Current Affairs for various competitive examinations- July 1, 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.
Current Affairs One-Liners help a lot.
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1- Indian skipper Virat Kohli has become the second batsman after Australia’s Steve Smith to score five consecutive half-centuries in a World Cup.
* Kohli achieved the feat in the ongoing World Cup during his side’s 31-run loss to England at Edgbaston.
2-Single-use plastic bags have been officially banned in New Zealand.
3- Indo Tibetan Border Police officer(DIG) Aparna Kumar is the first Indian civil servant to scale the Mount Denali in Alaska, which is the highest mountain peak in North America.
4- The UAE-based Emirates airline HAS launched the world’s shortest A380 flight.
* It runs between Dubai and Muscat.
5-Japan has resumed the commercial whaling after 31 years.
* IWC- The International Whaling Commission
6- DRS- Decision Review System; CWMA- Cauvery Water Management Authority; KSITM- Kerala State IT Mission
* LIFF- London Indian Film Festival
7-US Senator and Democrat presidential candidate Kamala Harris danced with the large crowd after participating at the 2019 San Francisco Pride Parade.
8- All-rounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the World Cup with a toe injury.
9- Birmingham Commonwealth Games (CWG) will be held in 2022.
10- The Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said that total sugar production in 2019-20 is expected to be 282 lakh tonnes.
11-Odisha has inked MoU to host the upcoming 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis (TT) Championships.
12- N.S. Vishwanathan has been re-appointed RBI Deputy Governor for a year.
13-Australian batsman David Warner has welcomed a third child.
14-Star Sports has launched the national campaign for the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL).
* The sports event will begin from July 20 in Hyderabad.
15- The Maldives to completely ban the use of single-use plastics from 2025.
16-The Indian Railways has speeded up 261 trains, by up to 110 minutes as part of its Mission Raftaar.
17-National Doctors’ Day- July 1st.
18- The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched the Scheme for Trans-Disciplinary Research for India’s Developing Economy (STRIDE).
19-Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has approached the state high court against the state government led by CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy for scaling down his security.
20-Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has flagged off historic Guwahati-Dhaka flight from the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati.
*It comes under the International UDAN program.
21-Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said Private schools should admit 25% of students from weaker sections.
22-West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced July 12 to be observed as ‘Save water Day’.
23-Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev function on November 12 at Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab.
24- The Central government has launched ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on the lines of the ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.
* Jal Shakti Abhiyan- It is a campaign for water conservation and water security.
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