Tuesday, 19 July 2016


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1. '2016 The Caine Prize'
South African writer Lidudumalingani Mqombothi for his story ‘Memories we Lost’

2. Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2016
Indian author & Social Science professor from India Prashar Kulkarni

3. 2016 IIFA awards held in Madrid, Spain. Best Actor (Female) & Best Actor (Male) Best Director for "Bajirao Mastani" Best Film.
Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh Sanjay Leela Bhansali "Bajrangi Bhaijaan"

4. Best film award & best script writers award, Asia New Talent Awards in the 19th Shanghai International Film Festival.
‘Thithi ‘, a Kannada film

5. Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award
Late Captain Shankar Laxman

6. 'National Medal of Science' award from US President
Mr. Rakesh Jain

7. Best banking CEO in Asia
Aditya Puri, chief executive & managing director (MD), HDFC

8. National Geographic Bee competition 2016
A 12 year old, Indian American student Rishi Nair

9. ‘Excellence Award on empowering MSMEs’
Corporation Bank

10. 2016 Nelson Mandela Award
Tabassum Adnan

11. Best Banknote of the year
New Zealand's $5 bill

12. FBB Femina Miss India World 2016
Priyadarshini Chatterjee

13. 2016 Abel Prize
British mathematician Sir Andrew Wiles

14. NATO summit
Warsaw, Poland

15. International conference on 'Yoga for Body & Beyond'
New Delhi

16. First National-Level Khadi Exhibition

17. National conference on ' Gaushalas '
New Delhi

18. The National Summit on Family Planning
New Delhi

19. 'Global Exhibition on Services'
UP's Greater Noida

20. 26th World Economic Forum on Africa
Kigali, Rwanda

21. 2016 Nuclear Security Summit
Washington, D.C., USA

22. The first direct bus service between New Delhi & Nepal's famous tourist spot Pokhara launched to connect South Asia’s two important cities.

23. PM Narendra Modi radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’ will now also be telecast to Bangladesh. Mann Ki Baat will be broadcast in Bangladesh on All India Radio's upcoming Bangla language service channel Akashvani Maitree.

24. PM Narendra Modi has launched the ‘Smart City Mission’ involving 83 projects from 20 different cities in the country. Tis was launched at a function held at Pune’s Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex one year after it was announced.

25. Nepal's Deputy PM Mr. Kamal Thapa completed his three-day visit.

26. Afghanistan President Dr Ashraf Ghani

27. The Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

28. Union Urban development Minister Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated 'Namma Toilet' in the national capital Delhi.

29. President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated an Intelligent Operations Centre (IOC) in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The IOC is a software solution designed by IBM.

30. Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu & Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the trial run of the first driverless metro trains in New Delhi.

31. Union Health & Family Welfare Minister J P Nadda

32. Madan Mohan Malaviya founded Banaras Hindu University Completes Its 100 years Of Glorious Existence.

33. PM Narendra Modi has launched the country's first solar powered e-boats at the Assi Ghat in the river Ganga, Varanasi.

34. The Minister of State for Labour & Employment Bandaru Dattatreya informed that the minimum wage for contract workers has been increased to Rs 10,000 per month at the national level.

35. PM Narendra Modi launched the pilot of e-NAM, the e-trading platform for the National Agriculture Market, for the farmers. The initiative will usher in transparency which will greatly benefit the farmers.

36. Sri Lankan Parliament unanimously passed the Right to Information (RTI) bill with amendments.

37. Rajasthan's Bundi is stepping into the virtual world with an 'e-municipal council' to provide files at a click, & detailed digital mapping of the city.

38. Andhra Pradesh is the first State to have obtained a telecom licence & it can issue phone numbers starting with the ‘797’ series from August this year. Telangana State will be setting up a 'Pharma City' on 12,500 acres of land in Rangareddy & Mahbubnagar districts.

39. Maharashtra Govt. has decided to celebrate the 21st day of every month as Yoga day across all schools, colleges & universities in the state. Maharashtra police has launched four mobile apps for timely intervention into emergency situations. The four applications Pratisaad Ask, Police Mitra, Vahanchoritakrar & Railway helpline app were launched by CM.

40. The Haryana Govt. launched Asia's First Gyps Vulture Reintroduction Programme at Jatayu Conservation Breeding Centre, Pinjore.

41. CM of Gujrat, Anandiben Patel

42. Union Minister for Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) Kalraj Mishra

43. Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

44. Sikkim became the first state in India to have an open Govt. data portal linked ‘sikkim.data.gov.in’.

45. UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

46. Lakshadweep becomes the first UT to sign 24x7 ‘Power for All’ document.

47. Nagaland capital Kohima has been declared as a ‘smoke-free city’.

48. Manipur CM Okram Ibobi

49. the Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gases-Dharmendra Pradhan

50. Kerala CM Oommen handy.

51. Person Died-Praveen Rashtrapal: Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat

52. Human Capital Report 2016 India ranked 105th (Topped By- Finland)

53. Forbes’ World’s 100 most powerful women : Four Indian women, including SBI Managing director Arundhati Bhattacharya & ICICI Bank Managing director Chanda Kochhar.

54. World Investment Report 2016 India ranks 10th in FDI (Topped by United States)

55. State Bank of India Chairman - Arundhati Bhattacharya

56. World Refugee Day - 20 June

56. International Yoga Day 21st June (“Connect the Youth
The National Event of Mass Yoga Demonstration' at Chandigarh.)

57. National Technology Day - 11th May

58. World Heritage Day - 18 April

59. Russia launched the most powerful nuclear icebreaker named Arktika.

60. Indian Army had conducted major military training exercise ‘2016 Chakravyuh-II’ in Suratgarh, Rajasthan.

61. INDIAN NAVY : INS India, celebrated its 75th anniversary (13th July).

62. (NATO) - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization

63. Former Spinner Anil Kumble will be the new coach of Indian Cricket Team.

64. Eden Gardens to host India's 1st pink ball match

65. Rahul Dravid & Mahela Jayawardena have been appointed to the ICC Cricket Committee.

66. Union Sports Ministry announced to provide one lakh Rs. per month as out of pocket allowance to the sports persons under the Target Olympic Podium scheme.

67. Saina Nehwal won her second Australian Open title by defeating China’s Sun Yu in the finals.

68. The Rio 2016 organising committee revealed the official slogan for the first Olympic & Paralympic Games in South America – “A new world”.

69. Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh

70. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched India’s seventh navigation satellite of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS 1G) into a Sub Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (SubGTO) onboard PSLVC33.

71. China has successfully launched a remote sensing satellite Yaogan-30 into sun-synchronous orbit (SSO) using the Long March-2D rocket.

72. A booster for NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, has been successfully tested, an advance that may pave the way for future human exploration in deep space, including the journey to Mars.

73. Setu Bharatam project - To make all national highways free of Railway crossings by 2019

74. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

75. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena

76. TRAI launched a mobile app. called ‘MySpeed’ for measuring real-time mobile Internet speed that consumers get.

77. Union Cabinet approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) with an outlay of Rs.12000 crore to impart skilling to one crore people over the next 4 years (2016-2020).

78. Agricultural Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh has launched Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems (CMRS) a web-based App for better crop & Nutrient management. It aims to increase farmer's net income & sustain the productivity for rice-based cropping systems in Bihar, India.

79. The Cabinet has approved recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission on pay & pensions. It recommended 23.55 % hike in pay & allowances of Govt. employees. The minimum pay for Govt. employees to be set at 18000 rees per month & the maximum pay is recommended to be 225000 rees per month.

80. ‘URJA’- Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan Mobile app was launched.

81. ‘Surya Mitra’ mobile app was launched at the national workshop on rooftop solar power in New Delhi.
Govt. has launched a campaign ‘Swachh Yug’, a collaborative effort of three Union Ministries, to bring about behavioral change among people staying in villages along the holy river.

82. Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), an initiative of the Narendra Modi Govt., was launched. The scheme aims at boosting the health care facilities for the pregnant women, especially the poor.

83. Microsoft selected as the technical partner to build a mobile Application (app) for Union Human Resources Development Ministry's SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds) platform. The platform will launch 2000 Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) for over three crore students in 2016.

84. The Union Ministry of HRD has decided to launch ASMITA, a student tracking system programme. ASMITA is acronym for All School Monitoring Individual Tracing Analysis & shall be launched under Shala Asmita Yojana (SAY).

85. The Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced the launch of a multilingual knowledge portal www.bharatavani.in. It aims to not only ensure universalisation of education but also creation of a knowledge society in the digital age

86. The Assam Govt. has launched a unique initiative ‘Maitree Ek Gyan Yatra’ to link primary schools to high schools to colleges.

87. CM of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar

88. Gatiman Express, India's fastest train is flagged off from Delhi to Agra. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the much-awaited Gatiman Express for Agra from Nizamuddin Railway station.

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