24 July 2018 Current Affairs
First meeting of India-Bangladesh
The first meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border Haats was held in Agartala, Tripura. The Joint Committee also visited Border Haat at Kamlasagar in Sipahijala District, Tripura and Tarapur in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh.
PM Modi 3-Nation Visit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his five-day, three-nation visit to Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia to boost the Act East Policy.
Pakistan gets its 1st woman CJ of HC
Pakistan has got its first-ever woman Chief Justice (CJ) of a high court (HC). Justice Tahira Safdar was named as the Chief Justice of the Balochistan High Court by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar.
Government set up high level committee
Government is concerned at the incidents of violence by mobs in some parts of the country. Government has set up a high level committee chaired by the Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to deliberate in the matter and make recommendations.
Federal Bank gets RBI nod
Private Sector Lender Federal Bank has received the regulatory nod to open offices in Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore, but is awaiting local clearances before it starts operations.
UP CM Adityanath Yogi sets record
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has visited all 75 districts of the state in just 16 months. He created a record during his Hathras visit by becoming the first-ever CM to cover the entire state within first 16 months of his rule.
Bargiel first Person to ski down K2
Poland’s Andrzej Bargiel became the first person to ski down the world’s second-highest mountain, the 8,611-metre high K2 peak in Pakistan. K2 also known as “Savage Mountain” is considered to be a more challenging climb than the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.
Mohd Anas breaks own national record in 400m
Indian sprinter Muhammed Anas broke his own national record to win the 400 metres race at the Cena Noveho Mesta meet in Czech Republic.
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