July Current Affairs 2019
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World Zoonoes Day is observed on 6 July
The World Zoonoses Day is observed on 6 July every year. The day is observed to create awareness on zoonotic diseases, how to prevent them and what actions should be take if it is exposed. Zoonotic diseases are worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that 61% of all human diseases are zoonotic in origin, while 75% of new diseases discovered in the last decade are zoonotic.
India to train 1800 Bangladeshi Civil Servants at Mussoorie
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: Eighteen hundred Bangladeshi mid-career civil servants trained at the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) in Mussoorie
They are under training between 2019-2025. The first batch of 30 civil servants leaving for a two-week long training programme in Mussoorie. They are paid for a visit to the Indian High Commission in Dhaka
The Bangladeshi civil servants are trained at the National Centre for Good Governance,They are based on the Memorandum of Understanding signed in February, The Fifth meeting of the India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) held.
The trainings provide an opportunity to share experiences of administration between civil servants of the two countries. The civil servants of India and Bangladesh help foster deeper ties between the two countries.
Manoj Kumar Nambiar is appointed as the Chairman of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: Manoj Kumar Nambiar, Managing Director of Arohan Financial Services, is appointed as the Chairman of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN). He was elected at 6th annual general meeting of MFIN. Nambiar is also a director on boards of IntelleCash Microfinance Network Company. He will replace Ujjivan Financial Services CEO and MD Samit Ghosh.
Vineet Chattree of Svatantra Microfin will be the vice-chairman, the industry association and self-regulatory organisation (SRO) for the microfinance industry in India. Also, MFIN has inducted Gyan Mohan and Jagadish Ramadugu in its governing board. The announcement was made by MFIN Chief Executive Officer Harsh Shrivastava.
Reliance Jio partners with Facebook to launch literacy drive MDigital Udaan” for first-time internet users in India
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: Indian mobile network operator, Reliance Jio partnered with Facebook to launch a digital literacy initiative named “Digital Udaan”
The main aim is to empower first-time internet users with digital literacy and understanding of the Internet in real time. The initiative is launched in nearly 200 different locations across 13 states. It is expected to reach over 7,000 locations in the country. Through this program, it has audio-visual training in 10 regional languages
Jio will engage with its users to help them learn about features of JioPhone, apps and Internet safety, including the use of Facebook. Facebook is an ally in this mission to achieve 100% digital literacy in the country. At present Jio have 300 million users and it added 8 million users in April 2019.
Punjab & Sind Bank sets up centralised hub ‘Cen-MARG’ to process retail and MSME loans
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: Punjab & Sind Bank set up a centralized hub named “Centralised MSME & Retail Group” (Cen-MARG) for processing retail and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) loans for better efficiency of branches in business acquisition. It is headquartered in New Delhi. It will ensure qualitative improvement in credit appraisal, improved turnaround time, uniform documentation, and efficient monitoring. Cen-MARG linked with pan-India branches of the bank in a phased manner.
The bank is main aim to bring about much-enhanced customer satisfaction through this initiative. The launch of Cen-MARG and retail credit will be performed at the Cen-MARG, They will help branches focus better on lead generation for retail lending and MSME and enhanced customer service.
NASSCOM & NSDC launches “World Skills India”-lnternational Cloud Computing Challenge 2019
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: Skills India”- International Cloud Computing Challenge 2019 from July (1st – 6th 2019) at NASSCOM Campus, New Delhi.
Main Aim: The initiative is aimed at recognizing the best practices from the world in the areas of cloud computing. The challenge initiated in the presence of the minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey.
India along with nine other countries including New Zealand, Belgium, Japan, China, South Korea, Russia, Oman and Ireland are participating in the competition. The finalists further taking part in the 45th World Skills Competition in Kazan, Russia which scheduled in August 2019. According to NASSCOM in the Asia-Pacific region,India secured second to China.
Dr.Nalin Shinghal appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited(BHEL)
Nalin Shinghal appointed as its chairman and managing director for five years. The appointment of Nalin Shinghal as chairman and managing director BHEL It is for a period of 5 years About Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited It is owned and founded by the Government of India is an engineering and manufacturing company based in New Delhi, India. Established in 1964 It is India’s largest power generation equipment manufacturer.
Harideesh Kumar appointed as the Director of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
B Harideesh Kumar appointed as director of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) It is for a period of three years. He belongs from Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka. It is served as the Executive Director of Canara Bank. He was Executive Director of Canara Bank. About IBPS Chairman – Rajkiran Rai G. In 1984, the National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM) department Handled the test converted into the IBPS examination.
Ola gets green light for London taxi business
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: India’s Ola Cabs received approval from London’s transport regulator to start private hire vehicles (PHV) in the capital city of the UK.
It is the first-ever platform to offer both PHVs and black cabs in the UK. Ola UK Pvt. Ltd received a one-year carriage licence from TFL to operate “PHV vehicles” across London. It is required to apply for a licence and list their vehicle as a privately registered vehicle for hire. Ola would become the biggest threat to Uber in the UK, since it has raised far more capital than the rest of the app-based taxi operators.
It is raised around $190 million to $280 million in funding Ola’s massive war chest of $3.8 billion. Ola with SoftBank Corp., Sequoia Capital, Accel, and automakers like Kia Motors and Hyundai as its investors. The company is continuing efforts to build a massive war with Uber especially in India.
Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from ODI
07 July 2019 Current Affairs: Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik announced his retirement from One Day International (ODI) cricket after the country’s final league clash against Bangladesh in World Cup 2019. He will now focus on the T20s.