- 1 14th July 2017 Updates and Highlights
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14th July 2017 Updates and Highlights
- The government starts story-telling contest named ‘Aadhar Hai To Aasani Hai’ for creating awareness about Aadhaar number.
- India to host the 8th edition of Theatre Olympics in 2018.
- Debi Prasad Dash appoints as the new DG of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.
- The five Indian States and a Union Territory informally adopts the centre’s GeM.
- Angelo Mathews, Captain of Sri Lankan Cricket Team resigns.
- Rajasthan becomes the first Indian state for fixing the minimum educational qualification to contest cooperative body polls.
- The Department of Telecom makes GPS mandatory for all the phones from 1st January 2018.
- Ornamental hatchery of fishes to be set up in Jhajjar, a district in Haryana.
Latest 14th July 2017 Current Affairs – National
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju to lead Central Team to flood hit-states
The Union Minister Kiren Rijiju is going to lead a central team of high-level for assessing rescue and relief operations in the areas of North-east that are affected due to flood. During the tour that is of three days, the central delegation is going to visit different places that include Manipur, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Around 15 lakh people were marooned because of flood water.
India to host 8th edition of Theatre Olympics in 2018
The Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Dr Mahesh Sharma, announces that the8th edition of greatest carnival of Theatre in the World is going to take place in India for the first time from February 17 to April 08, 2018 in various cities across the country simultaneously.
Meghalaya’s CM Mukul Sangma launches LIFE program at Songsak
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya launches the LIFE program at Songsak. LIFE is a program of MSRLS State Rural Livelihood Society, a community’s Agency, Rural Development Department of Government of Meghalaya that is implementing the flagship programme of centre i.e National Rural Livelihood Mission.
GKToday International 14th July 2017 Current Affairs
A MUN Regional Conference to take place in Kathmandu
The regional conference of Model United Nations is being held in Kathmandu. The Embassy of United States in partnership with the Youth Thinker’s Society organising this event.
The US deploys anti-aircraft missiles for the first time in the Baltics
The United States deploys a battery of Patriot-long-range anti-aircraft missile. The war games of NATO will use these missiles. This is for the first time when the advance system of defence deploys in the Baltics where Russia is having the air superiority.
Banking and Economy – Important 14th July 201 Current Affairs
SBI waives charge on IMPS fund transfer of up to Rs.1,000
IMPS stands for Immediate Payment Service. It is an instant interbank transferring fund electronically using the mobile phones as well as net banking. The largest bank of the country SBI waives a charge for transferring the funds of up to Rs.1,000 through the service of IMPS for promoting the small transactions.
YES Bank launches YES GSTT Program to assist MSMEs
The 4th largest private sector Bank of India, YES Bank launches a program name YES GST. The bank launches this for promoting the environmental sustainability, occupational health and safety with the MSME sectors of India.
Latest Appointment 14th July 2017 Current Affairs – GKToday
Iran appoints Female CEO Farzaneh Sharafbani to lead airline for the first time since the 1940s
The country Iran appoints a new female Chief Executive Officer who will lead the national airline for the first time which was established in the 1940s. As per the reports, the transport minister of Iran appoints Farzaneh Sharafbani for the leading position.
Subhash Garg takes charge as Economic Affairs Secretary
Subhash Chandra Garg, who is the former Executive Director of World Bank assumes to be the new secretary in the DEA (Department of Economic Affairs) in the Ministry of Finance.
Sports Updates – 14th July 2017 Current Affairs
Mithali Raj becomes the first women player to reach 6000 runs in ODI
The skipper of the Women’s Indian Cricket team, Mithali Raj, scripts her name in the history books during the ICC World Cup 2017 of India. The match was against Australia in which she became the highest scorer in ODI cricket of women’s. Mithali also becomes the first women cricketer who has crossed the mark of 6000 runs.