Current Affairs 9th July 2019

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Current Affairs 9th July 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. Govt hikes MSP of Kharif crops for 2019-20 season

-The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the increase in the Minimum Support Prices for all Kharif crops for 2019-20 Season.

INTERNATIONAL

  1. IMF approves $6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan

  –The IMF has approved a USD 6 billion loan over a period of 3 years for cash strapped Pakistanii. The USD 6 billion financial aid includes an immediate disbursement of USD 1 billion to help Pakistan address its balance of payment crisis.

BUSINESS

  1. ICICI & IndoStar Capital partner to finance commercial vehicles

  -ICICI Bank has tied up with NBFC IndoStar Capital for vehicle financing for small and medium fleet owners to buy new as well as old commercial vehicles.

  1. RBI sets up panel to review CICs

  –The Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies (CIC).

RANKS AND REPORTS

  1. Maharashtra ranks first in NITI Aayog’s AMFFR Index

  -Maharashtra achieves first rank in NITI Aayog launched “Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index (AMFFRI)”.

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. IPS officer Aparna Kumar completes Seven Summit challenge

  -Aparna Kumar becomes first IPS officer to complete Seven Summit challenge by scaling Mt Denali.

SPORTS

  1. Hima bags gold in Poznan Athletics Grand Prix

  -Hima Das, the under-20 World champion has won the gold medal inwomen’s 200m in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix.

OBITUARIES

  1. US auto industry legend Lee Iacocca passes away

  –Automobile industry legend from USA Lee Iacocca passed away.

  1. Veteran industrialist BK Birla passes away

  -Birla Group patriarch and an ace of the Indian industry Basant Kumar Birla passed away in Mumbai.