Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 26, 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-Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju has received the Special Olympic Torch.
2-CAG- The Comptroller and Auditor General
* BMS- Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh
* MNM- Makkal Needhi Maiam. It is a political party of Kamal Haasan.
3- The 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay, also known as the Kargil War, has been commemorated.
4-The government has proposed waiving off registration fees on new vehicles for scrapping old one.
5- Two Indians Dimpy Bhalotia( Maharastra) and Sreekumar Krishnan(Karnataka) are the winners of 2019 competition, announced by The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS).
6- Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will make a 3-day visit to Southeast African country Mozambique.
7-The US Justice Department is likely to resume the use of the death penalty after 16 years.
8-The Supreme Court has passed orders to cinema halls to create awareness on prevention of child abuse and crimes by presenting the screen clips.
9- The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 has been passed by the Lok Sabha.
10- For the 4th time, Karnataka BJP President BS Yediyurappa has taken oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka.
11- Pakistan Cricket Board’s Chairman Ehsan Mani has been appointed as Chairperson of ICC’s Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee.
12- Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has announced his retirement from Test cricket.
13- 5 wrestlers Ravi Kumar (57 kg), Deepak Punia (86 kg), Mausam (97 kg), Sumit (125 kg) and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Bajrang Punia have been selected for the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships.
14-The Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has held a meeting with Khalid Al-Falih, the Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia.
* The meeting is aimed to enhance bilateral hydrocarbon cooperation.
15-Karnataka’s new Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to hold floor test on July 29.
16- Singer Varun Bahar of ‘bhejo Kabristan’ was arrested from Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda district.
17-Goa’s international chess tournament to be renamed after the former Chief Minister the late Manohar Parrikar.
18-CBI has arrested corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in an illicit aviation deal case.
19- The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs 68 crore in Haryana’s Manesar land scam.
20-All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) Chairman Maulana Mirza Mohd Ashfaq has passed away.
21-Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh gave a double promotion to decorated Kargil war hero Satpal Singh.
22-Two junior doctors, including a woman, suspended over TikTok video in the government-run Gandhi Hospital, Hyderabad.
23-Eknath Gaikwad has been appointed as the Mumbai regional Congress Working President.
24-Delivery platform Zomato has introduced the ‘Infinity Dining’ plan for its ‘Gold’ subscribers.
35-Chinese smartphone company OnePlus to host a first music festival in Mumbai.
26-Facebook-owned WhatsApp has nearly 400 million users in the country.
27-The Delhi Cabinet has approved 18 fast-track courts and 22 commercial courts to reduce pendency of cases.
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