Daily Current Affairs One line news – July 01, 2019 !!

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🍀 The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved a new initiative -Scheme for Trans-disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy (STRIDE) to boost research culture in the country. 🍀 Union Government has launched Jal Shakti Abhiyan to create awareness on the benefits of water conservation and declining sources of water in the country.

🍀 Prime minister has constituted a high powered committee of chief ministers for transforming Indian agriculture and raising farmers’ income. Maharashtra chief minister will be the convenor of the committee.

🍀 The first edition of the joint security exercise of International Security Alliance (ISA), ISALEX19 held in Abu Dhabi, UAE (United Arab Emirates).

🍀 India has signed Rs.200 crore deal with Russia for acquiring the ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missiles.

🍀 New Zealand officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags.

🍀 Tamil yeoman (Cirrochroa thais) butterfly has been declared the state butterfly of Tamil Nadu.

🍀 As per Second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2019-20,the Reserve Bank of India will stop imposing additional charges on Fund transfer through RTGS and NEFT systems from 1st July, 2019.🍀 Debt-ridden Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Ltd. has decided to constitute a sub-committee to oversee the process of divestment of its assets in light of Reserve Bank of India’s June 7 circular on resolution of bad loans.

🍀 The Haryana government has appointed senior IAS officer Keshni Anand Arora as the state’s new chief secretary.

🍀 As per data released by the Swiss National Bank (SNB), India has moved down one place to 74th rank in terms of money parked by its citizens and enterprises with Swiss banks, while the UK has retained its top position.

🍀 India’s Veer Chotrani beat compatriot Yash Fadte to win the U-19 title at theAsian Junior Squash Championship at Macau in China.

🍀 National Doctor’s Day is observed every year on 1st July in India. The theme for 2019 is “Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment”. 

🍀 “Goods & Services Tax Day” is celebrated on 1st July.

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