DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 2 JULY 2016
(Daily News India)
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1. RAILWAY MINISTER SURESH PRABHU LAUNCHES NIVARAN PORTAL
i. Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Minister of Railways has launched "NIVARAN portal" an online system.
ii.The system is launched for redressal of service related grievance of serving and former railway employees.
iii. Nivaran portal is an online system that will facilitate the employees to lodge their grievances and also monitor the progress.
2. TEJAS INDIGENOUSLY BUILT AIRCRAFT INDUCTED INTO IAF
i. The Indian Air Force inducted the first squadron of the indigenously made Light Combat Aircraft Tejas.
ii. The Tejas a multi-role supersonic single-engine aircraft designed and developed by the Aeronautical Development Agency in collaboration with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
3. SBI LAUNCHED DIGITAL VILLAGE PROGRAMME
i. Balal village in Kasargode district in Kerala is one of the 21 villages selected across the country by the State Bank of India under the SBI Digital Village initiative.
ii.The programme is launched by the SBI Chairperson on State Bank Day on 1st July.
ii. The objective of the initiative is to popularise digital banking in rural areas.
4. WORLD FAMOUS FUTURIST, WRITER ALWIN TOFFLER DIES AT 87
i. Alvin Toffler the Famous author of Future Shock, passed away in United States.
ii. Alvin Toffler was known for his works discussing modern technologies.
iii.His works included the digital revolution and the communication revolution with emphasis on their effects on cultures worldwide.
5. INDIA’S FIRST INTEGRATED DEFENCE COMMUNICATION NETWORK LAUNCHED
i. India's first integrated defence communication network was launched.
ii.It will enable the army, air force, navy and the Special Forces Command to share situational awareness for a faster decision-making process.
iii. The Defence Communication Network is a strategic, highly secure and scalable system, has a pan-India reach from Ladakh to the North East to island territories.
6. GURPREET SINGH SANDHU AGAIN, BECOMES FIRST INDIAN TO FEATURE IN EUROPA LEAGUE
i. Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu was named in Norwegian club Stabaek FC's squad for their Europa League.
ii.He became the first from India to play in the continental competition.
ii. In 2014, he became the first Indian to start a first team match in a top-division league of Europe.