Current affairs 18th July 2022

Current Affairs 18th July 2022

Today Current Affairs is a series by Earning Careers to provide all the latest current affairs which are essential for various competitive exams. Today is 18th July and we bring you the Today Current Affairs on 18th July 2022.

National News

AAP to support Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha

AAP MP Sanjay Singh had confirmed that the Aam Aadmi Party will support opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha in the upcoming Presidential elections. He said that the party respects Draupadi Murmu but would extend their support to Yashwant Sinha.

PM Modi inaugurates Bundelkhand Expressway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bundelkhand Expressway in Kanpur during his 1-day visit to the state. The 296-km expressway extends from Gonda to Etawah and merges with the Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

BJP Parliamentary Committee to choose Vice Presidential Candidate today

The BJP Parliamentary Committee will meet today evening to discuss and choose NDAs Vice-Presidential candidate. PM Modi and BJP leadership will be attending the meeting in New Delhi.

Center might introduce the Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill during the monsoon session

The Centre is likely to introduce the Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill to replace the 155 year old Press and Registration of Books Act during this monsoon session of the Parliament.

Bundelkhand Expressway Uttar Pradesh

Bundelkhand Expressway is a 296 km long, 4-lane wide access-controlled expressway in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It connects Gonda village on NH-35 in Chitrakoot district with Kudrail village on Agra–Lucknow Expressway in Etawah district.

Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar strikes gold at ISSF Shooting World Cup in Changwon

Junior world champion Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar has won gold medal in the Men’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions (3P) event in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Changwon, Korea.

Air Force Day Parade this year to be held in Chandigarh

Indian Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari has said, Air Force Day Parade this year will be held in Chandigarh. From 2006, Air Force Day on October 8 was celebrated at the Hindan Air Base, which is in the adjoining district of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Prior to that, the Palam Air Base was the choice for holding the Air Force Day celebration.

PM Modi to address Naval Innovation and Indigenization Organization Seminar in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Naval Innovation and Indigenization Organization (NIIO) Seminar Swavlamban in New Delhi. A key pillar of Aatmanirbhar Bharat is attaining self-reliance in the Defense Sector. To further this endeavor, Prime Minister will unveil SPRINT Challenges, which are aimed at giving a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy.

International News

Sri Lanka has introduced fuel rational schemes amid the ongoing economic crisis.

Japan plans to transport Humans from Earth to Moon and Mars via Train

Researchers at Kyoto University, Japan in association with Kajima Construction, have revealed plans to build an artificial space colony with bullet trains that will connect Earth, Moon, and Mars.

World Athletics Championships started on 15 July

The 2022 World Athletics Championships, the eighteenth edition of the World Athletics Championships, are currently being held in Eugene, Oregon, United States, from July 15 to 24, 2022. They were originally scheduled for August 6 to 15, 2021 on April 8, 2020, World Athletics announced that the event would be postponed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting postponement of the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as interim President of Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as the interim President after Parliament Speaker Mahinda Abeywardena accepted the resignation of Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Wickremesinghe was appointed as the acting President by former President Rajapaksa on July 13 after the latter fled to the Maldives due to the massive protest demanding his resignation.

The UK declares national emergency after issuing its first red extreme heat warning

In the United Kingdom, a national emergency has been declared after a red extreme heat warning was issued for the first time, as temperatures could hit 40 degrees Celsius. The heatwave originating in north Africa is spreading across Europe and has fueled wildfires in Portugal, France, and Spain.

US decides not to impose sanctions against India for purchasing S-400 missiles from Russia

In a big relief for India, the US has decided not to impose sanctions under its stringent law Countering Americas Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) for purchasing S-400 missile systems from Russia. After India purchased the S-400 air defense system, there was a threat of US sanctions, but the Indian government had always been confident of bypassing these.

World Bank approves 500 million USD credit to help Bangladesh improve disaster preparedness

The World Bank approved a 500 million USD credit to help Bangladesh improve disaster preparedness against inland flooding in 14 flood-prone districts benefiting over 1.25 million people. The credit has been approved under the Resilient Infrastructure for Adoption and Vulnerability Reduction (RIVER) project of the World Bank. It will fund the construction of 500 multipurpose flood shelters, access roads, and climate-resilient community infrastructure in the country.

52nd BGB-BSF DG level conference starts in Dhaka

The 52nd BGB-BSF Director General level Border conference started in Bangladesh with the arrival of the Indian team led by DG, BSF Pankaj Singh in Dhaka. On an inaugural day, the two sides discussed a wide range of issues related to border management, smuggling of arms and ammunition, drugs, trafficking of women and children, and various developmental activities within 150 yards of the international border.

Technology News

Xiaomi Smart Speaker has been launched in India at the price of Rs. 5999.

Covid cases in India in the last 24 hours

India recorded 20,044 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours.

India Weather Forecast Today

Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected all over India.

Sports News

Aishwarya Tomar grabs gold in Changwon Shooting World Cup.

Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa wins Paracin Open Chess title in Serbia

In Chess, young Indian Grandmaster R Praggnanandhaa has won the Paracin Open A chess tournament 2022 in Serbia. The 16-year-old remained unbeaten and finished half a point ahead of the field.

PV Sindhu wins Singapore Open Badminton title

Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu has won her maiden Women’s Single title in the Singapore Open Badminton tournament. The Two-time Olympic medalist defeated Wang Zhi Yi of China to claim her third title this year. She won Korea Open and Swiss Open earlier this year.

India and England to play the 3rd and final ODI on 17th July at Old Trafford.

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