Current Affairs 20th July 2022
Current affairs 20th July 2022
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Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned due to opposition uproar
The Rajya Sabha proceedings on Day 2 of the monsoon parliament session were adjourned after the opposition continued to create an uproar on various issues. On Day 1 also, the opposition had created an uproar shouting slogans against price hikes, the Agnipath scheme, GST, etc.
Opposition VP candidate files nomination papers
Opposition Vice Presidential candidate Margaret Alva filed her nomination papers today. She was accompanied by Rahul Gandhi, Sharad Pawar, and Sitaram Yechury, among other opposition leaders. She said that she felt honored for being chosen for this post and if elected will work towards the growth of the country.
PM Modi discusses monsoon session with top ministers
Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a meeting with top ministers to discuss the strategy for the ongoing monsoon session of the Parliament. With opposition protesting in both houses, sessions had to be adjourned for today. Hence, the meeting was called to bring in measures for the smooth working of the Parliament.
PM Modi pays tribute to Mangal Pandey
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mangal Pandey on his birth anniversary today.
Union Minister Amit Shah informs about the creation of cooperative societies in Parliament
Union Minister Amit Shah said that 39 new cooperatives have been formed after the creation of the Cooperation Ministry. He said 17 cooperatives have been formed in Maharashtra followed by Uttar Pradesh, Kerela, Gujarat, New Delhi, etc.
Manipur Governor La. Ganesan was given additional charge of West Bengal
President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, who has been nominated as the vice presidential candidate by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said. Manipur Governor La. Ganesan has been given the additional charge of West Bengal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Tehran on Tuesday making it his first international trip after the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian forces.
Albania and North Macedonia start ascension talks with the European Union.
Expat Insider Rankings for 2022: Mexico tops the list, India on 36th rank out of 52 countries
Mexico has topped the Expat Insider Rankings for 2022, which was released by the InterNations recently, while India has been ranked on 36th position out of the 52 countries on the list, with a high affordability score.
NITI Aayog, WFP to launch Initiative on mainstreaming millets in Asia and Africa
NITI Aayog and the World Food Program, India will launch the Mapping and Exchange of Good Practices initiative for mainstreaming millets in Asia and Africa in a hybrid event. NITI Aayog and WFP will prepare a compendium of good practices for scaling up the production and consumption of millets in India and abroad.
Mairaj Ahmad Khan becomes the first Indian shooter to win the gold medal in the men skeet event at ISSF World Cup
In Shooting, two-time Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan created history by becoming the first Indian shooter to win the gold medal in the men’s skeet event at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon, South Korea.
ITBP creates 1st mountain-warfare training school
The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has created its first mountain-warfare training center in northeast India its second overall, to skill its troops in high-altitude combat and survival tactics as part of their mandate to guard the Line of Actual Control with Chin
Australian Player Lleyton Hewitt inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame
Two-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one, Lleyton Hewitt was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Before Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic ascended to the top of the sport, Hewitt held the top spot for 80 weeks, good for 10th-most in history. Even when those stars made their mark.
Former Supreme Court judge Vineet Saran has been appointed as the BCCI Ethics Officer.
6 IPL teams buy teams in the upcoming Cricket South Africa (CSA) T20 League.
PharmEasy is looking for investors to raise $200 million at a lower valuation.
Rolls Royce and Hyundai Group to collaborate to bring all-electric propulsion and hydrogen fuel cell technology to the AAM market.
As per the latest report by TRAI, telecom subscribers in India have increased by 2.9 million in May 2022.
America’s UPS has started its new airport gateway facility at Bengaluru airport.
Murugappa Group’s Tube Investments has acquired a 65% stake in electric vehicle company IPL Tech Electric Private Limited (IPLT).
Sony WI-C 100 neckband wireless earphones have been launched in India at the price of Rs. 2,790.
Odisha to declare Class 12th exam results soon on its official website.
Delhi University will hold offline performance tests for admissions based on Extra Curricular Activities.
IGNOU re-registration dates extended to 31st July 2022.