Daily News Updates Of 21st July, 2016

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National News:-

  • 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.  

International News:-

Business News:-

  • 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.

Sports News:-

  • 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:-

Arts, Culture and Awards News:-

  • Hollywood director, producer and comedian Garry Marshall passed away at the age of 81 on 19th July, 2016.

Quiz Round:-

Q1. What is the name of the Mr. World 2016

  1. CHANG Zhousheng
  3. Rohit Khandelwal
  4. Rajeev Khandelwal

Q2. Name the bill that was passed by the Lok Sabha on 20th July, 2016.

  1. The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016
  1. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  1. Compensatory and Afforestation Fund Bill


  1. None of the above

Q3. Delhi Government released ………… system for licensing and registration of food business operators (FBOs).

  1. Online transfer system
  2. Online payment
  3. Online documents submission system
  4. None of the above

Q4. Donald Trump belongs to which U.S political Party.

  1. Democratic Party
  2. Republican Party
  3. Green Party
  4. Libertarian Party

Q5. Who is known as the father of Modern Olympic Games

  1. Baron Pierre Coubertin from France
  2. Jacques Rogge from U.S
  3. Craig Reedie from Switzerland
  4. John Coates from South Wales

Q6. Tour de France related to which sport

  1. Bicycle race
  2. Car race
  3. Bike Race
  4. Marathon

Answers Key – 20th July, 2016


Q1. Avtar Singh

Q2. Chingwen Hsu of China

Q3. 104

Q4. India


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