December 11, 2017

July 2017 #9 - Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk & RBI Assistant exams

July 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk & RBI Assistant exams

July 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk & RBI Assistant exams

  1. Central Railways Matunga Railway Station in Mumbai Became India's First Station to have an all-female work staff.
  2. Uttar Pradesh Government will launch ‘Pink’ air-conditioned buses installed with CCTV cameras exclusively for women, with all women staff
  3. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) launched mAadhaar mobile application for syncing Aadhaar data on mobile phones.
  4. Telangana will present a separate agriculture budget for state from next year (2018 - 19), aiming to boost Agriculture sector with more focus and funds.
  5. Supreme Court ruled that police cannot arrest accused family without conducting a preliminary inquiry under dowry harassment cases filed under Section 498A of Indian Penal Code (IPC), in view of misuse of anti-dowry harassment law framed in 1983.
  6. Supreme Court exempted Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands from ban on sale of liquor within 500 metres of National and State Highways.
  7. Student- scientist connect programme Jigyasa has been officially launched in Delhi, jontly by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS).
  8. Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Ministry announced assistance of INR 200 crores to Assam for repairs of National Highways damaged due to heavy rains and INR 400 Crores for dredging work in Brahmaputra river.
  9. Rajasthan became first State to set minimum educational qualifications for contesting elections to village cooperative societies and various other cooperative bodies
  10. Punjab government launched Apni Gaddi Apna Rozgar scheme by flagging off over 100 uber MOTO bikes.
  11. President Pranab Mukherjee launched 2 programmes to take education to remote areas with help of technology - Swayam and Swayam Prabha.
  12. Delhi became 2nd state to launch e-RTI portal that will enable citizens to file online Right to Information (RTI), after Maharashtra.
  13. 10th Slum Yuva Daud flagged off at Khichripur in New Delhi as part of Adopt a Slum campaign of the Sports Ministry and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan.
  14. American tech firm Oracle opened its first ‘Digital Hub’ in Asia Pacific region in Bengaluru (Karnataka).
  15. Assam government will raise a new Special Rhino Protection Force (SRPF) for better protection of one-horned rhinos in Assam.

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