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Current Affairs of 6 July 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:06-Jul-2018


1.        Recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks

·      The Cabinet has given approval for the recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) for the next three years up to 2019-20.

·      The recapitalization will enable the banks to maintain minimum prescribed Capital to Risk Weighted Assets Ratio (CRAR) of 9%.

·      All the 56 RRBs in the country have given total credit of Rs. 2,28,599 crore.


2.        MP government launches Sambal Scheme

·      Sambal Scheme has been launched by Madhya Pradesh government which is an outstanding power bill waiver scheme and subsidized power scheme for labourers and poor families.

·      BPL families and registered labourers of unorganized sector will be provided electricity at the rate of Rs. 200 per month under this scheme.

·      The scheme aims to ensure that all household should have power facility in the State.


3.        DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018

·      Union cabinet has given approval to the DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill 2018.

·      It aims to expand the application of DNA based forensic technology support.

·      It will also strengthen the justice delivery system of the country.

·      The bill also has provision to cross-match between persons who have beemn reported missing.


4.        One Line Current Affairs

·      ‘Khan Prahari’ mobile application has been designed by Coal India Ltd. And Bhaskaracharya Institute of Space Application and Geo-Informatics for reporting any activity taking place related to illegal coal mining like rat hole mining.

·      Agartala Airport has been renamed as Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport.

·      “Happiness Curriculum” will be taught to students from nursery to Class 8 in all Delhi government schools from the new academic session.

·      ISRO has successfully conducted first Pad Abort Test (PAT) for a future human space mission.


Source: The Hindu, The Indian Express, PIB





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