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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 JULY 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 JULY 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      CONFERENCE OF STATES POWER MINISTERS HELD AT SHIMLA
i. Ministry of Power announced  it will hold a conference of state power ministries at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
ii. Issues like 100 per cent Household Electrification by December, 2018, UDAY performance assessmentshifting to prepaid system in three years and 24X7 Power for All – From 1st April 2019 will be discussed.

2.      MADHYA PRADESH GOVT TO IMPLEMENT AYUSHMAN BHARAT YOJANA UNDER PMRSS MISSION ON INDEPENDENCE DAY
i. Madhya Pradesh government and National Health Agency  signed a  MOU for implementation of the Ayushman Bharat Yojana under the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Swasthya Suraksha Mission in the state from August 15,2018.
ii. An annual Health Security Cover of 5 lakh rupees will be provided to each family under the scheme.

3.      COUNTRY’S FIRST E-WASTE RECYCLING UNIT TO COME UP IN BENGALURU
 i. The Centre has announced a state-of-the-art e-waste recycling unit for Bengaluru, India’s technology capital.
ii. It will be India’s first such unit in the government sector.

4.      IIFL IS INDIA’S NO. 1 BANKER FOR EQUITY ISSUANCE FOR PRIVATE SECTOR COMPANIES IN FY18
i. IIFL is India’s top investment bank for equity issuance by private sector companies as per report of Prime Database Investment Bankers League table for FY 2017-18.

5.      RAHUL DRAVID INDUCTED INTO ICC HALL OF FAME
i. Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid and Australian Ricky Ponting have been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame for their achievements in international cricket.
ii. Rahul Dravid has become the 5th player from India to be inducted into the ‘Hall of Fame after Bishan Singh Bedi, Sunil Gavaskar,Anil kumble and Kapil Dev .

6.      TEJAS: INDIGENOUS FIGHTER AIRCRAFT COMMENCES OPERATIONS FROM KERALA’S SULUR AIR FORCE STATION
 i. Indigenous fighter aircraft Tejas  started operations from the Air Force Station at Sulur near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
 ii. Tejas is the first advanced Fly-by-wire fighter aircraft designed, developed and manufactured in India by HAL.

7.      ‘EPIDIOLEX’ – WORLD’S FIRST MEDICINE MADE FROM MARIJUANA
 i. US Food and Drug Administration for the first time approved the use of Epidiolex, an oral solution made from marijuana, for the treatment of seizures related to 2 rare and severe forms of epilepsy.
8.      AUSTRALIA WINS CHAMPIONS TROPHY HOCKEY 2018
i. Australia won the Champions Trophy hockey 2018 in Breda, the Netherlands.
ii. India lost 1-3 to Australia in shootout in the finals of Champions Trophy hockey.


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