Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 17, 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.
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1- Germany’s Ursula von der Leyen has become the first female EU Commission chief.
2-IFRC- International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies
* HYV- Hindu Yuva Vahini
* PDP- Peoples Democratic Party
* NEET- The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test
* NEP- National Education Policy
3-Modi government 2.0 is all set to take its flagship ‘Ujjwala’ scheme to 80 million households within the first 100 days of the government.
4- Tamil director Bharathi Raja will be felicitated with a lifetime achievement award honor at the 3rd Singapore South Asian International Film Festival.
5-Apple has added 59 new emojis to its keyboard for iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches.
6-Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth have entered into the second round of Indonesia Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 tournament.
7-Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath got a major relief in a 20-year-old murder case.
8-Andrew Strauss, England team director said that captain Eoin Morgan has climbed Everest by winning the World Cup 2019.
9- Narender Gehlot, just an 18-year old has become the second youngest international goalscorer in Indian football.
10-Defender Surjeet Singh has been appointed as the skipper of Puneri Paltan for the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).
11-Shubhankar Sharma is the only Indian to qualify for the 148th Open Championship at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.
12-The mastermind of 26/11 Mumbai attack terrorist and Jamat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed was arrested in Pakistan.
13-The United Arab Emirates (UAE) more likely to give visa-on-arrival to Indian passport holders.
14-Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’ and Sriram Raghavan’s ‘Andhadhun’ are the top nominations at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), 2019.
15- German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner met RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat.
16- Actor-politician Kamal Haasan has extended support to actor Suriya for his opinion on the National Education Policy 2019.
17-Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq will step down as Pakistan chief selector.
18-Yesteryears Bengali actor Swarup Dutta has passed away at the age of 78.
19-Government is likely to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) in the Parliament, to raise resolution time limit to 330 days from the current 270 days.
20-Actress Mandira Bedi is the author of ‘Happy for No Reason’ book.
21-NCLAT- The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
22-Pakistan’s Sindh Assembly has passed a resolution seeking protection for girls of all communities.
23- The Indian football team drew with hosts Qatar in Round 2 of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar.
24- India’s woman archer Deepika Kumari has won a silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games test event in Tokyo.