Latest Current Affairs 30th July 2018

NRC is impartial and no need to panic, assures Home Minister:Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the draft National Register of Citizens for Assam is completely “impartial” and those whose names are not included shouldn’t panic as they will get an opportunity to prove their Indian citizenship.

The first Nepal-India Think Tank Summit will begin in Kathmandu tomorrow:The first Nepal-India Think Tank Summit will begin in Kathmandu tomorrow to foster greater collaboration and knowledge-sharing among the think tanks of the two countries.

14 killed, homes damaged in Indonesia earthquake:Indonesia’s Sunday 6.4-magnitude earthquake on the island of Lombok has killed at least 14 people and injured more than 160 others.

Zimbabweans begin voting in first election since Mugabe’s removal:Zimbabweans voted on Monday in what is the first election to be held in the country since the resignation of long-term leader Robert Mugabe late last year.

Sensex sets record again, rises over 150 points; Nifty hits 11,300 mark:Smashing all previous records, the BSE Sensex rose by over 150 points to 37,496.80, while the Nifty hit a fresh high of 11,300 in opening trade ahead of RBI policy meet beginning Monday.

“Faster-charging smartphone batteries in the offing”:Scientists have identified a new class of materials which could be used to make smartphone batteries that charge faster.

Socializing boosts wellbeing in dementia patients: Study:Just ten minutes of meaningful social interaction can improve wellbeing in dementia patients, a study has found.