Weekly Current Affairs for CDS & NDA Exams: 1st - 7th July 2018!

By Ashish|Updated : July 11th, 2018

Here are the important Current Affairs of 1st-7th July 2018 for the upcoming CDS and NDA exams. Read these Weekly Current Affairs for CDS & NDA exams now and score better in the General Awareness section of these exams!

Weekly Current Affairs for CDS/ NDA Exams

Appointments/ Important Persons in News

  • Vijay Srinivas: has been appointed Director & General Manager of United India Insurance. 
  • Rajat Sharma: appointed as the President of Delhi & Districts Cricket Association. 
  • Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel: appointed as the Chairperson of National Green Tribunal. 
  • Vishwas Patel: appointed as the Chairman of Payments Council of India. 
  • I. Narsimha Reddy: appointed as the chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal. 

Science & Defence

  • National Security Guard: the 1st paramilitary force to opt for e-ticketing instead of railway warrant as per agreement with the IRCTC. 
  • Major General V. D. Dogra: 1st serving officer of Indian Army to complete the Ironman competition held in Austria.

Important National News

  • Ravindra H. Dholakia to head the committee responsible for the upgradation norms for computing economic data of the states. 
  • First meeting of Cauvery Water Management Authority held in New Delhi.  S. Masood Hussian headed the 9-member commission. 
  • Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Lts has signed a statement of Intent with NITI Aayog to use block-chain technology for the implementation of fertilizer subsidy disbursement. 
  • First 'Khadi Mall' of the country to come up in Jharkhand. 
  • Legatrix: an online legal compliance system adopted by Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. of Assam. 
  • Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust to purchase the 23-storey building of Air India at Nariman Point in Mumbai. 
  • 'Arth- art for Earth' exhibition inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi. 
  • cVigil: an android based mobile app launched by the Election Commissioner of India to facilitate the reporting of violations of model code of conduct during elections. 
  • Behdienkhlam: Annual Cultural Festival of Meghalaya held at Jowai. 
  • 'Sambal' scheme for waiver of outstanding bill and subsidizing power for labours launched by Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Agartala Airport to be named after Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishor Manika Bahadur. 
  • Uttar Pradesh to ban the use of plastic in the state from 15th July 2018. 
  • Tripura government to distribute free ration to about 62000 BPL families in 10 tribal dominated blocks for 2 months. 
  • NITI Aayog will organise 'MOVE" Global Mobility Summit' in September 2018. 

Important International News

  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) to setup a joint venture with Ukraine's Zorya Mashproekt to overhaul turbines in India. 
  • North Korea tagged as the 'worst human trafficking nation' as per the Trafficking in Persons report 2018 of US State Department. 
  • India to host International Union of Food Science & Technology 2018. 
  • UNESCO signed an agreement with Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board for setting up 'Design University for Gaming' in Visakhapatnam. 
  • World's first digital art museum: Tokyo, Japan
  • Chiribiquete national park of Columbia placed on the list of world heritage sites by UNESCO. 

Awards & Honors

  • Rahul Dravid: inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. 
  • Anjolie Ela Menon: awarded Kalidas Samman by Madhya Pradesh government for her contribution to visual arts. 


  • Kabaddi Masters title 2018 won by India. 
  • Lee Chong Wei: has won the Malaysian Open Badminton Singles in Kuala Lumpur. 
  • Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 won by Australia. 
  • Max Verstappen has won the Austrian Grand Prix 2018. 

Important Days

  • 1st July: National Doctor's Day. 
  • 7th July: International Day of Cooperatives. 
    Theme: Sustainable societies through cooperation. 


  • Admiral J. G. Nadkarni: Former Chief of Naval Staff passed away in Mumbai. 
  • V. A. Mohata: Former Chief Justice of Odisha High Court passed away in Nagpur. 

All the best for your exams,

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