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Current Affairs Of 12 & 13 July 2020



Current Affairs Of 12 & 13 July 2020


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Top Current Affairs Of 12 July 2020


First Launch of China’s Kuaizhou-11 Carrier Rocket Failed;Telecommunication Satellite “APSTAR-6D” Successfully Launched

China’s 1st Kuaizhou-11(KZ-11)solid-fuelled carrier rocket launch was failed.The rocket was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.On July 9, 2020 China launched its new commercial telecommunication satellite “APSTAR-6D” by a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the southwestern Xichang Satellite Launch Center.

About China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp.:
Headquarter – Beijing, China
President – Xu Qiang

IHD India Receives ‘Development Marketplace Award 2020’ from World Bank and SVRI


Institute for Human Development (IHD), an Indian non-profit institution conferred with ‘Development Marketplace Award 2020:Innovations to Address Gender-Based Violence’ from World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) for the project alcohol, intimate partner violence and household economy: an assessment of liquor ban in Bihar.


Chhattisgarh organises India’s first E-Lok Adalat

Chhattisgarh State Legal Service Authority and the high Court organised India’s first e-Lok Adalat to ensure the administration of justice and to solve the financial crisis of the parties and lawyers amid COVID-19 pandemic. The high court Chief Justice P R Ramchandra Menon inaugurated the e-Lok Adalat through video conferencing.


Rotary Foundation Honours TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami with Paul Harris Fellow Recognition 

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition is conferred to honour the efficient service of people who provide drinking water, sanitation, prevention of diseases, environment, world peace etc. to its people.

About TN:
Capital– Chennai
Governor– Banwarilal Purohit


Lee Hsien Loong becomes the third Prime Minister of Singapore, ruling PAP won the General Election 2020

About Singapore:
President- Halimah Yacob
Prime Minister– Lee Hsien Loong
Capital– Singapore
Currency– Singapore Dollar


A Team of  Wildlife researchers rediscover ‘Ypthima watsoni’ butterfly after 61 years in Tripura

A team of wildlife researchers has rediscovered ‘Ypthima watsoni’ butterfly(commonly known as  ‘Looped three-ring’) after 61 years near a village called Phuldungsei in Jampui Hills under the North Tripura district. The research paper regarding this discovery was published in the Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies.


A Book Titled ‘A Song of India’ Authored by Ruskin Bond to be Released

The book titled  ‘A Song of India’ authored  by Ruskin Bond  to be released on July 20, 2020, which will mark the 70th year of the author’s literary career. The book is the 4th  instalment in his memoir series(a written record of a person’s own life and experiences). 


United Nations Observes 2nd Counter-Terrorism Week from July  6- 10, 2020

The theme of the week is “Strategic and Practical Challenges of Countering Terrorism in a Global Pandemic Environment”


Jharkhand Govt signs MoU with HDFC to Offer Digital Payment Solutions to its Traffic Dept

Jharkhand government signed Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) with HDFC Bank to provide digital payment solutions to the state’s transport department.

About Jharkhand:
Capital– Ranchi
Chief Minister– Hemant Soren.
Governor– Draupadi Murmu.


National Fish Farmers Day 2020 – July 10, Government is set to Establishment of Fish Cryobanks


About Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying:
Union Minister– Giriraj Singh
Minister of State– Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan


Loyal Textile Mills in Collaboration with RIL and HeiQ Launched world’s 1st Reusable PPE with Triple Viral Shield Technology


Loyal Textile Mills Limited in collaboration with Reliance Industries India(RIL) and HeiQ has launched the world’s first reusable Personal Protective Equipment(PPE) with Triple Viral Shield Technology that has passed the Viral Penetration Test, Synthetic Blood Penetration Test, and the  Systolic Blood Pressure Recovery(SBPR) Test at a webinar. 




CCI Approves Kubota’s 9.09% Acquisition of Escorts and Escorts’s 40% Acquisition by KAI

The Competition Commission of India(CCI) approved the acquisition of 9.09% equity stake in Escorts Limited(Escorts) by Kubota Corporation(Kubota) and of 40%  in Kubota Agricultural Machinery India Private Limited(KAI) by Escorts under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002

About CCI:
Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Chairman– Ashok Kumar Gupta




Government launches ASEEM portal to support skilled people to find sustainable livelihood opportunities 

 Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey , Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship(MoSDE) launched the Aatamanirbhar  Skilled Employee-Employer Mapping (ASEEM) portal, which maps the demand of skilled workforce to find available sustainable livelihood opportunities.


India’s 2018 Tiger Census – Largest Camera Trap Wildlife Survey sets Guinness Record 

The camera trap wildlife survey surveyed an area of 1,21,337 square kilometres with camera traps placed in 26,838 locations in 141 sites.

About Ministry of Environment, ForestMoEF) and Climate Change:
Union Minister– Prakash Javadekar 
Minister of State– Babul Supriyo


Kezang D Thongdok of Arunachal Pradesh wins 2020 Dada Saheb Phalke Award for ‘Chi Lupo’ – documentary on Honey Hunting

About Arunachal Pradesh:
Chief Minister– Pema Khandu
Governor– Brigadier (Dr.) B. D. Mishra
Capital– Itanagar


India Moves up a Rank, Becoming the Second-Largest Foreign Investor in UK

According to the United Kingdom’s government’s figures released on 10 July 2020, India has become the second largest Forign Direct Investor in the United Kingdom (UK) after the United States in 2019, by investing in 120 projects and creating 5,429 new jobs in the UK.

About United Kingdom:
Prime Minister- Boris Johnson
Capital- London