Current Affairs 6th July 2019

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Current Affairs 6th July 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. UGC approves a scheme “STRIDE” to boost research culture in India

University Grants Commission has approved a ‘Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy’ to boost research culture in India.

  1. Money in Swiss banks: India ranked 74

– According to the Swiss National Bank (SNB)India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks.

INTERNATIONAL

  1. New Zealand bans single-use plastic shopping bags

  – New Zealand has officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags. Under the new rules, thin plastic single-use shopping bags can no longer be supplied, but reusable carriers are allowed.

DEFENCE

  1. AFSPA extended in Nagaland till december end

  – Ministry of Home Affairs have extended The Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) for another six months in Nagaland.

AWARDS

  1. NALCO to get President’s award for excellent CSR

  – National Aluminium Company Limited has been selected for President’s award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibilityfund in social development.

IMPORTANTS DAYS

  1. 2nd anniversary of GST to be celebrated today as “GST Day”

  – India will celebrate 1st July as the “Goods & Services Tax DAY”. This year, it is the second anniversary of the implementation of historic tax reform of Goods & Services Tax.

  1. National Doctors’ Day: 1 July

  – India observe 1st July as the National Doctors’ Day. The day is celebrated to recognize the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities.

SPORTS

  1. Indian Pro Boxer Wins WBC Asia Title

  – Indian pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav has become the WBC Asia Silver Welterweight Champion. He defeated Thailand’s Fahpetch Singmanassak in the title bout held in Pattaya, Thailand.