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July Month Current Affairs 2020

 

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July Month Current Affairs 2020

July Month Current Affairs 2020 | Important Dates and Events

  • Doctor’s day is celebrated on 1st July every year.
  • National Postal Worker Day on 01st July every year.
  • Canada Day is observed as 01st July every year.
  • Chartered Accountants Day is observed as 01st July every year.
  • National Gingersnap Day on 01st July every year.
  • World UFO Day on 02nd July every year.
  • National Anisette Day 02nd July every year.
  • National Fried Clam Day 03rd July every year.
  • Independence Day USA 04th July every year.
  • World Zoonoses Day 06th July every year.
  • World Population Day 11th July every year.
  • National 7-Eleven Day 11th July every year.
  • National Simplicity Day 12th July every year.
  • Paper Bag Day 12th July every year.
  • Bastille Day or French National Day 14th July every year.
  • World Youth Skills Day 15th July 2020
  • World Day for International Justice 17th July 2020.
  • World Emoji Day 17th July 2020.
  • International Nelson Mandela Day 18th July 2020.
  • Pi Approximation Day 22nd July 2020.
  • National Mango Day 22nd July 2020.
  • National Refreshment Day 23rd July 2020.
  • National Thermal Engineer Day 24th July 2020.
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas 26th July 2020.
  • National Parent’s Day (Fourth Sunday in July) – 26th July 2020.
  • World Nature Conservation Day 28th July 2020.
  • World Hepatitis Day 28th July 2020.
  • International Tiger Day 28th July 2020.
  • International Friendship Day 30th July 2020.
  • System Administrator Appreciation Day 31th July 2020.

Appointments in July 2020 | July Month Current Affairs 2020

  • Dwivedi appointed as Director General of IIMC
  • GoI extends KK Venugopal’s term as Attorney General of India
  • Karnam Sekar retires as MD & CEO of IOB
  • GoI extends tenure of Sukhbir Singh Sandhu as NHAI Chairman
  • Injeti Srinivas appointed as chairman of IFSCA
  • Sijo George appointed to Centre’s committee on STIP 2020
  • UKIBC appoints Jayant Krishna as Group CEO
  • GoI extends Bansi Lal Bhat’s tenure as chairperson of NCLAT
  • Union Bank of India CMD Rajkiran Rai gets 2-year extension
  • Manipur’s Gyanendro Ningombam becomes new Hockey India president
  • Hemang Amin appointed as interim CEO of BCCI
  • Vidhu Nair appointed as Ambassador of India to Turkmenistan
  • Roshni Nadar Malhotra appointed as a new chairman of HCL Tech
  • Ashwini Kumar Tewari becomes new MD & CEO of SBI Cards
  • Ramesh Boddu appointed as MD & CEO of Karur Vysya Bank
  • Sumit Deb appointed as new CMD of NMDC
  • PC Kandpal appointed as MD & CEO of SBI General Insurance
  • Arun Kumar nominated as Vice-Chairman of UIC
  • Bajaj Finance appointed Sanjiv Bajaj as new Chairman.
  • Alok Misra becomes new CEO & Director of MFIN
  • Riva Ganguly Das appointed as Secretary East in MEA
  • Partha Pratim Sengupta becomes new MD & CEO of IOB
  • Tata AIA Life Ltd appoints Naveen Tahilyani as its MD & CEO
  • President Kovind appoints Anandiben Patel as the Governor of MP
  • Vice Admiral MA Hampiholi assumes Charge as commandant of INA
  • Paytm Money appoints Varun Sridhar as CEO
  • Hardik Satishchandra Shah becomes new Private Secretary to PM Modi

Agreements News July 2020 | July Month Current Affairs 2020

  • Swiggy tie-up with ICICI Bank for Digital Wallet
  • India-Bangladesh forms LPG joint venture
  • CBSE tie-up with Facebook to introduce curriculum on digital safety
  • Coal India tie-up with NLC to develop solar and thermal power assets
  • Railways, BHEL tie up for solar power generation
  • Ola partners with PhonePe for digital payments
  • India, Indonesia Coast Guards sign MoU to boost maritime relations
  • Microsoft partners NSDC to provide digital skills
  • CBDT & SEBI signs MoU for data exchange
  • IIT-H, NVIDIA tie-up to establish joint AI research centre
  • IIT Alumni Council & CSIR-IGIB partners for joint research
  • Flipkart tie-up with Karnataka Govt to promote Art & Craft
  • UNICEF INDIA partners with FICCI for #Reimagine Campaign
  • AAI & BEL signs MoU for co-operation in civil aviation sector
  • UNICEF India partners with SAP India for employability of young people
  • CBSE ties up with IBM to integrate AI curriculum
  • CBDT signs MoU with Mo-MSME for sharing of data
  • MYAS partners with UNICEF to promote volunteerism among youth
  • CBIC has signed MoU with CBDT for data exchange
  • India-Maldives sign agreement to establish “Emergency Medical Services”
  • Punjab Govt tie-up with IIT-Ropar for skill development
  • LIC signs agreement with UBI to distribute latter’s policies
  • Airtel Payments Bank partners NSDC to train rural youth
  • Amazon Pay ties up with Acko to sell auto insurance
  • Adani Ports signs up for Science-Based Targets initiative
  • CSIR, UBA-IIT Delhi & Vijnana Bharati signs tripartite MoU
  • PFC signs agreement with IIT-Kanpur in smart grid technology

Defense News July 2020 | July Month Current Affairs 2020

      • Akash Missile: BDL signs licence agreement & ToT with DRDO
      • Defence Ministry entrusts capital procurement powers to Armed Forces
      • DRDO develops P7 Heavy Drop System for IL 76 aircraft
      • MoD signs contract with BEML for procurement of Mine Plough
      • India & US conducts Passage Exercise in Indian Ocean
      • Indian Army gets ‘Bharat’ drones for accurate surveillance
      • India successfully tests fires ATGM “Dhruvastra”
      • Largest Solar Power Plant of Indian Navy Commissioned in Ezhimala
      • Fleet of 5 Rafale multi-role combat jets arrived in India

National News July 2020 | July Month Current Affairs 2020

        • Giriraj Singh launches the 1st Edition of “Matsya Sampada”
        • World Bank Approves $750 Million Emergency Response Program for MSME
        • GoI approves Special liquidity scheme for NBFCs/HFCs
        • M. Venkiah Naidu launches social media super app ‘Elyments’
        • India’s 1st NPNT compliant Drone flight successfully completed
        • World Bank approves $400 mn for rejuvenation of river Ganga
        • PM Modi to unveil Asia’s largest solar plant in MP
        • IARI Jharkhand’s building named after Late Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
        • AIIB extends $50 mn loan to L&T Infra Finance Ltd
        • USAID & MNRE partners for clean energy development
        • Boeing delivers final Apache & Chinook helicopters to IAF
        • NITI Aayog launches “ATL App Development Module”
        • IRDAI allows launch of ‘Corona Kavach’ insurance policies
        • US remains India’s top trading partner in FY 2019-20
        • Iran drops India from Chabahar rail project
        • India hands over outdoor fitness equipment to Maldives
        • Amit Shah launches CAPF’s nationwide tree plantation drive
        • Indian Railways on mission to become ‘Green Railway’ by 2030
        • HRD Minister releases ‘Pragyata’ guidelines for online education
        • Indian Railways creates ‘Post-Covid Coach’ to ensure safer journey
        • Anji Khad bridge: Indian Railways’ 1st cable-stayed rail bridge
        • DCGI approves India’s 1st homemade Pneumonia vaccine
        • NABARD launches development projects in Andaman & Nicobar Islands
        • Digital Indo-Italian Business Mission on Food Processing
        • First on-line NISHTHA programme launched in Andhra Pradesh
        • ICAT launches an e-portal “ASPIRE”
        • India’s first public EV Charging Plaza inaugurated in Delhi
        • Union HRD Minister launches “Manodarpan” for students
        • Consumer Protection Act, 2019 comes into force in India
        • GoI grants medical assistance worth about USD 1Mn to DPRK
        • DST launches programme for India-Russia S & T cooperation
        • Dr Harsh Vardhan launched “Mausam” app for weather forecasts
        • PM launches High Throughput COVID testing facilities
        • India hands over 10 broad-gauge railway locos to Bangladesh
        • Union Cabinet Approves National Education Policy 2020
        • Ministry of Home Affairs releases Unlock-3 guidelines
        • HRD Ministry to be renamed as Ministry of Education
        • ADB approves USD 3 million grant to India to combat COVID-19

International News July 2020

          • Gudni Th. Johannesson re-elected as President of Iceland
          • Pak Army appoints Nigar Johar as 1st female Lt. General
          • French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe resigns
          • Russian President Vladimir Putin records victory in Presidential polls
          • ADB becomes “Observer” for Network for Greening the Financial System
          • Jean Castex appointed as Prime Minister of France
          • Israel successfully launches “Ofek 16” spy satellite into space
          • Bangladesh launches “Digital Haat” for sacrificial animals
          • US formally announced its withdrawal from WHO
          • Maldives & Sri Lanka eliminate measles & rubella, ahead of 2023 target
          • Lee Hsien Loong becomes Prime Minister of Singapore
          • India becomes second-largest foreign investor in UK
          • Andrzej Duda wins Poland’s presidential election
          • China successfully launched “APSTAR-6D” telecommunication satellite
          • Tunisia’s Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigns
          • Suriname elects Indian-origin ‘Chan’ Santokhi as President
          • Pakistan, China sign agreement for “Azad Pattan Hydel Power Project”
          • Ossouka Raponda appointed as 1st woman PM of Gabon
          • United Arab Emirates launches “Hope” mission to “Mars”
          • SpaceX launches South Korea’s 1st military satellite “ANASIS-II”
          • China launches its 1st independent mission to Mars
          • Turkmenistan gets observer status in World Trade Organization
          • Nicaragua becomes the 87th Country to sign ISA agreement
          • Russia successfully holds fight test of 3D-printed aircraft engine
          • Hichem Mechichi becomes new Prime Minister of Tunisia
          • IMF Grants $4.3 bn to South Africa to fight COVID-19

Business News July 2020

            • MobiKwik launches personal UPI payment link mpay.me
            • Bharti AXA General Insurance starts ‘Bohot Zaroori Hai’ campaign
            • CCI approves acquisition of KPCL by Adani Ports
            • Ola rolls out enterprise solution ‘Ola Corporate’ to global customers
            • Google to buy 7.73% stake in Jio Platforms
            • CCI approves acquisition by Aceso Company Pte. Ltd. in HCG
            • Qualcomm Ventures acquires 0.15% stake in Jio Platforms
            • Google to invest USD 10 billion in India
            • SAP launches Global Bharat program for Indian MSMEs

Sports Current Affairs July 2020

              • Ravindra Jadeja named India’s ‘most valuable player’ by Wisden
              • Two-time Olympic badminton champion Lin Dan retires
              • Quinton de Kock adjudged South Africa Men’s Cricketer of the Year
              • Valtteri Bottas wins F1 Austrian Grand Prix
              • G Akash becomes India’s 66th Chess Grandmaster
              • Egyptian squash player Raneem El Welily announces retirement
              • Mercedes’s Lewis Hamilton won Styrian Grand Prix 2020
              • Asia Cup cricket tournament postponed till June 2021
              • Former Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak retires from sport
              • IOC postpones 2022 Dakar Youth Olympics to 2026
              • Real Madrid clinch record 34th La Liga title
              • Germany forward & World Cup winner Andre Schurrle retires
              • Lewis Hamilton wins 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix
              • ICC Men’s T20 World Cup postponed to 2022
              • Sripali Weerakkody retires from International Cricket
              • Haryana to host 2021 Khelo India Youth Games
              • Indian team’s 2018 Asian Games silver medal upgraded to gold
              • Bangladeshi pacer Kazi Anik Islam gets 2-year ban for doping
              • Jamie Vardy wins Premier League’s Golden Boot award
              • Stuart Broad becomes 7th bowler to take 500 Test wickets
              • Domestic allrounder Rajat Bhatia announces retirement
              • Harikrishna finishes 2nd at Biel Chess Festival

Awards News July 2020

                • Former RBI Governor C Rangarajan conferred with 1st P C Mahalanobis Award
                • Siddhartha Mukherjee & Raj Chetty honored as ‘Great Immigrants 2020’
                • India’s Freya Thakral wins “The Diana Award 2020”
                • IOC receives EU Green Building Leadership Award 2020
                • Indian battalion wins UNIFIL environment award
                • NTPC wins CII-ITC Sustainability Awards 2019
                • Kezang D Thongdok bags Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2020
                • CM K Palaniswami honours with Paul Harris Fellow Recognition
                • Chhattisgarh awarded “Elites Excellence Awards 2020”
                • ISRO Chief K Sivan named for Von Karman Award 2020
                • Gurbux Singh, Palash Nandi to be honoured with Mohun Bagan Ratna
                • Sachin Awasthi honoured with Global Humanitarian Award 2020
                • Ved Parkash Dudeja conferred with ‘Infra Business Leader of the Year’
                • N Chandrasekaran & Jim Taiclet to receives Global Leadership Award 2020
                • Marcus Rashford receives honorary degree from University of Manchester
                • CPJ International Press Freedom Award 2020 announced
                • Morissana Kouyate and Marianna Vardinoyannis wins 2020 Nelson Mandela Prize
                • Arnab Chaudhuri to receive Toonz Media Award
                • Greta Thunberg named winner of Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity
                • Kala Narayanasamy honoured with President’s Award in Singapore
                • India’s first solar ferry “Aditya” wins Gustave Trouve Award
                • MoES National Awards for excellence in Earth System Science
                • Sunil ydv SS honoured with Karamveer Chakra Award from UN and ICONGO

Obituary News July 2020

                • Legendary comedian Carl Reiner passes away
                • West Indies former cricketer Everton Weekes passes away
                • Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan passes away
                • Former Mizoram Assembly speaker Upa Rokamlova passes away
                • Oscar-winning Italian film composer Ennio Morricone passes away
                • British film and TV actor Earl Cameron passes away
                • Veteran bollywood actor Jagdeep passes away
                • Kannada TV actor Susheel Gowda passes away
                • Goa’s former health minister Dr Suresh Amonkar passes away
                • Legendary musician Charlie Daniels passes away
                • Ivory Coast PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly passes away
                • Renowned cartoonist Avad Bin Hassan Jami passes away
                • World Cup-winning footballer Jack Charlton passes away
                • Padma Shri award winning journalist Nagindas Sanghvi passes away
                • Renowned ceramic artist Jyotsna Bhatt passes away
                • Dutch Football legend Wim Suurbier passes away
                • Hawkins Cookers Chairman Brahm Vasudeva passes away
                • Maharashtra’s first woman SEC Neela Satyanarayan passes away
                • Acharya Shree Purushottam Priyadasji Swamishree passes away
                • Arjuna awardee para-athlete Ramesh Tikaram passes away
                • Civil rights leader Cordy Tindell Vivian passes away
                • Eminent mathematician C S Seshadri passes away
                • Bollywood Filmmaker Rajat Mukherjee passes away
                • Civil Rights pioneer John Lewis passes away
                • MP Governor Lalji Tandon passes away
                • Former Australia Test cricketer Barry Jarman passes away
                • Veteran Odia Actor Bijay Mohanty passes away
                • Spanish novelist Juan Marse passes away
                • Creator of 1980 Olympic Mascot Viktor Chizhikov passes away
                • Legendary Jazz Singer Annie Ross passes away
                • Eminent danseuse & choreographer Amala Shankar passes away
                • Tanzania’s Former President Benjamin Mkapa passes away
                • Two-Time Oscar Winner Olivia de Havilland passes away
                • American Actor John Saxon passed away
                • Child welfare activist Achyuta Rao passes away
                • Bollywood action director Parvez Khan passes away
                • Veteran Bollywood actor Kumkum passes away
                • Padma Shri awardee Sonam Tshering Lepcha passes away
                • Malayalam actor Anil Murali passes away

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