Current Affairs : 23-07-2018 in English

National
·         No-confidence motion in July 2018 was the-  27th in Parliamentary history
·         Last time in 2003 when the Congress party moved a no-
confidence motion against prime minister-  Atal Bihari Vajpayee
·         Rule of the Lok Sabha specifies the procedure for a motion of no-confidence- Rule 198 of the Lok Sabha
International
·         The group was formed in 1997 and it brings together -  Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand.
·         4th BIMSTEC Summit-2018 will be held at Kathmandu on 30 August
·         Great Bareer Reef is located in - Pacific Ocean
·         The ‘8th BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting-2018 is held at -Durban, South Africa
Sports
·         International Olympic Committee names Afghan woman among nine candidates for membership to ‘Individual Members" special committee - Samira Asghari
·         The International Olympic Committee is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in- Lausanne, Switzerland
·         The International Olympic Committee was formed in - 23 June 1894
·         The President of International Olympic Committee is Thomas Bach
·         The Honorary President of International Olympic Committee Jacques Rogge
Person In News
·         The current president of Colombia who also won Noble peace price for his efforts to end the war - Juan Manuel Santos
Economy
·         Non-banking finance company has won the 2018 NABARD award for its service to Self-Help Group (SHG) linkage - Repco Micro Finance Ltd (RMFL)
·         Ayshman Bharat Scheme will subsume the - Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS).
General Knowledge
·         Jaffna province recently seen in news is situated in country - Sri-Lanka
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