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18th July Current Affairs

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Mamata’s nephew stirs fresh controversy, claims TMC Govt. killed Kishenji

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee has motivated a fresh controversy with his statement that (Maoist) leader Koteswar Rao alias Kishenji has been killed for the duration of the term of the TMC Government in West Bengal.

PM Modi to meet 21 delegates of Central Trade Unions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planned to meet 21 delegates of Central Trade Unions tomorrow in front of the 46th Indian Labour Conference (ILC).

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Opposition leaders love it for the reason that wit and mockery come in- built. The jumla jokes have made evenings livelier in plain drawing rooms. People have a quiet laughter or two and move on to the next political joke. The appealing wish to draw a chuckle led to a newspaper misquoting Amit Shah.

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BJP calls Rahul a ‘baby in diapers’

HOURS after Congress vice-president’s Rahul Gandhi’s response on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP strike back saying he has to raise out of diapers. BJP secretary Siddharth Nath Singh on Thursday said,”He has to grow up out of diapers he is wearing. His comments, behaviour remind us that he remains a baby in diapers.”

Divorce bells ring for Nitish & Lalu

At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party is locating up a show of harmony with its partners in Bihar, the Janata Parivar seem to be struggling with a growing uneasiness over the projection of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as its solo star campaigner for the forthcoming Assembly elections in Bihar.


THREE of the four Aam Aadmi Party ( AAP) MPs from Punjab have grown up in revolution against party chief Arvind Kejriwal in a clear indication that the exceptional party is staring at another split.

Mandela shining beacon of democracy: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Nelson Mandela Day on Saturday, paid mark of respect to the previous South African president, whom he illustrated as a “shining beacon of democracy”

18th July Current Affairs

International News

Ajax sign Sanogo and Younes

The Hague, July 18 (IANS) Ajax have payed attention Yaya Sanogo on loan from Arsenal and Amin Younes from Borussia Monchengladbach, the Amsterdam based team said

Mexico charges seven with aiding drug lord’s escape

The Mexican legal representative general’s office is asking a judge to organize seven public employees held for check on charges of supporting in last weekend’s jailbreak by drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, a federal official said on Friday.

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Prasad tries to soothe rattled nerves over Net calls report

A DAY after a panel of the sector of telecommunications ( DoT) planned regulation of domestic calls on Internet- based apps like Skype, WhatsApp and Viber by putting them on par with services presented by telecom operators, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on the Friday that the committee’s description is not the last view of the government and a planned decision will be taken only after looking into inspection of all stakeholders.

China to deport foreign tourists after “Genghis Khan video”

China will deport nine foreign tourists whom it detained last weekend, it seems that after some of them they watched a documentary on Genghis Khan in their hotel room, a spokesman for two of the sightseer said on Saturday.

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Business News

German lawmakers back Greek bailout talks despite rebellion

German lawmakers gave their go ahead on Friday for the euro zone to negotiate a third bailout for Greece, heeding a warning from Chancellor Angela Merkel that the alternative to a deal with Athens was chaos.

Google propels Nasdaq to another record high close

A major rally in Google pressed the Nasdaq to a second straight verification high on Friday at the same time as weak energy stocks weighed on the Dow and S&P 500

Gold slides to eight-month low as U.S. rate rise looms

 Gold fell to an eight-month low on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve’s reiteration that interest charge were expected to rise this year pushed the dollar index to a seven-week high.

Oil steadies after week of sharp losses on supply outlook

Brent crude oil steadied on Friday as investor squared location after a third week of losses on prospect of enlarged exports from Iran adding to an already heavy supply glut.

SEBI chief warns companies against manipulating stock market

A watch is being kept on listed corporation to see if they are observing with capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) rules or trying to manipulate the market to provide vested interests, its chief said on Friday.

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Sports News

F1 driver Bianchi dies nine months after Suzuka crash

French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi has died of critical head injuries continued at last year’s Japanese Grand Prix, his family assumed in a statement on Saturday. He was 25.

Vanderbilt athletes, AD to live history with trip to Cuba

 A trip initially planned to hand out free shoes and study a diverse culture has turned into a living history lesson.

Tomic apologises for trespassing, resisting arrest

Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic on Friday expressed regret after he was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest by the Miami Beach police.

Bhambri helps India share honours in Davis Cup

Yuki Bhambri helped the Indian tennis team to even the honours after fellow citizen Somdev Devvarman lost the opening rubber on the initial day of the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I second round clash in opposition to New Zealand here on Friday.

Tennis: India in Davis Cup fightback against Kiwis

India experienced an early upset in their Davis Cup tie in opposition to New Zealand on Friday previous to Yuki Bhambri turned on the style to level the opening day 1-1.

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