Current Affairs 2020 July 11
- China launched commercial communication Satellite “APSTAR-6D”.
- Cognizant India Chairman & MD Ramkumar Ramamoorthy Resigns.
- ADB Renewed MoU with IEA for energy sector sustainability and resilience.
- ADB: Asian Development Bank
- IEA: International Energy Agency.
- Nepal Ban on all Indian news channels in Nepal.
- BCCI CEO Rahul Johri’s resignation accepted by board.
- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates six bridges in J%K.
- Virtual conference India Global Week 2020 being held in UK; Theme - “Be the Revival: India & A Better New World”.
- Ministry of Culture to reprint 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur under NMM.
- Kanjur Means: Concise Orders
- NMM: National Mission for Manus.
- Fossil India Ropes in Disha Patani as Brand Ambassador.
- Neeraj Murmu has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Diana Award’.
- Samsika Gupta has been conferred with the prestigious ‘Diana Award’.
- Diana Award was established in 1999 to honour those who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian work.
- Rajasthan launches ‘Pure For Sure’ week long campaign to ensure purity of dairy products.
- Mukesh Ambani overtakes Warren Buffett as the 7th richest person in the world.
- Tamil Nadu tops market borrowings among states in India for 2020-21.
- Joshna Chinnappa Ranks 10th in PSA World Women’s ranking 2020.
- World’s No.1 women squash player Raneem EI Welily of Egypt retired.
- Mohamed Elshorbagy (Egypt) topped in PSA world men’s ranking 2020.
- Sourav Ghosal Ranks 13th in PSA world’s men’s ranking 2020.
- USAID & MNRE Partners for Clean Energy Development.
- USAID: U.S. Agency for International Development.
- MNRE: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
- Haryana Govt decided to introduce the ‘Samadhan Se Vikas’ Scheme.
- IIT-H collaborates with NVIDIA to establish India’s 1st NVIDIA AI technology centre.
- Goa former Health Minister Dr Suresh Amonkar passes away.
- Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches ‘BLUIS’ to monitor govt lands.
- BLUIS: Bhubaneswar Land Use Intelligence System.
- Nadaun Police Station (HP) ranked as one of the best Police Station of India.
- Kerala Govt launched the “Kerala Dialogue” A Debate Series.
- Former RBI Governor Rangarajan gets the 1st Mahalanobis Award.
- A.P. Subba was sworn in as the Chairperson, Lokayukta of Sikkim.
- Italy bans entry from 13 Countries over Corona Virus fears.
- Legendary Musician Charlie Daniels passes away.
- Asia Cup Cricket Tournament postponed till June 2021.
- MSDE launches AI-based “ASEEM” digital platform.
- MSDE: Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship.
- ASEEM: Aatmanirbhar Skilled Employee Employer Mapping.
- Ivory Cost PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly passes away.
- IOC receives EU Green Building Leadership Award.
- IOC: International Olympic Committee
- Union Bank of India CMD Rajkiran Rai gets 2 year extension.