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Current Affairs 19 July 2020

Current Affairs 19 July 2020
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Current Affairs 19 July 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.


Current Affairs 19 July 2020

1. Kulmeet Bawa appointed as President & MD of SAP, Indian Subcontinent
  • SAP SE announced the appointment of Kulmeet Bawa as President and MD for SAP Indian Subcontinent.
  • He will guide businesses in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka to adopt a digital-first mindset & will report directly to SAP APJ President.
  • President of SAP Asia Pacific Japan : Scott Russell.


Current Affairs 19 July 2020

2. Defence Research Body Develops Fully Indigenous P7 Heavy Drop System
  • DRDO has developed P7 Heavy Drop System which is capable of para dropping military stores up to 7-ton weight class from IL 76 aircraft.
  • DRDO = Defence Research and Development Organisation.
  • This system is manufactured by L&T who makes the platform system, parachutes manufactured by Ordnance Factory.
  • This system has been made under the Make in India programme.

Current Affairs 19 July 2020

3. Telangana Police launch ‘CybHER’, Virtual Awareness Campaign to Tackle Cyber Crime against Women & Children
  • Telangana Police launched a month-long virtual awareness campaign ‘CybHER’ in the wake of cybercrime against the women and children in the state.
  • SHE teams are constituted to handle eve-teasing cases and ‘Bharosa’ is the centre for assisting women.
  • SHE = Safety, Health and Environment.
  • State CM : Chandrasekhar Rao.
  • Governor : Tamilisai Soundararajan.

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4. Poba Reserve Forest in Assam’s Dhemaji to be upgraded to wildlife sanctuary
  • Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announced that Poba Reserve Forest in Dhemaji district would be upgraded to a wildlife sanctuary.
  • Poba Reserve Forest, declared in 1924 with an area of 10,522 hectares, is home to large number of flora and fauna.
  • Wildlife Sanctuaries in Assam : Chakrashila, Kaziranga, Bornadi.

Current Affairs 19 July 2020

5. Govt aims to increase public health expenditure to 2.5% of GDP by 2025
  • Outlay for primary health expenditure will also be increased


Current Affairs 19 July 2020

6. Indo-Italian Business Mission on Food Processing inaugurated
  • Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal addressed the opening session of Digital Indo-Italian Business Mission on Food Processing which was held virtually.
  • Under the 2-day event, conferences, trade fair & B2B meetings are being held.
  • Italy Capital : Rome.
  • Currency : Lira.

Current Affairs 19 July 2020

7. Tunisia’s Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigns
  • Tunisian PM Elyes Fakhfakh presented his resignation to President Kais Saied.
  • Collapse of the Government within 5 months of its formation is to delay economic reforms.
  • Tunisia was hailing towards successful transition of democracy since 2011 revolution.
  • Tunisia Capital : Tunis.
  • Currency : Dinar.

Current Affairs 19 July 2020

8. UNICEF India partners with SAP India to improve the employability of young people
  • UNICEF = United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund.
  • UNICEF India announced partnership with SAP India to provide career counselling to young people in India to improve their employability skills in a COVID & post COVID era.
  • UNICEF will collaborate with YuWaah (Generation Unlimited) under this initiative.
  • Goal : Impact one million young people by the end of 2022.


9. The Committee to Protect Journalists Announced 2020 International Press Freedom Awardees
  • The Committee to Protect Journalists has announced that the recipients of the 2020 International Press Freedom Awards include…
  • Shahidul Alam from Bangladesh,
  • Mohammad Mosaed from Iran,
  • Dapo Olorunyomi from Nigeria,
  • Svetlana Prokopyeva from Russia.


10. Suriname elects Indian origin ‘Chan’ Santokhi as President
  • South American country Suriname brought an end to dictatorial rule by electing a new President Chan Santokhi.
  • Santokhi is an Indian-origin former police chief, who won a landslide victory in the election that took place in May this year.
  • Suriname Capital : Paramaribo.
  • Currency : Surinamese dollar.


11. India-Bhutan open new trade route to facilitate connectivity between two countries
  • India and Bhutan have opened a new trade route between Jaigaon in West Bengal and Pasakha in Bhutan to facilitate connectivity between two countries in COVID-19 times.
  • Ambassador of India to Bhutan : Ruchira Kamboj.
  • Bhutan Capital : Thimphu.
  • Currency : Ngultrum.



12. A&N Islands: NABARD launches development projects worth Rs 44 lakhs
  • NABARD = National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development.
  • The development project launches to strengthen the concept of Atmanirbhar Bharat through rural entrepreneurship.
  • It includes the formation and development of Self-Help Groups.
  • NABARD has also tied up with CARI, Port Blair.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 19 July 2020.



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