Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 13, 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.
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1-SBI MD Anshula Kant has been appointed as MD, the Chief Financial Officer(CFO) of World Bank Group.
2- Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Spanish outsider Roberto Bautista Agut in London to reach the Wimbledon final.
3- Sahitya Akademi has announced the 2019 winners of its Yuva and Bal Puraskar in the Maithili language.
4-India’s most powerful launcher i.e The rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle- Mark III will carry Chandrayaan-2 on its Moon mission on July 15.
5-Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni to remain Argentina coach until 2022 World Cup.
6- Chandrayaan-2 is a sequel to Chandrayaan-1.
* Chandrayaan is India’s maiden unmanned moon mission that was launched by late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the 56th Independence Day in 2003.
7- Residents of Louisiana are worried about the Tropical storm Barry that is more likely to make landfall.
8- No haircuts for Dalits in the village of Bhojpur in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad district.
9- IPFT- Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura
* ASDMA- Assam State Disaster Management Authority
10-Virender Sehwag’s wife Aarti has filed a case against her business partners of forging her signatures to avail a loan of Rs 4.5 crore.
11-Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) former Chairman K. Radhakrishnan said that Chandrayaan-2 is India’s first robotic space exploration.
12-Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced to ban 10-year-old auto-rickshaws in Gurugram.
13-Former India wicketkeeper Kiran More is the new interim coach of the USA cricket team.Advertisement
14-Breast surgeon Raghu Ram has received the Honorary Fellowship of The Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Thailand.
15-Andhra Pradesh’s Leader of Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu has slammed CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for a meager allocation of Rs 500 crore for capital city Amaravati development in the state budget for 2019-20.
16-Seventh seed Simona Halep has defeated eight-time winner Serena Williams to win her maiden Wimbledon title.
17-Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman K. Sivan has offered prayers to Lord Balaji at Tirumala temple in Tirupati for the success of second moon mission Chandrayaan-2.
18-President Ram Nath Kovind has offered prayers at various temples in and around the holy city of Tirupati.
19- The 2nd round of India-Pakistan meeting on Kartarpur Corridor held today at the Attari-Wagah border.
20- Rs 10,000 penalty is going to be imposed on individuals who fail to use their Aadhaar number accurately in the documents pertaining to high-value transactions from September 1, 2019.
21- The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been planning to come up with a Mobile application to help visually challenged people to identify currency notes.
22-Under the National Agriculture Development Scheme- RAFTAAR, an Agri-Business Incubation Centre has begun in Chhattisgarh.
23- Over $73-million contract has been awarded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to Silicon Valley-based startup Made In Space.
24- In SAARC film festival, Bengali film ‘Nagarkirtan’ directed by Kaushik Ganguly has grabbed 4 Awards (including Best Feature Film).
25- Fernando José ‘Corby’ Corbato, an US-born, credited with inventing the computer password is no more.
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