Current Affairs 08th July 2017 – gktoday
1.Samia Wazed Hossain has been appointed as the WHO’s goodwill ambassador for Autism in the South-East Asia region.
2.Tata Steel has won the Prime Minister’s trophy for the best performing integrated steel plant in the country during 2014-15 and 2015-16.
3.Indian Ambassador to Peru , Sandeep Chakravarty has been appointed as the head of the Indian consulate in New York.
4.India’s Harinder Pal Sandhu has won the South Australian open Squash title.
5.P V Sindhu has been awarded with the Sportsperson of the year award during the ” Maruti Suzuki Sports person of the year ” charity awards.
Coach of the year : Pullela Gopichand
6.The leaders of the BRICS nations held an informal meeting on the sidelines of G-20 summit in Hamburg , Germany.
7.122 countries have approved the first ever treaty to ban nuclear weapons at a UN meeting
8.Telangana government has planned to build India’s first university for Dalit students by 2018 in Hyderabad.
9.Chattisgarh has topped the list in Issuance of soil health cards among all states in the country.
10.Water Health International (WHI) , a US based company headquartered in Hyderabad has been awarded the Unilever Global development award.