15 July 2018 Current Affairs
India becomes Regional Head of Asia Pacific Region in WCO
India has become the Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Region of World Customs Organisation (WCO) for a period of two years.
Dipa Karmakar likely to be named Tripura’s brand ambassador
Ace Indian gymnast Dipa Karmakar, who recently bagged the gold medal in the women’s vault event at the Artistic Gymnastics World Challenge Cup in Mersin in Turkey, is likely to become brand ambassador of Tripura.
MCA Constitutes 10-Member Committee
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has constituted a 10 Member Committee, headed by the Secretary of Ministry of Corporate Affairs Mr Injeti Srinivas, for review of the penal provisions in the Companies Act, 2013.
Haryana Governor gets additional charge of HP
Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki has been given the additional charge of Himachal Pradesh by President Ram Nath Kovind.
4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals in Indore
The Ministry of Mines organized the 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan was the chief guest of the conclave.
Delhi’s Connaught Place Worlds 9th rank
According to American property consultant CBRE, New Delhi’s Connaught Place is the 9th most expensive location globally to set up or rent an office, with an annual rent of $10,512 per square feet.
One-day meeting of VCs, Directors & Heads
Rashtrapati Bhavan hosted a one-day meeting of Vice Chancellors, Directors and Heads of 19 Central Institutes of Higher Learning. This is the part of regular interactions of the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind.
Doyen of Indian Psychiatry N N Wig dies at 88
Prof N N Wig, the doyen of Psychiatry in India who led many pioneering studies related to mental health at national & international levels died after a brief illness in Chandigarh. He was 88.
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