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Current Affairs 7 July 2020

Current Affairs 7 July 2020

Dear aspirants, to crack any type of competitive examination current affairs plays a significant role and for that we are providing daily important news that are most important for your examination. So we are here for you to provide the important Recent and Latest Current Affairs 7 July 2020.

Current Affairs 7 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. NSA Ajit Doval, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hold telephonic conversation over border issues
  • National Security Advisory Ajit Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi discussed border issues in a telephone conversation on Sunday.
  • maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the India-China border areas was essential for the further development of bilateral relations.
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2. Dr. Bishnu Prasad Nanda takes over as DG Railway Health Services
  • Dr. Bishnu Prasad Nanda has taken over as Director General Railway Health Services (DG RHS) Railway Board.
  • Prior to this, Dr. Nanda was serving as Principal Chief Medical Director, Southern Railway.
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3. CBSE partners with Facebook to launch free training program for teachers, students
  • The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has partnered with Facebook to launch a free and comprehensive training program for teachers and students of its affiliated schools.
  • First phrase will start from August to November 2020 in virtual mode.
  • Participants to receive an e-certificate from CBSE & Facebook.
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4. Odisha Govt Launches ‘Balaram Yojana’ To Provide Agricultural Loan To Landless Farmers
  • As an initiative to support Farmers during post lockdown period, Odisha Govt launched ‘Balaram Yojana’ to provide agricultural loan to landless farmers across the State.
  • Under this, the landless cultivators will get loans through Joint Liability Groups.
  • It aims to support 7 lakh farmers in the next two years.
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5. Over $1.2 Trillion Could be Lost By Global Tourism Sector Due to COVID-19: UNCTAD
  • The UN’s Trade and development body warned that the loss could rise to $ 2.2 trillion or 2.8% of the world’s GDP.
  • It will happen if the break-in international tourism lasts for eight months, in line with the expected decline in tourism as projected by the UNWTO.
  • UNCTAD 7th and current Secretary General : Mukhisa Kituyi.
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6. India stands third largest contributor to e-waste in 2019, China tops
  • A United Nations-led report found India is the third-largest contributor to e-waste in the world in 2019.
  • As per the report titled ‘Global E-waste Monitor 2020’, the world dumped 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste in 2019.
  • Of this, just 17.4% was recycled.
  • India with 3.2 million tonnes, was third.
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  • China topped the list.
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7.  Life to Offer Exclusive COVID-19 and Hospital Cash Cover to Bank of Baroda Credit Cardholders
  • IndiaFirst Life Insurance Co Ltd promoted by Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India, associated with BoB Financial Services Limited to offer unique group insurance coverage.
  • The insurance provides financial support upon hospitalization or on CoVID-19 diagnosis.
  • MD & CEO of BoB Financial Solution Ltd : Shailendra Singh.
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8. KKR to acquire controlling stake in JB Chemicals for Rs 3,100 crore
  • US Private Equity giant KKR agreed to acquire about 54% stake in Mumbai-based drug manufacturer JB Chemical & Pharmaceuticals, one of the oldest pharma companies in India for Rs 3,100 crore.
  • It is the second KKR investment in India in the past two months.
  • It recently invested $1.5 billion in Reliance Industries.
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9. Delhi Govt. launches e-portal for schoolchildren
  • Education Minister Manish Sisodia launched an e-learning portal, LEAD (Learning through E-Resources Made Accessible for Delhi) developed by the Delhi government.
  • The portal contains 10,000 instructional materials and course content for Classes I to XII.
  • Lieutenant Governor of Delhi : Anil Baijal.
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10. UT Ladakh Admn launches Ladakh Food Security Scheme
  • The Administration of UT of Ladakh launched the Ladakh Food Security Scheme (LFSS), with effect from July 1.
  • Under this scheme, the rationees shall be provided 5kg of food grains per person.
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh : R K Mathur.
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11. Foreign and Indian coaches will now have a four-year contract
  • Foreign & Indian coaches for training Indian Athletes to have a 4-year contract in alignment with Olympic cycle.
  • It aims to help India’s long-term roadmap for Olympic preparation for 2024 & 2028.
  • The contract for all foreign coaches extended to Sep 30 2020
  • Indian Olympic Association President : Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra.
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12. Carl Reiner, comedy icon and ‘Dick Van Dyke Show’ creator, dead at 98
  • Hollywood veteran and multihyphenate personality Carl Reiner, best known as the creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and director of several Steve Martin films like All of Me, passed away at the age of 98.
  • He was a writer, filmmaker, actor & voice artiste.
  • He has won multiple Emmy awards.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 7 July 2020.

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