Online Current Affairs for 13 Jul, 17

13 Jul, 17

13 Jul, 17    Tags: Books & Authors

BJP President Amit Shah and RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat released, “A coffee table book on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s life” in New Delhi written by Bindeshwar Pathak

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

Union minister for earth sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated Kerala’s first doppler radar in Kochi with support of ISRO scientists and Bharat Electronics.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

9 years since the Juno spacecraft started its journey, it has completed a close flyby directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, NASA has confirmed

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Science & Tech.

Astronomers discover smallest star known in our galaxy called EBLM J0555-57Ab — its is located about 600 light-years from Earth and can be seen from the Southern Hemisphere

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

The Board of Directors of Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) appointed former Supreme Court judge, Justice Vikramajit Sen, as the new chairperson of Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC).

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Awards/Honors

Maya, a Bengaluru-based mobile app that helps women track their menstrual cycles, won the Asia Pacific App of the Year at FbStart Apps of the Year awards announced by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is looking at increased uptake of its RuPay debit cards among premium customers, as deals signed between banks and its global competitors Visa and Mastercard expire over the next few years.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

YES Bank Launches ‘YES GST’ Program to Assist Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics Regional

The Chhattisgarh government has decided to merge all the branches of the district central cooperative banks (DCCBs) with the state cooperative banks

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has amended its earlier order asking banks to initiate bankruptcy proceedings against 12 companies which have outstanding loans amounting to over Rs 5,000 crore as on March 2016.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Economics

Country’s largest bank SBI has waived charges for fund transfer of up to Rs.1,000 through its IMPS (Immediate Payment Service) to promote small transactions.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Roger Federer makes 100th Wimbledon match special, reaches semi-final

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Sports

Indian skipper Mithali Raj has become the first player in the history of women’s ODI cricket to have crossed 6000 career runs.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: International

The 22nd World Petroleum Congress, began at Istanbul with a view to addressing the challenges facing the sector.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: International

Maltese lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex marriage on the Roman Catholic Mediterranean island

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: India & The World

The Union Cabinet approved the Joint Interpretative Notes (JIN) on the Agreement between India and Bangladesh for to bring clarity to the interpretation of the existing Bilateral Trade and Promotion Agreement (BIPA).

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Appointment

Iran has appointed female CEO Farzaneh Sharafbani to lead its national airline Iran Air for the first time since it was established in the 1940s

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: National

The Indian Railways will launch RailCloud , a virtual server with an inbuilt security system that will enable faster connectivity at a reduced cost

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma launched the Livelihood Intervention and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship (Life) programme in Songsak in the East Garo Hills

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Arunachal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands get exemption from SC highway liquor ban

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Uttarakhand government has started to provide free coaching for meritorious students of the state for admissions into IIT with the launch of Super-30 scheme

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

Rajasthan has fixed minimum educational qualification for candidates interested in contesting elections for elections to village cooperative societies and various other cooperative bodies

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: National

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Gujarat are the three best-performing states in “ease of doing business”

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Regional

The Maharashtra government has decided to give free medical insurance cover of up to Rs10 lakh to all sitting and former legislators and their families.

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13 Jul, 17    Tags: Policies/Initiatives

Shri J P Nadda launched new family planning initiative “Mission Parivar Vikas” on World Population Day, it will focus on 146 high fertility districts in 7 states with high TFR for population stabilisation

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