Current affairs 29 July 2022

Current affairs 29 July 2022

National News

PM Modi to inaugurate 44th Chess Olympiad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the 44th International Chess Olympiad today in Chennai. Tamil Nadu Governor RN Ravi, Chief Minister MK Stalin, and Union Minister Anurag Thakur will also be present at the event. The event will take place at Jawahar Lal Nehru Indoor stadium.

Centre tells Lok Sabha: 7.2 lakh people got government jobs since 2014

The Central government informed the Lok Sabha that more than 7.2 lakh people have got government jobs in various departments since 2014. Union Minister Jitendra Singh added that employability in the country is the government main priority.

Revised pay scale to be applicable retrospectively from 2016

The Supreme Court has approved the second national judicial pay commission of 25,000 judicial officers. The last pay raise was given in 2016 and hence, the court has asked to pay the dues from 2016 retrospectively.

3 more MPs were suspended from Rajya Sabha

3 more MPs have been suspended for this week from the Rajya Sabha session. Till now, a total of 23 MPs have been suspended for disturbing the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha.

International News

Sri Lanka President has said that his focus is to stable the economy and end fuel shortages in the country.

UAE to host 2022 edition of Asia cup in August

Due to the current political climate in Sri Lanka, the eagerly awaited Asia Cup 2022 will instead be held in the United Arab Emirates, according to an announcement made on Wednesday by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). The tournament is set to start on August 27 and go on till September 11 as scheduled originally.

Technology News

Gmail has introduced redesigned interface to all users.

Motorola to launch world first smartphone with a 200-megapixel camera with Moto X30 Pro.

Kerela government will be launching e-taxi services in August.

Education

GATE 2023 registration to begin from 30th August.

IIM Bangalore is expected to conduct the MBA entrance exam on 27th November.

India covid news

Covid cases in India in the last 24 hours

India records 20,557 new COVID cases in the last 24 hours.

The latest business news in India today 29 July 2022

Nestle India Quarter 2 profits have fallen to Rs. 515.34 crores, a fall of 4.3%.

Bajaj Finserv records a jump of 57% in its profits to Rs. 1,309 crores.

The 10thround of bidding is underway for the 5G Spectrum auction.

Pocket FM and Flipkart are collaborating for producing audiobooks.

ONGC has tied up with Greenko for exploring green hydrogen.

Sports

Commonwealth Games PV Sindhu, and Manpreet to be flagbearers for India

The Olympic double medalist in badminton Manpreet Singh, the captain of the Indian men hockey team, and PV Sindhu was chosen on Wednesday to carry the national flag during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) added Manpreet as the second flagbearer after learning from the organizers that each nation needed two flagbearers—one male and one female—while Sindhu name was announced from a shortlist of three competitors.

Health

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Monekypox vaccine

The Center issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) call on Wednesday for the creation of vaccinations to prevent monkeypox. According to the EOI documentation, the Monkeypox Virus strain/isolates are willing to be made accessible for research and development validation by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

















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