Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 8, 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-South American football governing body is CONMEBOL.
2-Brazil has defeated Peru 3-1 in the Copa America final being played at Rio de Janeiro.
3- Australian batsman Usman Khawaja has been ruled out of the World Cup with a hamstring injury.
4- Former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly turned 47 on Monday. He has debuted on Instagram on his birthday.
5- LoP- The Leader of Opposition; LoC- Line of Control; ITBP- Indo-Tibetan Border Police; DoT- Department of Telecom
* O2O- offline to online
* DBT- Direct benefit transfer
* EPFO- Employees Provident Fund Organisation
* FPI- Foreign portfolio investors
6- LinkedIn has appointed Ashutosh Gupta as Country Manager for India.
7- The Telangana High Court has directed the state government TRS not to demolish the existing Secretariat buildings and the Errum Manzil to construct a new Secretariat and Assembly.
8- The Rajya Sabha has passed a statutory resolution slapping 200% duty on Pakistani goods.
9- Tata Trusts has come up with Malaria Quest, an initiative by the India Health Fund (IHF) for eliminating the mosquito-borne disease.
10- Indian women’s football star Dalima Chhibber has been announced by Sportswear brand Vector X as its brand ambassador.
11-Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece’s new Prime Minister.
12-The Delhi government to appoint marshalls in hospitals for the security of the doctors.
13-The Indian Army to mark the 20th anniversary of ‘Operation Vijay’ of Kargil war victory.Advertisement
14- The 92-hour long English recording of full Guru Granth Sahib has been released online by US-based religious non-profit Sikh Dharma International (SDI).
15-Rahul Dravid has been named the head of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru.
16-Rafael Nadal has defeated Joao Sousa. He has extended his victory record at Wimbledon to 52 matches, one ahead of Sweden’s Bjorn Borg.
17-Government to extend the ESI(Employees State Insurance)Act to the entire country by 2022.
* The ESI scheme has been extended to 541 districts so far out of the total 722 districts.
18-Mexico has defeated USA winning the 8th CONCACAF Gold Cup title.
19-USA won the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 after beating the Netherlands in the final.
20-Indian sprinter Hima Das has won her 2nd International gold in women’s 200m at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland.
21- Indian Parupalli Kashyap defeated at the Canada Open Super 100 tournament by China’s Li Shi Feng in the men’s singles summit clash in Calgary.
22-Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu released a book Vivekadeepini initially written by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya.
23-Australian Aboriginal site ‘Budj Bim Cultural Landscape’ found a place in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
24-The 1st model village was inaugurated at Ranidugama in Gampaha in Sri Lanka.
* It was built with Indian assistance under the Model Villages Program.
25-Jordan has banned the online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG).
26-The Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a massive exercise code-named Sudarshan.
* It is aimed to fortify Anti-Infiltration Grid along Pakistan border in Punjab and Jammu.
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