Latest Current Affairs 11th August 2018

PM Narendra Modi addresses 56th annual convocation of IIT Mumbai:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, innovation is the buzzword of 21st century and called upon the youngsters to innovate in India and Innovate for humanity.

Monsoon session of Parliament ends:The 18 day monsoon session came to a close on Friday. The session, which was largely productive, will be remembered for the passage of the 123rd constitution amendment, giving the OBC commission constitutional status. The session also saw the emergence of potential political realignment in the run up to the 2019 general elections.

PM Modi unveils National Biofuel policy:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that biofuels will help boost farm income, aid India’s energy security and create jobs, in a cleaner environment.

Special meeting of Senior Officials of BIMSTEC held:A special meeting of Senior Officials of the Bay of Bengal Initiatives for Multi-Sectoral, Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was held in Kathmandu today.

Indonesian island lifted 10 inches by deadly earthquake :Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres (10 inches).