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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - July 12, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - July 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.About Section 377 
  • According to Indian Penal code Section 377  which means whoever voluntarily has carnal inter-course against the order of nature with any women, man, animal shall be punished with imprisonment or fine.
  • It was introduced in 1862 by British Government and it is still exist.
  • Gender activist moved to Supreme Court against Section 377, because they feels that Section 377 is violating the Fundamental rights guaranteed to every individual in Indian Constitution like Article 14, 15 and 21.
  • Article 14 which provides equality before law  and equal protection of law to every individual.
  • Article 15 which ensure prohibition of discrimination on  basis of caste, gender, religion, race, sex or place of birth to every individual.
  • Article 21 which ensure the protection of  life and personal liberty. 

2.India’s First Internet Telephony Service.
  • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) introduced India’s first Internet Telephone service through its mobile app “Wings”.
  • This facility will help its customer to make calls using the app Wings to any phone number in the country. 

3.Genetically modified crop area
  •  India’s Genetically Modified crop area has now become 5th largest in world.
  • India’s GM Crop is entirely on Cotton( incorporating genes from the Bacillus thuringiensis or Bt soil bacterium coding for resistance against heliothis bollworm insect pests).
  • US Tops the list followed by Brazil.

4.India now 69th Shareholder of EBRD. 
  • India has now formally inducted as 69th Shareholder of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development .
  • It helps Indian company to undertake Joint investments across the EBRD operates.

5.India becomes 6th largest economy 
  • India becomes 6th Largest economy in World in 2017 surpassing France .
  • US tops the list with GDP $19.39 trillion, followed by China with $12.23 trillion, Japan wth $4.87 trillion, Germany with $3.67 trillion, UK with $2.62 trillion and India in 6th position with $2.597 trillion.

6.Anna Canteens,
Andhra Pradesh Govenemnt has launched 100 Anna canteens acorss State to provide subsidised food for poor.
Anna Canteens are similar like Amma Canteens in Tamil Nadu.

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