Current Affairs 13 July 2018
? 1.जागतिक अॅथलेटिक्स चॅम्पियनशिप, हिमा दासला सुवर्णपदक
? IAAF World Under-20 Championships: Hima Das becomes first Indian woman to bag gold
Hima Das on Thursday scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a gold at the IAAF World Under-20 Athletics Championships as she clinched the top spot in the women’s 400m final race on the third day of competitions.
? 2. India VS England: कुलदीपचा विश्वविक्रम; इंग्लंडमध्ये ‘असा‘ पराक्रम करणारा एकमेव चायनामन
? England vs India: Kuldeep Yadav pips Shahid Afridi in historic ODI bowling record
Kuldeep Yadav took six wickets as India overpowered England in the first one-day international at Trent Bridge on Thursday. The left-arm wrist-spinner returned career-best ODI figures of six for 25 as England were dismissed for a mere 268 after India captain Virat Kohli sent them in to bat.
? 3. भारत–अमेरिके चा व्यापार अमेरिका–चीन पेक्षा दुपटीने वाढत आहे..
? INDO-US TRADE GROWING TWICE AS FAST AS US-CHINA: SENATOR PORTMAN
The United States’ trade with India was growing twice as fast as that with China which sends a powerful message across the world that this bilateral relationship was deepening, a top US Senator has said.
? 4. भारतीय वंशाच्या दोन महिला फोर्ब्सच्या यादीत.
? 2 Indian-origin women feature on Forbes list of America’s richest self-made women
Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes’ list of America’s 60 richest self-made women, with 21-year-old reality-TV star and entrepreneur Kylie Jenner the youngest to be featured in the power list.
? 5.अमेरिका भारतासाठी CAATSA माफी प्राप्त करण्यासाठी काम करत आहे.
? Working to get CAATSA(CAATSA is a United States federal law that imposed sanctions on Iran, North Korea, and Russia. ) waiver for India: US senators
At the request of US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, US lawmakers are working to get a waiver for India from the punitive Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA, under which sanctions kick off on countries that purchase significant military equipment from Russia. .
? 6. पुढील प्रजासत्ताक दिनाचे प्रमुख पाहुणे डोनाल्ड ट्रम्प; मोदी सरकारकडून आमंत्रण
? India invites US president Donald Trump to be Republic Day chief guest in 2019; White House yet to respond
According to The Times of India, India is awaiting the US government’s response where the latter has indicated that Trump administration is favourably considering the invite that was sent in April this year. The invite was reportedly followed up with multiple rounds of diplomatic talks.
?7. श्रीधर चिल्लाल यांनी आपली नखं 66 वर्षांनी कापली आणि या नखांना थेट न्यूयॉर्क शहरातल्या एका प्रदर्शनात स्थान मिळालं.
? Guinness record holder Shridhar Chillal cuts world’s longest nails in New York after 66 years; hand permanently disabled
Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from India, finally cut his nails after 66 years but his record of having the world’s longest fingernails measuring over 31 feet has left his hand permanently disabled.
Chillal, 82, was flown in from India by the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum in Times Square for a special event during which his fingernails were cut.
?8. बोरिस जॉन्सन यांनी थेरेसा मे यांच्या मंत्रिमंडळातून राजीनामा दिला;
Boris Johnson resigns from Theresa May Cabinet; foreign secretary quits over British PM’s handling of Brexit
The Guardian reported that Johnson became the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Theresa May’s plans for a soft Brexit. The prime minister hammered out a compromise with her deeply divided Cabinet in an all-day meeting at Chequers on Friday, but after consulting friends and allies since, Johnson decided he could not promote the deal, according to the report.
? 9. सेल वाढवण्यासाठी, मायक्रोसॉफ्ट टीम आता जगभर 40 भाषांमध्ये विनामूल्य सेवा देणार आहे.
Taking on Slack, Microsoft Teams is now available for free in 40 languages worldwide
Currently, more than 200,000 businesses across 181 markets globally use Teams — a hub for chatting, sharing documents, video and voice calling in Microsoft 365 — to collaborate and get work done. “Whether you’re a freelancer, a small business owner, or part of a team inside a large organisation, you can start using Teams today,” Ron Markezich, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft, said in a statement on Friday.
?10. द्विपक्षीय व्यापार वाढवण्यासाठी ऑस्ट्रेलिया भारत आर्थिक धोरण जाहीर
Australia releases India economic strategy, aims to give big push to bilateral trade
Australia released an unprecedented India economic strategy on Thursday, which aims to put substance into a growing strategic relationship between the two countries. The lead author of the strategy, Peter Varghese, former foreign secretary and envoy to India had been tasked with this project by the Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull. The economic strategy paper comes soon after the foreign policy white paper by the Australian government, which made a big space for relations with India, p ..