Daily Current Affairs 7 July 2019: Your guide for daily General Knowledge Preparation

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This post contains important current affairs of 7 July 2019. It includes all Major National, International, Business and Sports related current affairs of 7 July 2019. 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 7 July 2019 Current affairs test.

National News

1. India’s Targets to be achieved

  • To generate Renewable Energy : 175 GW by : 2022
  • To generate Solar Power: 100 GW by : 2022
  • Doubling Income of Farmers : 2022
  • Housing for All: 2022
  • Eradication of Malaria : 2030
  • Eradication of TB: 2025
  • Nal Jal Scheme: Piped water to every house : 2024

2. Design Development Center ‘Fashionova’

  • India‚Äôs first Design Development Center ‘Fashionova’ was launched in Surat.
  • Aim: To provide a strong platform to all those who have a flair of the apparel business.

3. Longest electrified railway tunnel in India

  • South Central Railway has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel in India.
  • It is between Cherlopalli(Andhra Pradesh) and Rapuru (Andhra Pradesh) stations is 6.6 km long

International News

1. International Day Of Cooperatives

  • International Co-operative Day is an annual celebration of the co-operative movement observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance.
  • International Day Of Cooperatives is observed on 6th June.
  • Theme 2019 : ‘COOPS 4 DECENT WORK’.

2. World Chocolate Day

  • World Chocolate Days, is referred to, in some instances, as International Chocolate Day, is an annual observance that occurs globally on 7 July.
  • References to World Chocolate Day being observed on 7 July have been recorded as early as 2009. Celebration of the day includes the consumption of chocolate.

3. UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • The 43rd Session Of World Heritage Committee was held in Baku , Azerbaijan.
  • List of Declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Jaipur City In Rajasthan
  • Budj Bim Cultural Landscape , Australia
  • Hyrcanian Forests , Iran
  • Babylon , Iraq
  • Bagan , Myanmar
  • Water Management System Of Aausburg , Germany

4. ‘HajApp’ Mobile Application

  • Saudi Arabia has launched ‘HajApp’ Mobile Application to facilitate smooth and hassle free Haj Operation.
  • Capital: Riyadh || Currency: Saudi riyal || King: Salman of Saudi Arabia

Business News

1. Henley Passport Index 2019

  • Indian Passport was ranked 86th position with a mobility score of 58.
  • 1. Japan and Singapore
  • 2. South Korea, Germany and Finland
  • 3. Denmark, Italy and Luxembourg

2. First Indian firm to be granted USA patent

  • Quick Heal Technologies has become First Indian firm to be granted USA patent for an anti-ransomware technology.
  • Quick Heal Technologies Ltd is an IT security solutions provider headquartered in Pune, India. The company was formerly known as CAT Computer Services Ltd and was started as a computer service center in 1995. The company was renamed as Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in 2007.
  • Founders: Kailash Katkar, Sanjay Katkar

3. New Director General of Prisons

  • IPS Sandeep Shandilya has been appointed as the New Director General Of Prisons replacing V K Singh.
  • He is presently working as Additional Director General of Railways and Road Safety.

Sports News

1. 2019 Canada Open (badminton)

  • The YONEX Canada Open 2019 is a badminton tournament has been concluded at Markin-Mac Phail Centre in Canada.
  • Men’s Single: Winner: Li Shifeng of China || Runner-up: Parupalli Kashyap of India
  • Women’s Single: Winner: An Se-young of South Korea

2. National Sports Education Board

  • Government will set up a National Sports Education Board under Khelo India to popularise sports at all levels.
  • Khelo India Youth Games, formerly Khelo India School Games, meaning Play India Youth Games, held annually in January or February, are the national level multidisciplinary grass root games in India held for two categories, namely under-17 years school students and under-21 college students.

3. Retirements from ODI Cricket

  • Following Players have announced retirement from ODI Cricket.
  • Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka
  • J P Duminy of South Africa
  • Imran Tahir of South Africa
  • Shoaib Malik of Pakistan

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