Daily Current Affairs 21st 22nd July 2020: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 21st 22nd July 2020. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 21st 22nd July 2020. A brief explanation of every current affair is provided to further enhance your general knowledge. Once you have gone through these current affairs we would recommend to you to try 21st 22nd July 2020 Current affairs test.

National News

1. ASPIRE Portal

  • International Centre for Automotive Technology has launched ‘Automobile Solutions Portal for Industry, Research & Education (ASPIRE) e-Portal.
  • Aim: To improve the technological capability of Indian automotive sector.

2. Zoram Mega Food Park

  • Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has virtually inaugurated ‘Zoram Mega Food Park’ in Mizoram.
  • Mizoram: Chief Minister: Pu Zoramthanga || Governor: P.S. Sreedharan Pillai.

Business News

1. Rahul Bajaj steps down

  • Rahul Bajaj will step down as chairman of Bajaj Finance.
  • He will hand over the reins to his son Sanjiv Bajaj.
  • Bajaj Finserv: || Headquarters: Pune || CEO: Sanjiv Bajaj

Book Launch

1. Book ‘Suraj Kade Marda Nahi’

  • Book ‘Suraj Kade Marda Nahi’ (sun never dies) is authored by Baldev Singh Sadaknama.
  • The book portrays freedom fighter Udham Singh.
  • Udham Singh was a revolutionary belonging to the Ghadar Party best known for his assassination in London of Michael O’Dwyer, the former lieutenant governor of the Punjab in India, on 13 March 1940 . The assassination was in revenge for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar in 1919 for which O’Dwyer was responsible.

2. Book ‘The Endgame’

  • S Hussain Zaidi has penned a new novel ‘The Endgame’.
  • The Novel is about politics, betrayal, and unimaginable terror.

Important Appointments

1. MD & CEO of SBI Cards

  • Ashwini Kumar Tewari has become new MD & CEO of SBI Cards.
  • State Bank of India: Chairman: Rajnish Kumar || Headquarters: Mumbai

Important Days

1. Pi Approximation Day

  • July 22 is Pi Approximation Day. Also known as Casual Pi Day.
  • Pi Day is celebrated on 14 March which is similar to the approximate value of 3.14

Obituaries

1. Lalji Tandon passes away

  • Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has passed away.
  • Lalji Tandon was an Indian politician who served as the 22nd Governor of Madhya Pradesh. He was a member of Bharatiya Janata Party and a protégé of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Agreements and MoUs

1. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports with UNICEF

  • Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has partnered with UNICEF to mobilise youth volunteers to attain the goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat.
  • The United Nations International Children’s Fund is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide.
  • Headquarters: New York || Head: Henrietta H. Fore

Sports News

1. Laliga Pichichi award

  • FC Barcelone Player Lionel Messi has secured a record seventh Pichichi award.
  • In Spanish football, the Trofeo Pichichi is awarded by the sports newspaper Marca to the top goalscorer of each La Liga season. Named after the Athletic Bilbao striker Rafael “Pichichi” Moreno, the trophy has been awarded annually since the 1952–53 season.

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