Current Affairs 2020 July 1

Nov 11, 2019 Eduardo Zambrano

  • Government bans 59 Chinese mobile apps prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India.
  • New Zealand to host virtual APEC 2021 summit.
  • Mamata Banarjee announces free ration in Bengal till July 8.
  • 01 July – National Doctors day.
  • 01 July – International Joke day.
  • HDFC Bank launches “e-Kisaan Dhan” App for farmers.
  • Google will host “Smart Home Virtual Summit” On July 8.
  • Swiggy launches its own digital wallet with ICICI Bank.
  • Swiggy launches digital wallet “Swiggy Money”.
  • Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump.
  • Garib Kalyan Yojana extended till November 2020.
  • Karnataka Govt launches “Skills Connect Forum” Portal.
  • India’s Nitin Menon becomes youngest umpire to enter ICC Elite Panel.
  • Odisha, Sikkim, and Mizoram added to one nation, one ration card scheme.
  • China passes National Security Law for Hong Kong.
  • Sanjay Kumar takes charge as new Chief Secretary of Maharashtra.
  • Lazarus Chakwera Sworn in as Malawi President.
  • Kubatbek Boronov Sworn in as Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan.
  • Klaus Hartmann elected as President of Australian Ice Hockey Federation.
  • Arup Banerji Appointed World Bank Country Director for Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine.
  • Nigar Johar Appointed as the first female Lieutenant General of Pakistan Army.
  • Pitamber Shivnani Appointed MD and CEO of T&D India.
  • Gombojav Zandanshatar Re-elected Speaker of Mongolia’s Parliament.
  • SV Raju Appointed Additional Solicitor General of SC.
  • KK Venugopal re-appointed as Attorney General of India for a year.
  • Gudni Johannesson re-elected as President of Iceland.