Current Affairs of 7th July, 2015: President Pranab Mukherjee Inaugurated Nakshatra Vatika in Hyderabad

Current Affairs of 7th July, 2015: President Pranab Mukherjee Inaugurated Nakshatra Vatika

Jin Liqun Nominated for AIIB President Post

07.07.2015: jin Liqun, former finance minister of China is nominated as president, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.  He is nominated by China government to be the first president of AIIB.  He is working as Secretary General of AIIB and also served in World Bank.  He was also the vice president of Asian Development Bank.

Kamal Bawa to be Admitted to Prestigious Royal Society

07.07.2015: Indian biologist Kamal Bawa will join the likes of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and other Nobel Laureates when he will be admitted formally as a fellow to Prestigious Royal Society on 10th July.  Royal Society Fellowship was established in 1660.

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis Enter Mixed Double Quarter Finals of Wimbledon

07.07.2015: Leander Paes of India and Martina Hingis of Swiss entered the quarter finals of Wimbledon 2015 in mixed doubled category. They defeated artem Sitak and Ananstasia Rodionova, the Kiwi and Aussie Team.

President Pranab Mukherjee Inaugurated Nakshatra Vatika

07.07.2015: Nakshatra Vatika, the developed as per Vedic astrology is inaugurated by Indian prime minister Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Nilayam in Secunderabad. The garden will have plants representing stars, zodiac signs and planets.  The garden will be open for public in January, 2016.

SoftBank to Set up Solar Plant in Andhra Pradesh

07.07.2015: Japan’s telecom company SoftBank expressed his willingness to set up a 20 GW solar plant in Andhra Pradesh.  The bank will also provide scholarships to students of solar energy engineering.  This was revealed after Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu’s meeting with SoftBank Chairman Masayoshi Son during his Japan tour.

ICRISAT’s New Phablet for Farmers Launched

07.07.2015: International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics, Telangana unveiled a new tablet for farmers. This is going to be priced $300 which is equal to about Rs. 18,600.  Farmers can get agriculture tips based on their soil health from scientists of ICRISAT. The information of the users will be safe kept by the institute, it is said. ICRISAT signed an agreement with Department of agriculture and Information Technology for using digital technologies for agriculture.