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National News Daily Current Affairs Update – 14 July 2016

The developments in the National sphere are listed in this section. Usually examiners ask GA or current GK questions in personal interviews and exams focussing on recent events to check how informed you are.

☀ The State Bank of India (SBI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) at IIT Bombay to promote innovation by start-ups in the financial sector.

  • The SINE is IIT Bombay’s technology business incubator to promote innovation by startups in the financial sector.

☀ The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to set up 21 Women Police Stations across the state and create 400 new posts to run these police stations. This comes three years after the first all-women police station was established in the state in 2013.

☀ Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla has resigned after which President Pranab Mukherjee assigned the ministry’s independent charge to MoS Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. 

  • Babul Supriyo gets MoS for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises after G M Siddeshwara resigned. Supriyo was earlier the MoS of Urban Development Ministry, and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry.

☀ Indian Navy has commissioned INS Karna, an independent base of Marine Commandos (MARCOS) at Bheemunipatanam Naval Base, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Captain Varun Singh will be the Commanding Officer of INS Karna.

International News Important Current Affairs PDF – 14 July 2016

Questions about International Relations (IR) are often asked in interviews, written exams conducted by various recruiters. The following international news has important daily current affairs which a person must be aware of.

☀ Israel has passed a law requiring NGOs that receive over half of their funding from foreign governments or bodies, including the EU, to provide details of their donations. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the law aims to prevent foreign countries from interfering in Israel’s internal affairs without the public knowing.

☀ 82 year old Japanese emperor Akihito has announced that he is going to step down in the coming years. The ceremonial head of state, Akihito has been emperor for 27 years and his heir is 56-year-old Crown Prince Naruhito.

☀ Theresa May, the new Conservative Party leader, has became Britain’s second female prime minister.

☀ Bangladesh and India signed an agreement for the construction of a 1,320 megawatt (MW) coal fired power plant near Sundarbans. The agreement was signed between Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt) Limited (BIFPCL), the joint venture enterprise and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). BHEL was selected under an open international tender for constructing the super thermal plant at Bangladesh’s southwestern Rampal near the Sundarbans.

☀ Dubai-based airline Emirates has been named the ‘World’s Best Airline’ by consumer aviation website Skytrax.

☀ The Philippines’ Palawan province has been voted the World’s Best Island in a survey by Travel + Leisure magazine for the second time. It earlier won the same in year 2013. Total three beaches from the Philippines have made it to the top ten list this year – Palawan, Boracay, and Cebu. Also, Santorini in Greece and Ischia in Italy were also included on this list.

☀ The first direct bus service between Pokhara (Nepal) and New Delhi (India) has been launched to connect South Asia’s two important cities. The bus service was flagged off by Nepal Home Minister Shakti Bahadur Basnet and India’s ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae from Pokhara (Nepal’s famous tourist spot).

Economics News Today’s Current Affairs PDF – 14 July 2016

The following economics current news update has all important economy news for exams. These will also help in developing a better understanding of Economy.

☀ The Union Cabinet has agreed to a proposal for transfer of shares by communications equipment manufacturer Indian Telephone Industries (ITI), to Special National Investment Fund to meet SEBI’s minimum public shareholding requirement.

☀ The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved disinvestment of 15% paid-up equity in National Buildings Construction Corporation India, of the government’s 90% share holding.  The disinvestment will be through Offer For Sale route and is expected to raise ₹1,706 crore.

14 July 2016 – Sports News Today Current Affairs PDF

The following important current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view. Questions might also be asked in upcoming banking and SSC CGL 2016 exam about the following.

☀ The US Tennis Association announced that the total prize money for the 2016 US Open will be around $46.3 million, that becomes the biggest prize in the history of the game. The tournament will run from August 29 to September 11.

Obituaries

 Italian mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano, the undisputed head of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra Mafia, has died in a prison hospital at 83 years of age. He was dubbed ‘The Tractorfor ‘mowing down enemy clans’, who had evaded authorities for 43 years.

☀ William H McNeill, the prize-winning scholar has passed away at age of 98 years. He wove the stories of civilizations worldwide into the landmark “The Rise of the West” and helped pioneer the history of disease and epidemics in “Plagues and People”.

 

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