- Rohit Khandelwal from Hyderabad became the first Indian who won the crown of Mr. World 2016 on 20th July, 2016.
- Compensatory and Afforestation Fund Bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 20th July, 2016.
- On 20th July, 2016, Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda issued a notice to reduce the prices of coronary stent device (used for heart diseases).
- The Delhi Government released an online payment system for licensing and registration of food business operators (FBOs) on 20th July, 2016.
- Wikileaks released thousands of emails of ruling party after which Turkey blocked access to Wikileaks website on 20th July, 2016.
- Republican Party announced the name of Donald Trump as its candidate for the president on 20th July, 2016.
- The Tea Board of India has announced an accident insurance scheme for workers in small tea gardens at an yearly premium of Rs.14.
- The Union Government approved amendments to the Benami transactions Bill, 2015 on 20th July, 2016.
- Indian foreign exchange reserves were at $360 billion in March 2016, which could import for 10.9 months.
- SBI has signed a MoU (Memorandum Of Understanding) with Brookfield Asset Management to form a joint venture that will invest in stressed Indian assets.
- Till 18th July, 2016, Only 16 applications out of 728 are eligible under startup India initiative.
- U.K based- CDC Group has confirmed to buy 15% shares of IIFL(India Infoline Finance) finance.
- Aurobindo Pharma, Sun Pharma and Glenmark Pharmaceuticals received USFDA approval for selling cholesterol drugs.
- Chennai-based Lakshmi Vilas Bank has increased 50.72% profit for the first quarter ended June, 2016.
- L&T Infotech will enter in stock market on 22nd July, 2016.
- BCCI allowed state sports minister Imam Raza Ansari to be nominated as a president of the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) in Jammu on 19th July, 2016.
- Sunil Joshi will take the designation of Assam coach in Ranji trophy for the next two season.
- Bijender Singh and Gajender Singh will be appointed to present Northern India Offroad Club at the Force gurkha RFC motor transports event from 22nd July, 2016 to 29th July, 2016.
- Amandeep Drall reached to a five-stroke lead on the opening day of Leg 10 of the Hero Women’s Pro Golf Tour.
- Former Hockey player Padma Shri Mohammad Shahid passed away at the age of 56 on 20th July, 2016.
- Ilnur Zakarin won the 17th stage of Tour de France on 20th July, 2016
Science And Technology News:-
- SpaceX dragon cargo reached to the International Space Station on 20th July, 2016.
- As per the temperature study, June 2016 was recorded as the hottest June of the modern history.
Arts, Culture and Awards News:-
- Hollywood director, producer and comedian Garry Marshall passed away at the age of 81 on 19th July, 2016.
Q1. What is the name of the Mr. World 2016
- CHANG Zhousheng
- Daniel ALFARO BARRANTES
- Rohit Khandelwal
- Rajeev Khandelwal
Q2. Name the bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha on 20th July, 2016.
- The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016
- The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016
- Compensatory and Afforestation Fund Bill
- None of the above
Q3. Delhi Government released ………… system for licensing and registration of food business operators (FBOs).
- Online transfer system
- Online payment
- Online documents submission system
- None of the above
Q4. Donald Trump belongs to which U.S political Party.
- Democratic Party
- Republican Party
- Green Party
- Libertarian Party
Q5. Who is known as the father of Modern Olympic Games
- Baron Pierre Coubertin from France
- Jacques Rogge from U.S
- Craig Reedie from Switzerland
- John Coates from South Wales
Q6. Tour de France related to which sport
- Bicycle race
- Car race
- Bike Race
Q1. Avtar Singh
Q2. Chingwen Hsu of China
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