Latest Current Affairs 06th August 2018

Lok Sabha passes prevention of atrocities against SC, STs amendment bill:The Lok Sabha passed the Prevention of Atrocities against SCs and STs Amendment Bill on Monday restoring its provisions prior to the 20th of March Supreme Court order. The apex court’s step had led to a lot of furor and protests throughout the country as several groups felt that the law had been diluted. The amended bill not only restores previous provisions but also gives it more teeth.

Parliament will take up two crucial constitution amendment bills today: Lok sabha will discuss SC/ST (prevention of atrocities ) constitution amendments Bill.

UIDAI: Helpline number cannot steal data:UIDAI takes on rumour mongering against Aadhaar

India writes to Antigua to extradite Mehul Choksi:India has formally handed over the extradition request for fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi to the Antiguan authorities.

Pacific Endeavor-2018 under MCIP starts in Kathmandu:Pacific Endeavor-2018, a communication exercise under the Multinational Communications Interoperability Program (MCIP) started in Kathmandu on Monday.

Rescuers search for survivors after Indonesia quake kills 82: Indonesian security forces and emergency workers raced Monday to aid victims of a powerful earthquake on Lombok that killed at least 82 people, as strong aftershocks sparked terror on the holiday island that suffered another deadly quake just a week ago.

India stun Argentina in U-20 COTIF Cup football tourney:India notched up one of its most memorable football triumphs when the country’s under-20 team stunned traditional giants Argentina 2-1 despite being reduced to 10 men in a pulsating contest at the COTIF Cup in Valencia.