Current Affairs July 2020


Current Affairs 30& 31 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Power Minister dedicates SECI 1, 2 and 3 wind projects to nation
2MoES announced National Awards for excellence in Earth System Science
3CSIR, UBA-IIT Delhi, Vijnana Bharati sign a tripartite MoU to adopt CSIR technologies for rural development
4Dr Harsh Vardhan chairs session of The Bureau of The Executive Board of WHO
515th Finance Commission’s HLEG on Agricultural Exports submits report
 International CA
6 Iran launches underground ballistic missiles during exercise
7AIM, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Wadhwani Foundation launched AIM-iCREST
State CA
8Guwahati gets Northeast’s first manhole cleaning robot
9UKIBC Signs MoU with Government of Gujarat to Strengthen Gujarat’s Industrial Development
10Dr. Jitendra Singh lays foundation stones online for various works being undertaken under PMGSY-II in J&K
 Special Days
11World day against trafficking in persons – July 30
12International Day of Friendship: July 30
13Padma Shri awardee Ren Sonam Tshering Lepcha passed away
14India’s first solar-powered ferry, Aditya has been shortlisted for the Gustave Trouvé Award
Economy & Business
15ADB approves USD 3 million to India to fight against COVID-19 pandemic
16Piyush Goyal inaugurated CII National Digital conference on Ease of Doing Business for Atmanirbhar Bharat

Current Affairs 29 July 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Cabinet approves National Education Policy 2020
2SNBNCBS develops a “No-touch” & “Painless” device for non-invasive screening of bilirubin level in new-borns
3First Five Rafale fighter jets arrived India today 29.07.2020
4CSIR’s CSIO along with AMESYS INDIA developed a microorganism decontamination box  – ‘Suraksha’
Special Days
5International Tigers Day is observed on 29th July
6World In Vitro Fertilization Day 2020 – July 25
7Veteran Bollywood Actor Kumkum Passed Away
8 Indian-origin author Avni Doshi’s Burnt Sugar in 2020 Booker Prize

Current Affairs 28 July 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1DIAT develops medical bed isolation system for covid-19 patients named as “AASHRAY”
2Nirmala Sitharaman attends the 5th Annual Meeting of Board of Governors of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
3Dr. Harsh Vardhan participates in 2nd Empathy e-Conclave on “World Hepatitis Day” for creating awareness among parliamentarians
4IRCTC of Indian Railways and SBI Card launch Co-branded Contactless Credit Card on RuPay Platform
5Harsh Vardhan Participated Virtually in the SCO Health Minister’s Digital Meet chaired by Mikhail Murashko
6India to set up Solar Power Plant in Sri Lanka
International CA
7Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth to jointly inaugurate the new Supreme Court Building of Mauritius
State CA
8Haryana to host the 4th edition of Khelo India Youth Games 2021
9Karnataka Cabinet Approved the New Industrial Policy for 2020-2025
10Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, launched a free website portal named ‘Rozgaar Bazaar’ for job seekers, employers
 Special Days
11World Nature Conservation Day 2020 – July 28
12International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystems 2020  – July 26
13World Hepatitis Day – July 28

Current Affairs 26&27 July 2020 –  Highlights

1Narendra Modi to inaugurate virtually three high end COVID-19 testing labs in Noida, Mumbai and Kolkata
2Dr A P J Abdul Kalam death anniversary is remembered on 27th July
3CRPF’s 82nd Raising Day 27th July 2020
4Shri Ram Vilas Paswan launches BIS Mobile App ‘BIS-Care’ and Standardization, Conformity Assessment and Training Portals of e-BIS
5PM Modi to address Grand Finale of world’s largest ever online hackathon on August 1
6Govt launched four schemes for setting up of Bulk Drugs & Medical Devices Parks
7First five Rafale fighter Jets take off from France; to reach India on 29th July 2020
847 Chinese clone Apps banned in the country
 International CA
9Bangladesh receives 10 Broad Gauge locomotives from India
10India, Indonesia Defence Ministers’ Dialogue held in New Delhi
 State CA
11Haryana Horticulture dept organising 5-day Sub-Tropical Fruit Expo 2020 at Centre for Sub-Tropical Fruit at Ladwa
 Economy & Business
12Sri Lanka signs $400mn currency swap facility with RBI
Science & Technology
13Shri Ram Vilas Paswan launches BIS Mobile App ‘BIS-Care’ and Standardization, Conformity Assessment and Training Portals of e-BIS
14Ministry of Earth Sciences launches mobile App “Mausam” for IMD
Special Days
1521st Kargil Vijay Diwas 2020 – July 26

Current Affairs 25 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1TRIFED partnered with IIT-Delhi for Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
2GoI approves permanent commission of women in Indian Army.
3The Navy’s largest Solar plant was inaugurated at the INA, Ezhimala
4IIT-BHU with EU Partnered to Purify Sewage Water in Ganga & Godavari Rivers
 International CA
5INDIA-UK affirm shared commitment to a Free Trade Agreement and towards that,Early Harvest deals in a staged manner
6India and EU renew Agreement on Scientific and Technological Cooperation for next 5 yrs till 2025
 Business & Economy
7ADB and GCF join hands towards ‘green recovery’ on the impacts of COVID-19 disease
8India, ASEAN will play a lead role in Post-COVID World Economic Recovery: Dr Jitendra Singh

Current Affairs 23&24 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda inaugurates e-Symposium on Handicrafts
2Indian Railways to RFID Tag all wagons by December 2022
310th BRICS Trade Ministers Meeting : Piyush Goyal calls for all nations to enhance transparency in their trade & build trust
4India ranked among 10 worst countries for working people: ITUC Global Rights Index 2020
5Indian Army receives ‘Bharat‘ – World’s Most Agile and Lightest Drone for Accurate Surveillance Along China Border developed by DRDO
6India Post, Mumbai launches distinctive waterproof Rakhee envelopes
 State CA
7President Kovind appoints Anandiben Patel the Governor of MP
8World Class State of the Art Honey Testing Lab inaugurated at Anand, Gujarat
9Delhi govt. Approved ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojana’ to deliver ration at doorstep
10Andhra Govt. signed with Amul to develop Dairy sector in the state
11Haryana  Launched E-Sachivalaya Portal, for Online Appointments
12Punjab Govt Signs MoU with IIT Ropar for Skill Development
Economy & Business
13Bank of Baroda Launched ‘Insta Click Savings Account’, 100% Paperless Digital Self-Assisted Online Savings Account
14FamPay launched India’s First numberless card ‘Famcard
 Science & Technology
15China Launches its First Rover Mission to Mars – Tianwen-1
 Special Days
16National Broadcasting Day 2020 – July 23

Current Affairs 22 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1India successfully tests Dhruvastra anti-guided missiles
2PM to lay Foundation Stone for Manipur Water Supply Project on 23rd July 2020
3Union Home Minister to launch Vriksharopan Abhiyan
4India to participate in G20 Digital Ministers Meet
5CBIC signed MoU with CBDT to facilitate smoother bilateral exchange of data
6Indian Navy hold PASSEX with World’s largest aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in Indian Ocean Region
 International CA
7South Korea launched its first-ever military communications satellite
 Science & Technology
8PM Modi congratulates nuclear scientists for achieving criticality of Kakrapar Atomic Power Plant-3
 State CA
9Rajasthan Cabinet Approved ‘One-Stop Shop’ Scheme to Fast-Track Investments
10Haryana Cabinet approved ‘Samadhan se Vikas’ to Recover External Development Charges dues
11 Shri Arun Kumar, DG/RPF nominated as the Vice-Chairman of the UIC (Union Internationale Des Chemins / International Union of Railways), Security Platform
 Economy & Business
12NPCI launches UPI AutoPay feature for recurring payments

Current Affairs 21 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Pre-application conference on Private Train Project held on 21st July
2RK Singh inaugurates India’s first public EV charging plaza in New Delhi
3Consumer Protection Act, 2019 comes into force
4PM to deliver keynote address at India Ideas Summit on 22 July
6Prakash Javadekar hails KURMA mobile app as unique tool for conservation of Indian Turtles
7HRD Minister virtually launches Manodarpan initiative under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
8Routeing system in South West Indian waters separated for Merchant and Fishing Vessels
 International CA
9India, Maldives sign agreement for establishment of ‘Emergency Medical Services’ in Male
 State CA
10UP CM launched “Navin Rojgar Chhatri Yojana” for SC
11Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon passes away
12Harsimrat Kaur Badal E-Inagurates First Operationalized ‘Zoram Mega Food Park’
13Tamil Nadu Govt. Signed 8 MoUs worth Rs 10,399 crore with Industrial Groups for Employment Creation
14Odisha  included Transgender Community under Madhu Babu Pension Yojana
15Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon passes away
Sports CA
16Formula One Champion, Mercedes Lewis Hamilton Won the Hungarian Grand Prix 2020,  8th Time
Special Days
171st World Chess Day celebrated on July 20, 2020

Current Affairs 19&20 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1CIPET gets accreditation by NABL for testing and Certification of PPE kit
2Indian Navy Conducts Naval Exercises in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
3Dr Harsh Vardhan launches PNB’s nationwide CSR Campaign to fight COVID-19 Pandemic
4Statement of Intent signed for partnership with UNICEF India, YuWaah India, UN in India
5Dharmendra Pradhan & Dan Brouillette co-chaired  2nd Meeting of India-US Strategic Energy Partnership (SEP) virtually
 International CA
6UAE launches its first space mission to Mars from Japan
State CA
7Government of Andhra Pradesh Announces Renewable Energy Export Policy 2020
 Special Days
8Nelson Mandela International Day 2020 – July 18
9SCR Ongole Sub-Division Office Won Water Heroes Award for April 2020 from Jal Shakti Ministry
 Economy & Business
10India Remains as Lower-Middle-Income Economy: World Bank Country Classifications by Income Level 2020-2021

Current Affairs 18 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1UNDP report states that more than 27 crore people in India came out of poverty in last 10 years
2Income Tax Department rolls out new Form 26AS
3THSTI Faridabad develops synthetic peptide-based vaccine candidate targeting CoronaVirus
4Civil Aviation Ministry set up Investment Clearance Cell for assistance, clearance of proposals
5Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman attends the 3rd G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting
International CA
6UN declares Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Noor Wali Mehsud as global terrorist
State CA
7Arunachal  Pradesh : Jal Jeevan Mission: Arunachal plans 100% tap connections by 2023
8Maharashtra : starts using camera drones to monitor power lines, transmission towers
9UP : Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust proposes ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ for Ram Temple construction in 1st week of August
 Science  & Technology
10THSTI Faridabad develops synthetic peptide-based vaccine candidate targeting CoronaVirus
12Indian mathematician C.S. Seshadri passed away

Current Affairs 17 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1GoI launched PM SVANidhi to bring Microcredit facility for street vendors at their door steps
2DHI launched five platform e-portals to promote innovations and product development
3NITI Aayog & USAID Co-chaired Sustainable Growth Pillar Meeting; India Energy Modeling Forum Launched
4India Ranked 3rd in 2020 Global Manufacturing Risk Index
5Global Skills Index 2020 Report, India Surges ahead
International CA
6India, Israel sign agreement to expand collaboration in dealing with cyber threats
State CA
7Uttarakhand –  ‘Smriti Van’ on Harela festival
 Special Days
8World Day for International Justice is observed on 17 July
 Science  & Technology
9ARCI & Vehant Technologies co-develop UV System for baggage Scan Disinfection to fight COVID 19
10DRDO develop indigenous P7 Heavy Drop System for IL 76 aircraft
11IIT-Madras Incubated Start-up Developed a Portable Hospital Unit named ‘MediCAB’ for COVID-19 treatment

Current Affairs 16 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1PM Modi deliver virtual keynote address at UN ECOSOC session
2ICAR celebrates its 92nd Foundation Day
3Union HRD Minister and Minister of State for HRD jointly launch the first on-line NISHTHA programme for 1200 Key Resources Persons of Andhra Pradesh
4Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Shri Giriraj Singh launches the Implementation Guidelines for Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund
International CA
5India & Bhutan Opens New Trade Route to easy Trade and Connectivity
6UNICEF India with SAP India to cater Career Counsel services to Young People
State CA
7Telangana Police launch ‘CybHER’, Virtual Awareness Campaign to Tackle Cyber Crime against Women & Children
 Sports  CA
8Qatar to host 2022 FIFA World Cup
Business & Economy
9NTPC enters pact with NIIF to explore business opportunities in India
10CSL grabbing contract to build world’s first fully automatic electric vessel for ASKO Maritime
11AAI Signs MoU with BEL for Co-operation in Civil Aviation industry
Science & Technology
12Starting of human clinical trials of potential Covid-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D an important milestone for AtmaNirbhar Bharat
13Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj  passes away

Current Affairs 15 July 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1HRD Minister launches “Corosure”, worlds most affordable COVID-19 test kit developed by IIT-Delhi
2Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal addresses opening session of Digital Indo-Italian Business Mission
3IIT Kanpur Develops ‘SHUDH’, UV Sanitizing Device to make Surroundings COVID free
4AIM along with Ministries organized COVID-19 Demo-Days to support Startups with COVID-19 Solutions
5FICCI’s SEDF  and UNICEF’s #Reimagine Campaign to support the most vulnerable populations and children during the COVID-19
6Chhattisgarh’s CM Darpan Portal and Mobile App Receives Elites Excellence Awards 2020 by IT Institutions
7Sachin Awasthi is honoured as the Top Publicist in Global Humanitarian Award 2020 – London
8Ministry of Ayush announced the names of the winners of My Life-My Yoga Video

Current Affairs 14 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1NITI Aayog presents India’s second Voluntary National Review at UN’s High-Level Political Forum
2Union HRD Minister virtually releases PRAGYATA Guidelines on Digital Education
3Indian Railways has developed a Post Covid Coach to fight Covid 19
International CA
4Iran drops India from Chabahar rail project
5IAA named ISRO Chief K Sivan As the Recipient of 2020 Von Karman Award
 Special Days
6World Youth Skills Day on 15th July

Current Affairs 13 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Indian Railways on MISSION MODE of becoming a “Green Railway” by 2030( Net Zero Carbon Emission)
2Shri Gadkari to inaugurate and lay foundation stones various new economic corridor projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore in Haryana
3India, China to hold top Corps Commander-level talks on 14.07.2020
4Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Releases White Paper by TIFAC on “Focused Interventions for Make in India Post COVID 19”
5Indian Air Force Received Last 5 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from US Aerospace company Boeing
6World’s First Reusable PPE Kits by Indian Manufacturing Company
7People Availing Healthcare Services under Ayushman Bharat Yojana Hits 8.8 Crore
8VNIR Biotech launches fluorescence probes & PCR mix for RT-PCR detection of COVID-19
International CA
9First Launch of China’s Kuaizhou-11 Carrier Rocket Failed
State CA
10Bhanu Jayanti being celebrated in Sikkim on 13th July
11Chhattisgarh organises India’s first E-Lok Adalat
12Jharkhand Govt signs MoU with HDFC to Offer Digital Payment Solutions to its Traffic Dept
13A Book Titled ‘A Song of India’ Authored by Ruskin Bond to be Released
14IHD India Receives ‘Development Marketplace Award 2020’ from World Bank and SVRI
Economy & Business
15Google to invest 75000 Crore in India

Current Affairs 11&12 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Indian Army to place order for 72,000 more Sig716 assault rifles from US
2NIC to capture FASTag details before registering, issuing fitness certificates to vehicles
3NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission launches ATL App Development Module for school children
4ASEEM portal launched to help skilled people find sustainable livelihood opportunities
5PMGKRY has created 59.8 million workdays across 25 schemes in rural India over 3 weeks during lockdown: Prakash Javadekar
6India’s 2018 tiger census sets new Guinness World Record as largest camera-trap wildlife survey
International CA
7Lee Hsien Loong wins Singapore General Elections 2020
State CA
8UP Government Approves Uttar Pradesh Startup Policy 2020
9Manipur Chief Minister Inaugurates 5 Water supply projects virtually
Economy & Business
10RBI – REPO points downs by 135
11Mukesh Ambani, At $68 Billion, Now Richer Than Warren Buffett
12India’s foreign exchange reserves touches all time high of 513.25 billion dollars
13Mastercard to Invest Rs 250 cr to Support SMEs in India Amid pandemic crisis
Special Days
14World Population is observed  on 11th July
15National Fish Farmers Day 2020 Obseved on 10th July
16NTPC Limited wins prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019
17Indian Battalion Wins the Annual UNIFIL Environment Award for 2020

Current Affairs 10 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1PM Shri Narendra Modi dedicated Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project to the Nation
2 15th meeting of India-EU Summit to be held in virtual mode on 15th July
3IIT Alumni Council, CSIR-IGIB signed MoU for joint research on COVID-19 and patient data analysis
4Shipping Ministry issues draft ‘Aids to Navigation Bill 2020’ for public consultation
5IIT-Hyderbad collaborates with NVIDIA to establish India’s 1st NVIDIA AI Technology Centre
State CA
6Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik Launches BLUIS –  Use Space Technology & Artificial Intelligence to Monitor Government Lands
7Rajasthan Launches “Pure for Sure” Week Long Campaign to Ensure Purity of Dairy Products
Economy & Business
8 India’s GDP to contract by 3 percent in FY21 says BofA
9 Asia Cup 2020 postponed due to Covid-19 pandmeic, Asian Cricket Counil confirms
10World Number One Women Squash Player Raneem El Welily of Egypt Retired;India’s Joshna Chinappa ranked 10th

Current Affairs 09 July 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates six new bridges built by BRO in Jammu Division of J&K
2India Global Week 2020  – A three – day virtual conference themed ‘Be The Revival : India and a Better New World’
3Cabinet gives nod to setting up of One Lakh Crore Rupees Agriculture Infrastructure Fund
4Mylab launched machine to Automate the manual processes of Molecular Diagnostic Tests
5Bharat Dynamics Limited signs LAToT of Akash Missile Weapon System with DRDO
6Prakash Javadekar virtually Participated in 4th edition of the Ministerial on Climate Action
7Cabinet Approvals – 08th July 2020 – source
Cabinet approves Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’
Cabinet approves the proposal to extend the EPF contribution 24% (12% employees share and 12% employers share) for another three months from June to August 2020 under PMGKY/AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT
Cabinet approves developing of Affordable rental housing Complexes for urban migrants / poor
Cabinet approves extension of time limit for availing the benefits of “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana” for Ujjwala beneficiaries by three months w.e.f. 01.07.2020
Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package-Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana – distribution of free of cost Whole Chana for five months from July to November, 2020
Cabinet approves capital infusion for the three Public Sector General Insurance Companies – Oriental Insurance Company Limited, National Insurance Company Limited and United India Insurance Company Limited
Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana – allocation of additional foodgrain for further five months from July to November, 2020
International CA
8Maldives, Sri Lanka eliminate measles & rubella ahead of 2023 target
State CA
9Maha CM, Uddhav Thackeray E-Inaugurates Asia’s Largest Data Centre NM1, Yotta Data Centre Near Mumbai
10Andhra Pradesh celebrates Rythu Dinotsavam (Farmer’s Day) on July 8
Economy & Business
11AIIB Releases USD 50 mn as 1st Tranche to L&T Infrastructure Finance for Renewable Energy
12CBDT, SEBI signs MoU for data exchange between the organizations
13NSDC Collaborates with Microsoft India to Provide Digital Skills to Indian Youth

Current Affairs 07&08 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1NMPB signs MoU with ICAR-NBPGR to conserve Germplasm on long-term basis
2GoI releases ‘Guidelines for Evaluation of Nano-based Agri-input and food products in India
International CA
3The Global Real Estate Transparency Index. 2020, India ranked 34 –  UK tops
4Sustainable Development Report 2020 India ranked 117th – Sweden tops
5World Bank to provide 400 million dollars to enhance support for rejuvenating River Ganga
6Israel Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite ‘Ofek 16’
State CA
7Karnataka govt.  Launched “Weavers Samman Yojana” Scheme
8Haryana passed ordinance  “Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Ordinance, 2020”
9 Employment Opportunities platform named ‘Maha Jobs portal’ launched by Maha CM
10Uttar CM  inaugurates “Mission Vriksharopan-2020” to plant 25 crore saplings across UP
11WB Govt. launches “SelfScan” document scanning app
12Madhya Pradesh initiate “Intzaar Aap Ka” Social Media Campaign to boost Tourism
Special Days
13World Zoonoses Day is annually observed on 6 July
14G Akash from Tamilnadu becomes India’s 66th Grandmaster
15Indian Olympic Association Adopts New Visual Identity to Celebrate 100 Years of Participation in Olympic Games
Science & Technology
16IIT Roorkee Develops Disinfection Box to Sterilise Personal Belongings named ‘Unisaviour’
17Injeti Srinivas was appointed as the first chairman of the International Financial Services Centre Authority
18Jayant Krishna is Appointed as the First India Based CEO of UKIBC

Current Affairs 05&06 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Private trains to share gross revenue with railways
2One thousand bedded Covid Hospital has been built by DRDO in just 12 days
3Indian Railways takes decisive steps to transform itself as ‘Net Zero’ Carbon Emission Mass Transportation Network by 2030
4NHAI to start ranking national highways for quality of service
5Union Minister DrJitendra Singh inaugurates IAS Professional Course Phase-II
6Vice President of India to launch Elyments, First Indian Social Media Super App
International CA
7World Bank and Government of India sign $750 million Agreement for Emergency Response Programme
8UN Global E-waste Monitor 2020 Report
State CA
9Odisha Govt. to provide Rs 1,040 crore credit to 7 lakh Landless Farmers under ‘Balaram’
10Delhi Govt Launches an E-Portal,‘LEAD’ for its Students
11Rajeeva Swarup was appointed as the Chief Secretary of Rajasthan
12UT Administration launched Ladakh Food Security Scheme
13Himachal Pradesh is to implement of Jal Jeevan Mission
14AMC launched Dhanvantri Rath to take Non-COVID healthcare services to doorsteps in Ahmedabad
Business & Economy
15NLC, Coal India to form 50:50 JV to develop solar and thermal power assets

Current Affairs 04 July 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Meity-NITI launches Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge to realise PM’s vision of Digital India – AatmaNirbhar Bharat
2NHAI to set up India’s 1st govt sponsored InvIT, Forms Committee to Appoint Senior Management for its Investment Manager Board
International CA
4Vladimir Putin to continue as Russian President till 2036
5WHO to send team to China to investigate origin of COVID-19
State CA
6Delhi Govt to Launch ‘Podhe Lagao Prayavaran Bachao’, a 17 day Campaign to Reduce Air Pollution
7Dadasaheb Phalke and Sahitya Akademi Winner Ratnakar Matkari Posthumously Honoured by Maharashtra Government
Business & Economy
8Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2020-21 (Series IV)
Obituary :
9National Awardee & Veteran Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan Passes Away
Science & Technology
10IIT Kanpur Develops Virtual Classroom Aid, ‘Mobile Masterjee’
11MOM captured image of Phobos, the biggest moon of Mars
Awards &Honours:
12Freya Thakral, Delhi School Girl named among 2020’s Diana Award roll of Honours
13Kritika Pandey Became Overall Winner of the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize
Special Days
14Dharma Chakra Day is observed on 4th July
15International Day of Cooperatives is observed on 4 July

Current Affairs 03 July 2020 –  Highlights


 National CA
1ICMR to launch indigenous Covid-19 vaccine for public use by August 15 after completion of clinical trials
2‘Prerak dauur samman’ new category of awards introduced for Swachh Survekshan-2021
3Govt clears Defence acquisition worth Rs 38,900 Cr
419 lakh tap connections provided in villages across the country under Jal Jeevan Mission during lockdown: Govt
5Indian marine fish landings rose 2.1% to 3.56mt in 2019: CMFRI
6Center approved special liquidity scheme for NBFCs and HFCs through SBICAP as SPV
7Mon District Administration received 3 SKOCH Awards in 65th SKOCH Summit
Science & Technology
8Indian Air Force & CSIO Have Develops Indigenous ‘Airborne Locust Control System’ on Two Mi-17 Helicopters
9Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu Virtually Releases a Book “Future of Higher Education – Nine Mega Trends”
Special Days
10World Sports Journalists Day 2020: July 2
11World Allergy Week 2020 – June 28 to July 4
State CA
12Telangana amends state FRBM Act 2005; accepting govt’s decision to extend borrowing limit to 5% from 3%
13Odisha Government to Implement an Initiative ‘Sabuja Odisha’ to Increase Green Cover through Extensive Plantation

Current Affairs 02 July 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Drug Discovery Hackathon jointly launched by Union Ministers Dr Harsh Vardhan and Ramesh Pokhriyal
2EC defends decision to allow postal votes for those above 65 years
3Government to release commemorative stamp to honour former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao
4Indian Air Force SASOs’ Conference
5Ram Vilas Paswan rolls out details of second phase of PMGKAY
6Central govt Implemented Amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 and Rules from 1st July, 2020
7NITI Aayog in collaboration with RMI released ‘Towards a Clean Energy Economy’ report
8Giriraj Singh Launches the 1st Edition of “Matsya Sampada” Fisheries and Aquaculture Newsletter
International CA
9India, Japan Hold PASSEX Naval Exercise to Promote Understanding in Indian Ocean
10India-Bangladesh form 50:50 Joint Venture Company for LPG Business in Bangladesh
11UNGA President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande Launched ‘Alliance for Poverty Eradication’; India Joins as Founding Member
State CA
12MP govt inaugurates Kill Corona campaign; CM thanks doctors for dedication, service in Corona crisis
13Uttarakhand Govt announces SOP for Char Dham Yatra
14RMRC lab, Assam becomes 4th to isolate COVID-19 virus strain in India

Current Affairs 01 July 2020 –  Highlights

Sl No. National CA
1SERB launches ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ scheme to strengthen scientific research mechanism
2RRI introduces qkdSim toolkit to ensure safety in secure quantum communication platforms
3NBRI to set up Advanced Virology Lab to test COVID-19 disease
4Center extension of Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana till November to provide free food grains to poor
5New process for registration of MSME as Udyam will begin
6GoI bans 59 Chinese mobile apps prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India
7Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launches NOC issuance portal for power, oil and gas projects
Economy & Business
8Indian oil, NTPC Ltd, and SDMC signed MoU for Waste to Energy plant in Delhi
9RBI launches inflation expectations survey to gather responses over telephone amid pandemic
10Sports Minister Launches NADA App to Help Athletes Stay Updated on Banned Substances
Awards & Recognitions
11India’s AI enabled MyGov Corona Helpdesk wins two global awards
12Former RBI Governor Chakravarthi Rangarajan Receives the First Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis Award on National Statistics Day
Special Days
13Chartered Accountants Day July 01
14National Doctor’s Day is being celebrated today 01 July 2020
15Indra Mani Pandey appointed as next Ambassador & Permanent Representative of India to UN


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