7th August 2018 Current Affairs

By | August 9, 2018
  1. Exercise Maitree: Annual Joint military exercise between Indian Army and Royal Thai Army conducted between 06 to 19 August 2018 in Thailand
  2. The government appointed Aditya Vikram and Pramod Chandra Mody as members of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT).
  3. United India Insurance Company appointed S Gopakumar as its Director and General Manager with immediate effect.
  4. Rafael Nadal maintains 1st spot in ATP rankings
  5. Indian men’s hockey team has improved one rank and has reached the 5th spot in the latest FIH rankings
  6. IIT-Madras develop first indigenous microprocessors under Project Shakti called RISECREEK
  7. Veteran German striker Mario Gomez announced his retirement from international football.
  8. Google Launched its mobile operating system — Android 9 P or Android 9 ‘Pie’
  9. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha have cleared Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018, which proposes death penalty for the rape of girls below the age of 12 years.
  10. China has launched a new generation supercomputer prototype Sunway that can execute a quintillion (a thousand raised to the power of six) calculations per second.
  11. 7th August: 4th National Handloom Day.

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