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Today Current Affairs 11th August 2017
- Soft bank Vision Fund invests in Flipkart.
- As per Oxford Economics Asia fastest growing city is Delhi.
- A power purchase agreement deal has linked with Amplus Energy Solutions and Honda Motorcycle.
- China Quantum Satellite sends an unbreakable code from space.
- Ravi Karunanayaka the Sri Lanka Foreign Minister resigns over corruption.
- Venezuela International Star Cichero is the new signing by Delhi Dynamos.
- A bill for transgenders is made to introduce in Pakistan Parliment.
- Vishal Kumar Verma the National Level Wrestler dies in a stadium in Ranchi.
- The partnership between Tata motors and Skoda auto has come to an end.
- Jaguar fighter plane flies for the first time with advanced radar.
- Mother Teresa of Pakistan Dr Ruth Pfau passes away.
11th August 2017 Current Affairs – National News
Jaguar fighter plane flies for the first time with advanced radar.
- In Hindustan Aeronautics Limited the test pilots at defence PSU flew for the first time an upgrade Jaguar fighter aircraft.
- The aircraft fits with an AESA radar i.e Active Electronically Scanned Array.
- The Jaguar Darin 3 which the HAL is upgrading for the Indian Air Force will have a new boast of the state of the art AESA radar.
- The upgrade has a improve features of multi target tracking frequency agility, higher bandwidth of operation.
As per Oxford Economics Asia fastest growing city is Delhi.
- According to the latest Oxford Economics Delhi is the fasting growing city in Asia.
- From the survey, they are 6 cities from India which is the top 10 Asia lists.
International Updates – Today Current Affairs
Ravi Karunanayaka the Sri Lanka Foreign Minister resigns over corruption.
- Sri Lanka Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayaka resigns from his post over the corruption charges in a bond scam.
- He said he will be continuing in the party as a back bench member of the Parliament.
- In 2015 he was given a post of Minister of Finance under the Maithripala Sirisena as President.
As per 11th August 2017 Current Affairs, A bill for transgenders is made to introduce in Pakistan Parliment.
- For the first time in the Pakistan Lower house parliament, a bill was made to introduce.
- The bill was to protect the fundamental rights of transgender people in the conservative Muslim nation.
- The protection of Rights the Transgender Persons Bill made a move by Naeema Kishwar to for the seek to provide equal rights to transgender persons.
Latest Current Events – Business News
Soft bank Vision Fund invests in Flipkart.
- Flipkart the major E-Commerce made an announcement on investment by Soft Bank Vision Fund.
- Soft Bank Vision fund is the tech fund which is a back up by Japan’s Softbank Group.
- This investment is the biggest ever private investment in Indian technology company.
- By this investment, Soft Bank vision fund is one of the largest shareholders in Flipkart.
The partnership between Tata motors and Skoda auto has come to an end.
- Skoda Auto and Tata motors have called off the talks of their long term potential partnership for development and production of passengers.
- Tata motors earlier signed a MoU with Volkswagen Group and Skoda auto for the technical potential collaboration.
- The companies will be in touch with each other after this incident.
Agreement News – 11th August 2017 Current Affairs
A power purchase agreement deal has linked with Amplus Energy Solutions and Honda Motorcycle.
- Amplus Energy Solutions said they have linked a power purchase agreement deal with the motorcycle company Honda.
- The agreement was made to provide 30MW solar energy.
- The solar power will be given to Honda Narsapur plant which is in Karnataka.
- The plant will produce 45 million units of solar electricity per annum.
Current Affairs Today – Astronomy News
China Quantum Satellite sends an unbreakable code from space.
- China has sent the unbreakable code from its satellite to the Earth laying the foundation for the building of the hack proof global quantum communication network.
- The reviewers of Nature made a comment that the experiment was an impressive achievement and it is a great mile stone in the field state.
- The distance of communication between the satellite and ground station varies from 645 kilometres to 1,200 kilometres.
Latest Current News – Sports Updates
Venezuela International Star Cichero is the new signing by Delhi Dynamos.
- Delhi Dynamos which is a club in Indian Super League makes an agreement with Venezuela international Cichero.
- The 33-year-old is the fourth signing of the season.
- Cichero made 51 appearances for the national team.
Obituary News – Current Affairs Today
Vishal Kumar Verma the National Level Wrestler dies in a stadium in Ranchi.
- The national level wrestler Vishal Kumar Verma died in a freak incident at Japil Singh Stadium.
- Vishal made an entry of his wrestling career in 2005.
- He stood fourth in the last senior national wrestling Championship.
Mother Teresa of Pakistan Dr Ruth Pfau passes away – 11th August 2017 Current Affairs
- The German Doctor Ruth Pfau popularly known as the Pakistan Mother Teresa passes away at the age of 87.
- She is the one who found the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in Karachi in 1962.
- After finding that she later set up its branches in all provinces of Pakistan.
About Ruth Pfau.
- She was born in 1929 in Germany and she has witnessed the horrors of World War 2.
- At the age of 29, she first made a visit to Pakistan.
- He was awarded Hilal-e-Imtiaz Pakistan Second Highest Civilian Award in 1979.
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