Current Affairs July

Current Affairs 2020 July 1

Government bans 59 Chinese mobile apps prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India.


Current Affairs 2020 July 2

World UFO day – 02 July. 4th phase of Vande Barath Mission Scheduled to Commence From 3rd July. Madhya Pradesh launches “Hamara Ghara - Hamara Vidyalaya” Campaign.


Current Affairs 2020 July 3

VS Rao takes charge as VC of SRM University Andhra Pradesh. MK Aggarwal takes charge as new Chennai Police Commissioner. Baisali Mohanty Appointed United Nations Policy Officer.


Current Affairs 2020 July 4

04 July – Independence Day USA.  Theme 2020 “cooperatives for climate action”.  04 July - International Day of cooperatives (first Saturday of July).


Current Affairs 2020 July 5

Delhi Government launched an online portal ‘LEAD’. LEAD: Learning Through E-Resource Made Accessible For Delhi. Lt Gen SP Kochhar appointed as Director-General of COAI.


Current Affairs 2020 July 6

Himachal Pradesh Plans to provide 100% FHTC to all rural households by August. FHTC: Function Household Tap Connection Govt launched Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge.


Current Affairs 2020 July 7

5 MoUs Signed between India and Afghanistan for developing educational infrastructure. Veena Pandita appointed as Chairperson JK BOSE for 2 more years. JK BOSE: Jammu Kashmir Board Of School Education


Current Affairs 2020 July 8

All customs stations would set up Turant Suvidha Kendras by July 15: CBIC CBIC: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs World Bank provides $400 Million Loan for the Namami Gange Programme.


Current Affairs 2020 July 9

World’s 2nd largest data centre inaugurated in Mumbai. Priyanka Chopra appointed as Ambassador for Toronto International Film Festival. Ukhnaa Khurelsukh re-elected as Prime Minister of Mongolia.


Current Affairs 2020 July 10

11 July – World Population Day. Navy’s Operation ‘Samudra’ Setu to bring back Indians Stranded Abroad Conclusion. July 6 –July 10: Virtual Counter-Terrorism week.


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.


Current Affairs 2020 July 12

Bajaj Allianz General Insurance launches Corona Kavach Policy. APSRTC likely to launch ‘Pratham’ mobile app on July 20; AIM – To encourage cashless transactions among passengers. APSRTC: Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. 


Current Affairs 2020 July 13

Chhattisgarh becomes 1st state to start e-Lok Adalats. Cartoonist Avad Bin Hassan Jami passes away recently. United Nations released Global E-Waste Monitor 2020 Report.


Current Affairs 2020 July 14

UNESCO’s included Danau Toba in North Sumatra as one of its global Geoparks. “It’s Between You” Campaign has been launched by WhatsApp. 209th UNESCO Executive Board Assembly Held in Paris, France.


Current Affairs 2020 July 15

15 July – World Youth Skills Day Theme 2020 – “Skills For Resilient Youth” Google announces 100,000 scholarships for online certificates.


Current Affairs 2020 July 16

Former Australian Skipper Mile Jedinak announces retirement from Football. Ashok Lavasa appointed Vice President of Asian Development Bank. Central Govt provides Rs 500 crore to Haryana for its crop diversification.


Current Affairs 2020 July 17

17 July – World Day for International Justice. Malini Parthasarathy replaces N Ram as Chairperson of the Hindu group. Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned.


Current Affairs 2020 July 18

18 July – Nelson Mandela International Day. India Coronavirus cases crossed the one million mark. India becomes 3rd country to cross 1 million Covid-19 cases.


Current Affairs 2020 July 20

20 July – World Chess Day India Business Council to host 2020 India Ideas Summit on July 22. Odisha partners with Flipkart to promote Handloom, Handcrafts.


Current Affairs 2020 July 21

WFDSA released the Global Direct Selling – 2019 Retail Sales Report. WFDSA: World Federation of Direct Selling Association Indian Direct Selling Industry records USD 2.47 billion sales in 2019.


Current Affairs 2020 July 22

Delhi Govt raises income limit criterion to 1 lakh for providing Marriage Aid to poor. GEDCOL, NHPC signs MoU to develop Floating Solar Power Projects in Odisha. GEDCOL: Green Energy Development Corporation of Odisha Limited


Current Affairs 2020 July 23

AIIB approves $250 million loan to Pakistan to fight COVID-19 impact. AIIB: Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank WADA suspends India’s National Dope Testing Laboratory for another 6 months.


Current Affairs 2020 July 24

Arun Misra appointed as CEO of Hindustan Zinc. Karur Vysya Bank appoints Ramesh Babu Boddu as MD and CEO. Book “Suraj Kade Marda Nahi” authored by Baldev Singh Sadaknama.


Current Affairs 2020 July 25

IIT Madras develops Technology to remove Haze Impact in Surveillance Camera Images. AIIMS Nagpur develops Smart Wristband to track COVID-19 positive patients. Govt sanctions Permanent Commission to Women Officers Indian Army.


Current Affairs 2020 July 26

26 July – Kargil Vijay Diwas India is celebrating the 21st anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas. Central Railway Mumbai Division launched app “CheckIn Master”.


Current Affairs 2020 July 27

Mahdi Mohammed Gulaid appointed as acting Prime Minister of Somalia. Tata AIA Life Insurance has appointed Naveen Tahilyani as CEO and MD. Jason Holder becomes 3rd West Indies player to complete 2,000 runs and 100 wickets in tests.


Current Affairs 2020 July 28

28 July – World Hepatitis Day Theme 2020: Hepatitis-Free Future HIL Supplies 20.60 tonne of DDT to South Africa for Malaria Control Programme.


Current Affairs 2020 July 29

29 July – Global Tiger Day Union Environment Minister Prakash Javdekar releases 4th All India Tiger Estimation Report-2018. India to be home to almost 70% of the Global Tiger Population.