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Current Affairs on National & International News of 18th July 2017
- Millions of tons of Precious metal and minerals are discovered by GSI in Indian waters
- Nar Bahadur Bhandari the former Sikkim CM Passes away
- Shri R K Pachnanda has taken charge as Director General, ITBP
- 1st National Masters Snooker Tournament Title won by I H Manudev
- The government is setting up passport office for every 50 km’s in the country.
- Mumbai Railway is going to introduce a software to book tickets through USSD
- Patanjali Ayuvrvedhas have been featured among the top 10 most influential brands in India.
- Harinder Pal Sandhu wins Victorian Open Squash tournament held in Melbourne, Australia
- Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli will be the new chief Justice of Nepal.
- BJP Picks Venkaiah Naidu as Vice President.
- Oscar Winning Performer Martin Landau is no more
National News for the day of 18th July 2017
The government is setting up passport office for every 50 km’s in the country.
Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar said the government is working on a vision to set up Passport Centre in every 50 Km range in the country in future. Mr Akbar has inaugurated the Post Office Passport Seva Kendra in north Kolkata. More over he said as per Prime Minister Narendra Modi and MEA Minister Sushma Swaraj Vision is to reach out passport facilities to the common man.
Mumbai Railway is going to introduce a software to book tickets through USSD
The Railways are planning to introduce a software which will help commuters book tickets through unstructured supplementary service data codes by end of the year. After the commuters books, a ticket sent to him via SMS. He must scan this SMS at kiosks for installing it at railway stations to get a physical copy of the ticket. Kiosks are currently being installed at Chatrapathi Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Dadar, Thane, Kalyan and Andheri as a part of the railways pilot project.
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BJP Picks Venkaiah Naidu as Vice President.
BJP Picked Union Urban Development and I & B minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday as a Vice President of India. The 68-year-old urban development minister has become a vice president under the government of BJP. The decision is made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP Cheif Amit Shah. Shah in an interview said that he know Naidu for many years and have admired his hard work and tenacity.
18th July 2017 Current Affairs on International News
Oscar Winning Performer Martin Landau is no more
Veteran actor Martin Landau who acted in 1960s TV series Mission: Impossible has died at the age of 89. Landau made his debut on Broadway in 1950. He has made a 1959 film debut in Alfred Hitchcock’s Classic thriller North by Northwest.
Appointments News of 18th July 2017 Current Affairs
Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli will be the new chief Justice of Nepal.
Gopal Prasad Parajuli will be the new chief Justice of Nepal. Justice Parajuli is the senior most Judge of the supreme court after the retirement of chief Justice Sushila Karki.
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Shri R K Pachnanda has taken charge as Director General, ITBP
R K Pachnanda an IPS Officer, took charge as the new Director General of Indo- Tibetan Border Police ITBP recently. Shri Krishna Chaudhary DG who retired on superannuation handed over the customary baton to Shri Pachnanda. Shri Pachnanda is 29th Chief of the ITBP.
Current Affairs of 18th July 2017 on Awards News
Patanjali Ayurved features among the top 10 most influential brands in India.
Yoga Guru Ramdev Promoted Patanjali Ayurveda is featured among top 10 most influential Brand in India along with electronic major Samsung and new entrant Reliance Jio. Google is ranked at the top slot Microsoft and Facebook are ranked at number two and three respectively.
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18th July 2017 Current Affairs Sports News
Harinder Pal Sandhu wins Victorian Open Squash tournament held in Melbourne, Australia
Indian Harinder Pal Sandhu continued his fine run by winning the second title in two weeks. He won it in a 77 minute final of Victorian Open Squash, a PSA Tour Event in Melbourne. The 28-year-old Indian Carried the Momentum into the fourth game and stayed ahead to win it 11-7.
1st National Masters Snooker Tournament Title won by I H Manudev
Champion I H Manudev who hails from Karnataka won the first National Masters Snooker tournament title in Chennai. Manudev defeated former Asian Champion Alok Kumar 4-1 to win the National Master Snookers Title.