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Important Current Affairs 10th July 2018

Important Current Affairs 10th July 2018

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: NATIONAL NEWS

M. Venkaiah Naidu becomes the first Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to sign Memorandum of Understanding
●        For the first time in 76 years of coming into existence, the Rajya Sabha has signed an MoU with a foreign state assembly to promote inter-parliamentary dialogue.
●        M. Venkaiah Naidu today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Senate Visitor President Bernard Mkuza of the Republic of Rwanda so that he became the first Chairman of the Rajya Sabha to do so.
Ananth Kumar inaugurated 'Ceipat: Center for Skill Development and Technical Support' (CSTS) in Dehradun.
●        Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Anant Kumar today inaugurated 'Ceipat: Center for Skill Development and Technical Assistance' (CSTS) at ITI Bhawan, Dehradun, along with the new building of Cipet in Doiwala, Dehradun. Laid the foundation for
●        CIPET: CSTS, Dehradun is the 32nd center of Pipette in the country.

Mandwa will be developed as a health welfare center
●        The meeting of the Central Navan, Road Transport and Highways, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari last week in Mumbai and discussed various discussions with various stakeholders related to the Pertanian industry.
●        The purpose of the meeting was to prepare an action plan to achieve the full potential of cruise tourism in the country.
●        In this session, the Minister of State for Tourism, Shri K. J. Alfonso was also present.

ADB Approves Son Canal Project in Bihar
●        Asian Development Bank has sanctioned a loan of 503 million US Dollars for the project to prevent the leakage of the Son Canal in the Shahabad Bhojpur area of Bihar.
●        This project will greatly benefit the area's agriculture sector.
●        The progress of the lining project on the Son Canal was reviewed in this meeting.
●        During the meeting, R.K. Singh told the ADB delegates and the Finance Ministry officials that a deadline should be set to complete various steps of the project.

External people are not allowed to read prayers in Taj Mahal: Supreme Court
●        The Supreme Court ruled on 9th July 2018 that outsiders are not allowed to read prayers in the mosque situated in the Taj Mahal campus.
●        In this case, the Supreme Court rejected the petition challenging the order of the Agra Administration.
●        A bench of Justice AK Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan said that Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and people can read Namaz in other mosques.

Center launches Smart City Fellowship and Internship Program
●        The Central Government has announced the launch of India Smart City Fellowship and Internship Program for the youth in the area of urban planning and administration on 09 July 2018.
●        Its purpose is to promote 'Digital India' by encouraging Smart Cities and to simplify the lives of urban residents of India.

Infosys Foundation to give 200 crores for Bangalore Metro
●        Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that Infosys Foundation Marseille build Konappana agrahara (Electronic City) metro station in Bangalore will be Rs 200 crore.
●        For this, both parties will sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on July 19.
●        Dr. Sudha Murthy , chairman of Infosys Foundation, met the Chief Minister at his residence and discussed the matter.

Voda-Idea merger gets conditional approval
●        The Department of Telecom has given conditional clearance to Merger with Vodafone India's Idea Cellular.
●        In this way, the last hindrance has been removed from the way of becoming India's largest telecom company Vodafone Idea Limited in terms of Subscribers and Revenue Market Share.
●        The Department of Telecommunication has given this approval in accordance with certain conditions.
●        These include upfront payment of Rs 7268 crore, bank guarantee replacement requirements of Rs 6452 crore.

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: RANKING

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana achieved top ranking in terms of "ease in business"
●        The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, today released the final ranking of states in the case of "facilitation in business" in New Delhi today.
●        Top states in this case are Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Haryana.
●        Jharkhand and Gujarat have achieved the fourth and fifth rankings respectively in this case.

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

India-Korea Technology Exchange Center inaugurated
●        Union Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Giriraj Singh and Republic of Korea and StartUp Minister Hong Jong-Haq inaugurated the India Korea Technology Exchange Center in New Delhi today.
●        On this occasion, Giriraj Singh said that the objective of the Technology Exchange Center is to provide a common platform for the micro, small and medium enterprises of India and Korea.
China reduces tax on medicines imported from India
●        India and China have agreed to cut customs duty on Indian medicines, especially on cancer medicines, imposed on imports in China.
●        This is a big success for India, because it has long been demanding that China open the doors of medicine and IT sector for him.
●        Since the trade war, China has so far reduced import duty on 8500 Indian products.

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: ECONOMY

TCS gets 7,340 crores profit in Q1
●        The company, which exports the largest software in the country, Tata Consultancy Services posted a consolidated net profit of the current Rs 7,340 crore for the first quarter ended in June of last year.
●        This is 23.4 percent more than the same quarter of the previous financial year.
●        The company's net profit was Rs 5,945 crore in the same quarter of the previous fiscal.

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: GLOBAL NEWS

YOUTube will spend Rs 150 crore to ban Fake News
●        Google 's video platform company YOUTube is taking many steps to crack the misleading information and examine the truth of the news to help the news organizations.
●        Apart from this, the company will also invest $ 25 million to compete with these challenges.
●        The company said on Monday that it will make news sources more credible.

Thailand: All children and coaches rescued 
●        All 12 children trapped in Thailand cave and their coach have been taken out.
●        Rescue operation was going on at war level to remove the children and coaches trapped in the cave from the last two weeks.
●        The 25-year-old coach Achipol Chanthong was returning from 11 to 16 years of training with children 'Wild Boars'.
●        That's why due to heavy rains, they got into this cave.
●        Due to heavy rain water was flooded in the cave and they were all trapped.

Jeremy Hunt to be Britain's new Foreign Minister
●        British Prime Minister Turizo I appointed Britain's Health Minister Jeremy Hunt as the Foreign Minister.
●        Hunt will replace Boris Johnson .
●        After the resignation of David Dewis, the Minister of Relief Affairs, Johnson resigned from the Government's strategies regarding Brejitz.

Current Affairs 10th July 2018: SPORTS

Ronaldo joined Juventus with Rs 721 crore
●        Cristiano Ronaldo , who was the best footballer of the year five times, has turned Juventus after saying goodbye to the Real Madrid Club .
●        Ronaldo joined the club club Manchester United from Ryan Madrid in 2009 for a huge amount of £ 80 million.
●        He has scored 451 goals for the club.
●        The Spanish club Real Madrid won two La Liga and four Champions Trophies titles.