✉ CURRENT AFFAIRS OF 12TH JULY 2018 ✉

National
  • Police Antarik Suraksha Seva Padak is medal to be awarded to each police or security personnel of the Central or State forces  for duty in Jammu & Kashmir, North-East and Left-Wing Extremism affected districts for duration of – 2 years
  • The Startup India Yatra’s technology partner- Shrofile
  • The States Startup Ranking Framework was launched by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in  – February,2018
  • Indian rank in biggest economy in World Bank Ranking pubsidhed by World Bank-2017
  • State government has started ‘Seema Darshan’ project – Gujarat
  • The combined operations of Idea and Vodafone will create the country’s largest telecom operator worth over –  1.5 lakh crore
  • BSNL customers will be able to make calls using the company’s mobile app to any phone number in the country.Name of that mobile app is – Wings
  • Awarded to police or security personnel of the Central/State forces for participation in the successful conduct of operations of a significant nature or scale – Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal
  • Awarded to members of Central or State intelligence organizations, branches or units engaged in intelligence gathering for combating terrorism, militancy, insurgency and for acts of exceptional courage and skill in intelligence gathering – Asadharan Aasuchana Kushalata Padak
International
  • According to International monitory Fund report the expected average growth of the world in 2018 – 3.9 %
  • The current President of Sri-Lanka – Maithripala Sirisena
Sports
  • The monthly allowance for each of the 18 members of the men’s hockey team under the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) –50 Thousand
  • Person in News
  • The Union Government has appointed as whole-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India – Anant Barua
  • The Union Government has appointed senior bureaucrat as chairman of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) – S Ramesh
General Knowledge
  • An accounting method of allocating the cost of a tangible asset over its useful life and is used to account for declines in value over time – Depreciation
  • The cumulative depreciation of an asset up to a single point in its life – Accumulated depreciation.