8th July Current Affairs
Fresh estimates of Earth’s liquid assets revealed
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Using NASA’s fleet of Earth-observing satellites, scientists have presented estimates for the global water cycle financial plan for the first decade of the 21st century, taking the pulse of the planet and locating a baseline for future evaluation.
US army to cut down force by 40,000 soldiers over next two years
United States army is estimated to cut down its forces by 40,000 soldiers over the next two years, reports have declared.
European Commission says Grexit cannot be ruled out
At the end of a Eurogroup summit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Grexit cannot be ruled out though he does not want Greece to depart the Eurozone.
17 migrants go missing after Greece-bound ship sinks
At least 17 people were stated missing after a refugee ship, with over 30 undocumented travelers onboard, sank in the Aegean Sea, according to Greek media.
France will do everything to keep Greece in eurozone, says PM Valls
France will do the whole thing it can to keep Greece in the eurozone for the reason that allowing it to leave would be too risky, Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said.
8th July Current Affairs
Vyapam scam: Chouhan must agree to SIT supervision, says Congress
A day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he would demand the High Court to order the CBI to conduct its investigation into the Vyapam scam, the Congress party said it wants the SIT to administer the probe.
Rahul Gandhi to undertake two-day visit to Rajasthan
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will assume a two-day visit of Rajasthan from July 16-17
Shiv Sena challenges BJP to bring Dawood back to India
Shiv Sena has dare the Bharatiya Janata Party to bring underworld don Dawood Ibrahim back to India if it has the ‘political will and guts to do so.
94 percent polling recorded in Bihar Legislative council poll
elections for 24 seats of Bihar Legislative council, which have been dub as the ‘semifinal’ earlier than the upcoming state assembly polls in September-October, witnessed an expected 94 percent voting.
AAP attacks Oppn over Delhi statehood
RESPONDING to analysis from two national parties on seeking full statehood for Delhi, AAP on Tuesday said: All U- turns in the country should be name after BJP and Congress. It assumed BJP and Congress had renege on the assurance of getting full statehood for Delhi. It added the party would appoint its volunteers to seek a public referendum on the issue
Business & Economy
China stock plunge accelerates as regulator warns of “panic”
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese stocks force on Wednesday after the country’s securities regulator warned investors were in the grip of “panic response” and the market showed signs of freezing up as firms scrambled to get away the rout by having their shares on the edge.
Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins to leave, chairman takes over
British lender Barclays (BARC.L) surprised markets on Wednesday by declaring a search for a new chief executive in an effort to accelerate planned change and boost shareholder returns.
South Africa crack spin code
It may appear unkind that the first thing South Africa had to do after booming out of the 2015 World Cup, was to start planning for another tournament – the 2016 World T20 – but it has provided reason for their limited-overs endeavours.
Gayle and Walton blow Zouks away
Jamaica Tallawahs 159 for 1 (Walton 76, Gayle 64*) beat St Lucia Zouks 158 for 4 (Pietersen 83*) by nine wickets
Bangaldesh yet to decode T20 format
Bangladesh have enhanced significantly in ODIs and are developing as a Test unit, but they haven’t decoded T20 cricket
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