14 August 2018 Current Affairs

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Pune best city to liveing Index 2018
The Ease of Living Index 2018 was released by Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri with few most prominent cit08857993114508-*/70147ies failing to make a cut in the top 10. Of total 111 cities ranked under the index, Pune has been ranked first while Navi Mumbai has surfaced as the second preferred spot in terms of ‘liveability’.

Justice Manjula Chellur takes oath as Chairperson
Justice Manjula Chellur took oath as Chairperson of Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (ATE), Ministry of Power. Prior to this appointment, she was Chief Justice of Bombay High Court.

India’s 1st Tribal Language
Santhali (Santali), a tribal language primarily spoken in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, received global recognition when it got a Wikipedia edition in its own script.

Hindu Playwright award 2018
Annie Zaidi was awarded the Hindu Playwright Award 2018 for her play Untitled-1, at the launch of the 14th edition of The Hindu Theatre Fest at the Taj Coromandel, in Chennai.

World Bank to issue world’s first blockchain bond
The World Bank has mandated the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) to issue the world’s first blockchain-based bond.

Chandrayaan-2 Lander to be named ‘Vikram’
The Space Commission has approved ISRO’s proposal of naming the Chandrayaan-2 lander ‘Vikram’ after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of Indian space programme.

Nadal downs Tsitsipas to win Toronto Masters
Rafael Nadal held off a late surge from Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the 80th title of his career with victory at the Toronto Masters.

Anant Bajaj passed away at 41
Industrialist Anant Bajaj, the only son of Bajaj Electricals Chairman Shekhar Bajaj, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest. Bajaj started his career as a project coordinator in Bajaj Electricals back in 1999.


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