Current Affairs 25 July 2015

 

NATIONAL

  • PM’s maiden visit to Bihar from tomorrow; To launch Gram Jyoti Yojna in Patna
  • Supreme Court refuses to entertain plea for wearing hijab in AIPMT
  • Centre to set up a Task Force on Financial Redress Agency (FRA) as recommended by the Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission
  • Over 31,000 farmers committed suicide across India in last 3 years: Government
  • Centre refuses to set up SIT to probe PDS rice scam in Chhattisgarh
  • Uttar Pradesh recommends CBI probe into murder of crucial witness in Asaram ‘rape’ case

INTERNATIONAL

  • Obama leaves for landmark Africa trip to ancestral home Kenya, Ethiopia
  • Nigeria marks one year without recorded polio case
  • Failing to pass US gun safety laws greatest frustration of Presidency: Obama
  • World’s first malaria vaccine gets go-ahead from EU regulators
  • Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has won a third five-year term as the leader
  • Will not allow Chinese military bases, Maldives assures India

POLITICS

  • Lokayukta amendment Bill has ‘retrograde’ features: Hiremath
  • TDP MPs demonstrate for special status for A.P.
  • Nitish meets Lalu to clear ‘snake-sandalwood’ controversy
  • Will not let PM to take farmers’ land easily: Rahul Gandhi
  • President inaugurates restored clock tower and renovated clinic to mark third year in office

DEFENCE

  • India, Thailand agree to enhance naval cooperation: Navy chief
  • Performance of ITBP affected as ordnance factories delayed arms supplies: CAG
  • Army celebrates Vijay Diwas in J&K
  • Reliance firm ties up with Singapore’s Augur in defense business
  • India’s Act East Policy balancing China in the region: Think tanks
  • Indian Army short of 10,000 officers: Manohar Parrikar

SPORTS

  • Shubham Jaglan, 10 years old, lifts 2nd Junior World Golf title in two weeks
  • Sports Minister Sonowal flags off All Women Trans Continental road expedition
  • Oman qualify for next year’s World T-20 in India
  • Jayaram & two Indian doubles pairs in semifinal of Russia Open
  • Paul Van Ass not to return as India’s hockey coach

BUSSINESS

  • WTO members have finalized a deal today to cut tariffs on $ 1 trillion worth of IT products in a boost for producers of goods ranging from video games to medical equipment.
  • Fortis Healthcare reappoints Bhavdeep Singh as CEO
  • China signs 1,401 project contracts under Silk Road initiative
  • RBI approves proposal to transfer money to depositor’s account from any bank
  • SIT asks SEBI to clamp down on Participatory-Note route and also prosecute those using equities for tax evasion

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