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CURRENT AFFAIRS: JULY 12, 2018 BY TINA MALHOTRA
US CHINA 1. IMPOSITION OF MORE TARIFF The United States has escalated a trade war with China, threatening to impose fresh tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese goods as soon as September. 2. BLAME GAME U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer late on Tuesday accused China of retaliating to its tariffs "without any international legal basis or justification". 3. CHINA -Typical bullying -resort to WTO
NET NEUTRALITY 1. APPROVED THE PRINCIPLE In a move that will ensure open and free Internet in India, the government has approved the principle of net neutrality What does this mean 2. APPROVAL BY TELECOM COMMUNICATIONS The Telecom Commission (TC)which is the highest decision-making body in the Department of Telecom, on Wednesday approved the recommendation made by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAID. 3. UNITED STATES
ANNA CANTEENS 1. ANDHRA PRADESH The Andhra Pradesh government launched the much-awaited 'Anna Canteens' in various parts of the state. 2. CANTEENS WILL BE RUN BY The Akshaya Patra Foundation will run these canteens. Setting up 'Anna Canteens', where breakfast, lunch and dinner would be offered at Rs 5 each. 3. FIRST CANTEEN March 2016, the first 'Anna Canteen' named after TDP founder-president N T Rama Rao, was opened on a pilot basis close to the Government Transitional Headquarters at Velgapudi in Amaravati
AMENDMENT OF RULES IN BIHAR 1. BAILABLE People caught the first time drinking liquor in Bihar will be allowed to go free after payment of a Rs 50,000 fine, or will spend three months in jail, according to a Bihar government proposal to amend the state's prohibition law. 2, ACT - Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016. 3. MANUFACTURING/TRADING IN LIQUOR . The first such offence will invite imprisonment for a minimum of two years and a minimum of 10 years for second and subsequent offences.
DISCUSSION 1. PUNJAB GOVT. Mandatory for the State Government Employees to undergo DOPE tests. Supreme Court Judgement on Pathology Post grads. 2. UTTARAKHAND Treating animals as living entities Disaster Management Act 2005 PPF and WAP