Daily Current Affairs – 5th July 2017

  • Israeli Crysanthumun flower will now be called “MODI” in honor to mark the first visit of an Indian premier to the Jewish nation.

  • The Energy Resources Institute(TERI) was ranked number two by the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG).

  • Kakrahia in Uttar Pradesh adopted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as the 3rd village under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)  scheme for developing it as a model village in 2017-18.

  • Swayam Shikshan Prayog, a Non-Governmental Organisation awarded the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize.

  • Achal Kumar Joti, will be appointed as new election commissioner, by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will succeed Nasim Zaidi.and become 21st CEC.

  • Microsoft India agreement with National Independent Schools Alliance (NISA) to offer Microsoft Aspire School Program (MASP) Pro Plus to over 55,000 member schools.

  • ‘Elevate 100’ a start-ups schemeto identify and nurture innovation launched by govt of Karnataka, to help start-ups across the state.

  • Sanjay Kumarhas been appointed as the new chief of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), he is director general of police of Himachal Pradesh.

  • 14-day joint military training exercise between India and Thailand started in Himachal Pradesh.

 

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