Daily News Updates Of 18th July, 2016

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National News:-

  • Pema Khandu has taken a oath as a Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh in Itanagar on 18th July, 2016.
  • Monsoon session of the Parliament is to be scheduled from 18th July, 2016 to 12th August, 2016.
  • Khangchendzonga National Park of Sikkim has been listed in a world heritage by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of the UNESCO in the 40th session of the WHC at Istanbul in Turkey.
  • According to WHO report, number of doctors – allopathic, ayurvedic, homeopathic and unani at the national level are 80 doctors per lakh population.

International News:-

Business News:-

  • Total revenue collection of new cars and Free Trade Association of Europe Union has been raised to 6.5 % in June, 2016.
  • As per the recent report released, Logistic department is expected to grow by 20% between 2015- 16 and 2019-20 if GST bill would be implemented in 2016.
  • Listed firms have raised over Rs. 8,000 crore with the help of bond issues on recently launched e-book platforms.
  • Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) asked the CEO of NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant to identify one loss generating PSU and make its sell-off or liquidation plan.
  • TRAI is planning to begin consultation on service quality of voice and data services within 15-days.
  • Power Solution company S.Jakson Group is planning to generate Rs. 3000 crore revenues from its solar business by 2017-18.
  • Dabur India has merged with DRDO to boost sustainable growth of medicinal plants in Ladakh.

Sports News:-

  • Dipika Pallikal defeated Joshna Chinappa in the women’s final of the 73rd senior National Squash Championship on 17th July, 2016.
  • Vikash Anand from Chennai won the the third race of the MRF F1600 class in the MRF MMSC and FMSCI Indian National racing championship at the MMRT on 17th July,2016.
  • Reliance Jio, a digital platform of Reliance Industries announced its partnership with the India’s Olympics delegation.
  • Ricky Donison of the BPC Racing won the senior Max class in the third round of the 13th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Rotax Max karting championship at the Kari Motor Speedway in the Chettipalayam on 17th July, 2016.
  • Jo Wilfried of Tsonga of France defeated Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic and reached to semifinals of Davis Cup on 17th July, 2016.
  • Jarlinson Pantano from Columbia has defeated Rafal Majka of Poland and won the 15th stage of the Tour de France on 17th July, 2016.
  • Doubles team Dhruthi Venugopal and Kateryna Sliusar of Ukraine were defeated by Jacqueline Cabaj Awad of Sweden and Ana Veselinovic of Montenegro in the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament.
  • Henrik Stenson defeated Phil Mickelson and won the British Open at Royal Troon on 17th July, 2016.
  • S.Lokesh, Bengaluru’s athlete won the 16th Gymnasiade ISF World School Championships in the Trabzon, Turkey on 17th July, 2016.

Science And Technology News:-

  • SpaceX(Space Exploration Technologies Corporation) is set to launch parking spot to the International Space Station on 18th July, 2016.

Arts, Culture and Awards News:-

  • “Beatles” The Rock Band celebrated its 10th anniversary of “Love Show” on 17th July, 2016.

Quiz Round:-

Q1. What is the name of the CEO of NITI Aayog?

  1. Amitabh Kant
  2. Urjit Patel
  3. Arvind Panagariya
  4. Shashi Kant Sharma

 

     Q2. Who was recently appointed as the chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Nabam Tuki
  2. Pema Khandu
  3. Tathagata Roy
  4. None of the above

 

    Q3.  Khangchendzonga National Park of Sikkim has been listed in a world heritage by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of the UNESCO in which session

  1. 41st session
  2. 40th session
  3. 42nd session
  4. 39th session

 

  Q4.What is the name of the disputed island between China and Philipines

  1. Spratly Islands
  2. Pratas islands
  3. Paracel islands
  4. Wuzhizhou Island

 

 Q5. DRDO recently partnered with which company

  1. Dabur India
  2. Colgate
  3. Patanjali
  4. None of the above

 

Q6. Who won the 15th stage of the stage of the Tour de France on 17th July, 2016.

  1. Jarlinson Pantano
  2. Chris Froome
  3. Mark Cavendish
  4. None of the above

Answers Key – 16th July, 2016

 

Q1. Security And Exchange Board

 

Q2. 18th September, 2016

 

Q3. Saregama

 

Q4.1.27% increases

 

Q5. C-17 aircraft

 

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