Today Important Current Affairs – 8 July, 2020 | Today’s News Headline

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Today Important Current Affairs – 8 July, 2020 | Today’s News Headline

Current Affairs Today: 8 July, 2020. you get Daily Current Affairs for UPSC, IAS/PCS, Banking, IBPS, SSC, Railway, UPPSC, RPSC, BPSC, MPPSC, TNPSC, MPSC, KPSC and other competition exams.

Today  Current Affairs – 8 July, 2020

General Current Affairs

India’s & Asia’s Largest and World’s Second Largest Uptime Tier IV Designed Data Centre ‘Yotta NM1 or NM1’ was inaugurated virtually on 7th July 2020 at Navi Mumbai.

The World Bank has signed a loan agreement of $400 million with Government of India to enhance support for the Namami Gange programme.

Appointments

Retired 1983 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer from the Odisha Cadre- Injeti Srinivas has been appointed as the 1st Chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority (IFSCA) on 6th July 2020.

Banking

YES Bank has launched a digital solution, “Loan in Seconds” for instant disbursement of retail loans. The account holders identified by the bank can avail this quick loan disbursal facility without any document.

Rank and Reports

India ranks 34th in Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2020 by JLL.

Science and Techonology

Israel successfully launched its Intelligence Satellite Ofek-16 into the Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

Sports

G Akash has become India’s 66th Chess Grandmaster.

Mercedes’s, Valtteri Bottas (Finland) has won the Austrian Grand Prix 2020 at Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.