Daily Current Affairs Updates (30 July 2014)
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1. Related to Glass glow Commonwealth Games 2014:
Indian Wrestler Sushil, 2 others Indian wrestler bags 3 gold for India on first day of wrestling at Glass glow. On the first day of the wrestling competitions at CWG at Glass Glow on Tuesday India claim 3 Gold in wrestling.
a). Famous Indian wrestler Sushil under men's 75kg freestyle wrestling category won the Gold while Amit Kumar won the yellow metal in men's 57kg while Vinesh Phogat finished on top in women's 48kg at the SECC Hall.
b). Under the Men’s 125 kg freestyle event Rajeev Tomar won the Silver Medal after losing down to the Canada’s Korey Jarvis by 0-3 in finals.
c). Indian Wrestler Amit Kumar bags Yellow medal by defeating Nigeria wrestler Ebikweminomo Welson by 6-2 in his final bout.
2. New President Elected in Iraq (Fuad Masum):
a). The member of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party Mr. Muhammad Fuad Masum was elected as the seventh President of Iraq on 24 July 2014.
b). The president is selected by the overwhelming majority by the Council of Representatives of Iraq (Iraqi Parliament) in Baghdad. Mr. Fuad Masum won the election by grabbing 211 votes as their opponents get only 17 votes.
c). Mr. Faud Masum is the 2nd non-Arab President of Iraq after Jalal Talabani who founded the PUK party and is the incumbent President of Iraq.
3). Word Bank Decide to give loan to West Bengal for the Improvement of Gram Panchayat.
a). The World Bank is going to give the loan around one thousand two hundred crore rupees to the Government of West Bengal. World Bank is giving this loan for the improvement of a thousand Gram Panchayats in the West Bengal State.
b). The State Panchayat Minister Mr. Subrata Mukherjee gave this information at Kolkata. The minister said that the funds which Government get will be utilised in 9 districts of West Bengal to bring a thousand Panchayat bodies under the Nirmal Gram Panchayat scheme in the next five years.
4). A fixed tenure for CJI recommends By Law Commission.
a). The retirement age for the Judges of Supreme Court and High Court will be 65 years remaining unchanged. A fixed tenure for Chief Justice of India.
b). The Chairperson A.P. Shah has made these three changes in the Law Commission.
5). CoSC has new Chairman Mr. Arup Raha
a). Mr. Arup Raha, the IAF chief today took the charges of Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs Committee, from incumbent Gen Bikram Singh who is retiring tomorrow.
b). The Chairman, Chiefs of Staffs Committee is the senior-most military officer in the country.