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India Current Affairs July 2019

Current Affairs July

31st July:

  • Jagdeep Dhankar takes oath as West Bengal Governor.
  • Tamil Nadu girl won gold medal in World Deaf Youth Badminton Championship.
  • DD News channel bagged Champions of Empathy Award.
  • Rajya Sabha passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill.
  • Birth anniversary of Munshi Premchand is celebrated Today.
  • Centre to conduct the 22nd National Conference on e Governance.

30th July:

  • Over 25 million affected by flooding in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar, says UN.
  • Donald Trump’s intelligence chief Dan Coats resigns.
  • Accused 9/11 mastermind open to testimony against Saudi Arabia.
  • 17 killed as Pakistani army plane crashes into residential area.
  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May resigns.
  • Nadine Dorries and Zac Goldsmith given ministerial appointments.

29th July:

  • Saudi Arabia’s Prince Bandar bin Abdul Aziz passes away.
  • Trial of Saudi scholar Salman al-Awdah postponed, says son.
  • Trump gave PM Imran triple A treatment.
  • Pakistan’s mountain princess sets new world record.
  • Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 7 wickets to clinch ODI series.
  • Ashes 2019: England call up Jofra Archer for first Test v Australia.

28th July:

  • Centre has approved Deep Ocean Mission.
  • The third edition of Khelo India Youth Games will be held in Guwahati in 2020 January.
  • IAF gets its first batch of the AH 64E Apache helicopters of the 22 helicopters.
  • National Data Quality Forum: launched by ICMR.
  • Govt decides to extend budget session till 7 August.
  • GST Council to decide on tax cut on electric vehicles this week.
  • India readies plan for $4 billion Tesla-scale battery storage plants.

27th July:

  • Saudi Arabia suspends Hajj visas for DR Congo over Ebola.
  • President, Vice President and PM pay tribute to the martyrs of Kargil War.
  • Union Government approves creation of buffer stock for 40 lakh MT of sugar for 1 year.
  • Kaiga Atomic Energy station performed continuing operation for 962 days.
  • China vows to take military measures to defeat separatists around Taiwan issue.
  • Nishagandhi Sangeetha Awards conferred by Kerala Tourism.

26th July:

  • Lok Sabha passed the 2019 Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill.
  • The celestial object has landed in a village of Madhubani, Bihar.
  • Lok Sabha cleared the Unlawful Activities Prevention (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
  • Kabul three bomb blasts 10 people killed and 41 injured.
  • Priti Patel has been appointed as the Britains first Indian origin home secretary.
  • Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury appointed PAC Chairman.

25th July:

  • NPCI ties up with JCB for global RuPay card.
  • New India-UK bilateral scheme launched on Pilot basis.
  • Mark Esper sworn in as the US secretary of defense
  • Kumaraswamy resigns as Karnataka CM after Cong-JD(S) govt falls.
  • To run the monetary policy portfolio RBI has appointed the deputy governor BP Kanungo as Head.

24th July:

  • NASA prepares to send first woman and next man on Moon in 2024.
  • Dejan Papic appointed as India’s table tennis coach will join in August.
  • Nigeria set to host 2020 FIFA women U-20 World cup.
  • Larsen and Tourbo Tech Company to partner with UTC for Collins Aerospace.
  • Shiva Thapa Becomes Indias First Gold Medallist in Kazakhstan Presidents Cup.
  • Mohun Bagan Ratna Award 2019: Keshav Dutt, Prasun Banerjee.

23rd July:

  • Seven Indian boxers enter quarters of Thailand International Tournament.
  • The nuclear deal fuelling tensions between Iran and America.
  • Saudi Arabia’s King Salman appoints Dr. Al-Suleiman as member of Senior Scholars’ Council.
  • Princess becomes first Saudi woman to head sports club.
  • Trump Offers to Mediate Kashmir Dispute Between India, Pakistan.
  • Ajay Bhadoo appointed as Joint Secretary to the President.

22nd July:

  • Saudi Arabia urges global action against Iran after UK tanker seized.
  • Lightning kills 32, injures dozens as monsoon batters India.
  • Netball World Cup 2019: New Zealand beat Australia by one goal in final.
  • Chandrayaan-2: India set to re-attempt Moon mission launch.
  • Iran and Saudi Arabia’s Proxy Wars Have a New Battlefield: Indian-controlled Kashmir.
  • Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Governor accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation.
  • Suicide bombing leaves 8 killed and 26 injured in Pakistan.

21st July:

  • North Korea won Intercontinental Cup title.
  • Uttarakhand to host the first ever Himalayan states conclave in Mussoorie.
  • Haryana Govt and BSE ink pact to facilitate MSMEs raise capital.
  • Arjun Bhati of India won Junior World Golf Championship 2019.
  • Repco MFI won award from NABARD for SHG linkage in TN for 2018-19.

20th July:

  • The 10th edition of the Jagran Film Festival was inaugurated by Prakash Javadekar.
  • Indian Supreme Court will announce result of Babri Masjid in 9 months.
  • Hima Das won gold in the 200m event at a Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic.
  • Cabinet approved the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill, 2019.
  • Sri Lanka and IRCON International Ltd signed agreement to upgrade rail track.
  • Pakistan reached the West Asia Baseball Cup final after beating India.

19th July:

  • Eight people died in Orakzai after roof collapses during wedding.
  • Sports Person P T Usha nominated for IAAF Veteran Pin.
  • The United States removed Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme.
  • NAB arrested the former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
  • Deepika Kumari won silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games test event.
  • UN observed the Nelson Mandela International Day.

18th July:

  • Cabinet approved the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
  • Palau became the 76th country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA).
  • International Justice Day observed on 17th July.
  • Muthoottu Mini Financiers Ltd and HDFC ERGO entered Bancassurance Corporate Agency Agreement.
  • In district Lisbella Emergency enforcement due to Gestro disease.

17th July:

  • Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is appointed as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
  • Coca cola appoints Sarvita Sethi in M&A role.
  • US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’.
  • The US celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
  • Justice AK Sikri appointed as the Judge of SICC.

16th July:

  • Indians bagged 6 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze at Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno.
  • Sharath Kamal voted IOC Sportsperson of the Year.
  • Kiran More appointed as USA cricket teams interim coach.
  • PV Sindhu to spearhead Indian campaign at Indonesia Open Badminton.
  • FanMojo appointed Prithvi Shaw as its brand ambassador.
  • Amir Khan clinched the WBC International Welterweight 2019 title in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

15th July:

  • Simona Halep won the Wimbledon Championship 2019 title.
  • Bangladeshs former military dictator H.M. Ershad passed away.
  • Former leader of opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar has been appointed as the deputy chief minister of Goa.
  • Kalraj Mishra appointed as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh and Acharya Devvrat has been transferred to Gujarat.
  • Padma Shri awardee Raghu Ram receives FRCS of Thailand.

14th July:

  • England won the ICC World Cup by beating New Zealand.
  • International bank Tribunal fine Pakistan of 6 billion Dollar.
  • United State Government announce to Issue Licenses To Companies Wanting to Trade With Huawei.
  • India, EU hold high-level talks on migration, mobility.
  • CCEA approved for the launch of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll (PMGSY-III).
  • Uttar Pradesh Govt sets target of $1 trillion economy in the next three years.

13th July:

  • More than 100 people killed and several injured in Sham bomb blast.
  • Magnus Carlsen of Norwaywon the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour title.
  • Reebok announced Katrina Kaif as the new brand ambassador.
  • Pakistan won the first Internatino Cricket World Cup by beating Bangladesh.
  • China, Monaco became the first 5g net coverage county of the world.

12th July:

  • Vande Matram part of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI) collection.
  • India Holds First Ever Artificial Limb Fitment Camp in Tanzania.
  • MN Rao appointed DG of Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard.
  • Delhi Cabinet approved for the procurement of 1,650 low-floor buses by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).
  • NASA awarded Imaging Xray polarimetry explorer (IXPE) mission to SpaceX.
  • ICSI launches UDIN to improve corporate governance.

11th July:

  • Sunil Chhetri and Ashalata Devi conferred with top honours at AIFF Awards.
  • Dutee Chand bags Gold medal in 100-metres event at World Universiade.
  • Arun Kumar is appointed as the head of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  • New World Heritage sites included in the list by UNESCO.
  • Centre says no foreign government or organization has any right to repeal Article 370.
  • RBI formed panel to review timings of different financial markets.

10th July:

  • Karnataka crisis: Speaker refuses to accept resignation of 8 out of 13 rebel MLAs.
  • Hammad Azhar elevated to post of Pakistan federal minister for revenue.
  • News anchor among four killed in Karachi firing.
  • Bangladesh head coach Steve Rhodes steps down.
  • Conservatives agitate for religious freedom law but Coalition voters not on board – Essential poll.
  • Coalition’s $1bn welfare outsourcing accused of hurting vulnerable Australians.

9th July:

  • Saudi-led coalition forces stop another Houthi drone.
  • Saudi Arabia to build airport for Haj and Umrah in Makkah.
  • Italy’s Prosecco hills added to UNESCO World Heritage list.
  • World’s largest burn and plastic surgery institute inaugurated in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Towards a free trade agreement: on India-U.S. ties.
  • Karnataka crisis: Another minister resigns, openly backs BJP.

8th July:

  • Nepal’s effective measures to clean up the Mount Everest.
  • Iraqs Babylon listed as UNESCOs World Heritage Site.
  • Indian government to introduce an Indian sovereign bond to the world.
  • 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Iran, life was not damaged.
  • U.S. womens national soccer team won the FIFA Womens World Cup 2019.
  • Virat Kohli retains top position among batsmen in latest ICC rankings.

7th July:

  • ICC World Cup India beat up Sri Lanka by 7 wickets.
  • Bahrain to partner with UK to pilot new AI guidelines.
  • Elavenil Valarivan won the gold medal in 10m women’s air rifle at ISSF World Cup 2019.
  • Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from ODI.
  • Afghanistan Bomb blast in Masjid 2 people died and a number of injured.

6th July:

  • LightSail 2 spacecraft sends it first signals to Earth.
  • ICC World Cup Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 94 runs.
  • Rajya Sabha passed the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2019.
  • NASA launched an incredible new atomic clock into orbit to navigate distant planets.
  • Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is to meet the US President Donald Trump on July 22.
  • South Central Railway has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel.

5th July:

  • International court announced the result of Kulbhushan Yadav case in 17th July.
  • Hima Das won the women’s 200m gold in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland.
  • ICC World Cup 2019 West Indies beat Afghanistan by 23 runs.
  • Afghan batsman Alam Khalil breaks Tendulkar record for making World Cup litle age fifty.
  • Ursula von der Leyen is appointed as European Commission president.
  • Centre signs MoU with IBM to utilize AI in agriculture.

4th July:

  • US condemns terrorist attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha International Airport.
  • 14 dead, 9 missing after dam breach in Ratnagiri.
  • IMF approves $6 billion loan for Pakistan.
  • Women’s World Cup: Netherlands beat Sweden to reach final against US.
  • Hajra Khan breaks world records to highlight inequality in sports in Pakistan.
  • Rahul Gandhi quits as India opposition leader after election defeat.

3rd July:

  • Indo-French Joint Air Exercise ‘Garuda-VI’ begins.
  • N S Vishwanathan gets extension by one year as RBI deputy governor.
  • Mark Tully presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at UK-india Awards 2019.
  • NASA’s PUNCH mission selected Indian Scientist Dipankar Banerjee as its co-investigator.
  • Ola Electric invests $250million funding from SoftBank.
  • Karnam Sekar takes over as new MD and CEO of IOB.
  • Odisha to host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship 2019.

2nd July:

  • N.S Viswanathan re-appointed as RBI’s Deputy Director
  • Information and Broadcasting Minister reviews National Film Heritage Mission Project.
  • New Zealand bans single-use plastic shopping bags
  • Max Verstappen won 2019 Austrian Grand Prix
  • India to contribute USD 5 Millions in 2019 to UN Palestine refugee agency
  • Five-year vision plan EQUIP finalised and released by HRD Ministry

1st July:

  • India has signed Rs.200 crore deal with Russia to acquire Strum Ataka.
  • Telecom Ministry constituted a committee to revive Telecom sector.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives a clarion call for water conservation.
  • Nitesh Kumar Jangir Indian Engineer won innovation award in UK.
  • Indian Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu birthday observed today.
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