Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 14, 2019

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Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 14, 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.
 
Watch below some of Current Affairs- One-Liners


1-World 7 has defeated India 7 in all-star kabaddi match in Hyderabad.


2-Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has asked all MPs to take a special cleanliness drive of Swachhata Abhiyan to every village.


3-The Bimal Jalan panel may recommend transfer of Rs 50,000 crore to the Centre from the contingency fund.


4-Ace sprinter Hima Das sprints to 3rd international gold in women’s 200m event at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno (Czech Republic).

 


5-From the last census year of 2011, India’s population is likely to grow by 26 per cent in 2036.


6- The United Nations Higher Commission of Refugees (UNHCR) has called for end to immigrant detention in Libya.


7-Late Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javdeka, will be paid tribute by the 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).


8-Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has asked the wicketkeeper-batsman M.S. Dhoni not to retire from the game.


9-Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned from his post.


10- Egypt’s Senefru Bent Pyramid has opened to visitors for 1st time.

* The said Pyramid was built in about 2,600 BC.


11- According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), NASA engineers have installed legs, wheels on Mars 2020 rover.


12-Salma Ansari, wife of former Vice President Hamid Ansari to build a temple and a mosque inside the ‘Chacha Nehru Madrasa’ run by her in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh.


13-Pakistan has agreed to visa-free year-long travel to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara for Indian passport holders and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) cardholders.


14- President Ram Nath Kovind has offered prayers at the temple of Lord Venkateswara Swamy in Tirumala.


15-ICSID- Inter­national Centre for Settle­ment of Investment Disp­utes.

* Automated teller machine- ATM

* CTSS- Compatible Time-Sharing System


16- International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in Goa from November 20-28, according to the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar.


17-New Zealand’s Kane Williamson became the captain with the most number of runs in a single World Cup.

* He broke the 12-year-old record of former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene.

 


18- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has lit the victory flame of the 20 years of the Operation Vijay at the National War Memorial in New Delhi.


19-Vinesh Phogat won the gold defeating Russia’s Ekaterina Poleschuk at the Yasar Dogu International wrestling meet at Istanbul.


20- Indian racing sensation Jehan Daruvala became the first-ever Indian to go atop the FIA F3 Championship at Silverstone (UK).


21-Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) Hospitals, Secunderabad has completed 1,000 kidney transplants.


22-Former Bangladesh military ruler Hussain Muhammad Ershad has passed away.


23- BJP has appointed BL Santosh as its National General Secretary (Organisation).


24- The first Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah won a Grand Slam Men’s Doubles title by defeating France’s Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.


25-FIFA is more likely to double the ban for player incidents involving racism to 10 games.

* FIFA is Football’s governing body.


26-South African Jacques Kallis has stepped down from the head coach position of the Indian Premier League outfit Kolkata Knight Riders.


27-In the latest FIFA team rankings 2019, the Indian women’s football team reached the 57th spot by jumping six places.


28- Indians G. Sathiyan and Anthony Amalraj clinched bronze in Men’s Doubles at World Tour Platinum Australian Open Table Tennis 2019.

* The event was held in Geelong near Melbourne in Australia.


29- Former Indian Cricketer Kiran More is the new Interim coach of USA’s senior National team.


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