28 July 2018 Current Affairs

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6th India-UK Science & Innovation council meeting
The 6th India-UK Science & Innovation Council (SIC) meeting held in New Delhi discussed a range of issues on S&T cooperation between the two countries.

Venkaiah Naidu appointed as Chancellor of Pondicherry University
Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu is appointed as the Chancellor of Pondicherry Central University by the President, Ram Nath Kovind, in his capacity as Visitor of the university.

Two Indians among 2018 Ramon Magsaysay award winners
Two Indians Bharat Vaswani and Sonam Wangchuk are among six individuals who were declared winners of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Award.

CBF reappointed Coach Tite as Brazil coach
Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the national governing body for football in Brazil, reappointed Coach Adenor Leonardo Bacchi (nicknamed as Coach Tite) until the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

IRDAI forms panel to review 3rd party Motor Cover Costs
Insurance regulator Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has constituted a 16-member committee to examine motor third party insurance pricing aspects and make recommendations on the premium rates for 2019-20. IRDAI Member P.J. Joseph has been appointed as the Chairman of the committee.

Manu Attri & Sumeeth Reddy win Lagos International title
India’s Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy won the men’s doubles title at Lagos International Badminton in Lagos, Nigeria.

28 July: World Hepatitis day
The World Hepatitis Day was observed globally on July 28 with the theme ‘Test. Treat. Hepatitis.

Former Kerala Minister Cherkallam Abdullah passed away
Former Kerala Minister for Local Self Government Cherkallam Abdullah, died after a long term illness at his residence. Cherkallam Abdullah was 76 years old. He is a four-time MLA from Manjeswaram in Kasaragod district.


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