Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 6, 2019
Welcome to the Current Affairs section.
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 Mesopotamian city of Babylon found a place as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
2-Sriram Raghavan’s directorial hit ‘Andhadhun’ to be screened at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).
3-Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik has announced retirement from ODI cricket after World Cup 2019.
* He represented Pakistan in 287 ODIs, scoring 7,534 runs and taking 158 wickets.
4-Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Saroj Meher got bail.
* MLA was arrested earlier for his misbehave with a junior engineer and asked him to do sit-ups for alleged poor road construction work.
5-The Pune Smart City Development Corporation Ltd. (PSCDCL) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney to help Pune become a ‘smart and accessible city’.
6- NEP- National Education Policy; DRT- The Debt Recovery Tribunal; USGS- US Geological Survey.
* NBFC- The non-banking finance company
7-Microsoft’s virtual keyboard app SwiftKey now lets PEOPLE send 3D animated animal emojis.
8-The historic walled city of Jaipur has been conferred Unesco Heritage Site status.
9-Gully Boy movie wins the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) Award at the 23rd Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFAN) in South Korea.
* The movie is directed by Zoya Akhtar.
10-The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Pune has ordered absconding diamantaire Nirav Modi to pay Rs 7,200 crore to Punjab National Bank (PNB).
11-Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap has entered semi-finals of Canada Open badminton meet at Calgary.
* He is the former Commonwealth Games champion.
12-BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched BJP membership drive in Telangana.
13-The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has lifted the suspension on the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC).
14-Waseem Amrohi has been appointed as the new CEO of Dubai based Entertainment channel i.e Imagine Movies.
15-Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Bhaskar Rao joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of party national President Amit Shah.
16-Ace seamer Jasprit Bumrah has become the 2nd fastest Indian after Mohammed Shami to scalp 100 ODI wickets.
17-Rohit Sharma smashed 5th ton as he hit 103 runs against Sri Lanka to help India thrash Sri Lanka by seven wickets in their final group game of the World Cup.
* Rohit Sharma has become the batsman with the most number of centuries in a single World Cup.
18-6th July is World Zoonosis Day.
* Zoonosis refers to an ailment which is transmitted from animals to human beings.
19-Tunisia’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has imposed a ban of full-face veils citing security reasons.
20-Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has released a Kargil Tribute Song to pay homage to the Kargil martyrs and war veterans.
21-Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled a statue of former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri at Varanasi airport.
22-The Hong Kong government has approved over Rs 6 crore for relief work in cyclone-hit Odisha.
23-Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sacked Murat Cetinkaya( the Governor of country’s central bank). * He replaced him with his deputy, Murat Uysal.