CURRENT AFFAIRS 14/07/2017
1.INDIA SNUBS CHINA OVER KASHMIR OFFER
♦The India-china war of words continued today with India hitting back at beijing for its offer to mediate betbeen India and pakistan on the Kashmir issue.
2.SENSEX PAST 32K, NIFTY AT NEW PEAK
♦The Sensex today went past the 32,000 mark for the first time ever, soaring over 232 points and the nifty closed at a new peak of 9,892 as inflation hit a record low, offering the RBI leeway for a lower policy rate.
3.PAK:CONSIDERING VISA REQUEST OF JADHAV’S MOTHER
♦Pakistan today said it was considering a visa application of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother to meet her son , sentenced to death by a military court.
4.GULMARG GONDOLA STILL SHUT 18 DAYS POST TRAGEDY , GOVT TO DECIDE
♦Gulmarg gondola ,Kashmir valley’s famed tourist attraction continues to remain shut 18 days after a freak mishap left seven including four members of a tourist family dead.
5.LUXURY PUBLIC BUSES TO CURB PRIVATE VEHICLE USE
♦The govt is looking to revamp public transport through introduction of double-decker luxury buses run on alternative fuels , with an aim to curb private vehicle use , union Minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
6.APP THAT NARRATES THE WORLD FOR BLIND
♦Tech giant microsoft has released an iphone app, including in India , that uses Artificial Intelligence to help the blind and visually impaired see word around them like never before.