15th July Current Affairs
Rapper DMX jailed for six months
Rapper DMX has been prisoned to six months in jail here for not paid child support.
Indian firms invest $15 bn in US, employ over 90,000
India-based corporation have spend over $15 billion across the US, creating an expected 91,000 jobs, according to a latest report released by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Grant Thornton (GT).
NASA probe beams ‘phone call’ after Pluto fly-by
After finishing the historic fly-by of Pluto, NASA’s New Horizons probe has effectively beamed a pre-programmed “phone call” — a 15-minute sequence of status messages — to mission scientists on Earth.
Obama critic Indian-American filmmaker ordered psych counselling
A New York Judge has planned Dinesh D’Souza, an Indian-American conservative scribe and Obama critic filmmaker, to do community service for four more years for breaking campaign-finance laws and undergo additional counselling.
Iran nuke deal set to face ‘hostile’ US Congress
A day after world powers and Iran finished the long-drawn talks with a historic nuclear agreement; the conflict is at the present set to move to Washington as the Obama administration initiates a three-month campaign to prevent the hard-won contract from being messy by the Congress, which is conquered by Republicans.
Bobby Jindal denounces Iran nuclear deal
Louisiana’s Indian-American governor Bobby Jindal has joined further 2016 Republican presidential candidate in criticizing the famous nuclear deal with Iran saying it doesn’t go far enough.
Young U.S. gymnasts prepare at Pan Ams for Rio rumble
The most thrilling names in U.S. gymnastics, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman and Simone Biles, will all be challenging during the Pan American Games — just not in Toronto.
U.N. likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week – diplomats
The United Nations Security Council is expected to vote next week on a declaration to endorse the Iran nuclear deal and finish targeted authorization, but maintain an arms embargo and ballistic missile technology ban, diplomats said.
15th July Current Affairs
Modi’s ‘Skill India’ campaign another repackaging attempt: Digvijay Singh
Congress Party general secretary Digvijay Singh said Wednesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s launch of a “Skill India” campaign was not anything but a repackaging effort, and added that this attempt would not have been probable had not previous Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi not taken the plan to commence the use of computers in the country.
DCW chief’s post should be given to someone experienced, says Barkha Shukla
Delhi Commission for Women chief Barkha Shukla on Wednesday criticize the Aam Aadmi Party for naming Swati Maliwal as her substitution, opining that the post should be given to an experienced individual.
CMs arrive at 7 RCR for Niti Aayog meeting
Chief Ministers of states across the country arrived at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official 7, Race Course Road house on Wednesday morning for a Niti Aayog conference.
Mumbai blasts accused Yakub Memon likely to be executed on July 30
Yakub Memon, one of the prime charged in the 1993 Mumbai blasts, is likely to be hanged on July 30, the first implementation associated to the epidemic of violence that had strike the city, leading the death of over 250 people.
Congress pays tributes to K Kamaraj on his birth anniversary
The Congress on Wednesday paid compliment to former Tamil Nadu chief minister K Kamaraj on his birth anniversary.
Asian shares pare gains as China markets slump
Asian stocks removed most of their gains on Wednesday as Chinese shares slumped even though upbeat economic data, while the yen was stable after the Bank of Japan slightly trimmed its economic growth projection.
GAIL sells 2 million T/year LNG from U.S. portfolio
GAIL (India) Ltd (GAIL.NS), a state-run gas efficacy, has decided to sell 2 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year out of its U.S. portfolio, its chairman B.C. Tripathi assumed on Wednesday, but did not detailed.
Toyota recalls 625,000 hybrid cars globally for software glitch
Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would recall about 625,000 hybrid cars worldwide to fix a software problem that could, in restricted cases, shut down the hybrid system while the car is being driven.
Wal-Mart sued for denying health insurance to gay worker’s wife
A Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) employee take legal action the retailer on Tuesday, saying its prior policy of denying health insurance to the spouses of gay employees dishonored gender
China IPO freeze opens door to alternative financiers
China’s move to stop the progress of new corporation scheduling on its stock markets is presenting private equity firms, hedge funds and sovereign wealth funds an opening to fill private companies’ financial support needs, paving the way for more M&A activity.
Top-seeded John Isner upset in Newport first round
Top-seeded and two-time champion John Isner was disturb in the opening round of the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships by Rajeev Ram 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-6 (8) on Tuesday.
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft makes historic flypast of Pluto
An unmanned NASA spaceship, New Horizons, formed history on Tuesday by becoming the first spacecraft to fly by the icy dwarf planet, Pluto.
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