HEADLINE – 6th July 2018

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International

  • EU Copyright Law Proposal Rejected by European Parliament
  • The highly controversial European Union Copyright Law Proposal was rejected by the European Parliament.
  • The Proposal drew flak from major U.S tech giants and advocates of Internet freedom.
  • The EU Copyright Law Proposal saw musical legend Paul McCartney of Beatles fame up against Wikipedia.

 

National

  • Karnataka Govt Waives Rs-34,000 crore Farm Loan
  • In its maiden budget, Karnataka’s Congress-JD(S) coalition government announced a Rs-34,000 crore farm loan waiver.
  • However, the budget has also bored a hole in the common men’s pockets with increased tax on petrol and diesel.

 

Gadgets

  • Jio Phone 2 -Reliance Reveals its High-End Phone.
  • Now, you can enjoy high-speed Internet on Jio Phone2’s Qwerty keypad.
  • Take advantage of its in-built Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp.

 

Sports

  • V Sindhu Stands Strong.
  • India’s P.V Sindhu has whizzed through to the semi-finals after beating Japan’s Aya Ohori, with Saina Nehwal out losing to China’s Chen Yufei.