Language
Download App

Bookmark Bookmark

One Liner 17 July 2018

 

National

  • Goa IT Policy 2018 is unveiled by  Union Minister - Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Largest Indian visa centre in the world is inaugurated by Home minister Rajnath Singh along with his Bangladesh counterpart at – Dhaka

 

International

  • United States President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold their first one-on-one meeting in 2018 at - Helsinki

Sports  

  • Team stood runner-up in World cup Football tournament-2018 – Croatia
  • Won the World Cup 2018 Football Tournament – France
  • Won Wimbledon Men's Singles-2018 title - Novak Djokovic
  • Novak Djokovic has won a total of Four Wimbledon Men's Singles title
  • Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It is played on - Grass court

Person In News

  • Author of ‘An Uncertain Glory’ - Amartya Sen
  • Bhushan Steel, acquired by Tata Steel approved the appointment  of eminent person as chairman and non-executive, additional director of the company - T.V. Narendran

Economy

  • Headquarter of World Customs Organization (WCO) is at - Brussels
    • Policy that uses taxation and government spending to steer the economy - Fiscal Policy
    • The purchase and sale of government bonds by the Fed as a form of monetary policy- Open Market Operations

General Knowledge

  • Policy enacted by the government that reduces output. Examples include raising taxes and decreasing government spending- Contractionary Fiscal Policy
  • Policy enacted by the Central Bank that reduces the money supply and thus reduces output- Contractionary Monetary Policy
  • Money in a bank that can be withdrawn at any time, that is, on demand - Demand Deposits
  • Income that can be spent after taxes - Disposable Income
  • Policy enacted by the government that increases output. Examples include lowering taxes and increasing government spending - Expansionary Fiscal Policy

 

You might be interested:

Evening News Digest 16 July 2018

France wins FIFA World Cup 2018 (Also mention third winner + host of 2022 World Cup + Golden Boot)   France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia`s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory in one of the most entertai ...

4 months ago

Vocab Express- 508

Vocab Express- 508 Dear Aspirants, To enhance your vocabulary here are 5 new words. Use these words to improve Written and Spoken English skills. In case you have missed out on our previous Vocab Express, we would strongly advise you to read it. ...

4 months ago

Meerkat, world's largest telescope to unravel galactic mysteries

Meerkat, world's largest telescope to unravel galactic mysteries A scientific mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on 13 July, when the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope was ina ...

4 months ago

Evening News Digest: 15 July 2018

Prime Minister laid foundation stone for Purvanchal Expressway Indian PM Narednra Modi laid the foundation of Rs. 23000 Cr Poorvanchal Highway Project in UP. The 340 KM Purvanchal Expressway will connect Eastern UP less developed districts such as A ...

4 months ago

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005   Background : The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to protect women from domestic violence. It was brought into force by the In ...

4 months ago

One Liner,14 July 2018

  National The Nivati-Medha break water harbour in the Konkan region is being considered under “12 Champion Sectors initiative” Mt Saifee are situated inside Gangotri national park. Ship visits Sunderland to Participate in Tall Shi ...

4 months ago

Provide your feedback on this article: