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CURRENT AFFAIRS: JULY 12 By TINA MALHOTRA
EBRD 1. 69th SHAREHOLDER India is now the 69th shareholder of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), paving the way for more joint investment with Indian companies across the bank's regions of operation. 2. CONFERENCE BY EBRD Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Export- Import (EXIM) Bank of India, was held under the banner of "Mobilising private sector finance in the EBRD region and how Indian companies can benefit" ABOUT EBRD is a multilateral development bank set up in 1991 after the fall of the Berlin Wall to promote private and entrepreneurial initiative in emerging Europe.
INTERNET TELEPHONY SERVICE 1. BSNIL State-run telecom firm BSNL unveiled the country's first internet telephony service that will allow users to dial any telephone number in India through its mobile app. BSNL customers will be able to make calls using the company's mobile apTRAIp Wings" to any phone number in the country 35 2. TRAI This comes after Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) had refreshed VoIP guidelines in October 2017 and that was approved by Telecom Commission
INDIA UK India and the United Kingdom signed an agreement on exchange of experience by legal professionals and government functionaries The agreement was signed by Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and UK's Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke in London during the former's visit this week. 2. AIM enhance bilateral cooperation in legal affairs which would provide a framework for promoting greater cooperation between the judicial and legal professionals in both countries
TOPS 1. INDIAN HOCKEY TEAM The Mission Olympic Cell has included the entire Indian hockey team in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme, rewarding the players for their silver medal-winning performance at the Champions Trophy. -What is Mission Olympic Cell 2. WHAT IS TOPS Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) was launched by Ministry of Sports within the ambit of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF).It aims at identifying and supporting potential medal prospects for upcoming Olympic Games.
SHORTS 1. TORCH RELAY coordination council comprising organizations involved in the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics has decided that the torch relay for the 2020 Games will depart from Fukushima Prefecture on March 26, 2020. 2. PEPSICO . PepsiCo India announced its intent to support the government's implementation of extended producer responsibility for PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) plastic waste bottles in Maharashtra n PepsiCo India has partnered with Gem Enviro Management
SHORTS SEEMA DARSHAN PROJECT Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has given in-principle approval for the acit Darsban project or dervloping hare lfastnucture facilities - phase-1 of the project worth 22-crore was launched on December 24, 2016