1)ANANDIBEN PATEL IS THE NEW GOVERNOR OF MP ;
- President Ramnath Kovind has appointed UP Governor Anandiben Patel to discharge the functions of the Madhya Pradesh Governor.
- The development comes after MP Governor Lalji Tandon passed away.
- She will continue to hold the charge until regular arrangements for the office of the governor are made.
2)NEW COMMANDANT FOR INDIAN NAVAL ACADEMY;
- Vice Admiral M. A Hampiholi has taken charge as the commandant of Indian Naval Academy (INA)
- He took over from Vice Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi.
- He is a recipient of the Nao Sena Medal and Ati Vishisht Seva Medal.
3)HICHEM MECHICHI :NEW PM OF TUNISIA;
- Tunisia's interior minister Hichem Mechichi has been appointed as the new PM of Tunisia.
- Mechichi haa been a councellor of President saied, handling legal matters.
- He has previously been chief of staff at the ministry of transport and also served in the ministry of social affairs.
4)WORLD NATURE CONSERVATION DAY :28 JULY;
- World Nature Conversation Day is observed on 28 July every year.
- The day is marked globally to spread awareness about the best practices to protect the natural resources as our Earth has limited resources which we need to use efficiently to maintain the balance.
5)INDIA, INDONESIA DEFENCE MINISTER'S DIALOGUE ;
- Defence Minister's Dialogue between India and Indonesia was held in New Delhi on 27 july.
- Defence Minister Ranjit Singh had the Indian delegation while the Indonesian delegation was led by their Defence Minister General Prabowo Subianto.
Did You Know?
The dignitary is in India for strengthening the ties between thw maritime neighbours.
6)WORLD HEPATITIS DAY:28 JULY;
- World Hepatitis Day is commemorated every year on 28 july to enhance awareness of viral Hepatitis,an inflammation in the liver that causes a range of health problems,including liver and cancer.
- There are five main strains of the hepatitis vurus -A,B,CD,E.
Did You Know?
The theme for 2020 is 'Hepatitis-free future ' with a strong focus in preventing Hepatitis B (HBV) among mothers and new born.
7) INDIA'S FIRST LEGISLATOR FROM SIDDI COMMUNITY;
- Shantharam Bisha SIDDI ,along with four others ,has been nominated to karnataka legislative council by governor Vajubhai Vala.
- He becomes the country's first legislator from Siddi community which traces its roots from Africa.
Did You Know?
Siddi serves as a secretary of the Varanasi Kalyan Ashram ,a tribal welfare initiative of RSS.
8) MINISTRY OF EARTH SCIENCES LAUNCHES 'MAUSAM';
- Ministry of Earth Sciences has launched the Mobile app 'Mausam' for India Meteorological Department on its foundation day celebration.
- Users can access observed weather ,forecasts,radar images and the proactively warned of impending weather events.