Current Affairs Updates for 8th July 2015

Published on Wednesday, July 08, 2015

USA clinched FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

USA wins FIFA Women's World Cup third time by defeating Japan in final at Vancouver,Canada with score of 5-2.It was the first time  where wining team was USA since 1999.England defeated Germany to fetch the third place by scoring 1-0.

Prime Minister On Tour for Central Asia & Russia & to attend BRICS & SCO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has went on the tour of six countries  and He is going to attend BRICS Summit in Russia  & Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO). He will visit five Central Asian Nations - Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to strengthen the strategic relations and eregy co-operation.He is scheduled to travel from July 6 to 13 to five Central Asian Nations and Russia where he will attend the summits of BRICS and SCO.In his first visit,He reached Uzbekistan.He talks with Uzbekistan President Islam Karimov on key bilateral and regional issues including the situation in Afghanistan. India and Uzbekistan signed 3 pacts to boost cooperation between their foreign offices and in the field of culture and tourism.

First Bank to Launch MUDRA Card 

Corporation Bank launches the "MUDRA Card" for small entrepreneurs under PMMY( Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana ) to provides loans at affordable credit upto ten lakh and has become the first bank to lauch the MUDRA Card. Earlier Hasmukh Adhia, secretary , department of financial services union ministry of finance launched the first MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) card under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY).It is based on RuPay Platform.

Lewis Hamilton Wins Formula 1 British Grand Prix  Silverstone 2015

Lewis Hamilton the Mercedes driver from the Britain clinched the trophy of Formula 1 British Grand Prix  second consecutive time held at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire, England.While His Teammate Nico Rosberg ranked second, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel save his third position.

RBI prohibited FDI in manufacturing of tobacco products

Reserve Bank has said that Foreign Direct Investment in manufacturing of tobacco products is prohibited, though activities such as retail and wholesale trading fall under the sectoral restrictions.

In SBA Ratings Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan on topped

In Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) Ratings Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan has topped on the list of 49 govt. buildings(included Rashtrapati Bhavan)where 20 marks for each while Rashtrapati Bhavan & South Blocked at 4th & 6th with 14 points each survey conducted by Central Public Works Department(CPWD).

China’s “Internet Plus” action plan

China's “Internet Plus” scheme, to integrate the Internet with traditional industries, fuel economic growth, integrate mobile Internet, cloud computing, big data with modern manufacturing, to encourage the healthy development of e-commerce, industrial networks, Internet banking and to help Internet companies increase their international presence.

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