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CURRENT AFFAIRS: JULY 8 BY TINA MALHOTRA
DIPA KARMAKAR 1. GOLD MEDAL India's premier gymnast Dipa Karmakar clinched the gold medal in the vault event of FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup at Mersin, Turkey. 2. RIO OLYMPICS 2016 The 24-year-old from Tripura, who had finished fourth in the vault event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, scored 14.150 to win gold 3. ARTISITC GYMNASTICS WORLD CUP competition series sanctioned by the F d ration Internationale de Gymnastique. -The F d ration Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) hosted the first artistic gymnastics on an international scale in 1975
HIMACHAL PRADESH 1. SUBSIDY -The Himachal Pradesh government announced a subsidy of 10 per cent or Rs 4,000 per KW, whichever is less, to all domestic consumers, institutions and those in the social sectors -Registered under Society and Trust Act and Social Sectors run by the Governmentfor installation of solar power plants at the rooftop of their buildings. 2. FEATURES -additional to the subsidy given by the Central government. amount would be deposited directly to the bank account of the consumer through state-run Himachal Pradesh Energy Development Authority or HIMURJA.
IMA 1. IMA COMMITTEE The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has formed the national IMA committee for emotional health and well-being of medical students and doctors "Doctor Know Thyself". -IMA national president Ravi Wankhedkar 2. REASON -Students are under tremendous pressure to understand, grasp, assimilate and utilise information about the complex human body Reports of World Health Organisation states, suicides is recognised as a public health priority -Practising doctors are facing numerous issues in their daily routine
SAMSUNG 1. WORLD'S LARGEST MOBILE FACTORY Samsung has set up what is the world's largest mobile factory. The new 35-acre Samsung Electronics facility is being brought up at Sector 81 in Noida, Uttar Pradesh. -Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae-in landing together at a quickly-prepared helipad adjacent to the factory to officially inaugurate it 2. SAMSUNG -Established in 1995, Samsung India laid the foundation stone of Noida plant next year. In 1997, production commenced and the first television was rolled out. In 2003, refrigerator production began
UNESCO 1. UNEScO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will be setting up a 'Design University for Gaming' in Visakhapatnam. 2. AGREEMENT UNESCO delegation entered into an agreement with Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) for the establishment of 'Gaming Digital Learning Hub, following which they met with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. UNESCO delegation had also asked for 100 acres of land in Visakhapatnam 3. MOBILE CANCER SCREENING VEHICLE
TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE 1. SEPTIC TANKS The Ministry of housing and urban affairs has launched a 'technology challenge seeking suitable solutions from individuals and NGOs. 2. AIM -avoid human intervention in cleaning of sewers and septic tanks in the country. -will be a part of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention to be held on October 2. 3. TWO PARTS maintenance of sewerage systems and maintenance of septic tanks that eliminate need for human entry'
WORLD SANSKRIT CONFERENCE 1. CANADA Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will inaugurate the 17th World Sanskrit Conference to be held at Vancouver, Canada from 9th July to 13th July, 2018. -exchange knowledge by presenting papers on various subjects followed by discussions from amongst the members. 2. PURPOSE The purpose of this conference is to promote, preserve and practice the Sanskrit language all over the world by the people. 3. FIRST CONFERENCE: The Delhi International Sanskrit Conference of 1972
AIMPLB 1. SHARIAT COURTS The All India Muslim Personal Law Board, the highest decision making body on Muslim affairs, plans to open Darul-Qaza (Shariat courts) in all districts of the country to resolves issues in line with Islamic laws. The proposal will come up for discussion at a meeting of the AIMPLB in New 2. OBJECT The objective of Darul-Qaza is to resolve matters in light of Shariat laws instead of going to other courts. 3. TAFHEEM-E-SHARIYAT COMMITTEE