Current affairs 16th July 2022
16th July Current Affairs
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Read the Daily current affairs July 16, 2022, provided here topic-wise covering all the important news updates. Here we have analyzed and classified the topics in Daily current affairs.
FSIB recommends former Union Bank Chief Rajkiran Rai for the NaBFID MD post
The Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) has recommended former Union Bank of India managing director Rajkiran Rai as the head of the government-owned development finance institution (DFI).
NRTI re-named as Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya
The National Road Transport Institute in Gujarat will be upgraded to a central university and will be known as the Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya. The cabinet has also approved the setting up of the university. The Gati Shakti University will become the second central university in the state following the Central University of Gujarat.
Department of Consumer Affairs sets up a committee to develop a comprehensive framework on right to repair
The Department of Consumer Affairs has set up a committee to develop a comprehensive framework on the right to repair. The aim of the framework is to empower consumers and product buyers in the local market and harmonize trade between the original equipment manufacturers and the third-party buyers and sellers. Its aim is also to emphasize developing sustainable consumption of products and reduction in e-waste.
Kerala, Ahmedabad make it to TIME magazine’s list of World’s Greatest Places of 2022
TIME magazine has named Kerala and Ahmedabad among the 50 extraordinary destinations to explore in its list of the World’s Greatest Places of 2022. Other cities that made the list include Seoul, Buahan in Bali, Madeira in Spain, and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia.
Stealth frigate INS Dunagiri launched into the Hooghly River
Indian Navy Ship (INS) Dunagiri, one of seven stealth frigates that India is constructing under Project 17A, has been launched into the Hooghly River near Kolkata. Like all the frigates of Project 17A, INS Dunagiri is named after a mountain range in the country. This began with Project 17, which yielded three frigates: INS Shivalik in 2010, INS Satpura in 2011, and INS Sahyadri in 2012
NASSCOM, Google set up a call center to help rural women entrepreneurs scale up business
NASSCOM Foundation along with Google has set up a call center DigiVaani in collaboration with a not-for-profit body ISAP to help women farmers scale up their business. The project is being run on a pilot basis to initially reach out to 20,000 rural women entrepreneurs across six states — Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Haryana, and Rajasthan.
Paper Import Monitoring System to come into effect from October
The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has introduced the Paper Import Monitoring System (PIMS) by amending the import policy of major paper products from ‘free’ to ‘free subject to compulsory registration under PIMS’. The new policy will come into effect on October 1, 2022. However, the online facility of registration will be available from July 15, 2022
UIDAI has launched a new mobile app named AadhaarFaceRd
UIDAI has launched a new mobile app named AadhaarFaceRd to perform face authentication through mobile app from anywhere and at any time.
India and China to hold 16th round of talks on 17th July
The 16th round of military talks between India and China will be held on the Indian side of the LAC on 17th July. The last talks were held in March this year.
Yes, Bank has made JC Flowers Asset Reconstruction Co its JV partner by signing a term sheet for the sales of bad loans worth Rs 48,000 crores.
The pension fund regulator, PFRDA, has approved the merger of HDFC Ltd with HDFC Bank.
For BMW Motored, India has emerged as the fastest growing market at the global level.
LAS Ventures to raise funds of Rs 300 crores for the development of grade A warehouses to tap demand from third-party logistics, the manufacturing sector, and e-commerce in India.
JK Tyers and Industries has inaugurated its 15th truck wheel in Tamil Nadu and its 70th in India to strengthen its retail presence.
Tata Motors has roped in McKinsey and Co for restructuring its commercial business for better returns without compromising the market share.
Bank of India and PFRDA in association with K Fintech have launched a digital platform to allow its customers to open NPS accounts via mobile phones.
SBI has raised the marginal cost of fund-based lending rates by 0.10% across different tenors and was effective from July 15, 2022.
Sri Lanka ruling party may nominate the current Prime Minister to become the next President.
US President to travel to Saudi Arabia after meeting Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
The website of the Ministry of Home Affairs has ranked no. 1 in an assessment of central government websites.
PV Sindhu reaches the semi-finals in Singapore Open.