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Current Affairs Of 28 July 2020






Current Affairs Of 28 July 2020

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Current Affairs Of 28 July 2020


INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Harsh Vardhan Participated Virtually in the SCO Health Minister’s Digital Meet chaired by Mikhail Murashko

The meeting was chaired by Mikhail Murashko, Minister of Health of the Russian Federation.

About SCO:
Headquarters– Beijing, China
Secretary-General- Vladimir Norov

22 million children from South Asia missed out on early childhood education due to COVID-19: UNICEF

About UNICEF:
Headquarters– New York, United States of America (USA)
Executive Director– Henrietta Holsman Fore

NATIONAL AFFAIRS

India-European Union Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation renewed for next five years (2020-2025)

About European Union (EU):
European Parliament president – David-Maria Sassoli
Headquarter– Brussels, Belgium

TRIFED Signed Tripartite MoU with IIT Delhi and Vijnana Bharati Under Unnat Bharat Abhiyan of MHRD

About TRIFED:
Managing Director– Pravir Krishna
Head Office– New Delhi
Works under– Ministry of Tribal Affairs

BANKING & FINANCE

Bank of Maharashtra joined hands with Uniken for Omni-channel security

The state-owned Bank of Maharashtra has joined hands with Uniken, a pioneer in the field of digital security in India to secure its Internet banking channels on mobile, card, call centres and ATMs, among others, against cyber fraud. 


APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS         

Somalia’s Deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid appointed as Interim Prime Minister

About Somalia:
President– Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed
Capital– Mogadishu
Currency– Somalia Shilling

Tunisia’s Interior Minister Hichem Mechichi appointed as new PM; to form govt in 1 month

Tunisian President Kais Saied appointed Hichem Mechichi(46-year-old), Interior Minister as it’s new Prime minister.
About Tunisia:
Capital– Tunis
Currency– Tunisian Dinar(TND)

Croatian Parliament Approved New government Led by Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic after Election

About Croatia:
Capital– Zagreb
Currency- Croatian kuna

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Union Minister of Earth Sciences, Harsh Vardhan launched “Mausam” App for Weather Forecasts

the mobile app “Mausam” designed and developed by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune and the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

China launched new high-resolution mapping satellite Ziyuan-III 03 from Shanxi

About China:
Capital– Beijing
Currency– Renminbi
President– Xi Jinping

SPORTS

Haryana to host the 4th edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2021

About Haryana:
Capital- Chandigarh.
Governor– Satyadeo Narayan Arya.

OBITUARY

Two time Oscar winner and actress, Olivia de Havilland passed away at the age of 104 in Paris, France


American Actor John Saxon passed away at 83


Popular Jazz Singer and actor Annie Ross passed away at the age 89 in New York



BOOKS & AUTHORS

A new book “The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World” authored by External Affairs Minister Dr.S Jaishankar was published by HarperCollins, India



A new book titled “Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India”authored by former RBI deputy governor Viral V.Acharya

The book titled “Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India”authored by former Reserve Bank of India(RBI) deputy governor Viral  V.Acharya. 

IMPORTANT DAYS

82nd CRPF Raising Day: July 27


21st Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020 – July 26



Income Tax Day 2020 – July 24


STATE NEWS

Road in Lucknow named after former MP Governor Lalji Tandon: UP

The Lucknow Municipal Corporation,Uttar pradesh(UP), has named a road Lucknow-Hardoi as Tandon Marg and a crossing Chauk Chauraha as Lalji Tandon Chauraha after former Madhya Pradesh(MP) Governor Lalji Tandon.

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, launched a free website portal named ‘Rozgaar Bazaar’ for job seekers, employers 

About Delhi
Chief Minister – Arvind Kejirwal
Lt. Governor – Anil Baijal