Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 23, 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-Kalraj Mishra has taken oath as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
2-The proposed Lord Ram’s Ayodhya statue would be 251 meters tall and it will be the tallest in the country.
3-Sunil Narine and Keiron Pollard have been recalled by the West Indies for 1st two T20Is against India.
4-NBCC- National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited
* RERA- Real Estate Regulatory Authority.
* AGI- Artificial General Intelligence
* SAT- The Securities Appellate Tribunal
* TIFF- Toronto International Film Festival
5-The Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati is likely to host the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign against Oman.
6-Brazil women’s football coach Vadao sacked after World Cup loss in France.
7- A humble birthday gift of Rs 101 by a poor woman laborer to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis moved him to tears.
8-12th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 will be hosted by India.
9- Former Foreign Secretary Brexiteer Boris Johnson has become UK’s next Prime Minister.
10-India captain Virat Kohli(922 points) remains atop ICC Test rankings for batsmen.
* He is followed by New Zealand captain Kane Williamson (913) and Cheteshwar Pujara (881).
11-Pakistan has borrowed record $16b foreign loans in a year.
12-England pacer James Anderson has been ruled out of England-Ireland one-off Test.
* He failed to recover from a torn calf muscle.
13- Former Chinese Prime Minister Li Peng has died.
14-The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered India’s economic growth projection in 2019 to 7 percent.
15-Lok Sabha has passed Bill to amend Motor Vehicles Act with by voice vote.
16-Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram was humiliated at Manchester airport for carrying insulin.
17-Sri Lanka pace ace Lasith Malinga has confirmed his ODI retirement. He hopes to continue playing T20s.
18-Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has lost the trust vote in the Assembly by 6 votes in the floor test.
19-American digital payments firm PayPal has launched the 3rd global technology center in Hyderabad.
20- Reliance Industries (RIL) has become the top-ranked Indian company in the Fortune Global 500 list.
21-The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has also pulled out the Amaravati project in Andhra Pradesh after the World Bank.
22- The Assam government has relaxed the curbs on scented Agar tree cultivation.
23- 23rd July is treated as the National Broadcasting Day.
24-Coordinating Bureau Ministerial meeting of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was held recently at Caracas (the capital city of Venezuela).
25- 23rd July is remembered for nationalist leader Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s birth anniversary.
26-Freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad is remembered for his birth anniversary on 23rd July 2019.
27-The Madhya Pradesh Assembly passed a bill of 27% reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
28-Life Insurance Corporation of India has offered Rs 1.25 trillion by 2024 for highway projects.
29-Lieutenant-General M.M. Naravane will be next Vice-Chief of Army Staff.
30-American tennis player John Isner has won Hall of Fame Tennis Championships.
31-International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano who oversaw Iran deal has died.
32-Indian Navy’s 5th Dornier Aircraft squadron has been commissioned by the Indian Navy in Chennai.