Daily News Updates Of 19th July, 2016

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National News:-

  • Bengaluru City development Minister K.J. George voluntarily resigned from the post on 18th July,2016.
  • On 18th July, 2016, NGT(National Green Tribunal) stated to the transport department to issue a public notice for not registering diesel vehicle cars which are older than ten years.
  • Indian army is going to move third regiment of T-72 battle tanks to Ladakh.
  • On 18th July, 2016, The Supreme court ordered BCCI to implement the panel report of R.M Lodha to reform BCCI.

International News:-

  • On 17th July, 2016 around 1 lakh Venezuelan people have crossed the Simon Bolivar Bridge from San Antonio de Táchira in Venezuela to Cucuta in Columbia to buy basic commodities.

Business News:-

  • Bandhan Bank Ltd. announced to reduce interest rates on microloans by 0.6% from 18th July, 2016.
  • Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) reported a 9.8% increase in its first quarter and planning to invest Rs. 1000 crore for personal care product factory in Assam by 2017.
  • Telecom company Idea has announced 67% reduction to 4G and 3G mobile internet rates.
  • ICICI prudential Life Insurance Company has filed a draft to SEBI for an IPO to sell the shares of worth Rs 182 million in order to fetch around 5,000 crore.
  • SoftBank Group are going to buy U.K chip designer ARM(Advanced RISC Machines) holdings PLC(Programmable Logic Controller) in a 24.3 billion pound ($32.2 billion) deal on 18th July, 2016.

Sports News:-

  • Saurav Ghosal reaches a 11th National singles title in squash after defeating Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu in the Otters Club, Bandra on 17th July, 2016.
  • Sidharth Rawat was defeated by Shuichi Sekiguchi of Japan in  the first round of the $50,000 tennis tournament in Korea on 18th July, 2016.
  • Shivani will assist Indian team as a lead in the Asian Junior (under-19) women’s volleyball championship at Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand from 23rd July, 2016 to 31st July, 2016.
  • Delhi Dynamos Football club has signed Soram Poirei and Milan Singh for the upcoming “Hero Indian Super League”.
  • The International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach confirmed that the “Russian doping deception” were proved by the World- Anti-doping Agency on 18th July, 2016.
  • Indian Athletes who are going to represent in Olympic Games were present with the Sports Minister Vijay Goel, IOA president N.Ramachandran, Salman Khan, A.R. Rahman and others during an event on 18th July, 2016.

Science And Technology News:-

Quiz Round:-

Q1. What is the name of the Sports Minister

  1. Vijay Goel
  2. Prakash Javadekar
  3. Nitin Gadkari
  4. None

Q2. What is the name of the President of International Olympic Committee (IOC)

  1. Jacques Rogge
  2. Thomas Bach
  3. Mr Franco CARRARO
  4. None

Q3. WADA stands for …………..

  1. World Anti-Doping Agency
  2. World Association of Development Agency
  3. Washington Area Darts Association
  4. World Autodeal Association

Q4. What is the name of the player that reached 11th National singles title in squash championship

  1. John G. Nelson
  2. Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu
  3. Joshna  Chinappa
  4. Saurav Ghosal

Q5. Name the country to which 1 lakh Venezuelan people has been reached after crossing border to buy food materials

  1. Aruba
  2. Columbia
  3. Grenada
  4. Netherlands

Answers Key – 18th July, 2016

Q1. Amitabh Kant

Q2. Pema Khandu

Q3. 40th session

Q4.Spratly Islands

Q5. Dabur India

Q6. Jarlinson Pantano


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