Current Affairs - July 2014

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Current Affairs for July 2014- Daily Updates: 
- Camel is new state animal of rajasthan as per decision by rajashtan government on 30th June 2014. 
- Supreme Court on Wednesday said women were increasingly using the anti-dowry law to harass in-laws and restrained police from mechanically arresting the husband and his relatives on mere lodging of a complaint under Section 498A of the Indian Penal Code.
- US Senator John McCain called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. Senator McCain conveyed the high level of expectations in the United States about a new momentum in India's economic growth and all-round progress under the new Government and wished Prime Minister all success in this endeavour.
- Railways on Thursday successfully conducted the trial run of the country's fastest train that moves at a speed of 160 kms per hour on the Delhi-Agra route as it looks to launch a semi-high speed service between the two destinations in November.
- Superstar Shah Rukh Khan was conferred with top French civilian award -- 'Knight of the Legion of Honor'.

- Government on Thursday announced a new 24-hour TV channel dedicated to agriculture sector with an outlay of Rs 100 crore for providing real-time information to farmers.
- Government on Thursday allocated Rs 2.29 lakh crore for the Defence Ministry in the Budget, marking an increase of around 12.5 per cent from the last fiscal as it raised the FDI limit in the defence sector up to 49 per cent from 26 per cent now.
- Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died in New Delhi on Thursday at the age of 102.