Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 22, 2019
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These are written mainly for aspirants of Banking, SSC, IBPS, or competitive exams like UPSC, APPSC, TSPSC, TNPSC, IAS, RRB State Level Public Service Commission, and other exams. Current Affairs bits help in the last minute preparation for various exams. Current Affairs One-Liners help a lot. Watch below some of Current Affairs- One-Liners
1- The lawmakers of Madhya Pradesh have created a record by working for over 22 hours through the weekend.
2-7,500 people have registered online with ISRO to witness rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) launch carrying Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft.
3-NASA has been preparing to send ‘first woman and next man’ on Moon.
4-Ireland’s Shane Lowry won maiden Open Championship title at the 148th Open in Royal Portrush.
5-Avengers: Endgame has become the world’s highest-grossing film of all time surpassing the record of Avatar.
6-Former Australian doubles champion Peter McNamara has passed away due to cancer at the age of 64.
7- Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is the youngest company on the Fortune Global 500 list for 2019.
8- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a statement saying that UN nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died.
9- ADHD- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
* VSSC- Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
* NSA- National Security Act
10- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has extended the state of emergency by another month.
11- Amid strong objection from the Opposition, Lok Sabha has passed the Bill amending RTI Act to fix information commissioners’ tenures.
12- After the Narendra Modi Government completing 50 Days in office in its second term, it laid down the vision of India becoming a 5-trillion dollar economy by 2024-25.
13-A 5 day Music Festival titled Nishagandhi Monsoon Ragas has been organized in Thiruvananthapuram by Kerala Tourism.
14-For the 1st time in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow, the 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 will be held in February 2020.
15- ‘Chandrayaan-2’ has been successfully launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
* This is India’s 2nd Moon mission.
* It is the world’s 1st-ever mission for making a soft landing on the Moon’s south polar region.
* GSLV MkIII-M1 was the powerful launcher.
* Chandrayaan-2’s lander is ‘Vikram’ that will execute the soft landing on the Moon. It will land near the South Pole of the moon on Sep 7, 2019.
* Pragyan rover will communicate with it.
* ISRO has launched Chandrayaan-1 on October 22, 2008, from Sriharikota.
16-The manufacture, sale, and distribution of antibiotic, Colistin has been banned by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
17-The bulletproof jacket ‘Bhabha Kavach’ meant for Paramilitary Forces and Indian armed forces were launched at International Police Expo 2019 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
18- After PV Sindhu settling for her 1st Silver medal losing to world number four Akane Yamaguchi (Japan) at the Indonesia Open, Sindhu will next play the Japan Open that will begin on July 23.
19-Vocalist S. Sowmya won the Sangita Kalanidhi award of the Music Academy.
20-The Britain swimmer Adam Peaty has created the world record in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke event that took place at the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.
21-Former hockey player Keshav Dutt and former India football captain Prasun Banerjee, named for Mohun Bagan Ratna.
22-Renowned modern Maharashtra historian J.V. Naik has passed away.
23- Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has announced Rs 10 lakh aid to every family in his native village Chinthamadaka.
24-Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga will retire after playing the first ODIs game of three-match series against Bangladesh.
25-IAS officer Pankaj Agarwal has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat.