11th July Current Affairs
Greek PM wins backing for concessions; EU, IMF give positive signals
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won backing from lawmakers on Saturday for painful reform proposals aimed at obtaining a new international bailout.
Explosion outside Italian consulate in Cairo IANS
A powerful explosion occurred in front of the Italian consulate in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo on Saturday.
China evacuates nearly a million people from expected path of typhoon
More than 865,000 people have been evacuated from China’s eastern province of Zhejiang
Former Vatican ambassador goes on trial in child abuse case
Jozef Wesolowski, a former archbishop and papal ambassador to the Dominican Republic, will go on trial on Saturday accused of child sex offences in a case seen as a test of Pope Francis’s drive to clean up the church.
Pledges of $3.4 billion for Ebola recovery made at United Nations
The United Nations had said that $3.2 billion was needed to support the three states’ national recovery plans for the next two years.
11th July Current Affairs
ISRO launches ‘heaviest commercial mission’ carrying 5 British satellites
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched its PSLV-C28 (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant) carrying five British satellites yesterday.
Goa to seek hi-tech boats from Rajnath Singh
Goa will request for a better funding and more hi-tech patrol boats from Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who will conduct a review meeting of the coastal security preparedness of western Indian states
Congress attacks PM Modi for accepting Nawaz Sharif’s invitation to visit Pak
“It is extremely regrettable that on July 8-9, when our two brave security personnel were martyred, Prime Minister Modi was shaking hands with Nawaz Sharif in Ufa. Even after these two brave soldiers were martyred, the Prime Minister expressed no condolence or message for them,” Congress leader Ajoy Kumar said at a media briefing here.
AAP to hold nationwide protest against Vyapam scam today
The Supreme Court had earlier this week transferred all cases relating to the Vyapam scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Delhi Police ASI sent to 14-days’ custody for allegedly raping woman
The accused policeman reportedly raped the woman at gunpoint on Thursday and was also allegedly under the influence of alcohol. The police is also trying to verify the CCTV footage.
PM Modi extends birthday wishes to Railway Minister Suresh P. Prabhu
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended birthday wishes to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu.
Witness in Asaram case shot at in Uttar Pradesh
A witness in a rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was shot at and seriously injured by unidentified assailants in Shajanpur district, police said here on Saturday.
Former Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin joins Ola Cabs
Taxi-booking app ‘Ola’ has roped in former Vodafone Group CEO Arun Sarin on its Board as an Independent Director.
Azim Premji becomes first Indian to sign the ‘Giving Pledge’
Tech tycoon Azim Premji, became the first Indian to sign the giving pledge by setting aside more than half of his stakes in Wipro for charity.
SBI offers ‘Tatkal Home Loan’ within 10 days of application
State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, has launched an initiative to expedite its home loan application process and provide doorstep services.
Nestle India to resume export of Maggi noodles after high court nod
Nestle India is in the process of resuming exports of its Maggi instant noodles to various global markets after it got a go ahead from Bombay High Court earlier this week.
Wimbledon 2015, Ladies Singles Final: Serena Williams vs Gabine Muguruza
Williams was plunged into a prolonged bout of soul-searching after an embarrassing 6-2, 6-2 thrashing against Muguruza in the French Open second round last year.
Aditya Patel leads LMS Cup after podium finish
Indian racing driver Aditya Patel enjoyed a successful weekend in the Audi R8 LMS Cup championship with top-10 finishes, including a second place, in the three races run here at the Penbay International Circuit.
Sports Ministry set to include Jwala-Ashwini in TOP scheme
The Sports Ministry is set to include shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in the Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme even as it extended support to national coach Pullela Gopichand, who was accused of bias by the top women’s doubles pair.
Telangana CM congratulates Jwala Gutta, Ashwini Ponappa on Canada Open win
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday congratulated Indian women’s doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa for winning the Canada Open title.
Usain Bolt targets happy return at London Anniversary Games
Usain Bolt will compete at the London Anniversary Games later this month, the six-time Olympic champion confirmed on Friday.
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