani's tenure for five years.
●        Ambani has been involved in the company's board of directors since 1977.
●        After the death of the founder of Reliance Group and his father Dhirubhai Ambani in July 2002, he was appointed chairman of the company.

National Testing Agency will conduct NEET, JEE and NET
●        Union Human Resources and Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Saturday that now the National Testing Agency will make entrance examinations of NEET, JEE and NET.
●        All these examinations were done by the CBSE till date.
●        Now JEE Mains and Neutral examination will be done twice a year. This announcement will come into effect from the new academic session.

Law Commission recommends legalization of betting in sports
●        The Law Commission has recommended legalization of betting in the Games on 05 July 2018.
●        If the government accepts this recommendation of the Law Commission, betting in the game will be brought under legal realm in the coming time.
●        The Law Commission has recommended it as a regulatory activity.

Current Affairs 7th July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

International Round Table Conference on 9-10 July 2018
●        The Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation is organizing an international round table conference on 'Data for New India' during 9-10 July 2018.
●        The goal of this Round Table Conference is to inspire innovative ideas to improve the statistics system in India, taking inspiration from the best practices prevailing in advanced countries such as Canada, Britain and Australia.
●        This type of conference is being organized for the first time in India.

30 trillion tons of Antarctica ice melted in 25 years
●        The snow in Antarctica is melting at the alarming rate. Since 1992, about 30 trillion tonnes of snow has melted.
●        An international team of ice experts said in a new study that in the last quarter of the century, ice has soaked in water in the southern end of Antarctica that the ground has plunged up to about 13 feet in Texas.
●        This sheet of ice in the southern end is the main indicator of climate change.
Terrorist attack in Somalia Home Ministry
●        Somalia's home ministry was attacked by terrorists on Saturday, in which nine people have died while security forces are still struggling with the gunmen inside the building.
●        The extremist faction al-Shabab has taken responsibility for the attack.

UK announces new visa
●        Britain has offered a new visa that will be available to scientists and researchers from other countries including India.
●        Britain's Immigration Minister Caroline Knox has informed about this new visa in a statement.
●        Its aim is to emphasize the development of the research field of the country.
54 dead in Canada because of loo: official
●        In Eastern Canada, 54 people have died since the last week due to the severe Lo.
●        The Quebec Ministry of Health said that the other victims are from the south-west of the France-Canada province.
●        About 100 people died in Montreal in 2010 in Montreal.

Lopez Obrador victory in the presidential election of Mexico
●        Andres Manuel Obrador, leftist candidate of the National Regeneration Movement Party of Mexico, won the presidential election.
●        After the announcement of 53 percent of the votes polled by Lechage Overlord by the election body, he called it a "historic day".
●        Their closest rivals conceded defeat and congratulated Lopez Obrador for victory.
Justin Trudeau will attend NATO Conference
●        Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Conference to discuss trans-Atlantic security issues and other challenges.
●        The conference will be held from 11th to 12th July.
●        Just a few days ago, US President Donald Trump has separated himself from a joint statement issued on the last day of the group G-7 Summit in Quebec, Canada.

Mark Zuckerberg became world's third richest man
●        Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the third richest person in the world by overtaking investor Warren Buffett.
●        Now in the list of the world's rich, Zuckerberg is left behind only Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates.
●        According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Facebook's share of Friday increased 2.4 percent, due to the increase in Zuckerberg's assets.
Canada becomes the second country to legalize the use of marijuana 
●        Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says that the use of marijuana will be valid since October 17 in the country.
●        He said that this step will reduce the organized crime and the youth of the country will be safe.
●        Canada's parliament approved Tuesday for validity of the banquet of marijuana.
●        Canada will become the second country in the world to legalize the use of cannabis after the law is enforced.

Current Affairs 7th July 2018: AWARDS

Dr. T.K. Chand received the Knowledge Excellence Award for exceptional contributions in aluminum field of knowledge
●       In order to make a remarkable contribution in the field of Aluminum, the field of knowledge excellence was received by Dr. T.K. Chand  from the Secretary of the Indian Government, Mr. Anil Gopi Shankar Mukim.
●        Dr. Tapan Kumar Chand, CMD of NALCO appealed to the stakeholders involved in the top companies, policy makers and aluminum value chain to increase production of this 'stunning metal' so that the growing demand for aluminum could be met.

Current Affairs 7th July 2018: ECONOMY

$ 1.75 billion reduction in India's foreign exchange reserves
●        India's foreign exchange reserves recorded a decrease of $ 1.75 billion on June 29 last week.
●        This information was given in the data released by the Reserve Bank of India on Friday .
●        According to RBI data, foreign exchange reserves were $ 406.05 billion in the past week, while the country's foreign exchange reserves had been $ 407.81 billion on June 22, before that.

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Important Current Affairs 6th July 2018

Important Current Affairs 6th July 2018

Current Affairs 6th July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Prime Minister addressed the International Conference of Saurashtra Patel cultural society through video conferencing
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the 8th International Conference of Saurashtra Patel cultural society through video conferencing.
●        International conference of Saurashtra Patel cultural society is being held this year in California, USA.
●        The Prime Minister said that India will celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi from October 2

Sambalpur division is the first division of Indian Railways that has ended all unmanned level crossing gates
●        For the purpose of eliminating all unmanned railway crossings, the Sambalpur division has launched six limited-height subways for the Eastern Railway Railway and completed it in the short term of four and a half hours on July 5, 2018.
●        6 limited-height subway is not only built in the Sambalpur division of East Coast Railway, but it is the first example of its kind in the entire Indian Railways.
Uttar Pradesh government banned plastic from July 15
●        Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath Sarkar has issued plastic ban order from July 15 in the state.
●        The government is currently going to ban thin plastic from 50 microns.
●        Yogi Sarkar has taken this decision to save the environment and to prevent the use of indiscriminate plastic in the state.
●        After 15th July, the use of plastic cup, glass and polythene has been banned in the state.
●        Fines can be imposed up to Rs 50,000 for those convicted after the bans.
Chief Justice is the master of roster: Supreme Court
●        The Supreme Court clarified on July 06, 2018 that the Chief Justice is the 'Master of Roster' and he has the privilege and authority to allocate matters to the various benches of the Supreme Court.
●        This order has come on the petition of former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan who challenged the present judge's system of allotting cases to the Supreme Court by the Chief Justice.
By the year 2100, the cost of expenditure on sea level will be 14 trillion dollars per year
●        Increasing levels of sea water can be up to $ 14 trillion per year up to 2100.
●        Scientists say that if the increase in global temperature does not stop at 2 degrees Celsius, then it will have serious consequences.
●        With an increase in sea level, the annual cost of $ 14 trillion will be used to prevent this problem.
●        This paper was published on 3 July in a journal named 'Environment Research Letters'.

Voter card issued in Braille script for visually impaired voters: Election Commission
●        Election Commission made some important decisions on the issue of increased voting of Divya voters in the elections on 4th July, 2018, to provide free traffic facility to the polling booths, issuing voter identity cards with Braille and starting a special polling station. Are there.

Reliance will launch online-to-offline retail service
●        Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has announced an ambitious plan to launch a 'hybrid online-to-offline' retail service.
●        For this, the company has decided not only to connect Geo's telecom service with 7,500 stores already available in the Reliance Store.
●        With the launch of this platform, Reliance will face direct competition with e-commerce giants like Flipkart and Amazon.

Indigenous semi high-speed train to run in September

●        The much-awaited Semi High-speed train to be built in India can land in September.
●        In order to promote Make In India Campaign, this train has been prepared in the Integral Coach Factory located in Chennai.
●        It has been given the code name of Train-18.
●        This semi-high-speed train can run at 160 kmph.

Current Affairs 6th July 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

Prime Minister of Bhutan met the President
●        The Prime Minister of Bhutan His Excellency Sherring Tobago called on President Shri Ramnath Kovind in Rashtrapati Bhawan today.
●        The President said that in recent years, Bhutan has made rapid progress in the economic sector in Bhutan.
●        A special ceremony will be organized on the occasion of Golden Jubilee of India-Bhutan diplomatic relations.
●        On this occasion, 50 programs will be organized in India and Bhutan.

Current Affairs 6th July 2018: ECONOMY

E-commerce workforce first meeting
●        Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia today presided over the first meeting of the workforce on e-commerce in New Delhi.
●        The meeting discussed the suggestions of the sub-group meetings held on June 20-22, 2018.
●        Tips on cross border data flows, taxation, business support and logistics, consumer trust, IPR and future technology and competition topics were suggested.

Financial crisis in Venezuela
●        Venezuela's economy is going through a very bad phase at the moment.
●        It is difficult to get the currency from the Venezuelan banks at this time.
●        Due to lack of currency, the economy is largely based on the barter system.

Current Affairs 6th July 2018: SPORTS

Law Commission recommends legalization of betting in sports
●        The Law Commission has recommended legalization of betting in the Games on 05 July 2018.
●        If the government accepts this recommendation of the Law Commission, betting in the game will be brought under legal realm in the coming time.
●        The Law Commission has recommended it as a regulatory activity.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni completes 500 international matches
●        Mahendra Singh Dhoni becomes the third Indian player to play 500 international matches
●        The list contains Sachin Tendulkar (664 international matches) at the top, who retired from international cricket in 2013.
●        Rahul Dravid is the second in the list, who played 509 international matches.

Current Affairs 6th July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

European Parliament rejects controversial European Union copyright law proposal
●        Lawmakers of the European Parliament canceled the disputed European Union Copyright Laws Resolution on 05 July 2018
●        Members of the European Parliament gave 318 votes in its opposition, while 278 members voted in favor of it.
●        31 members were absent in this poll.

Russia also increased tax on imports of American goods
●        Russia has increased the rate of tax on some of the goods imported from the US.
●        This has done in response to the same steps taken by the US.
●        "The rate of import duty has been increased to 25 to 40 percent for indemnity," Economic Affairs Minister Maxim Oreshkin said in a statement.

Nawaz Sharif gets 10 years, daughter to 7 years in jail
●        Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , who was ousted from a court in Pakistan, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on Friday for corruption.
●        Nawaz's daughter Mary has also been sentenced to seven years.
●        The court also imposed a fine of 80 million pounds (about 73 million rupees) and 20 million pounds (18.2 million rupees) on Nawaz and Mary respectively.

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Important Current Affairs 5th July 2018

Important Current Affairs 5th July 2018

Current Affairs 5th July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

IGNCA will start 5 PG diploma courses and 6 new certificate courses in art culture and related subjects.
●        Under the Ministry of Culture of the Government of India, the prestigious Art Association of India- Indira Gandhi National Arts Center has decided to start 5 Diploma Courses and 6 new Certificate Courses in Arts and Culture and related subjects.
●        The basic purpose of these courses is the use of Information Technology to create art and culture with all dimensions and to develop the design of the subject-matter search system.
ICAT issues first BS-VI engine certificate
●        ICAT has completed the first BS-VI certification for a huge engine model for M / s Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicle Limited.
●        This engine has been built and developed in India by Volvo Eicher.
●        With the completion of the engine compliance test very long before the execution date of April 01, 2020, it will get enough time for product stabilization to make it more robust and economical for the ultimate consumers.
Notification for enabling planned development of privately owned land in Delhi
●        Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has notified the notification to enable the planned development of private owned land in Delhi.
●        The policy of enabling planned development of private owned land in Delhi was approved by the Authority in a meeting organized on 21.12.2017 and it was also broadcasted to all ULBs and other government agencies.

Uttarakhand High Court gave rights to all living organism same as human beings
●        Uttarakhand High Court has declared the citizens of the state as their local guardians by giving them legal status like human beings to safeguard the air, water and living organisms.
●        The High Court has said that the vehicles used by animals are not used in the machine so they will have the right to get the road before other vehicles.
Dope test of government employees made mandatory in Punjab
●        Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on 4th July 2018 ordered all government employees, including the policemen, from the time of their recruitment to perform compulsory dope tests at every level of their service.
●        The Chief Minister directed the Chief Secretary to work in this regard and issue necessary notifications in this regard.
●        In all cases of recruitment and promotion, the Chief Minister ordered the investigation of intoxicants in the body inevitably.

Coal Ministry launches satellite-based mobile app to prevent coal theft
●        Central Coal Minister Piyush Goyal has launched a satellite-based mobile app to prevent coal theft on 4th July 2018.
●        This will monitor 787 coal blocks of the country. Its constantly monitoring coal companies and district administrations.
●        This will add new dimension to morality and transparency in the coal sector.
●        Presently, special cell has been established by CCL for 24 hours surveillance.
Justice L. Narasimha appointed Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal
●        Former Chief Justice of Patna High Court Justice L Narasimha Reddy has been appointed as the Chairman of the Central Administrative Tribunal.
●        Justice (Retd) Reddy took charge on 04 July 2018.
●        The appointment letter was issued to them on 27th June.

Ayushman Bharat' scheme implemented in Madhya Pradesh
●        In Madhya Pradesh, the 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme of Prime Minister National Health Security Mission will be implemented from August 15, 2018.
●        The State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Health Agency for the implementation of this scheme.
●        The scheme is being claimed to benefit from more than 5.5 crore beneficiaries in the state.

Reserve Bank of India licensed Bank of China to start work in India
●        The New Delhi Reserve Bank has issued a license to set up Bank of China to start functioning in India.
●        Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised this to Chinese President Xi Chunfing.
●        This promise was made in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit last month in Qingdao, China.

Reliance will launch fixed line broadband service
●        Mukesh Ambani , chief industrialist and the richest Indian, who has announced the introduction of high-speed fixed line broadband service on Thursday, is calling for free calling and extremely cheap Internet access to the telecom industry .
●        The proposed broadband service will be 'Jio GigaFiber Service' for the common customers and enterprises and its registration will begin on August 15.
●        Giving information in the company's 41st Annual General Meeting, Ambani said that the company will provide this service in 1100 cities.

'Happiness Course' started in Government schools in Delhi
●        Delhi Government launched happiness course for school children on July 02, 2018.
●        Under this, every class from nursery to eighth grade will start with five minutes 'meditation'.
●        This course includes meditation, moral values and mental exercises for school students.
●        It was launched by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the presence of the Dalai Lama

Current Affairs 5th July 2018: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ISRO successfully tested astronaut rescue system
●        Indian Space Research Organization today demonstrated the main technology to be eligible for a series of astronaut rescue systems.
●        This rescue system is a system of taking astronauts to a safe distance from the test vehicle in case of failure of the test.
●        According to any urgency on the launch pad in the first trial, crew members have been shown to save the safe.

Current Affairs 5th July 2018: ECONOMY

Approval of Rs. 10,000 crore to the base capital of the higher education financial agency
●        In order to meet the budgetary allocation of budgetary allocation in the Higher Education on 4th July 2018, the Central Government has approved the proposal of expanding the base capital of the Higher Education Financial Agency to Rs. 10,000 crores.
●        According to the Central Government's proposal, the higher education financial agency has been provided more financial expansion so that it can improve infrastructure in the educational institutions.

LIC can invest up to Rs 26,000 crore in IRFCs
●        Life Insurance Corporation of India, a public sector insurance company, can invest up to Rs 26,000 crore in Indian Financial Finance Corp through the bond issue in the current financial year.
●        The yields of these 30-year bonds of IRFC will be more than 30 basis points from 10-year Benchmark bonds yield and it will be rated reset every ten years.

Current Affairs 5th July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

List of 21 Risky areas of Global custodian included China and Mauritius
●        Apart from China, UAE, Cyprus and especially Mauritius , global banks, which work as custodians for foreign funds, are considered to be the most vulnerable areas in 21 countries.
●        The largest investor group in Indian stock market is of these same foreign funds.
●        The large investors and funded beneficiaries owners, who are entering India through high risk areas, will now be closely monitored.
Qatar bought Sahara's Plaza Hotel in 4 thousand crore

●        The Sahara Group has got a buyer for the New York-based The Plaza Hotel .
●        Katara Holdings, owned by Qatar government, has bought this hotel for around Rs 4 thousand crore, in which the Sahara Group has more share.
●        It also includes a 75 percent stake in the Sahara India family.

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Important Current Affairs 4th July 2018

Important Current Affairs 4th July 2018

Current Affairs 4th July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Wipo Copyright Convention 1996 and Appropriate Proposal of Wipo Performance and Phonograms Treaty 1996
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Industrial Policy and Promotion Department, the Wipo-Copyright Treaty of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and the Vipo Performance and Phonogram Treaty.
●        These treaties also include Internet and Digital Copy Write.
●        This approval is an important tool in the direction of the purpose set out in the National Intellectual Property Act, adopted by the government on May 12, 2016.

Approval of big plan for relief and rehabilitation of migrants and returning people
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the continuation of 8 existing schemes of the Ministry of Home Affairs till March, 2020 under the larger scheme of 'Relief and rehabilitation of the people of migrants and returning people.'
●        The financial estimates for this purpose during the year 2017-18 to 2019-20 will be Rs. 31,83 crores.
●        For the yearly financial estimates 2017-18, Rs 911 crore, Rs 1372 crore for 2018-19 and Rs 900 crore for 2019-20.

Approval of MOU renewal between Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Saudi Organization and Certified Public Accountants

●        The Union Cabinet approved the renewal of the Consent of 2014, which was approved by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and Saudi Organization of Saudi Arabia and Certified Public Accountants (SOPA) between Corporate Governance, Technical Research and Suggestions, Fencing Integration, Small and Small Practices (SMP), Islamic Finance, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and other topics Serves to enhance cooperation.

Approval for expanding the recapitalization plan of Regional Rural Banks by 2019-20

●        The Union Cabinet has approved the expansion of Regional Rural Banks' Recapitalization Scheme for the next three years i.e. 2019-20.
●        Through this, RRB will be able to maintain the minimum fixed capital at the risk asset ratio of 9 percent.

MoU clears between India and UK to form a joint consultation committee and cooperation in the field of law and justice.
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the two countries for the cooperation between India and the UK in the field of law and justice and a joint consultation committee.
●        This MOU will take care of the concerns and needs of the field of exchange of experience by legal professionals and government employees and their training.

DNA Technology Regulation Bill-2018 Approved
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the DNA Technology Regulation Bill, 2018.
●        The primary purpose behind the 'DNA Technology Regulation Bill' being enacted is to extend the application of DNA based forensic technologies to support and strengthen the judicial system of the country.

Boeing 747-400 aircraft approves revision of compensation on SESF operations
●        Committee of Economic Affairs of the Union Cabinet has approved 10 percent annual increase for the maintenance of the B-747-400 aircraft.
●        With this, the expenditure on special additional sector flight operations has been increased to Rs 336.24 crore for 2016-17 and tax has been increased to Rs 534.38 crore and tax has been taxed.

Changing the name of Agartala Airport in Tripura to Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport, Agartala

●        The Union Cabinet has approved the name of Agartala Airport of Tripura to Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport, Agartala.
●        This decision was taken in the light of the long standing demand of the people of Tripura and tribute to the Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore by Tripura Government.
●        Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore became the king of Tripura state in 1923.

5.99 acres of Armed Forces land to be transferred to Arunachal Pradesh government in Tawang
●        The Union Cabinet has approved the transfer of 5.99 acres of Armed Border force to the Arunachal Pradesh government for construction of mega-festival-cum-multipurpose ground in Tawang.
●        Arunachal Pradesh government identified 5.99 acres of suitable land within SSB campus in Tawang for the construction of mega-festival-cum-multipurpose ground with parking facility (4.73 acres) and ring road construction (1.26 acres).

Central Government approves MSP for Kharif crops

●        The Union Cabinet has approved the increase in minimum support price for Kharif crops for the year 2018-19 on 04 July 2018.
●        The decision to increase MSP on kharif crops is in line with the announcement of the government budget.
●        In the Budget, the central government had announced the farmers to make the cost of production of their crops one and a half times.

Delhi is not full state, Lt Governor and Delhi government should work together: Supreme court
●        The Supreme Court ruled on 04 July 2018 on the debate between Delhi Government and the Lt Governor regarding the demand for full state status for Delhi.
●        The Supreme Court has made it clear that it is not possible for Delhi to get full statehood.
●        Unlike the Delhi High Court's decision, the Supreme Court has said that the Lieutenant Governor is not free to take a decision in Delhi, LG has to work according to the advice of the Cabinet.

'Happiness Course' started in Government schools in Delhi

●        Delhi Government launched happiness course for school children on July 02, 2018.
●        Under this, every class from nursery to eighth grade will start with five minutes 'meditation'.
●        This course includes meditation, moral values and mental exercises for school students.
●        It was launched by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the presence of the Dalai Lama.

Current Affairs 4th July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Maj Gen Jose Claudio appointed President of UN Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan

●        Maj Gen Jose Elaudio of Uruguay was appointed Chairman of United Nations Military Supervisor Group on July 3, 2018 in India and Pakistan.
●        His appointment was announced by United Nations General Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
●        Major General Jose Elaudio was appointed to replace Gustaf on the Maj Gen of Sweden.
●        His two-year term will end in July 2018.

Current Affairs 4th July 2018: SCHEMES

Rajasthan Government launches Annapurna Milk Scheme for 62 lakh children

●        Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje launched Annapurna Milk Project for students of government schools on 2nd July 2018. Under this scheme 62 lakh children will be provided free milk three times a week.
●        In this scheme started by the state government, children studying in schools and schools of Rajasthan will be given milk during mid-day meals.
●        Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje introduced this scheme from a government school in Dahimya Kalan.

Current Affairs 4th July 2018: SPORTS

ICC changes rules on ball tampering

●        The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to take strict action against the guilty cricketers in the wake of tampering and sledding incidents of the ball, for which he is going to make his rules more difficult.
●        This decision was taken in the ICC meeting held in Dublin.
●        In the meeting chaired by former Indian captain Anil Kumble, it was decided that the ICC will now take strict action against the violation of the Code of Ethics.

Indian team announces 524 members for Asian Games 2018
●        Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced the Indian team for the Asian Games on 03 July 2018.
●        An Indian team of 524 members will participate in Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia's capital Jakarta.
●        This game will be held in Jakarta from August 18 to September 2, 2018.
●        The Indian Olympic Association announced in the previous announcement about the big team, under which 524 players were given the ticket to Jakarta.

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Important Current Affairs 3rd July 2018

Important Current Affairs 3rd July 2018

Current Affairs 3rd July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

India Election Commission launches Mobile App "Civilisil"
●        Chief Election Commissioner Shri O.P. Rawat launched "Civisil" app on July 3, 2018 to enable the citizens to report violations of Model Code of conduct during elections with Election Commissioner Mr. Sunil Arora and Mr. Ashok Lavasa during the election.
●        The app is easy to operate in Android and Android applications.
●        This app will be operational at the same place where the election has been announced.

maintenance of housing allocation for army personnel of Divyang children
●        In its recent order, the Ministry of Defense has decided to decentralize the powers for the allocation of married children on Divorce based accommodation on priority basis.
●        The power to allocate armed forces personnel to allocate residential facilities for the period of three years and to facilitate the facility on the basis of Divya children, has been given to the local military officer at the GOC Sub Area level.
●        This facility can be extended by the same official for another two years.
Ministry of Defense approves 17 new baffle firing range
●        The Ministry of Defense has approved 17 new baffle firing range at an estimated cost of 238 crores in military stations / cantonments / training institutes.
●        From this there will be seven ranges to the Southern Command, three ranges to Eastern Command, two ranges to the Northern Command and one range each to the south-west and central command.
●        This 17 firing range will be in addition to 60 firing ranges in the country.
●        The proposed Baffle firing range will help firing up to 300 to 500 meters.

KVIC launches e-marketing system
●        Khadi and Village Industries Commission launched its own internally developed and single-umbrella e-marketing system, Khadi Institute Management and Information System, in New Delhi today.
●        The system or system can be accessed from anywhere in the country for purchase and sale of Khadi and Village Industries products.

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organized 'National Workshop for Skills Development for Divyangs'
●        The DivyaJanan Empowerment Department today organized a 'National Workshop on Skills Development for Divyangjan'.
●        This one-day workshop was organized to provide platform to employers and all stakeholders with policy makers.
●        The workshop was inaugurated by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot.

NCP chairperson handed over special report based on "Indira Sagar Polavaram project affected tribe"
●        Chairman of the National Scheduled Tribes Commission, Dr. Nandkumar Sai, Vice Chairman of the Commission Ms. Anusuya Uike and members of the Commission today presented the President Ramnath Kovind and submitted special report based on the subject "Tribal affected by Indira Sagar Polavaram project".
●        On this occasion, the Secretary of the Commission Shri Raghav Chandra was also present.

Policy Commission will hold India's first Global Mobility Summit
●        Low cost of technology and new business formats have motivated the world to adopt renewable energy and electric vehicles.
●        In this perspective, with the cooperation of various ministries and industry, the Policy Commission will organize the 'Move - Global Mobility Summit' in New Delhi on September 7 and 8, 2018.
Punjab cabinet sent proposal to Center to hang drug smugglers
●        The Punjab government has sent a proposal to the Central Government to hang the drug smugglers in the state to curb the illegal trafficking of drugs.
●        If the Central Government approves this proposal then Punjab can be used to curb illegal drug smuggling.
●        Under the leadership of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Cabinet approved this proposal to be approved on 02 July 2018.
Rabindra Dholakia Committee constituted for changes in rules regarding compilation of economic data
●        The central government has constituted a 13-member committee to upgrade norms for calculating economic data at the state and district level in the backdrop of plans to revise the base year for calculating national accounting and gross domestic product.
●        This committee will be the retired Prof. Ravindra H. Dholakia, IIM Ahmedabad.
 Announcement of ‘Project Sashakt' to tackle the problem of NPA
●        A comprehensive policy has been announced to address the problem of NPAs of non-performing assets of government banks in the country.
●        This entire policy will be implemented in the name of 'Project Sashakt', which has been prepared on the basis of the report of the committee formed under the chairmanship of Sunil Mehta.
●        Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said that there are 200 bank accounts of more than Rs. Crore in the country.
●        Of these, loans worth about Rs 3 lakh crore are stranded.

His Excellency Mr. Raila Odinga, the former Prime Minister of Kenya, met the Prime Minister
●        Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi meets his Majesty Mr. Raila Odinga, the leader of the former Kenya Prime Minister and the opposition leader in New Delhi today.
●        Prime Minister Modi recalled his old relation when he went to Kenya as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
●        Odinga also remembered his visit to India in 2009 and 2012.
●        The two leaders have discussed progress on Indo-Kenya relations and regional and global issues of mutual interest in recent years.

Supreme Court issues order on appointment of Director General of Police
●        The Supreme Court has issued an order on the appointment of the Director General of Police (DGP) in a significant decision on 03 July 2018.
●        The Supreme Court has ordered all states, union territories not to appoint any police officer as acting DGP (acting DGP).
●        The Supreme Court ordered the states to send UPSC three months before the retirement of the serving officer on the name, post for appointment to the DGP post.
●        UPSC will sort out the names of three police officers and the state will be able to appoint one of them to the DGP post.

Income Tax Department initiated immediate PAN Card service
●        The Income Tax Department started the e-PAN facility on July 02, 2018 under digital facility, so that you can get PAN number immediately.
●        The Income Tax Department has said on its e-filing website that this facility is free and is for legal holders.

10,000 scholarships for girls passing 12th: Bihar government
●        The Bihar Government has announced the scholarship of Rs 10,000 to the Bihar government who have passed the 12th class examination.
●        The government said that all those unmarried girls will be given scholarships, who have passed the examination with good marks in the 12th board.
●        According to the Government of Bihar, scholarships will be given to 2 members of any family only.

Current Affairs 3rd July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

His Excellency Mr. Raila Odinga, the former Prime Minister of Kenya, met the Prime Minister
●        Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi meets his Majesty Mr. Raila Odinga, the leader of the former Kenya Prime Minister and the opposition leader in New Delhi today.
●        Prime Minister Modi recalled his old relation when he went to Kenya as the Chief Minister of Gujarat.
●        Odinga also remembered his visit to India in 2009 and 2012.
●        The two leaders have discussed progress on Indo-Kenya relations and regional and global issues of mutual interest in recent years.

Current Affairs 3rd July 2018: DEFENSE

Indian Army's motorcycle drive in memory of Kargil Vijay Day
●        A motorcycle demonstration of the exclusive motorcycle display team 'White Horse' of the Corps of Military Police was flagged off in 1999 in memory of Operation Vijay of Indian Army on July 2, 2018.
●        This motorcycle team will complete 3250 kilometers of distance from Bengaluru to Drass, Jammu and Kashmir in 24 days, and will reach Kargil war memorial, Dras on July 26, 2018.

Current Affairs 3rd July 2018: SCHEMES

'Ayushman Bharat' scheme implemented in Madhya Pradesh
●        In Madhya Pradesh, the 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme of Prime Minister National Health Security Mission will be implemented from August 15, 2018.
●        The State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Health Agency for the implementation of this scheme.
●        The scheme is being claimed to benefit from more than 5.5 crore beneficiaries in the state.

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Important Current Affairs 2nd July 2018

Important Current Affairs 2nd July 2018

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Election Commission of India will organize national consultation on accessible elections
●        The Election Commission of India will organize a two-day program on 'National Consultation on accessible elections' in New Delhi from 03 July 2018.
●        It was inaugurated by Mr. O.P., Chief Election Commissioner, in the presence of Election Commissioner Mr. Sunil Arora and Mr. Ashok Lavasa, Election Commissioner. Will be done by Rawat.
●        This program is part of the ECI's endless efforts of 'any voter will not be deprived' with special focus on 'Divyanjanjan'.

Inter-session meeting of the Consultative Committee on "Marine Fishing - Mariculture in India" topic

●        Hon'ble Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the people in the inter-session meeting held in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu on July 2, 2018, on "Marine Fisheries in India - Mariculture in India" on the Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
●        Ministry of Agriculture has notified "National Maritime Fisheries Policy, 2017", which will provide direction to the development of the marine fisheries sector in the country for next 10 years.
●        For the 'Deep-Sea Fishing Boat', the Central Assistance is being given to the self-help groups / organizations of traditional fishermen upto 50% i.e. upto Rs 40 lakhs per boat.

Consumer price index for industrial workers of May 2018
●        The All-India Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers has increased by 1 point in May, 2018 to 289 points.
●        Based on the change in one month, CPI-IW recorded an increase of 0.35 percent during the period from April, 2018 to May, 2018.
●        The highest rise in the current index has come from the food group which has contributed 0.68 percent to the total change.

WAPCOS celebrates 50th raising day
●        Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation, Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari, will be the Chief Guest of the 50th Foundation Day of Water and Power Consultancy Services.
●        The establishment day celebration will be held in Delhi's Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra tomorrow.
44th Advanced Professional Program
●        The Union Minister of State for North Eastern Region, Prime Minister's Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Minister of State for Space, Dr. Jitendra said here today that the direct recruitment of the Joint Secretary level will enrich the government.
●        The 44th Advanced Professional Program for Civil Servants and Officers was speaking in the inaugural address of these public administrations.
●        This selection process will be solely based on the specific needs of Medha and work.

Plans to raise Rs 3,250 crore from 4 companies
●        Four companies, including hotel hotels run from 'The Lalit' brand, submitted the documents to the IPO for the market regulator Sebi .
●        The IPO is expected to raise around Rs 3,250 crore by the four companies.
●        Other companies of Raheja Corporation's Hotel Chalet Hotel, Online Marketplace Indiamart Intermesh Ltd. And there are milltec machinery making agricultural processing equipment.
●        Together, these four public issues are expected to raise at least Rs 3,250 crore.

Red Corner Notice issued by Interpol against Neerav Modi
●        Interpol has issued a red corner notice against probing PNB scandal two billion dollars on the CBI's request fugitive diamond trader Nirav Modi, his brother Nishal Modi and his staff Subhash Parab.
●        This notice was issued on June 29, but the International Police Cooperation Agency has made it public today.
●        According to him, the smooth transit of Nirav Modi's border will now become difficult and it may be possible to arrest him along the way.

Solicitor General's post vacant since October
●        Before the 44-day long holidays of the Supreme Court, it was possible to appoint the new Solicitor General of government before reopening, but it did not happen.
●        Law community has expressed concern over this.
●        At present, there are 7 Additional Solicitors General in the apex court, including Maninder Singh, Tushar Mehta, Atmaram Nadkarni, Pinky Anand, Vikramjit Banerjee, Aman Lekhi and Sandeep Sethi.

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Exchange of fees related to disconnections through the fourth round of negotiations under the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement
●        The results of the fourth round of talks under the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement between six countries, namely Bangladesh, China, India, Lao PDR, Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka have come into effect from 1 July 2018.
●        The Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement is a special initiative under the UN Escap, which aims at expanding trade through exchanges of tariff concessions among developing countries which are considered as members of the Asia-Pacific region.
●        It is effective since 1975.

EU warns on vehicle tariffs
●        The EU has cautioned the US about the threat to impose heavy duty on vehicles.
●        The EU has said that if America does this, then the counter-measures will be taken and this will cause huge damage to the US economy.
●        A letter written to US officials on Friday has been given a strong warning.

Missing Thailand football team secured
●        The location of the youth football team missing 9 days ago in a cave in northern Thailand has been revealed on Monday.
●        A provincial governor told that Thailand Navy Seals has found all the 13 missing people safe.
●        Chiang Rai's governor said that we found him safe, but the operation is not over yet.
●        With this team of Thailand, his coaches also went missing.

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: SPORTS

Union Home Minister honored 17th World Police and Fire Games -2017 medal winners
●        Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh honored 17th World Police and Fire Games Medal winners in Los Angeles, California, USA on August 7-16, 2017
●        He was the Chief Guest of the function organized by All India Police Sports Control Board (AIPSCB) here today.
●        The 101-member Indian Police Team, 17th World Police and Fire Games returned with record 321 medals.

Rahul Dravid becomes the fifth Indian to join the ICC Hall of Fame
●        Rahul Dravid has been included in the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame.
●        Team India 'A' chief coach Rahul Dravid is the fifth cricketer to receive this honor.
●        Apart from this, former Australian captain Ricky Ponting and former England cricketer Claire Taylor were also given the place in the Hall of Fame.
●        ICC announces the name of Rahul Dravid in a ceremony held in Dublin, Ireland

Wimbledon: Yuki Bhambri loses in first round
●        India's Yuki Bhambri failed to take advantage of a good start and lost out to Italy's player Thomas Fabiano of the lower ranking and went out of the first round in the men's singles of the Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam Tournament.
●        Bhambri, 85th in the world, won the first set, but after that, he failed to stop the 131nd ranking of Fabiano and lost 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 2-6.
Indian junior hockey team beat Bangladesh by 6-3
●        Indian junior hockey team scored third consecutive win by defeating Bangladesh by 6-3 on Monday in the third practice match.
●        In the match played at the Center Center here, the Indian team made an edge over Raj Kumar Pal's field goal in the third minute of the match.
●        However, in the 11th minute, Rashid Mahmood made the goalkeeper return to Bangladesh.

Current Affairs 2nd July 2018: ECONOMY

200 Companies got served Notice for giving Low GST
●        The Indirect Tax Department has issued notices to around 200 companies whose exact goods and services tax was not deposited.
●        The disclosures made in data mining have been known to underworize these companies or to sell the goods in cash to the customers.

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Important Current Affairs 1st July 2018

Important Current Affairs 1st July 2018

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Kiren Rijiju will lead a high level delegation to participate in AMCDRR, 2018
●        Union Minister of State for Home, Mr. Kiren Rijiju will lead a high level ministerial delegation to participate in an Asian Ministerial Conference 2018 on the reduction in disaster risks being held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 03 to 06 July 2018.
●        in 2018, more than 3,000 delegates and participants from the Asian and Pacific countries, government and intergovernmental organizations, United Nations and international organizations and national societies of Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations, stakeholder groups, children and youth, civil society and community practitioners, Women, lawmakers, local officials, science and technology And academics, the private sector, is expected to attend the media, Diwyangajnon.
Conference of State Power Ministers will be held in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
●        The Conference of Power, New and Renewable Energy Ministers of States and Union Territories will be held in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh on July 3.
●        The conference will be inaugurated by the Minister of State for Power, New and Renewable Energy, RK Singh.
British Minister Baroness Williams met the Minister of State for Home, Mr. Kiren Rijiju
●        A delegation led by Britain's Equality Minister Baroness Williams held a meeting with the Indian delegation led by the Union Minister of State for Home, Mr. Kiren Rijiju here today.
●        During the discussions, several important issues were covered in cooperation matters, dealing with extremism, extradition, sharing criminal records, etc.

5000 digital villages in India
●        People from 5000 villages are now enjoying internet connectivity with WiFi facility.
●        With the help of optic fiber cable, WiFi Choupal has set a target to add 2.5 lakh gram panchayats to the Internet.
●        Addressing the 3000 gm entrepreneurs from all over the country, the Union Minister of Information Technology said that all WiFi Choupals in India will become centers of knowledge.
 Union Railway and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal launches new Mobile App 'Menu on Rails'
●        Union Railway and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal launches a new mobile app 'Menu on Rails' developed by IRCTC, to create awareness amongst the passengers about the food or food items served during the rail travel.
●        This mobile app gives comprehensive information about the menus (dishes) that are served on all types of trains.

TRAI imposes penalty on Jio, Airtel, Idea, Vodafone
●        Major telecom companies Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel , Vodafone and Idea Cellular have not been able to meet the various quality standards of service.
●        Telecom Regulator TRAI has fined these companies for this.
●        TRAI has taken this step on the non-compliance of service quality standards during the December quarter.
●        He said that a penalty of around Rs 31 lakh was imposed on Reliance Jio .
Vijay Mallya's luxury jet auctioned in 35 crores
●        After at least four failed attempts, the service tax authority has got the buyer of liquor businessman Vijay Mallya's luxury jet .
●        Last Friday, the Aviation Management Company of Florida made the biggest bid of Rs 34.8 crore.
●        The service tax authority had decided to sell Mallya A319 jet plane.
●        Mallya used to travel from one country to other countries to deal with business from this plane.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: DEFENSE

Golden Globe Race 2018
●        Indian Navy Commander Abhilash Tomy is ready to make a unique sea voyage.
●        This official is the only Asian invited to participate in the Golden Honor Globe race, which started today in France with Les Sables de Lone Harbor.
●        The Golden Globe Race is being operated by Sir Robin Knox Johnston, UK, in memory of the world's first non-stop cascading navigation, started in 1968.
●        Commander Abhilash Tomy is one of the most prominent sailors in India.

India to buy S-400 missile system from Russia
●        India is moving forward towards achieving five state -of -the - art S-400 Triumf Air Defense missile systems from Russia .
●        Despite the fears of a ban from the United States , the Ministry of Defense has been working to remove the impediment of the deal of about Rs 39,000 crore.
●        Under the proposed deal from Russia, 24 months after the final contract, the IAF will get the first S-400 aircraft with the Battle Management System, Radar and Launcher Weekly.
●        Within the next 60 months, that is, within 5 years, India will get the remaining S-400 squadrons, each with two firing units. I
Indian Army will soon have the Agni-V missile
●        India is preparing to join the First Batch Fire-V in the first interstate ballistic missile.
●        The significance of Agni-V is that the missile of this missile will remain directly to China.
●        India's military power will get more strength through this missile.
●        The missile capacity of the missile system is 5000 km. And it is able to kill with nuclear weapons.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: RANKING

India ranks 73rd in ranking of Swiss banks
●        In the case of Swiss banks depositing money by citizens and companies of any country, India reached 73 in 2017 .
●        In this case Britain remains on top.
●        In 2016, India's position was 88th in this case.
●        The Indians' wealth has increased by 50% in Swiss banks to about 7,000 crore rupees.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: SPORTS

Australia 15th time champion in Champions Trophy
●        India's dream of winning the Champions Champions Trophy was not completed and the team lost to defending champions Australia 1-3 in a penalty shootout.
●        This is the second consecutive time when India beat Australia in the Champions Trophy trophy final.
●        This is Australia's 15th Champions Trophy title, while India could not even win this title once.
●        This was the 37th and final season of the tournament.

Current Affairs 1st July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

All CSCs in the country will act as commercial correspondents of banks
●        Union Electronics and Information Technology and Law and Justice Minister Mr. Ravi Shankar Prasad today launched several major services at a conference organized by CSC SPV.
●        In this conference, the progress and effect of the development of rural wifi network infrastructure by village level entrepreneurs was displayed.
●        Union Finance, Railways and Coal Minister Shri Piyush Goyal said that 2.90 lakh shared services will now be able to work as a business representative.

 16 different countries will make the world's largest business group
●        By the end of the year, the world's largest trading group can come into being.
●        On Sunday, the business ministers of Asian countries made one more step in this direction.
●        There can be a consensus on the free trade agreement in the next few months .
●        As Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnerships, Ministers of 16 countries met in Tokyo on Sunday and efforts were made to overcome mutual differences.
●        The special thing is that this group includes India , China, Japan while the US is not.

Pakistan lists 471 Indian prisoners to India
●        On Sunday, Pakistan handed over a list of 471 Indian prisoners lodged in Indian jails to the Indian High Commission.
●        The Pakistan Foreign Ministry issued a statement in this regard and said that the list is in line with the provisions of the Consular Access Agreement between Islamabad and New Delhi on May 21, 2008.
●        The list contains 418 fishermen and other prisoners who were arrested for allegedly being illegally entering the Pakistani waters.

Saudi Arabia to earn 90 billion dollars allowing women to drive
●        The historic decision to give women rights to driving in Saudi Arabia has been implemented on Sunday.
●        The decision alone alone will make Saudi Arabia a billion dollar earner.
●        By the year 2030, alone, there is hope of earning so much as the government company is going to sell 5% of Aramco.
●        With this decision, Saudi could earn more than $ 90 billion by 2030.

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Important Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Tourism Minister inaugurates Jodhpur Hospitality Management Institute
●        Union Minister of State for Tourism K J Alphons inaugurated the Institute of Hospitality Management, Jodhpur today.
●        India is one of the fastest growing tourism economies in the world and in 2017, Indian tourism sector has recorded an increase of 20.8 percent over the 7 percent global growth rate.
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Enables of Mumbai were declared World Heritage Sites
●        As another historic achievement, India's 'Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Enables' of Mumbai was listed on UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
●        This decision was taken in the 42nd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Bahrain Manama.
●        India accepted the new name of Inseb 'Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Enables of Mumbai'.
●        This has become the second city in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, after Mumbai City, Ahmedabad.

S. Ramesh took charge as Central Indirect Tax and Customs Board Chairman
●        S. Ramesh, while retiring Mrs. Vanaja N Sarna, today took charge as the Central Insider Tax and Chairman of the Seema Kar Board. He was a member of the board before his promotion.
●        S. Ramesh started his career as central excise duty in Mumbai and later as assistant commissioner of Mumbai Customs.
●        He has worked in different positions at places like Hyderabad, Nagpur, Chennai, Trichy.
●        He was Chief Commissioner of Customs Zone from Chennai from 2013 to 2016.

Tata Steel will build Europe's second largest venture with Thysnruprup
●        A joint venture with Tata Steel and German company Thyssenkrupp AG has agreed.
●        Tata Steel said that it has agreed to establish a joint joint venture with ThyssenCrup with a 50: 50 percent stake.
●        Along with this , the way to become the second largest steel company after Lakshmi Nivas Mittal's ArcelorMittal has opened in Europe .
●        The new steel company will have a total of 48,000 employees and will produce about 21 million tonnes of steel annually.
Reliance will acquire US Radisson for 5G services
●        Reliance Industries has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of US telecommunications solutions company Radisson.
●        Its purpose is to prepare Geo for future features such as 5G and Internet of Things.
●        This deal of the company will be completely cash.
●        The deal is likely to be worth about $ 7.4 million.

Satya Sharmila became India's first transgender lawyer
●        In society, the people of the right transgender community have started getting recognition gradually .
●        In the same sequence, a name was filed in Tamilnadu and Puducherry Bar Council on Saturday, which gave India the first transgender lawyer.
●        So far none of the Transgender community has been able to reach this position.

India’s Yuki will contest against Fabio at Wimbledon
●        India's top singles tennis player Yuki Bhambri will start her campaign in Wimbledon from the match against the old rival of Italy's Thomas Fabiano .
●        Six Indian players have been included in the draw for this Major Grass Court Tournament duo.
●        Yuki has played against this player in Italy three times, but every time he is disappointed.
●        The last time both players were in the Nottingham Challenger tournament in 2017.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

1st July, 2018 will be celebrated as 'GST Day'
●        The Government of India will celebrate as a 'GST Day' tomorrow, July 1, 2018, on completion of one year after the completion of one year of unprecedented improvement in the Indian tax system, namely, the object and service tax.
●        The first year has been remarkable in both the different types of challenges and the desire and ability of policy makers and tax administrators to handle them better.
●        The first year of GST has been an example of becoming a participant in this unprecedented improvement in the Indian tax system of Indian taxpayers for the world.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: AWARDS

Chhattisgarh received two national awards in health sector
●        In the field of health, Chhattisgarh has got two national awards.
●        Chhattisgarh was awarded on June 29, 2018 for better performance in the Maternal Mortality Rate and the Prime Minister's Safe Motherhood campaign.
●        According to the official sources of the state government, in these two campaigns two "I Play for 9 Achikeres Award" has been awarded for the state's outstanding performance.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Air Asia Director summoned in the case of bribe
●        The airline company AirAsia director Ramachandran Venkataraman has been summoned by the CBI for questioning on July 3 for questioning.
●        The agency has issued summons in connection with alleged bribery allegations from the Central Government for securing clearance for international operations.

Current Affairs 30th Jun 2018: SPORTS

Argentina out from FIFA World Cup 2018
●        Lionel Messi led Argentina team went out with a defeat in the first match of the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup.
●        Argentina suffered a 3-4 defeat at the hands of France in the first round of the World Cup knockout round .
●        France made it to the quarter-finals.

Olympics champion runner Ohuruogu retired
●        Britain's female runner-up Kristen Ohrougou, who won gold at the Beijing Olympics, retired from athletics at the age of 34 on Saturday.
●        Ohrougou won gold medal in women's 400 meter race in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
●        A year later, he did his title in the world championship in Osaka.
●        Ohrougou was able to retain the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and the world title in 2013.
AITA agrees to play Bopanna and Sharan together in Asian Games
●        The All India Tennis Association has agreed to launch the duo on the request of Star Player Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan as pair in the Asian Games, from which experienced Leander Paes will have to pair with Young Sumit Nagal.
●        Bopanna and Sharan had urged the AITA and Sports Ministry to have their pair formed.
800 meters race: Kerala's Johnson broke the 42-year-old National Record
●        Gibson Johnson of Kerala performed brilliantly in the men's 800-meter race, breaking the 42-year-old national record of Shriram Singh .
●        On the second day of the 58th National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship, the 27-year-old player won gold with 1 minute 45.65 seconds.
●        Earlier this record was named after Shri Ram Singh.
●        He made this record in the 1976 Olympic Games.
Malaysian Open: Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu lose in semifinals
●        World number-7 Kidambi Srikanth and World number-3 PV Sindhu have lost in the semi-finals in men in the Malaysian Open.
●        World number-1 and current champion Tae Young of badminton player Tai Juying entered the final by defeating PV Sindhu of India.

Shiva & Surajbala enters in the Asian Games team
●        Shiv Thapa, after winning the trials , got the position in the Indian boxing team selected for the Asian Games .
●        Sarjubala Devi made the women's team in 51kg competition.
●        Former World Bronze Medalist and three-time Asian medalist Shiva defeated Commonwealth Games silver medalist Manish Kaushik.
●        Sarjubala defeated former Bronze Medalist Pinky Jangra of Commonwealth Games

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Important Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018

Important Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Members of the Mission Shaurya Group met the Prime Minister
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today met a group of 10 tribal students of Maharashtra.
●        These students were part of the initiative of 'Tribal Development' initiative of the Maharashtra government's 'Mission Shaurya'.
●        Five students of this group successfully climbed Mount Everest in May 2018.
●        Students shared their experiences with the Prime Minister during training and the climb of Mt. Everest.
Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for projects in AIIMS
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of National Veterans Center in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi today.
●        Through this, multi-specialty healthcare will be available for the elderly.
●        Its General Ward will have 200 beds.
●        During the same program, the Prime Minister also inaugurated 555-bed Super Specialty Block at Safdarjung Hospital.

National General Document Registration System adopted in Punjab and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
●        Union Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines Minister, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the National General Document Registration System in all the Deputy Registrar's Offices of Andaman and Nicobar Islands through video conferencing from New Delhi.
●        Due to languages, processes, formulas and formats, the State Government has developed a National General Documents Registration System through the National Informatics Center to find suitable solutions for diversity and variations prevailing in the state in which the needs of all the states were included. is.
The policy commission released the first delta ranking of aspiring districts.
●        Based on self-reported data, ranking candidates based on better performance in the months of April and May 2018 of aspiring districts.
●        The Policy Commission today announced the health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development and infrastructure for the aspiring districts on the basis of self-reported data of districts between March 31, 2018 to May 31, 2018. First Delta ranking started in five developmental areas.
●        Policy commission CEO Amitabh Kant favored the Champions of Change dashboard and highlighted the deep interest shown by the districts in providing instant data.

Vodafone Becomes Second Big Telecom Company after Jio
●        Leaving behind Vodafone India, Reliance Jio has become the second largest company in the country in terms of income.
●        In the quarter ended March 2018, Geo earns Rs 6,217 crore, which is 15 percent higher than the previous quarter.
●        According to the data of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Bharti Airtel is still a market leader, although the gap between Geo and Gao has decreased rapidly.
●        Bharti's revenues in the March quarter stood at Rs 7,087 crore, which is 10 percent lower than the previous quarter.
 Government bank to create common portal for retail loans
●        Government banks in the country are preparing to create a common portal to distribute loans.
●        Through it, the customer has a plan to give personal and other retail loans at cheap rate on the basis of his credentials.
●        Banks can also get help from the government in this work.
●        This trick can later be divided into small and micro enterprises.
Indira Awas Yojana will now be closed 
●        Indira Gandhi's 100th birth anniversary will be closed by one of the last schemes under their name - Indira Awas Yojana will also be closed in government files.
●        The central government has asked all the states to get fresh data for closure of IAE.
●        IAY is a housing scheme for rural areas, which was started four decades ago by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the name of his mother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
 Government to give Delhi Milk Scheme lease for 30 years
●        The Central Government has not been able to sell Air India yet, but it has decided that it will not sell milk to the residents.
●        One of the oldest schemes of the Government of India, Delhi Milk Scheme is being offered on lease for 30 years.
●        DMS was started in 1959 by then President Rajendra Prasad.
●        Now one of the country's leading milk cooperatives will run it on lease for 30 years.
 Bank will resort to 'face reading'
●        In order to avoid defaulters like Vijay Mallya, some of Gujarat's banks are preparing to identify the face and identify the fraudsters.
●        The banks have sought help from the Gujarat Forensic Science University in this case.
●        Micro expression is the change in facial expressions in the 25th of a second.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will released a coin of 125 rupees on Statistics Day
●        Vice President Venkaiah Naidu launched a coin of 125 rupees on Friday.
●        This coin is released in memory of the great scientist and statistician Pacific Chandra Mahalanobis.
●    On the occasion of 125th birth anniversary of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the government has decided to release this new coin in their memory.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: SCHEMES

 Prabhu launched mobile app 'Reunite'
●        Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Shri Suresh Prabhu launched a mobile app.
●        The name of this app is 'Reunite'.
●        This app will assist in detecting lost children in India.
●        In his address on this occasion, the Minister appreciated the NGO 'Childhood Bachao Andolan' and 'Capgemini' to develop this app. 

President Ram Nath Kovind launches 'Solar Charkha Mission'
●        President Rama Nath Kovind launched the 'Solar Charkha Mission' on 27th June 2018 on the occasion of United Nations MSME Day, to mark the important economic role played by the micro, small and medium industries.
●        The solar Charkha Mission will include 50 groups.
●        This mission has been started with the aim of providing employment to the artisans.
●        This mission will cover 50 cluster and each cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Climate change can affect India's GDP: World Bank
●        According to a World Bank report, climate change can be very heavy on India's economy and this could lead to a loss of 2.8 percent to its GDP by 2050.
●        According to the report, due to climate change, the average annual temperature of the atmosphere is expected to rise by 1-2 degrees in three decades.
●        This change in climate change can affect the level of life of nearly half of India's population by 2050.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: DAYS AND DATES

12th statistics day celebrated on June 29
●        Statistics Day is celebrated every year on June 29 in India.
●        It is celebrated in honor of the prominent Indian scientific and statistician P. C. Mahalanobis in the field of economic planning and statistics development.
●        This day is celebrated at the national level.

Current Affairs 29th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

The United States has shown stricterity on India about oil imports from Iran
●        The US has also shown stricterity on India regarding oil imports from Iran .
●        There is a shock for India trying to be self-sufficient at the level of energy and it may have to be compelled before the United States to avoid restrictions.
America opens new military headquarters in South Korea
●        In South Korea , American troops opened their new headquarters and termed it Washington's largest foreigner.
●        This headquarter has been opened in a time when US President Donald Trump had said a few weeks ago that he wants to bring soldiers back home.
●        There is a treaty between the United States and South Korea and for decades the American Security Force is headquartered in Korea's Yongshan.

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Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

Prime Minister will dedicate and lay foundation of important projects in AIIMS
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will go to New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on June 29, 2018.
●        He will lay the foundation of National Center for Older Persons in AIIMS.
●        In this, multi-specialty medical care will be provided to the elderly. There will be 200 General Ward beds.
●        During this function, Prime Minister will inaugurate 555-bed Super Specialty Block of Safdarjung Hospital.

500th death anniversary of Saint Kabir
●        Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi went to Maghar in Uttar Pradesh's Sant Kabir Nagar today.
●        He offered a wreath at Sant Kabir Samadhi on the occasion of 500th full day of great saint and poet Kabir.
●        Prime Minister Sant Kabir went to the cave and unveiled the plaque, laid the foundation stone of the Saint Kabir Academy.
●        This academy will spread the teachings and ideas of the great saint.
Fourth National Consultation Meeting will be held in New Delhi on June 29, 2018
●        Fourth National Consultation Meeting of Ministers in charge of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs in the States and Union Territories will be held in New Delhi on June 29, 2018.
●        The meeting will be chaired by Union Consumer Affairs and Food and Public Distribution Minister, Shri Ram Vilas Paswan.
Home Minister's Special Operations Medal
●        The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the formation of the "Home Minister's Special Operations Medal".
●        Officials of the State and Union Territories, Police Officers, Central Police Organizations (CPOs), Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) and the security organization involved in special operations will be eligible for these medals.

Policy commission will issue first delta ranking under 'aspiring district program'
●        The policy commission will release the first delta ranking under the 'aspiring district program' tomorrow ie, 29th June, 2018.
●        Through this ranking, the progressive progress achieved by various districts will be measured between 31 March, 2018 and 31 May 2018.
●        Rankings of different districts have been done through 49 important performance indicators in transparent manner on the parameters like health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development and basic infrastructure.

Sangli turmeric gets GI tag
●        Geographical Index Racking from the Indian Patent Office on March 27, 2018, provided Sangli's turmeric in Maharashtra.
●        Farmers who used to cultivate turmeric in Sangli had been demanding GI tags for Sangli Chi Haladie Sangli's turmeric for a long time.
●        About 200 years ago, the farmers of Sangli had discovered a special way for turmeric production and its storage.

Oxytocin restriction in India will be effective from July
●        Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has banned the construction of the private sector of the extensively used oxytocin medicines in the country from July 1 to remove milk from milch animals.
●        Also, imports from foreign countries have been banned.
●        Private sector drug manufacturers will not be allowed to produce oxytocin from July 1 for domestic use.

Gobind Singh Dev becomes the first Sikh to join the Malaysian Cabinet
●        Indian-origin politician Gobind Singh Dev has been made Cabinet Minister in Malaysia.
●        He is the first person in the minority community to be appointed as minister in the history of the country.
●        45-year-old Gobind Singh Dev has been appointed Minister of Communication and Multimedia.
●        Dev Bhaktan is one of the two indigenous people involved in the Harapan Alliance cabinet.

85 percent of fraud in public sector banks: RBI
●        Nearly 6,500 cases of banking fraud have emerged this year. Of these, 85 percent of the cases are from public sector banks.
●        They have lost more than 30,000 crores.
●        It has been addressed by the recent financial stability report of RBI.
●        According to him, in the top 10 fraud in 2018, banks have lent more than Rs 10,000 crore.
●        Financial year 2017 saw a loss of nearly Rs 20,000 crore in about 5,000 frauds.
After the merger, the name will be Vodafone Idea Limited
●        Idea Cellular's shareholders have approved the name of the country's third largest telecom company, Vodafone Idea Limited.
●        The merger of the two companies was expected to be completed by June, but now it can be delayed for at least one month.

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

Financial Action Task Force added Pakistan to 'Gray List'
●        The Financial Action Task Force has retained Pakistan again on June 27, 2018 in the 'Gray List'.
●        Pakistan has chosen its finance minister Shamshad Akhtar to defend the country.
●        Akhtar will keep Pakistan's side in the FATF meeting and demand to remove name from the gray list.
●        Along with this, the Pakistan Finance Minister will brief FATF about the steps taken to eliminate money laundering, terrorist funding and terrorism.
Emergency declared in Papua New Guinea due to polio outbreak
●        In Papua New Guinea 18 years later, a new case of polio has emerged.
●        Papua New Guinea was declared polio free 18 years ago.
●        A health emergency has been announced in Papua New Guinea.
●        According to the Health Ministry report, polio virus has been confirmed in three regions of Morob, Madang and Eastern Highlands.

China to reduce tax on imports of 8,549 items from 5 countries including India
●        China has indicated signs of increasing friendship with India on the trade front.
●        Preparing to reduce tax on more than 8,500 items imported from India.
●        Apart from India, China has made preparations for tariffs on chemicals, farm products and metals which are imported from 4 other neighboring countries.

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: ECONOMY

Indian Rupee reaches minimum level of rupee against dollar
●        Compared to US dollar, continuous decline in Indian rupee continues.
●        Indian Rupee reached the lowest level of 69.10 on June 28, 2018, against a dollar.
●        In the Inter-Banking Currency market, the rupee opened at 68.87 per dollar against the dollar and 49 paise fall in the opening trade to Rs 69.10 per dollar.

50 percent increase in indian money in Swiss banks
●        According to the report released by the Swiss National Bank , Indians' wealth has increased by 50% in Swiss banks to about 7,000 crore rupees.
●        The money raised directly by the Indians in Swiss bank accounts increased to 99.9 million Swiss francs (about Rs 6,900 crore) and the money collected through others has also increased to 1.6 million Swiss francs (about 110 million rupees).
●        According to statistics, total foreign customers bank accounts in Switzerland wealth is more than 1460 billion Swiss francs (Rs 100 million).

Current Affairs 28th Jun 2018: DEFENSE

Army can buy goods from any canteens
●        Now the army will be able to carry luggage and liqueurs from any canteens across the country.
●        So far he had to take luggage and Liquor from the same unit run canteen (urc) from where he was issued a smart card.
●        If they used to take luggage from another canteen, they had to take no-objection certificates from their unit canteen.
●        But now the army has ended its obligation.

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