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Current Affairs 4 July 2020

Current Affairs 4 July 2020

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Current Affairs 4 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.

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1. Independence Day USA
  • Independence Day USA is celebrated every year on 4 July.
  • United States Independence Day is also known as the Fourth of July or the Fourth.
  • This day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July, 1776 from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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2. Indian Railways claims 100% punctuality record for first time in history
  • Indian Railways claimed it has achieved 100% punctuality rate for the “first time in its history” on July 1.
  • However, it should be noted that 230 trains are running which is less than 2% of the 13,000 trains that normally run on the railway network.
  • Previous best was 99.54% on the 23rd of June.

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3. Union HRD Minister and Union Health Minister jointly launch the Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020
  • It is an online competition and anybody from anywhere in the country or world can participate.
  • First of its kind, it aims to support the drug discovery process.

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4. Unique Urban Forest inaugurated at the Office of the CAG in New Delhi
  • Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the urban forest at the Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) Office Park in New Delhi.
  • The objective is to reduce high air pollution levels particularly at the ITO Crossing.
  • It has been created in area that is little over 1 acre in size.

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5. HRD Minister, Sports Minister to launch ‘Fit India Talks’ to inspire school children
  • The government’s flagship program Fit India is launching a series of interactive sessions with some of the top sportspersons (Badminton star P V Sindhu and Football skipper Sunil Chhetri) of the country intended to inspire the school children.
  • The talks to be held in presence of union HRD & Sports ministers

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6. Karnataka govt launches portal to connect job seekers and employers
  • Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa launched ‘Skill Connect Forum’, a portal that connects job seekers with employers on a common platform.
  • The portal provides information on available jobs.
  • An unemployed person will be imparted a skill & then enabled to get a job.
  • It is also trying to introduce amendments to key labour laws.

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7. MP: Yellow dustbins for only corona residual in Indore
  • In Madhya Pradesh to prevent corona infection, Indore Municipal Corporation is placing Yellow colour dustbins at all major places in the city.
  • It is the third dustbin apart from blue & green colours dustbins & being placed for only corona infected material.
  • It is seen as a good scheme for public health.

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8. 46 million girls went missing in India, says UNFPA report
  • One in three girls missing globally due to sex selection, both pre and postnatal, is from India -46 million out of the total 142 million, according to the UNFPA’s State of the World Population 2020 report released.
  • The number of missing women has doubled.
  • 1 in 9 females below 5 years die due to postnatal sex selection.

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9. Goa govt allots land to MSME consortium to set up India’s first Maritime Cluster
  • Goa govt allotted land to the consortium of 49 Goan MSME units for setting up Goa Maritime Cluster to create facilities for shipbuilding.
  • The project, which is first Maritime Cluster of India, is supported by shipping ministry, DG of Shipping, and MSMEs.
  • CMD of the project : Suraj Dialani.

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10. Tamil Nadu announces monthly Rs 3,000 stipend for lawyers to overcome financial difficulties
  • Tamil Nadu government announced a monthly stipend of 3,000 rupees to junior lawyers for two years to help them overcome financial difficulties under the Advocates Welfare Scheme.
  • The stipend has been a longstanding demand of the Bar Council of Tamil Nadu.
  • Aims to prevent young advocates from migrating to other jobs.

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11. Former RBI Governor C. Rangarajan gets Mahala Nobis award
  • Former Reserve Bank of India Governor C. Rangarajan has been conferred the P.C. Mahala Nobis Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his contribution to official statistics.
  • He also held the post of chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the PM.
  • He was given the award on the Statistics Day on June 29.

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12. Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan Dies At 71
  • Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, who mentored generations of actors and was fondly known as “Masterji”, died due to cardiac arrest.
  • The three-time National Award winner choreographed some of the most memorable songs in Hindi cinema.
  • She was 71.
  • She last choreographed for Tabaah hogaye from Kalank.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 4 July 2020.

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