Daily News Updates Of 20th July, 2016

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National News:-

  • The Central government stated that the government saved Rs. 22,000 crore by the cooking gas subsidy in the financial year 2015-16.
  • The ruling party is planning to celebrate the 70th year of Independence day i.e. on 15th August, over a week from 15th August, 2016 to 22nd August, 2016.
  • The Lok Sabha passed the landmark bill for the required status of NEET( National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) from the academic session of 2017-18.
  • The Delhi Government approved to release Rs. 374 crore to all three Municipal Corporation on 19th July, 2016.
  • Panama gave its consent to sign the tax treaty with Indian agencies, which will help them to investigate the matter of Panama papers.

International News:-

  • Turkey debarred more than 15,000 employees of education sector on 19th jUly, 2016.

Business News:-

  • Central government announced Rs 22,915 crore investment into 13 public sector banks on 19th July, 2016.
  • According to the Brand Finance India, Tata remained reliable brand of India in 2015-16 but declined by 11% in terms of value.
  • TPG Growth has declared a $33 million investment for to take a stake in Rhea Healthcare.
  • The Chennai Port trust took six projects worth of Rs. 200 crore in order to strengthen its stability.
  • All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) has declared 5,600 defaulter’s names of private and public sector banks as of March, 2016.
  • DoT (Department of Telecom) has issued demand notices to six telecom companies, which includes Bharti Mittal, RCom and Vodafone.
  • Wipro Software company’s profit decreased by 6.4 % in the first quarter of June, 2016.
  • As per the annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) report, Airlines in India will demand 1,850 new airplanes worth $265 billion in the next 20 years.

Sports News:-

  • India will host the match and play against Spain in the Davis Cup World Group from 16th September, 2016 to 18th September, 2016.
  • The International Olympic Committee stated on 19th July, 2016, that the committee will study the legal possibilities to ban Russia from the Rio Olympic 2016.
  • Kanika Vaidya defeated Chingwen Hsu of China in the first round of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Hong kong on 19th July, 2016.
  • International Master S.Ravi Teja won the Amity Challengers chess title on 19th July, 2016.
  • Avtar Singh, Indian Judoka has qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 in the 90 kg section.
  • Kothajit Singh and Chinglensana Singh will become Manipur’s first Hockey players in the Olympics since Thoiba in 1998.

Science And Technology News:-

  • On 18th July, 2016, International researchers announced the discovery of 104 new planets outside the solar system.
  • Scientists have developed a reliable vaccine for malaria.

Quiz Round:-

Q1. What is the name of the Indian Judoka player who has qualified for Rio Olympics 2016 in the 90 kg section.

  1. Avtar Singh
  2. Joshna Chinappa
  3. Harinder Singh
  4. Kothajit Singh

Q2. Kanika Vaidya defeated to whom in the first round of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Hong kong on 19th July, 2016.

  1. Saina Nehwal
  2. Chingwen Hsu of China
  3. Martina Hingis
  4. None of the above

Q3. How much planets were discovered outside the solar system

  1. 103
  2. 102
  3. 101
  4. 104

Q4. Panama has signed a tax treaty recently to which country

  1. Columbia
  2. China
  3. India
  4. America

Answers Key – 19th July, 2016


Q1. Vijay Goel

Q2. Thomas Bach

Q3. World Anti-Doping Agency

Q4.Saurav Ghosal

Q5. Columbia


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