Latest Current Affairs 4 July 2018

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?1. भारतीय रिझर्व्ह बॅंकेने भारतातील कामकाजासाठी बँक ऑफ चीनला दिला  परवाना .

?1. RBI issued license to Bank of China to operate in India

The decision was based on the commitment made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Chinese President XiJinping, during the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Qingdao, China. Following this, the 106-year-old “Bank of China” will open a branch in India. The Bank of China (BoC) opened its first branch in South Asia in Pakistan’s Karachi last year. Bank of China (BOC) headquarter:- Beijing.

?2. तेजस लढाऊ विमानांची सुलतूर स्टेशन, केरळ येथून वापरण्यास सुरुवात .

?2. Tejas fighter aircraft begins operations from Sulur station, Kerala

Indian- Made Indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas of No 45 Squadron ‘The Flying Daggers’ formally commenced operations from the Air Force Station at Sulur near Coimbatore under Group Captain S Dhankhar. Tejas is the first advanced Fly-by-wire fighter aircraft designed, developed and manufactured in India by Bengaluru headquartered HAL (Hindutan Aeronautics Limited). It is equipped with a satellite-aided Inertial Navigation System. It can fire Air to Air Missiles, carry bombs and Precision Guided ammunition.

?3. ऑस्ट्रेलियन  फ्लीट स्पेस कंपनी आपले  पहिले 2 उपग्रह  इस्त्रो, स्पेसएक्स बरोबर प्रक्षेपित  करणार

?3. Australias Fleet Space to launch first 2 satellites with ISRO, SpaceX

Australian Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies has announced launch plans for its first two nanosatellites, Centauri I and II, in the second half of 2018. 10-kg nanosatellite Centauri I will be launched on Indian space agency ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). Centauri II will be launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9.

?4. पी के श्रीवास्तव , ओएफबीचे नवीन महासंचालक म्हणून नियुक्त

?4. P K Shrivastava is appointed as the new DG of OFB

P K Shrivastava was appointed as the new Director-General and Chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Earlier he was the additional  DG of ordnance factories and member at OFB. He was also in-charge of OFB’s Armoured Vehicles headquarters at Avadi in Chennai. Shrivastava joined Indian Ordnance Factories’ Service in 1982.

?5. चीनकडून पाकिस्तानला 1 अब्ज डॉलर्सची मदत मंजूर

?5. China approves 1 billion dollar aid to Pakistan

After Pakistan has been placed in ‘grey list’ by Financial Action Task Force (FATF), China approved USD 1 billion loan to Pakistan. The idea behind putting Pakistan in the FATF grey list is to deplete its economy and eventually pull the plug on terror groups. About FATF: ♦ Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to develop policies to combat money laundering and terrorism financing. ♦ Headquarters: Paris, France ♦ President: Roger Wilkins

?6. छत्तीसगढ सरकार नवीन रायपूरमध्ये आदिवासी संग्रहालय उभारणार

?6. Chhattisgarh govt to set up a tribal museum in Naya Raipur

Inorder to exhibit culture and tradition of scheduled tribes, the tribal museum will be built at the cost of Rs 27 crore in an area of around 22 acres in Naya Raipur. This museum will be named after Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh, a freedom fighter from the Chhattisgarh who had made a tremendous contribution in the freedom struggle of 1857. “Tribal Culture and Language Academy” will also be set up in the state. Chhattisgarh: ♦ Chief Minister: Raman Singh ♦ Governor: Balram Das Tondon. ♦ Capital: Raipur.

?७. हिमाचल प्रदेशातील शिमला येथे  ऊर्जा मंत्र्यांची  परिषद संपन्न

?7. Conference of States Power Ministers held at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

The Conference was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R K Singh. Key points of this Conference :- To meet and discuss: 1) issues including 100 per cent household electrification (under Saubhagya scheme) by December, 2018. 2) UDAY performance assessment, 3) Shifting to prepaid system in three years and 4) 24×7 power for all from April 1, 2019.

?8. संरक्षण मंत्रालयाने भारतीय लष्करासाठी 17 ‘बॅफेल’ शूटिंग रेंज मंजूर केल्या

?8. Defence ministry approves 17 ‘baffle’ shooting ranges for Indian Army

At a cost of Rs 238 crore, defence ministry has approved the construction of 17 new “baffle” firing ranges to prevent accidents due to stray bullets, for the Army. The proposed baffle shooting ranges can facilitate firing from 300 to 500 meters. There are 60 similar firing ranges existing across India.

?9) भारत सरकारचे  पहिले “ई –वेस्ट”  रिसायकलिंग  प्लांट बेंगलुरूमध्ये .

?9. Bengaluru to get India’s first government run eWaste recycling plant

Union minister of chemicals and fertilisers Ananth Kumar announced that India’s first e-waste recycling unit will come up in Bengaluru. Bengaluru is also the third in terms of e-waste generation in the country. The e-waste recycling unit will be set up by the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET).