Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 2, 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.
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1-The Lok Sabha has passed the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill, 2019.
2- 15-year-old American teenager Cori Coco Gauff has defeated Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon.
3- The three-day Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) event began at Bhubaneswar.
* The theme is Gandhi’s Idea of India: Truth, Harmony, Non-Violence.
4- Filmmakers Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Ritesh Batra, veteran actor Anupam Kher have been invited as members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
5- The use of a pasteurized form of Akkermansia muciniphila-an intestinal bacteria helps various cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to the research.
6- EWS- Economically Weaker Sections; LCA- light combat aircraft; EOW- Economic Offences Wing
* ASF- African swine fever; ILP- Inner Line Permit
* SBCC- Social and Behaviour Change Communication
7-Bengali actress-turned MP Nusrat Jahan to attend the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Rath Yatra in Kolkata on July 4.
8-The Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology (NDUAT) is in Masaudha in Ayodhya.
9- Sania Mirza will join broadcasters Star Sports as an expert for Wimbledon 2019 Tennis.
10- Right-handed batsman Mayank Agarwal has been called as the replacement for Vijay Shankar for the ongoing World Cup.
11-Tamil Nadu to continue 69% quota (50 percent for Backward Classes and 19 percent for Scheduled Castes) in medical college admissions.
12-India opener Rohit Sharma has equaled former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara’s record of most centuries in a single edition of the World Cup.
13-The OP Jindal Global University (JGU) has featured among top 150 global ‘young’ universities.
14-2nd July is World Sports Journalists Day.
15- The 2nd international airport of Beijing has been completed after nearly 5 years of construction.
* The airport is shaped like a starfish.
16-Butterfly species Tamil yeoman is the official state butterfly of Tamil Nadu.
17-The President’s Rule in Jammu and Kashmir has been extended for another 6 months with effect from July 3rd.
18-UJALA stands for Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All.
19- The entire State of Nagaland has been declared as a disturbed area by Centre for a period of 6 more months.
* The said move comes under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) with effect from 30 June 2019.
20- The Uttar Pradesh government has launched a campaign called Dastak to eliminate deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) and Japanese Encephalitis (JE) disease.
21- To collaborate on the digitization of the AYUSH sector, AYUSH and Electronics and Information Technology ministries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in New Delhi.
22-The 1st-ever India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF), will begin in New Delhi between 11th to 13th October 2019.
23-The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad has initiated Face Recognition (FR) system.
* It is carried out on a trial basis for passengers for entry into the aerodrome.
* The trials are being carried out under Centre’s Digi Yatra program and it has started from July 1 and would continue till July 3.
24-V K Tyagi is the Chief Vigilance Officer of Punjab National Bank (PNB).
25-With today, Indian opener Rohit Sharma has created a record for most sixes hit by an Indian in ODI cricket.
* He has hit his fourth six against Bangladesh in World Cup today and took his tally of ODI sixes to 229.
* He has surpassed ex-captain MS Dhoni, who has hit 228 sixes in ODIs.
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