Daily News Updates Of 23rd July, 2016

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National News:-

  • An-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force while travelling from Chennai to Port Blair has vanished over Bay of Bengal on 22nd July, 2016.
  • P.M Narendra Modi has laid a foundation stone for AIIMS and reopen the fertilizer plants in Gorakhpur, Barauni and Sindari on 22nd July, 2016.
  • On 22nd July, 2016, Maruti Suzuki Limited launched a Gurgaon’s first water ATM in Kasan village, in the presence of Pataudi MLA Bimla Chaudhary at Manesar.
  • On 22nd July, 2016, Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2015 got the 7th extension by the joint committee on the contentious Land Bill.Land Bill has been approved by new chairperson Ganesh Singh.

International News:-

  • On 22nd July, 2016, Singapore debarred the distribution and possession of the “AI Fatihin” newspaper, associated with IS.

Business News:-

  • Corporation Bank introduced a “Green PIN(Personal Identification Number)” service. Green PIN is an online PIN generator module for credit card holders.S.K. Roy, chairman, LIC of India, inaugurated the facility on 22nd July, 2016.
  • The Union Government has appointed “Ajay Bhushan Pandey” as a CEO of the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India).
  • As per the new index of Sustainable banks, the Sweden has topped the list and India has rated on 100th out of 149 nations.
  • NDMC (New delhi Municipal Council) signed a pact with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to develop 12 sewage plants(STP).
  • On 21st June, 2016, Federal Bank signed an agreement with “Reliance Jio Money” with an aim of one-click payment (direct payment option) facility.
  • Hydropower generation company, NHPC has signed an agreement with BHEL(Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) for undertaking hydropower projects on 21st July, 2016.

Sports News:-

  • Sam Allardyce has been designated as new England manager of English Football Association on 22nd July, 2016.
  • India defeated Thailand in its opening match in the 24th FIBA(International Basketball Federation Association) under-18 championship on 22nd July, 2016.
  • Romain Bardet won the 19th stage of the Tour de France on 22nd July, 2016.

Science And Technology News:-

  • Facebook has completed its first successful test of its solar powered Aquila, which is mainly aimed to connect remote areas of the world through Internet Services.

Arts, Culture and Awards News:-

  • The International Film Festival, focussing on Mother Teresa’s life and teachings will be held at over 100 locations in India and around 50 other nations.The Film Festival will begin from 26th August, 2016 after which it will travel over the next six months. This event is organised by the World Catholic Association for Communication’s India.
  • The Leonardo Dicaprio Foundation has announced third annual fundraising auction gala by raising $45 million for protecting the earth from climatic and environmental issues.

Quiz Round:-

Q1. Maruti Suzuki Limited launched first water ATM in ………….

  1. Gurgaon
  2. Sonipat
  3. Panipat
  4. Delhi

Q2. Corporation Bank introduced ……. Service inaugurated the facility on 22nd July, 2016.

  1. Green PIN
  2. ATM facility
  3. Online payment
  4. None of the above

Q3.  Who won the 19th stage of the Tour de France on 22nd July, 2016.

  1. Chris Froome
  2. Christina
  3. Romain Bardet
  4. Peter Sagan

Q4. Who has been appointed as the CEO of the UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India).

  1. Ajay Kumar Bhushan
  2. S.K. Roy
  3. Ganesh Singh
  4. None of the above

Q5. Women boxers included in Olympics in which year.

  1. 1928
  2. 1912
  3. 1984
  4. 2012

Answers Key – 22nd July, 2016

Q1.India and Mozambique

Q2. Sheikh Hasina

Q3. Utpal Bora

Q4. Joint Patrol along Pok

Q5. State Of India

Q6.Virat Kohli

Q7. 1900


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