05 August 2018 Current Affairs
Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts for human spaceflight
Sunita Williams has been named for the Boeing programme to the ISS (International Space Station), the first test flight scheduled to take place in the middle of 2019.
Supreme Court to get 3 serving women Judges
The Supreme Court will have three serving women judges for the first time, after the Centre cleared the elevation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Indira Banerjee.
India elected as President of Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting
India was elected as President of the Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for period of two years.
Nepalese becomes 4th youngest to play an ODI
Nepalese cricketer Rohit Kumar Paudel, aged 15 years and 335 days, has become the fourth youngest debutant in men’s ODI cricket.
World’s First Intertidal art gallery opened in Maldives
The Intertidal art gallery called Coralarium is located at the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi resort. The Art Gallery is filled with around 30 Sculptures acting as a habitat for coral and other marine species.
Kambaku won the Governor’s Cup
Rank Outsider Kambaku from trainer Arjun Mangalorkar yard shocked the followers of form making every post a winning one in the Governor’s Cup at the summer races.
RBI bars Fino Payments Bank
Reserve Bank of India observed that a few Fino Payments Bank accounts had deposits in excess of the stipulated amount of Rs 1 lakh. According to RBI’s operating guidelines for payments banks, a customer can make deposits of up to Rs 1 lakh per account in a year.