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Infrared Enhanced Optical and railway station Radar Assisted (Tri-NETRA) system to avoid train accidents • Amritsar railway station plant costs 8 crores • This system uses infrard & radar tech to collect signals upto 2-3 • With a capacity of 14 lakh unit power.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india. http://currentaffairs.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india. Union Ministry of External Affairs and Union Ministry of Law and Justice.gktoday. connectivity.gktoday. • This was done in order to promote air • These recommendations were submitted to SC on 26th Jan 2016. Union Ministry of Finance. it will save 1.gktoday.gktoday. locomotive http://currentaffairs. http://currentaffairs. • This committee was found after BCCI came under scanner for • The draft of Air Service Agreement opague functioning and conflict of interest among its top office was finalized in consultation with bearers.40 crore for km and displays information in the screen fitted inside the the railways. Railway Ministry launches project to install Solar Panels in all Railway Indian Railways to install TRI-NETRA to reduce train accidents Buildings • Project to install solar panels in all railway buildings • Suresh Prabhu laid the foundation stone of 1MW at Amritsar • Terrain Imaging for Diesel Drivers.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india- national-current-affairs/page/7 25/07/2016 national-current-affairs/page/6 2 . http://currentaffairs.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india- national-current-affairs/page/8 national-current-affairs/page/7  Supreme Court accepts Lodha committee’s recommendations on Union Cabinet approves Air Services Agreement between India and structural reforms in BCCI Mozambique • Major recommendation on BCCI accepted by SC.

2012 Limited • RS unanimously passed Child Labor (prohibition and regulation ) amendment bill. 2012 • The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approves the • The Bill seeks to widen the scope of the law against child labour and construction of a new dry dock within the existing premises of Cochin stricter punishments for violations.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india- national-current-affairs/page/5 national-current-affairs/page/4 25/07/2016 3 . Through this Bill the Union Government has evolved a holistic mechanism for the social.gktoday. Shipyard Limited (CSL). • Prohibition of employment of children below 14 where child helps his • The estimated cost is 1799 crore rupees with an objective to family. http://currentaffairs.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india- national-current-affairs/page/7 national-current-affairs/page/5 India. Japan ink Social Security Agreement Union Cabinet approves Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. http://currentaffairs. The SSA will benefit Indian Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. 2016 • India and Japan have signed a Social Security Agreement (SSA) and • The Union Cabinet has approved The will come into force on 1 October 2016.gktoday. economic and educational empowerment of marginalized transgender community. discrimination. Addition 4 years in all occupations or processes except of a new augment the shipbuilding and repair capacity of the country. http://currentaffairs.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india.gktoday.gktoday. category of persons called “adolescent”.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india. and Japanese professionals and skilled workers working in each 2016 to protect transgender from other’s country and will also boost bilateral business linkages.Rajya Sabha passes Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) CCEA approves construction of new dry dock within Cochin Shipyard Amendment Bill. http://currentaffairs.

it also seeks to correct errors in electoral rolls and enrolment of all authorized share capital of 1. And was lying idle since 1990s. 2013.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india.gktoday.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india. • The bill seeks to establish a National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Andhra • It would be revived through a special Pradesh as an institute of national importance under the NITSER Act. estimated cost of 6k crore Rupees. India Ltd. • SDC will be incorporated under the Companies Act. capital of 90 Crore rupees. • This plant belongs to Fertilizer Corporation Education and Research (Amendment) (NITSER) Bill.gktoday.gktoday. • NTPC. 2016.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india- national-current-affairs/page/2 national-current-affairs 25/07/2016 4 . • The 2016 motto of the ECI is “No voter to be left behind”. http://currentaffairs. among other things. Science. CIL and IOCL have formed a JV in this regard. 2007 purpose vehicle of public sector unit at an with an effect from August 2015. http://currentaffairs. http://currentaffairs. ECI launches National Electoral Roll Purification(NERP) 2016 Union Cabinet approves incorporation of Sagarmala Development Company • Sagarmala Development Company (SDC) to give a push to port-led • NERP aims to improve the health of electoral rolls & optimize polling economic development under ambitious Sagarmala project stations location and area.gktoday. with an initial • Besides.in/category/current-affairs-2016/india- national-current-affairs/page/3 national-current-affairs/page/3 Lok Sabha passes Bill for new NIT in Andhra Pradesh PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of AIIMS and fertiliser plant in Gorakhpur • The Lok Sabha has passed the National Institute of Technology.000 crore rupees and a subscribed share eligible citizens. : http://currentaffairs.

com/scitech/report-scrivener-writing-app- comes-to-ios-2237352 https://www. most of the features of the desktop version • Tesla is also prioritizing development of heavy-duty trucks and high passenger- have been ported to iOS. • The company is taking a page from Uber and Lyft and raising them with artificial intelligence. it is available on iOS as well. get • Scrivener is a flexible and powerful writing app that makes it easier to there. • Based on early reviews. And now.com/blog/master-plan-part-deux 25/07/2016 5 . years now. • Tesla is doubling down on not just autopilot but full autonomy. car sharing.dnaindia. according to the long awaited blog post on the company’s • The popular writing app has been available on OS X and Windows for website. • The Tesla Semi specifically will support cargo and transportation services. write long-form stuff — think about it as a sort of writing studio. but it also runs fine on an iPhone.• The faithful pen has suffered another blow. • A fully solar power ecosystem driven in-part by SolarCity will help Musk and Co. density urban transport.tesla. An app like this makes more sense on an iPad. Scrivener now available on iOS. with popular writing app • Elon Musk plans to steer Tesla towards fully autonomous driving. The driver • The following link could be used for more information role is expected to transition to one of a fleet manager. • The following link could be used for more information • http://www. and cargo transport.

20 crore people have gained access to percent stake in Russia's second financial services.cms 25/07/2016 6 . http://timesofindia. set to enter India • Cairn is merging with parent company Vedanta.indiatimes. • They believe India is critical as the country gains volumes and races • This deal faced delays due to key share holders expressing towards becoming the third-biggest car market globally by 2020. Motors-Hyundais-sibling-set-to-enter-India/articleshow/51577369. http://www.com/business/india-business/Kia- cairn-merger-offer-sweetened-for-shareholders. http://economictimes. a sweet deal for • Kia motors all set to enter Indian markets. biggest oil field Vankor. Hyundai’s sibling. issuance-to-fund-vankor-stake-buy-2906984.indiatimes.com/business/ongc-videsh-raises-1-bn-via-bonds- tops-chart-in-financial-inclusion-progress.cms India tops chart on progress on financial inclusion. as concern over the valuations projected by many agencies. Vedanta-Cairn merger offer sweetened for shareholders’ nod Kia Motors.firstpost.com/markets/stocks/news/vedanta. says BCG ONGC Videsh raises $1 bn via bonds issuance to fund Vankor report stake buy •ONGC Videsh Ltd has raised $1 •India tops the chart denoting progress in Financial billion through a US dollar bonds Inclusion issue to finance its acquisition of 15 • According to BCG.indiatimes.html bcg/articleshow/53322439.com/news/economy/finance/india.cms nod/articleshow/53338804. http://economictimes. shareholders.

Reliance.cms capital-in-13-psu-banks-to-boost- 25/07/2016 credit-growth-2902188.com/industry/services/retail/flipkart- trends/a-jewellery-company-has-beaten-indias-navratna-firm-ongc-in.915 cr fund infusion in 13 million PSU banks •TPG Growth. govt-pumps-in-rs-22915-crore- million/articleshow/53279733. to-launch-f-assured-promises-improved-delivery- fortune-list/articleshow/53317361.cms service/articleshow/53275063. SBI. http://www. the growth investment fund of global private equity major TPG. the investment giant http://economictimes.com/business/ growth-picks-up-majority-stake-in-rhea-healthcare-for-33. Tata Motors. has invested $33 million (about Rs 220 crore).firstpost.cms TPG Growth picks up majority stake in Rhea Healthcare for $33 Govt releases first tranche of Rs 22. http://economictimes. http://economictimes. ONGC has moved out of the rankings for 2016. for a majority stake in mother and child care chain Rhea Healthcare.com/small-biz/money/tpg.indiatimes. A jewellery company has beaten India's Navratna firm ONGC in Flipkart to launch F-Assured. Rajesh •Flipkart is set to launch a super charged version of its product Exports.html 7 . BP have made it to the assurance programe for buyers to improve the shopping experience latest Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest corporations in for customers and catch up with Amazon India's service levels service terms of revenue with the retail giant Wal mart topping the levels global rankings.indiatimes. HP. promises improved delivery service Fortune list Seven Indian companies including Indian Oil Corp.com/news/company/corporate.indiatimes.

The previous highest score by an India captain overseas was 192 by Mohammad Azharuddin against New Zealand in Auckland in 1989-90. Denis Atkinson was the youngest when he made 219 at age of 28 in 1955.  KOHLI THE CAPTAIN BREAKS NEW GROUND Key numbers from the second day's play in Antigua 1 Number of double-centuries by India captains away from home when Virat Kohli reached 200 on the second day in Antigua. India's total is also the highest by any team in North Sound. 25/07/2016 10/07/2016 8 .Wasim Jaffer's 212 at St John's. His previous highest Test score was 169 at the MCG in 2014. Kohli is only the third visiting captain to score a double-hundred in West Indies and first in more than 50 years. 27 Kohli's age. He had scored those runs for Delhi against Pakistan's Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited at the Feroz Shah Kotla in 2008-09. making him the youngest captain to score a double-century in West Indies. 2006 The last time an Indian batsman made a double-century in Tests outside Asia . Their highest is 588 for 8 in Gros Islet in 2006. 566 for 8 India's total was their second highest in West Indies. 197 Kohli previous highest first-class score before the 200 in Antigua.

Mourinho did Liverpool Wijnaldum not include Wayne Rooney.cms TRANSFER TALKS Club Player Mourinho's Man United stunned 1-4 by Dortmund in China Barcelona Andre Gomes •New Manchester United manager Jose Borussia Dortmund Gotze Mourinho saw his side get off to a poor start on their tour of China when they lost 4-1 Dortmund Schurrle to Borussia Dortmund on Friday. Woakes had threatened to work their way towards the target of 283.indiatimes.indiatimes.com/sports/football/epl/top- stories/Mourinhos-Man-United-stunned-1-4-by-Dortmund-in- China/articleshow/53343934. Juventes Higuain 10/07/2016 Madrid Pogba http://timesofindia. On a gripping fourth day. Misbah hails 'remarkable turnaround’ England appoint Sam Allardyce as manager Misbah-ul-Haq said it had been a "remarkable turnaround" for Pakistan after • Sam Allardyce appointed as Manager of England on a 2 year contract. opting to give his captain more time to get fit after only joining Sunderland Moyes the squad earlier in the week after Euro 2016.com/sports/football/top-stories/England- appoint-Sam-Allardyce-as-manager/articleshow/53342122.cms 25/07/2016 10/07/2016 9 . six years after leaving the ground in • Allaryce replaced Roy Hogdson. who stepped down following England’s disgrace following the spot-fixing scandal. Pakistan shock European championship defeat by Ice Land in the round on 16 last surged to victory with four wickets in 31 balls after Jonny Bairstow and Chris months. they secured a 75-run victory at Lord's. http://timesofindia.

cms 25/07/2016 10/07/2016 10 . Poonam Rani added a fifth in the 58th minute for India in the match. After Vandana (9th and 51st minute) and Deepika (38th and 49th Blue but all small teams.indiatimes. http://timesofindia. http://timesofindia. minute). New competition format in Olympics hockey good for India: Roelant Indian hockey eves beat Canada in USA Tour: Oltmans • Indian men's hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans on Friday said the •Vandana Katariya and Deepika struck two goals each as the Indian women's new competition format of having quarterfinals in place of direct semi hockey team thrashed Canada 5-2 to record its second victory in the ongoing finals in the upcoming Rio Olympics is not only beneficial for the Men in tour of USA.cms? hockey-eves-beat-Canada-in-USA-Tour/articleshow/53350307.indiatimes.com/indiario/hockey/New-competition- format-in-Olympics-hockey-is-good-for-India-Roelant.com/sports/hockey/top-stories/Indian- Oltmans/articleshow/53339121.

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and the same holds for startups. http://www.com/Companies/LDAajWJM0JmYTldh9EdAzK/10-new-VC- investors-who-are-upbeat-on-Indian-startups. ending in cash crunch.com/2016/07/here-is-why-night-owls-are-the- 25/07/2016 better-entrepreneurs/ 14 .livemint. Why are there no Facebook/WhatsApp-like startups from India? •They say it takes a village to raise a child. https://yourstory. market behaviour. be it ease of investment.com/2016/07/facebook-whatsapp-startups-india/ 10 new VC investors who are upbeat on Indian start-up • The venture capital gold rush to India that began with Tiger Global Management’s purchase of a slice of Flipkart in 2010 ebbed five years later. contrary to popular belief. valuation cuts and many shutdowns in India’s start-up landscape. availability of talent or just the maturity in the mindset.html / Here is why night-owls are the better entrepreneurs • This iconic phrase our parents tried to drill into us from the minute we started pre-school may not be as valid as you think. Studies have proven that. 14 https://yourstory. The ‘ecosystem’ could mean a lot of things. those who burn the midnight oil are more professionally successful than those who wake up at the crack of dawn.

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