Daily GK Update 13th July 2017, Important Current Affairs

1. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has declared 100 metersfrom the edge of River Ganga as a ‘No-Development Zone’ in the stretch between Haridwar (Uttarakhand) and Unnao (Uttar Pradesh).

Daily GK Update 13th July 2017, Important Current Affairs

2. Delhi government has decided to extend the current subsidy on electricity for citizens who use up to 400 units a month.

3. Meghalaya Chief Minister ‘Dr. Mukul Sangma’ has launched a flagship program ‘Livelihood Intervention and Facilitation of Entrepreneurship’ (LIFE) at Songsak in East Garo Hills.

4. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) has given its approval for up gradation and widening of 65 kilometers of Imphal-Moreh Section of NH-39 in Manipur at a cost of Rs. 1,630 crores.

5. The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of the International Rice Research Institute, South Asia Regional Center at the campus of National Seed Research and Training Center in Varanasi.

6. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has released a coffee table book "The making of a legend" on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's life in New Delhi.

7. Island nation Malta has voted to legalize same-sex marriage, despite opposition from the Catholic Church.

8. ‘YES Bank’ along with YES Global Institute has launched ‘YES GST’ program for MSMEs (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) under its MSME CSR initiative, ‘Say YES to Sustainable MSMEs in India’.

9. Retail inflation hit a ‘historically low’ level of 1.54% in June this year and reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macroeconomic stability.

10. India's spin duo of Ravindra Jadeja (898 pointsRavichandran Ashwin (865 points) continues to remain at the top two positions in the ICC Test bowlers' rankings released in Dubai.

11. The Sports Minister Vijay Goel has inaugurated Oorja CRPF Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament in New Delhi.

12. Indian women's cricket team skipper 'Mithali Raj' (34-year) has surpassed former England captain 'Charlotte Edwards' (5992 runs) to become the highest run-scorer in the One-Day Internationals (ODI).

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