31July 2018 Current Affairs
Unified Commanders Conference – 2018
The two day Unified Commanders’ Conference (UCC) for the year 2018 was held in New Delhi. The Annual Conference provides a platform for discussions at the Apex Level on all ‘Joint Issues’ amongst the three Services & Ministry of Defence and enables stock taking of the previous year and planning the way ahead for the next year.
Centre constitutes committee for thermal power assets issues
The Central government decided to set up a high-level empowered panel under the Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha to resolve issues plaguing the power sector and revive stressed assets.
HSBC appointed Surendra Rosha as India CEO
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) has appointed Surendra Rosha as the CEO for HSBC India.
Odisha to implement Own Food Security act
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced that the state government would implement its own food security act from October to this year.
Mohun Bagan Ratna conferred on Pradip Chowdhury
Mohun Bagan ‘Ratna’, the highest honour of Mohun Bagan club was awarded to former India international Pradip Chowdhury at its foundation day programme. Pradip Chowdhury is a former Mohun Bagan captain.
ICICI Bank reports loss for the first time ever
ICICI Bank Ltd, India’s largest private sector lender by assets, reported a net loss of Rs. 120 crore on a stand-alone basis for the June quarter, on account of rising bad loans and treasury losses.
Egypt beat England to win World Junior squash team title
In the final of the World Junior squash world cup, Egypt inflicted a 2-0 defeat over England to claim its sixth men’s team title.
Eminent Bengali author Ramapada Chowdhury passes away
Sahitya Academy awardee Bengali writer Ramapada Chowdhury, who authored famous novels like Kharij, Bari Badle Jay and Abhimanyu, has passed away.
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