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Today's Important Issues Angelique Kerber wins Wimbledon 2018 in style Four nominated to Rajya Sabha Sericulture farmers left high and dry as cocoon prices crash Twin trouble for economy as retail inflation hits 5%, IP growth slows 1. 2. 3. 4,
1. Angelique Kerber wins Wimbledon 2018 in style OKerber is the first German woman to win Wimbledon singles since Steffi Graf in 1996 OKerber beat Serena Williams in the finals
2. Four nominated to Rajya Sabha - President Ram Nath Kovind nominated Ram Shakal, Sonal Mansingh, Rakesh Sinha and Raghunath Mohapatra as members of the Raiva Sabha. - Article 80(1)(a) of the Constitution, read with Article 80(3), provides that the President can nominate to the Rajya Sabha 12 persons having special knowledge or practical experience in the fields of literature, science, art and social service. Ms. Mansingh is an exponents of Indian classical dance. She has been performing Bharatnatyam and Odissi for over six decades.
3. Sericulture farmers left high and dry as cocoon prices crash The slump in price of cocoonsboth crossbreed and bivoltine hybrid- has left farmers in the sericulture- intensive Mysuru, Mandya, Ramanagaram and adjoining areas high and dry. O The decline in prices has been attributed to poor demand for raw silk. Imported Chinese silk is one of the reason causing the plunge in demand and price of indigenous silk. Demand for polyester saris-Polyester is available at 20% of silk's rate. Besides, polyester saris are considered more durable
4 Twin trouble for economy as retail inflation hits 5%, IIP growth slows Official data showed IIP grew at 3.2% in May compared with a revised 4.8% growth a month ago Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is an index which helps us understand the growth of various sectors in the Indian economy such as mining, electricitv and manufacturing Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. IIP is publishedmonthly(Base year 2011-12) A surg and increase in minimum support price (MSP) of summer-sown crops by the government are further expected to put upward pressure on retail inflation e in crude oil prices, weakening rupee
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