Current Affairs Bulletin
Assam Cabinet Welcomes 7 New Ministers
-3 ministers with Independent charge from state and 4 ministers from cabinet were sworn today, as they are taken as part of Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal’s ministry.
-Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi given the oath of office and secrecy to the Ministers at a gathering at Raj Bhawan in Guwahati.
– It was the first cabinet expansion because the BJP-led coalition government came to ruling in their state almost 2 yrs ago.
France won’t leave Iran nuclear deal
-French Chief executive Emanuel Macron has released that the country won’t leave the 2015 Iran nuclear offer and forced for a thorough contract with Tehran to handle US concerns.
-In his joint address to the United States Congress, Macron said that there surely is an existing construction called the Joint Broad Course of action (JCPOA) to regulate the nuclear activity of Iran and both US and France have agreed upon the plan.
– Macron further said that although 2015 agreement might not exactly talk about all and important concerns, it will not be empty with nothing substantive instead.
Pakistani court disqualifies Foreign Minister
– The Islamabad High Judge (IHC) on Apr 26, 2018 disqualified Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif from Parliament for keeping a work permit of the United Arab Emirates.
-The court declared its verdict over a petition saying that Asif didn’t mention his overseas work in his nomination documents.
-A three-member special bench ruled that Asif had not been “honest” and “truthful” according to the Constitution.
International donors pledge 4.4 billion us dollars in help for civilians swept up in Syrian civil war
– International donors on Apr 25, 2018 pledged 4.4 billion us dollars in help for civilians swept up in the Syrian civil conflict.
– The finance, dedicated at a two-day meeting in Brussels, is apparently not even half of USD 9 billion that the US said is necessary this season to help those in need inside Syria and living as refugees in neighboring countries.
-The brain of the UN help firm UNOCHA called the USD 4.4 billion an excellent start but Oxfam slammed the international response as tragically insufficient.
UGC produces a set of 24 fake universities
– For the students and general public most importantly, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has released a list composed of 24 fake Colleges.
-The UGC said these 24 self-styled, unrecognized establishments performing in contravention of the UGC action have been announced as false and aren’t eligible for conferring any diplomas.
– The state-wise set of the colleges includes Maithili University or college in Bihar; Commercial School, United Nations University, Vocational School, ADR-Centric Juridical University, Indian Institute of Science and Engineering, Viswakarma Open University for Self-Employment and Adhyatmik Vishwavidyalaya in Delhi.