Current Affairs 14th July 2017 – GKToday
1.Indian Railway has launched Country’s first Solar powered DEMU (Diesel Electric Multiple Unit) train in New Delhi.
2.India has ranked 116 out of 156 nations on the 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) index. Topped by Sweden.
3.China’s most prominent political prisoner and Noble prize laureate , Liu Xiaobo has passed away.
4.Tata Sons has appointed Aarthi Subramanianas the conglomerate’s Chief Digital Officer.
5.According to the UN Migration agency , India has the second highest number of adults planning to migrate to other countries.
6.The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) has signed an Institutional agreement with the Punjab state council of Science and Technology to establish India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Centre (TISC) in Punjab.
7.Union Railway Minister , Suresh Prabhu has launched ” RailCloud ” , a virtual server with an inbuilt security to optimise server usage and faster connectivity.
8.Union government has set up Directorate General of Analytics and Risk Management (DGARM) , a new wing to provide intelligence inputs taking action against tax evades.
9.Indian Scientist have discovered a large supercluster of galaxies named as ” Saraswati” .
10.The two day National conference on crowd management has concluded at Thiruvananthapuranm , Kerala.
11.Subra Suresh has been chosen as the President of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) , Singapore.