Latest Current Affairs 17th August 2018

SC: Consider bringing down Mullaperiyar dam water level by 3 feet :- Supreme Court asks National Crisis Management Committee and Kerala’s sub-committee to explore reducing Mullaperiyar Dam water level to 139 feet, asks Kerala and Tamil Nadu to abide by National Crisis Management Committee’s directions on rehabilitation and water level reduction; Apex court was hearing a plea seeking Centre’s intervention to mediate between Kerala and Tamil Nadu on issue of rising water in Mullaperiyar.