22 & 23 July Current Affairs 2019

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22 & 23 July Current Affairs 2019

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Union Minister Piyush Goyal to launch Global Innovation Index 2019

22 July 2019 Current Affairs: Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal planned to launch the Global Innovation Index (GII) on July 24. The theme of the event is “Evaluating the Medical Innovation Scenario of the Next Decade.”They will launch in the presence of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Director General Francis Gurry. The launch of GII mainly shows the innovation rankings of economies and findings for this corresponding fiscal year. The 12th edition of GII with 129 countries under its observation. The GII measures innovation friendly are based on the environment of global economies.There are around 80 entries.

Acharya Devvrat sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat on 22 July

23 July 2019 Current Affairs: Acharya Devvrat, 60, sworn in as the new governor of Gujarat on July 22. Gujarat high court’s acting chief justice Anant S Dave administered the oath of office at the Raj Bhavan on 22 July. Devvrat is the 20th governor of Gujarat. Acharya Devvrat has replaced O P Kohli. He was the governor of Himachal Pradesh.

 

Eleventh DefExpo India- 2020 to be held in Lucknow

The 11th DefExpo India-2020 is scheduled to be held for the first time in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow. The main theme of the DefExpo India-2020 will be ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’ ABOUT DEFEXPO: DEFEXPO would provide a unique platform for Defence industry Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), exhibitors and to display their latest innovations and capabilities in the field.

Sanjeev Kumar Singla is appointed as India’s Ambassador to Israel

Senior diplomat Sanjeev Kumar Singla is appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Israel.  The appointment was made confirmed this week Friday. He is a 1997-batch Indian Foreign Service officer He was serving as Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  He got appointed to this particular post in the year 2014.  He will replace Pavan Kapoor who take charge as the Ambassador to Israel.

The World Bank to continue the support to Andhra Pradesh with over $1 Billion program

23 July 2019 Current Affairs: The World Bank dropped a loan proposal for Amaravati project continues to support Andhra Pradesh with an over one billion USD program. The program mainly covers the health, agriculture, energy and disaster management sectors.

Aim:The main aim is to improve the living standards of citizens in tune with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Boris Johnson elected as UK Prime Minister

23 July 2019 Current Affairs: Boris Johnson elected as the leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party. He is declared as country’s next Prime Minister. Johnson will formally take over as Prime Minister. He succeeds Theresa May. She got stepped down over her failure to get parliament to ratify her Brexit deal. Johnson served as UK foreign minister and London’s Mayor.

Prithu Gupta of Delhi selected as Indias 64th Grandmaster

Delhi’s Prithu Gupta become India’s 64th Grandmaster. He got Elo around 2500 points. He defeated IM Lev Yankelevich in the fifth round of the Portuguese League 2019. He received his first GM norm at the Gibraltar Masters. He achieved his second norm at the Biel Masters on the same year. He got the final norm at the Porticcio Open and finally achieved the required ELO points. Some Top 10 Chess Grand masters in India Here some of the grand masters names are given below. 

Maharashtra Sports Dept gave Rs One Crore Assistance for Gold Medalist Rahi Sarnobat

22 July 2019 Current Affairs: Maharashtra sports department gave Rs one crore for shooter Rahi Sarnobat.  She belongs to Kolhapur district in western Maharashtra and she qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She got qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

She personally made a request through social media to all players and different sports associations and federation of Maharashtra. The players who belong to different sports associations and federation of Maharashtra planned to send the government proposal for financial assistance so the government can support through the process. The state planned to assist financial assistance to emerge players for their training and other expenditure.

Shane Lowry claimed the British Open 2019 at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland

Irishman Shane Lowry claimed the British Open 2019 at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland. It is his first major golfing title. He defeated Tommy Fleetwood and won the title. He is the second player from the country to claim the title. Earlier, the title was claimed by Padraig Harrington in 2007 and 2008. He won USD1,935,000 which takes him to No.1 on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai.

MHA has approved and launched a lightweight bullet proof jacket Bhabha Kavach

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) launched a lightweight bullet proof jacket Bhabha Kavach, which was especially for the Paramilitary Forces and Indian armed forces.  It was launched at International Police Expo 2019 held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

ISRO has launched Chandrayaan 2 successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on 22 July

23 July 2019 Current Affairs: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the Indian Space agency, has launched Chandrayaan-2 successfully into the elliptical Earth orbit from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on 22 July. The spacecraft was carried by the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle GSLV MkIII-M1. It was India’s most challenging and ambitious mission. It is expected that Spacecraft will try to land a rover near the South pole of the Moon on 7 September 2019, in 48 days.

If the spacecraft lands softly on the Moon, India will be the fourth country to successfully carry out such mission. The three countries that have launched the spacecraft successfully are US, Russia and China.

Central Government favors it’s 31.8% contribution to economic growth

23 July 2019 Current Affairs: MSME sector contributed significantly to the Indian economy in terms of Gross Domestic Product, exports and employment generation, it’s the contribution of the total Gross Value Added standing at 31.8 percent.

The share of MSME related products in total exports from India during the year 2018-19 was 48.10 percent.

Ajay Bhadoo appointed as Joint Secretary to the President

President of India appointed Ajay Bhadoo as Joint Secretary. Badoo, a Gujarat batch IAS officer. He is currently serving as the Vadodara Municipal Commissioner. He took charge of the Municipal Commissioner’s post in July 2018. The past 19 years in IAS he served in various capacities and held positions like Collector, Municipal Commissioner to the chief minister of Gujarat.  He got the Best Collector Award twice for outstanding performance in 2008 and 2010.

Andhra Bank rolls-out Al chatbot ABHi in Telangana

Andhra Bank launched its AI(Artificial Intelligence) interactive assistant called “ABHi” at a function in Hyderabad, Telangana.

It uses new-age technologies include to understand the customer query  They fetch the relevant information from the possible knowledge base in a matter of milliseconds.

ABHi is powered by AI startup Floatbot.ai (Bangalore) .They are in partnership with IT(Information Technology) company Netxcell Limited(Hyderabad).

Customers will be able to get the information instantaneously 24×7, anytime by using ABHi & can also connect and know details from ABHi through (www.andhrabank.in) over Mobile/Desktop browser, Facebook Messenger and over voice using Google Assistant