Current Affairs: 1st July

  1. Committee on working of BCCI: Justice Lodha

 

  1. Barak 8: Successful Launch (Chandipur, Orissa)
FACT File:
Designer ·      Israel Aerospace Industries

·      Defence Research and Development Organisation

Manufacturer ·      Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

·      Bharat Dynamics Limited

Speed             Mach2 (680 m/s)
Range              70 Kms
Type              Surface to Air
  1. Texas: Cryo-preservation unit for preserving humans. Experiments for regeneration to be carried out.
  1. Supreme Court: 3rd Gender includes only Transgender and not bisexuals.
  1. Rajasthan: OP Meena becomes Chief Secretary
  1. The World Bank on Thursday announced $ 1 billion in support of India’s ambitious solar generation plans. The commitment includes an agreement for a $ 625 million grid-connected rooftop solar programme for financing the installation of at least 40 megawatts of solar photovoltaic installations. The agreement was signed between Worl Bank & International Solar Alliance (ISA).
  1. The Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched ‘Prashikshak’- an online teacher education portal for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs).

           DIETs were established under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme on Teacher Education (CSSTE). They offer pre-service and            in-service teacher training programmes for Government elementary school teachers.

  1. The Union Railway Ministry has launched Nivaran portal, an online system for redressal of service related grievance of serving and former Railway employees.
  1. Argentina women’s team has won the 2016 Champions Trophy title of Hockey by defeating Netherlands.