Latest Current Affairs 02nd July 2018

Next RS Deputy Chairman soon:After the term of PJ Kurian ended as deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha, the process for selecting the next deputy leader of the upper house will begin in the Monsoon Session.

23 arrested in Dhule Lynching case:Twenty-three people have been arrested in Dhule lynching case, where five people were killed based on rumours that they were child traffickers.

No tree felling in South Delhi colonies till further orders: NGT:The National Green Tribunal has ordered status quo on tree felling in South Delhi colonies and directed that no trees would be cut till July 19 by the National Buildings Construction Corporation  and the Central Public Works Department.

‘Release 31.24 tmcft of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu’:The Cauvery Water Management Authority today, ordered Karnataka to release 31.24 TMC water to Tamil Nadu in July.

SC upholds appointment of CVC:The Supreme Court today upheld the appointment of Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Chaudhary and Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin.

PM silences critics on the issue of job creation:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country has seen a vibrant growth in jobs and more jobs have been created in India on account of healthy pace of economic activity.

Flood situation grim in Assam, improves in Jammu & Kashmir:Flood situation continues to be grim in Assam, Centre assures all possible help;  In Jammu & Kashmir, flood situation improves leading to resumption of  Amarnath Yatra.

Incessant rain claims 7 lives in Nepal, more than 1200 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims stranded:In Nepal, incessant rain has claimed 7 lives and affected normal life in many parts of the country.

India condemns ‘heinous and cowardly’ attack on Afghan Sikhs:India has condemned as “heinous and cowardly” the terrorist attack on a convoy of Sikhs in Afghanistan.

Brazil advance after win over Mexico:Brazil roared in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday as Neymar shone with a goal and an assist that dumped the central Americans out at the last 16 stage for the seventh straight occasion.

Judo academy in Delhi impresses upon trainees to respect all religions:It is important to impart sporting skills but skills of sportsmanship are equally if not more important. A judo academy in Delhi’s Malviya Nagar, teaches its trainees to respect all faiths and to practice universal brotherhood.

Wimbledon kicks off today; Wounded Andy Murray pulls out:Foremost Grand Slam tournament Wimbledon begins today, 8 time Champion Roger Federer in the men’s and 7 time Champion Serena Williams will begin their campaign on the opening day; Andy Murray has withdrawn from Wimbledon on the eve of the tournament after the two-time champion decided he wasn’t fit enough to compete at the All England Club.