Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 4, 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- Sachin Tendulkar has posted a pic with Google CEO Sundar Pichai. They were in attendance during India’s 2019 World Cup match against England at Edgbaston.
2- HUDCO- House and Urban Development Corporation; ICC- International Cricket Council
* ISKCON- The International Society for Krishna Consciousness
* NCLAT- The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
3- Search Giant Google has made easier to buy things online using its Chrome browser.
4- Congress leader Rahul Gandhi got bail in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.
5- A case of cheating has been filed against Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan on a complaint filed by a gym user.
* Hrithik Roshan is a brand ambassador of Cult. Fit.
6-Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law suspending the Cold War-era Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
7- July 4 reminds the 117th death anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
8-The world-famous Jagannath Rath Yatra, also called Chariot Festival, began at Puri in Odisha.
9-Noida Authority initiated ‘Say No to Plastics’ campaign by distributing cloth bags.
10- So far 9 crores 62 lakh individual household toilets have been constructed under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin).
* Under Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), 632 Districts, 30 States, over 2.50 lakh Gram Panchayats and 5 lakh 67 thousand 498 villages have been declared open defecation Free.
11-4th July is Independence Day of United States.
12- Due to inadequate funds to pay for special imported paper, ink and other raw materials, Zimbabwe has run out of passports.
13-Every new student in Rajasthan state-run engineering colleges have to plant a tree on campus and they should look after the trees until they graduate.
14- Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has tabled the Economic Survey of India 2019 in both Houses of Parliament today i.e on July 5th.
* The Economic survey projects GDP to grow at 7 percent in 2019-20.
* The fiscal deficit has been pegged at 3.4 percent of GDP for 2018-19.
15- The leasing out of Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru Airports to Adani Enterprises has been approved by the Union Cabinet.
16-The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has boosted the farmer’s income by increasing the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) for all Kharif crops for 2019-20 Season.
17- A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Delhi Police with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to set up Rooftop Solar Energy Systems.
18- Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif is the new brand ambassador in India for International fitness brand, Reebok.
19- Indian sprinter Hima Das is the winner of the women’s 200m gold.
* Shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor has bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland.
20- IBPS Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) will be conducted in 13 regional languages in addition to English and Hindi.
* The languages are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.
21- Virat Kohli made an impromptu appearance in Yuzvendra Chahal’s ‘Chahal TV’ ahead of India’s final clash with Sri Lanka on Saturday.
22-UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan is on a three-day official visit to India from July 7.
23-Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra has moved privilege motion against Hindi news channel and its anchor for falsely reporting her debut speech in Parliament.
24-Justice Rangnath Pandey, Allahabad High Court judge who wrote to PM Modi on nepotism, denied farewell party when he retired.
25-Jodhpur Court has rebuked Bollywood actor Salman Khan and warned him over absence in blackbuck case.
26- BVLOS- Beyond Visual Line Of Sight; UNFCCC- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
27- Telangana is going to become the first Indian state to enable commercial drone deliveries.
28-The Lok Sabha has unanimously passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
29-The Jammu and Kashmir government will set up 44 digital villages as a one-stop IT service solution.
30-Swachh Bharat Abhiyan schemes will take the country towards a ‘Sundar’ (beautiful) Bharat, according to the Economic Survey.
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