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Highlights of the day on National and Various other News – 28th July 2017.
- Nitish Kumar becomes the CM of Bihar again leaving the opposition no clue.
- India will have 850 million Online Users by 2025 as per the survey by Boston Consulting Group.
- Windows announced a Payout up to $250,000 for the Bug Bounty Program.
- The scientist has made a development of a new AI System that can create 3D models from Photos.
- Wheeler Island is named as APJ Abdul Kalam Island by the Odisha government.
- Scientists from China has developed colour changing Electronic Skin.
- China is on the way of testing the bullet trains with a speed of 350 kph.
- Standford Scientists has created a new 4D camera for the boost of robot vision, virtual reality.
- Karnataka former CM Dharam Singh passes away.
- Google Shut downs its instant search feature.
- Uttarakhand records second highest tiger count in India.
- Made for India Kaizala app was launched by Microsoft.
- Axis Bank acquires Free Charge of a huge amount of Rs 385 Crore.
28th July 2017 Current Affairs – National News
Nitish Kumar becomes the CM of Bihar again leaving the opposition no clue.
- Within 18 hours of resigning as Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar took an oath on Thursday to become the CM of Bihar again.
- He takes oath as Bihar CM for the 6th time.
- His resignation gave a surprise shock to his three party alliance.
About Nitish Kumar
- He was given a Best Chief Minister according to the CNN-IBN and Hindustan Times State in 2007.
- He received Forbes India’s Person of the year in 2010.
Wheeler Island is named as APJ Abdul Kalam Island by the Odisha government.
- Outer Wheeler Island in Bhadrak district is renamed as APJ Abdul Kalam Island by the Odisha government.
- The Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik changed the name as a tribute to the former president on his second death anniversary.
- A gazette notification is issued by the revenue and disaster management department.
- Kalam spent most of his time in Wheeler Island in Bhadrak district.
Latest 28th July 2017 Current Affairs is that Uttarakhand records second highest tiger count in India.
- The tiger count in Uttarakhand has shot up to 242 with an increase in 63 big cats.
- Trivendra Singh Rawat the chief minister made a confirmation about the latest increase in the Tigers.
- As per the latest survey, there are at least 208 tigers in Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve.
Details about Jim Corbett tiger reserve:
- Its establishment was taken place in 1936 as Hailey National Park.
- It is the oldest National park in India.
- They named it after Jim Corbett who has a key role in the establishment.
International Updates – Current Updates Today
China is on the way of testing the bullet trains with a speed of 350 kph.
- China began to test the maximum speed of bullet train on the Beijing-Shanghai High-speed railway.
- There are testing with a speed of 350 kilometres per hour.
- China estimates that the train will complete a round trip from Beijing to Xuzhou with in four hours.
- This speed will cut Beijing-Shanghai journey about 4.5 hours.
- It carries over 100 million passengers a year.
About China Bullet Trains
- These trains are the fastest trains with a top speed.
- The fastest train service measured by peak operational speed is Shanghai Maglev Train which can reach a speed of 431 km/h.
Latest 28th July 2017 Current Events – Technology
Microsoft launches Made for India Kaizala app.
- Microsoft which is a Technology giant has officially made a launch of Kaizala, a productivity app.
- This application design is made to enhance the collaboration and communication experience for Indian enterprises.
- The application Made for India is basically made for large group communications and work management and works even on 2G networks.
- This product will make it possible for organisations to interact with people within the organisation as well as outsiders like partners and vendors.
- Microsoft Kaizala is made an optimization to work on 2G networks to enable connectivity in remote locations and offers features with offline support
The scientist has made a development of a new AI System that can create 3D models from Photos.
- Scientist including one of Indian origin has made a development of a new artificial intelligence software.
- They made a software that can create 3D models from two-dimensional Photographs.
- This will have future robots to navigate in the real world.
Windows announced a Payout up to $250,000 for the Bug Bounty Program – 28th July 2017 Current Affairs.
- Microsoft has made an announcement of Windows Bounty Programme.
- As per the announcement they will reward the bug finders with a huge amount of $250,000 if they discover exploits in Microsoft Hyper V Virtualisation software.
- Microsoft is running the bounty programme since 2012.
Scientists from China has developed colour changing Electronic Skin
- The scientist from Tsinghua University in China has found a new type of user interactive electronic skin.
- It will have a colour change which can be visible by a human eye.
- It has been found that this will effect on the Electro mechanical behaviour of graphene.
- The research says that the substrate is strongly relevant to the performance of the strain sensing materials.
Business News – Current GK News
Axis Bank acquires Free Charge of a huge amount of Rs 385 Crore.
- Axis Bank which is India 3rd largest private sector bank is on an agreement with Jasper Infotech Private Limited.
- The Agreement was to acquire 100 percent stack for 385 crores in the name of its subsidiaries Free Charge Payment Technologies Private limited.
- Free charge is having 50 million register wallet users and over 2,00,000 merchants.
- CEO of Axis Bank: Shikha Sharma.
- CEO of Snapdeal: Kunal Bahl.
28th July 2017 Current Affairs is that Google Shut downs its instant search feature.
- Google instant which took the launch in 2010 under the leadership of Marissa Mayer has been removed today.
- The main idea to remove is to make search faster by updating the results in real time while typing faster.
- The feature came out in 2010 having a quote Google Instant.
- Founded in: September 1998.
- Google CEO: Sundar Pichai
India will have 850 million Online Users by 2025 as per the survey by Boston Consulting Group.
- As per the Boston Consulting Group India will have 850 million online users by 2025.
- This is because of the growth in India with Reliance Jio 4G.
- India took eight years to reach 250 million 3G connections.
- But Reliance Jio 4G added 100 million connections in just seven months.
28th July 2017 Current Affairs – Obituary
Karnataka former CM Dharam Singh passes away.
- Former Karnataka Chief Minister Dharam Singh passes away on Thursday.
- He was at the age of 80.
- He had suffered a heart attack as was admitted in MS Ramaiah hospital where he died.
- His on Ajay Singh is MLA from Jevargi Constituency.
About Dharam Singh
- He is the 17th CM of Karnataka State from 2004 to 2006.
- He is the member of Karnataka legislative assembly for seven consecutive terms.
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