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21st July 2017 Current Affairs on National and International News
- Unique Identification Authority of India has launched the mAadhaar app for mobile.
- Ram Nath Kovind becomes India 14th President
- The new flag of Karnataka State has designed.
- Facebook-owned WhatsApp has partially blocked in China.
- Lahore High Court lifted a ban on the airing of Indian televisions serials in Pakistan.
- Australia became the 35th country to join the International Solar Alliance
- The Bank of England unveiled a new polymer 10-pound note featuring 19th-century novelist Jane Austen.
- BJP Leader L.K Advani received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions in Lok Sabha.
- At first global robotics Olympiad Indians has won gold and bronze.
- Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has dedicated to Nation Odishas Longest Bridge.
- FIFA has lifted their ban on Sudan Football Association.
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BJP Leader L.K Advani received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions in Lok Sabha
Veteran BJP Leader L.K. Advani received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions as a parliamentarian in Lok Sabha. JD-U leader Sharad Yadav also received the Lifetime Achievement Award as a Rajya Sabha representative from Vice President Hamid Ansari at the function organised by the Lokmat Media Group to honour distinguished Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Ram Nath Kovind becomes India 14th President
BJP led National Democratic Alliance nominee Ram Nath Kovind former Bihar Governor won the Presidential Polls today with 65.6 percent translating into 702,044 electoral college votes. He will be sworn in on July 25, the first from the BJP and the second Dalit to enter the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Kovind opposite Meira Kumar has secured 34.35 percent of votes.
Unique Identification Authority of India has launched the mAadhaar app for mobile
As per the latest news, UIDAI has launched mAadhaar app for mobile. Now you don’t need to carry Aadhar card every where for the verification and availing Aadhaar based services. A User can download Aadhaar number profile through their smartphones and will therefore not require hard copies of the card. It allows users to carry their Aadhaar demographic information on their smartphones. The app is currently available for download on Google Play Store and will be soon available on IOS.
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21st July 2017 Current Affairs on International News
Sheika Lubna Al Qasimi has polled top in most powerful Arab women according to Forbes
The UAE Minister of State for Tolerance Sheika Lubna Al Qasimi is this year most powerful Arab Woman in government according to the latest rankings by Forbes Middle East. The government official is the only resident from the UAE who has been included in the top ten list. The rest of the positions in the top ten went to female minister in Kuwait, Algeria, Jordan, Oman and Tunisia.
Australia became the 35th country to join the International Solar Alliance
The International Solar Alliance ISA has swollen to 35 countries this week following the admission of Australia. The ISA was launched by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande at the COP21 UN summit on climate change in Paris. More than 100 countries have expressed an interest in joining the alliance but the number so far have been lower.
Lahore High Court lifted a ban on the airing of Indian televisions serials in Pakistan
The Lahore High Court lifted a nine-month ban by the country media watchdog on the airing of Indian teleplays. Justice Shah, while terminating the ban unreasonable asked the regulatory body to review its policies.
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Banking News and Economy News for the day of 21st July 2017
The Bank of England unveiled a new polymer 10-pound note featuring 19th-century novelist Jane Austen
The Bank of England unveiled its first pla10-pound note, which features 19th-century novelist Jane Austen and will be available to the public from Sept 14. The new note follows the introduction last year of a five-pound note made from a polymer film, which the central bank says is more durable and harder to forge.
Reliance Industries to buy 24.9% from Balaji Telefilms for 413 crore
Reliance Industries will invest Rs. 413 Crores into Balaji telefilms. The deal is a structure such that Balaji Telefilms would issue 2.5 crore preference shares at Rs. 164 per share. This amounts to 24.9 percent stake in Balaji telefilms for the most valued conglomerate.
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MoU between Goa Shipyard Limited and Department of Defence Production
Goa Shipyard Limited a miniratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the financial year 2017-2017. The Annual MoU was signed between Goa Shipyard Limited and Defence Production.
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Current Affairs News on Sports for the day of 21st July 2017
FIFA has lifted their ban on Sudan Football Association.
World Football body FIFA said on Thursday it had lifted a ban imposed on Sudan last week for government interference in the sport. The move follows the reinstatement of Mutasim Gaafar Sir Elkhatim as president of the Sudan Football Association. The Sudanese National Team has performed poorly in recent years, how ever and is ranked 49th in Africa.
Harmanpreet Kaur becomes Indian highest scorer in Women’s World Cup knockouts.
On Thursday Night Indian Women Cricket team vice-captain Harmanpreet Kaur has a blasting knock off 171 off 115 balls that included 20 fours and seven sixes not only reminded cricket fans about that Kapil knock but manage to produce one of the greatest ever ODI knocks in Women’s Cricket helping India Stirm into ICC World Cup final beating Australia side by 36 runs in the semi-final.