14 July 2018 Current Affairs
Sushma Swaraj embarks 2 day visit to Manama
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj embarked on a two-day visit to Manama, to co-chair the second High Joint Commission meeting with her Bahraini counterpart.
TCA Raghavan appointed as director general of ICWA
Former careered diplomat Dr. TCA Raghavan was appointed as the Director General (DG) of Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA). He was selected by Governing Body and Governing Council of ICWA headed by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.
Australia releases India economic strategy
The Australian govt has released an India Economic strategy report recommending to lift India into its top three export markets. The strategy prioritizes economic and trade opportunities in India covering 10 sectors such as health, energy, infrastructure etc.
Asia’s Richest Person
Reliance Industries Chairman and India’s richest person Mukesh Ambani dethroned Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba’s Co-founder Jack Ma to become Asia’s richest person as RIL shares hit an all-time high.
India’s ICZM Project wins World Bank’s internal award
A top Environment Ministry official said that, India’s Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) project has bagged World Bank’s internal award for exceptional performance in achieving many development goals.
‘Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly’ released
This book is written by Abhirup Bhattacharya and has an interesting story about Sourav Ganguly gambling on young players like Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Zaheer Khan, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh to build the concept of ‘Team India’ and ‘Men in Blue’.
Mohammad Kaif announces retirement
Indian Cricketer Mohammad Kaif has announced his retirement from all forms of the game.
Veteran journalist Kalpesh Yagnik passes away
Veteran journalist and Dainik Bhaskar Group Editor Kalpesh Yagnik has passed away following a heart attack. He was 55.
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