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National News Daily Current Affairs Download – 9 July 2016
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☀ Under the ‘Clean UP, Green UP‘ initiative, the Uttar Pradesh government will plant a record five crore saplings across the state on 11th July 2016. Of these, 6.7 lakh saplings will be planted in Agra alone. Note that: Last year, UP had entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting 10 lakh saplings within a span of eight hours.
☀ Professors of six these IITs– Bombay, Madras, Delhi, Kharagpur, Kanpur, and Guwahati– will give video lectures to engineering aspirants via four DD DTH channels.
- The students will be able to watch these channels for free of charge through Doordarshan’s Free Dish DTH and will only need to get a set-top box.
- This service will be launched by PM Narendra Modi on 15th of August 2016.
☀ Maharashtra government has inducted 10 ministers into the State Council have promoted existing minister to the Cabinet rank. Six of them belonged to the ruling BJP, two to ally Shiv Sena, and one each to the Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana and the Rashtriya Samaj Paksha.
☀ Current Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council and NCP leader, Ramraje NaikNimbalkar has been re-elected unopposed as the Chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council.
☀ Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the BRICS Heads of Drug Control Agencies Working Group Meeting, in New Delhi stressing on international cooperation to curb and stop the menace of drugs.
- This meeting has been organised by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of India.
☀ Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet all Chief Ministers of the country on July 16 at the 11th meeting of the Inter-State Council (ISC) in Delhi. Issues such as inter-state relations, internal security, school education, Aadhaar card, and economic planning will be discussed in this meeting.
International News Important Current Affairs Updates – 9 July 2016
Questions about International Relations (IR) are often asked from current affairs in interviews, written exams conducted by various recruiters. The following international news has important daily current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC and State PSCs.
☀ Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached South African capital Pretoria. He holds talks with African President Jacob Zuma.
☀ India and South Africa have signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) and agreements in four areas of bilateral co-operation. These are:
- MoU on Information and Communication technology (ICT)
- MoU on Grass root innovation (Science and Technology)
- MoU on Tourism
- Programme of Cooperation in Arts and Culture.
☀ The United States has imposed sanctions against North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un for the first time, along with 10 other senior officials, citing “abuses of human rights”. North Korea is already under sanctions over its nuclear activities.
☀ India has set up an apparel training centre in Kaduna, Nigeria to support textiles industry of the West African country.
- The training centre is established under the Cotton Technical Assistance Programme for Africa which is being implemented by the Department of Commerce, Government of India.
Economics News Today’s Current Affairs Download – 9 July 2016
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☀ The newly-elected Left Democratic Front government in Kerala has imposed a ‘fat tax’ of 14.5% on branded restaurants that sell junk food like burgers, pizzas, and pasta. This is the first such tax in India and is expected to help the government raise ₹10 crore annually.
☀ The private sector lender HDFC bank has launched an SME Bank which will provide full-fledged digital banking service to small and medium sector enterprises.
9 July 2016 – Sports Current Affairs Download News Today
The following important current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view. Questions might appear in upcoming banking and SSC CGL 2016 exam about the following.
☀ Indian tennis player Sania Mirza’s autobiography ‘Ace Against Odds’ has been released. This book has been co-authored by Sania’s father Imran Mirza, and also features anecdotes from her professional and personal life.
☀ The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair of defending champions at Wimbledon, Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis has been ousted from Wimbledon after losing to fifth seeds Yaroslava Shvedova and Timea Babos 2-6, 4-6 in the quarter-finals.
☀ Noted music director Om Prakash Sonik has passed away at the age of 72 years.
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