Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 19, 2019

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Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 19, 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- Uttar Pradesh Assembly to follow the ‘half glass water’ policy in order to prevent wastage of water.


2-Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar, retired South Africa pacer Allan Donald and former Australia woman pacer Cathryn Fatzprick, have been inducted in ICC Hall of Fame.


3-ICJ- The International Court of Justice

* ToF- Time of Flight

* TRT- Testosterone replacement therapy.

* HIV- Human immunodeficiency virus

* IEEFA- Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

* EPCA- Environment Pollution Control Authority

* NEET- The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test


4-Over 100-year-old 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line in Sri Lanka being upgraded with Indian assistance.


5-India-Nepal Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline to open next month.


6-Rajasthan government has declared Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Super 30’ movie tax-free.

* Rajasthan Chief Minister is Ashok Gehlot.


7-According to The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Limited DRS will be used in Ranji knockout matches.


8- The Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) witnessed a loss of Rs 8.5 billion due to airspace closure.


9-England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been nominated for the ‘New Zealander of the Year’ Award.


10- The trial operation for the world’s highest aquarium has begun in northwest China’s Qinghai Province.


11- Sasural Simar Ka fame child actor Shivlekh Singh was killed in a car crash in Raipur. He was 14.


12-US President Donald Trump has nominated lawyer Eugene Scalia as Labour Secretary.


13-Global learning platform Udacity has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to launch the ‘DeepRacer Scholarship Challenge’.


14- Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy has been awarded honorary doctorate by London varsity for his contribution to the field of Computer Science.

 


15-Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has launched AIFF Golden Baby Leagues Handbook 2019-20.


16-Prime Minister Narendra Modi received over 850 suggestions within two hours after he sought inputs for I-Day(August 15) speech.


17-Chinese film ‘Ash Is Purest White’ directed by Jia Zhangke will release in India on August 2.

* The film was selected for the 2018 edition of the Cannes Film Festival.


18- Prithu Gupta is India’s 64th Grandmaster defeating IM Lev Yankelevich in the Portuguese League 2019.


19-The Andhra Pradesh High Court has canceled the bail of J. Srinivasa Rao in a knife attack on Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Visakhapatnam Airport in October last year.


20-P.V. Sindhu has stormed into the semi-final of the Indonesia Open defeating the world no. 2 Nozomi Okuhara.


21-Vivek Kumar who has been appointed as Private Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


22- The state-of-the-art Space Park is coming up in Kerala’s Thiruvananthapuram.


23-The Andhra Pradesh government to give 50% nominated posts to SCs, STs, BCs, minorities.


24-DPR Korea defeated Tajikistan to win the Intercontinental Cup football tournament, played at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad.


25- Public sector banks to digitally enable 1 district of every state.


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