21 July 2018 Current Affairs
8th BRICS Health Ministers meeting
The 8th BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting was held at Durban, South Africa. Indian delegation was led by Mr J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He stated that India is committed to eliminating TB by 2025.
India fastest growing economy in Asia
Led by India, South Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economic area despite new trade tensions in Asia and Pacific region, Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new report.
D C Raina appointed J&K advocate general
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra appointed D C Raina as the advocate general of Jammu and Kashmir.
UK selects Sutherland for its first spaceport
United Kingdom chosen “Sutherland”, on the A’Mhoine peninsula on the north coast of Scotland to send satellites vertically into orbit by the early 2020s.
Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana announces retirement
India and Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Alisson Becker becomes World’s Most Expensive Goalkeeper
Alisson Becker of Brazil has become the World’s most expensive goalkeeper while transferring clubs from Italy’s Roma to England’s Liverpool for a world record £56 million.
Ramchandra Singhdeo passes away
The former and first finance minister of Chhattisgarh, Ramchandra Singhdeo has passed away. He was 88.
Google hit with €4.3bn Android fine from EU
Google has been fined a record €4.34bn (nearly 34 Crore) over Android. The European Commission said the firm had used the mobile operating system to illegally “cement its dominant position” in search.
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