Thursday, 16 July 2020

July 16 :Current Affairs

1)MY LIFE-MY YOGA CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED;


  • Ministry of AYUSH has announced the names of the winner's of My Life -My yoga video blogging contest.
  • This global contest was launched on 31 may 2020,by PM Narendra Modi ,on an occasion of 6th International Yoga Day .

Did You Know?

        The first winner's in the professional category are Ashwath Hegde and Rajni Gehlot.

2)INDIA HANDED OVER EQUIPMENT TO MALDIVES;


  • India has launched over outdoor fitness equipment for 61 islands across Maldives under a cash of $8 million.
  • The equipment was formally handed over by Indian High Commissioner to Maldives Sunjay Sudhir ceremony at male.

3)US PRESIDENT SIGNED A BILL ;


  • Us president Donald Trump  has signed a bill to impose sanctions of chinese officials implementing oppressive law against Hong Kong. 
  • This law gives his administration powerful new tools to hold responsible the individuals and the entities involved in extinguishing Hong Kong's freedom. 


4)GOVERNMENT APPROVED FUND FOR FIRE FIGHTERS;


  • Boeing India has confirmed that the final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 chinook chippers have been handed over to the Indian Air Force. 
  • India is one of the 17 nations to select the Apache and has the most advanced variant, the AH-64E Apache. 

Did You Know? 

        It was designed and equipped with open system architecture, latest communication, and navigation etc. 

5)WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY-15 JULY ;


  • The world Youth Skills Day is celebrated on july 15,  every year. 
  • This day aims at spreading awarness of the importance that technical and vocational education, training and development of new skills hold in our lives and is relevant to both local and global economics. 

Did You Know? 

        The theme for the year 2020 is "Skills for a Resilient Youth". 

6)VED PRAKASH DUDEJA AWARDED ;


  • Ved Prakash Dudeja, vice chairman, Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA)was recently awarded the "Infra Business Leader if the Year 2020". 
  • He was awarded by RIMBDA. 

Did You Know? 

        RIMBDA-Rail Infra and Mobility Business Digital Awards. 

7)HEMANT KOLTALWAR-AMBASSADOR OF CZECH REPUBLIC;


  • Diplomat Hemant Harishchandra kotalwar has been appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to the Czech Republic. 
  • His appointment was announced by the ministry of External Affairs. 


8)FIRST LAUNCH OF KUAIZHOU -11CARRIER ROCKET FAILS;


  • China's Kuaizhou-11carrier rocket suffered a failure during its maider flight. 
  • The rocket was launched from the Juiquan satellite launch center in Northwest china, but a mal function occurred during the flight. 

Did You Know? 

        The rocket was designed to launch low -earth and sun -synchronous orbit satellite. 

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