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CURRENT AFFAIRS: JULY 22,2018 By TINA MALHOTRA
ISO CERTIFICATION 1. YADAGIRIGUTTATEMPLE Lord Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple located at Yadadri got ISO certification. The ISO certification was given forthe temple on environment, hygiene, security, management and powersupply aspects It was issued by HYM International Certification Private Limited. 2. WHAT IS ISO CERTIFICATION ISO is the International Organization for Standardization -an authoritative organization formed with a consortium of representatives of standard organizations of various nations it was established on 23 February 1947 and its headquarter is located in Geneva, Switzerland.
ROOFTOP SOLAR PROJECT 1. ENERPARC Enerparc India, a subsidiary of global solar solution provider Enerparc AG is glad to announce the commissioning of 980 kWp solar project at Bharat Fritz Werner Ltd. (BFW) located at Bengaluru, Karnataka. The project is second of Enerparc's growing solar rooftop portfolio in India -2. BENEFIT will generate approx. 15 lacs of units annually helping BFW to meeta major portion of its power needs through green energy and - to offset 1350 tons of carbon emission every year.
ACQUISITION 1. WIPRO ALIGHT India's third-biggest software services exporter, Wipro Ltd, said on Friday it would buy Us-based Alight Solutions' India operations for $117 million in cash. 2. PHONE PE ZOPPER Payments company PhonePe on Monday said it has boughtthe point- of-sale (PoS) business of Zopper, a hyperlocal mobile marketplace for small and medium-sized businesses. Zopper, which was founded by Surjendu Kuila and Jain PhonePe operates on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) platform,
UN GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1. NO TOBACCO India has affirmed its strong support for TB cooperation plan in every aspectas agreed upon in the first High-Level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on Ending Tuberculosis and is committed to eradicate the disease by 2025, five years ahead of the global target. 2. EVENT 8th BRICS Health Ministers' Meeting at Durban in South Africa improve healthcare, need for increasing accessibility of affordable, quality, effective and safe drugs, vaccines and diagnostics for tuberculosis patients. 3. NATIONAL HEALTH POLICY Ayushman Bharat
LYNCHING IN INDIA 1. RECENTLYIN NEWS The court has asked Parliamentto consider passing a special law or lynching. This, it maintains, is essential to protect citizens and ensure thatthe 'pluralistic social fabric" of the country holds against mob violence -what is Lynching Causes of lynching: Hate crime, Defence for offenders Protection of Civil Rights Act 1955 lynching based on identity discriminates againsta whole community and violates Article 14 and Article 15 of the Constitution of India.