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22nd July 2017 Current Affairs on National, International, and Sports News.
- Karamjyoti Dalal Wins Bronze at World Para Athletics Championships.
- Arun Jaitley released the National Trade Facilitation Action Plan
- Telangana Government launched a special portal called Janahita.
- India-Japan agreement for cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy.
- ICICI Bank offers up to Rs 15 lakh instant personal loan via ATMs.
- Indian Navy second LCU Mark 4 L52 ship was formally launched in Kolkata, West Bengal.
- Kamal Haasan to be the brand ambassador of Tamil Thalaivas.
- Indias first Eco-bridges for the movement of tigers in Telangana.
- Pentagon Chief Says he thinks ISIS Leader Baghdadi is Alive.
- Sarah Sanders steps into the role as the new face of the white house.
National News for the Day of 22nd July 2017
Arun Jaitley released the National Trade Facilitation Action Plan
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today released the National Trade Facilitation Action Plan and said the WTO- Trade Facilitation Agreement coming into force on February 22 2017, was a major milestone. Jaitley further said India looks forward to ensuring compliance with the TFA, according to a Finance Ministry Statement.
Telangana Government launched a special portal called Janahita.
Telangana Government launched a special portal Janahitha to receive public grievances at Suryapet collectorate. Addressing the gathering Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy informed that people across the district were waiting in long queues to submit their complaints. The State IT division designed a portal called www.janahitha.telangana.gov.in on the direction of the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao.
Indias first Eco-bridges for the movement of tigers in Telangana.
In a first of its Kind, Telangana State will have eco-friendly over a canal cutting across the tiger corridor linking. The linking was the Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve in the Chandrapur District of Maharastra. The district has their forests in Telangana Kumram Bheen Asifabad district. The eco-bridge will be constructing at the key spots along the 72 km long and at some places over a kilometre wide.
22nd July 2017 Current Affairs on International News
Pentagon Chief Says he thinks ISIS Leader Baghdadi is Alive.
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said on Friday that he believes ISIS Chief Abu Bakr-al-Baghdadi is still alive, following various claims he was dead. TBritaintan based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights a long time conflict monitor, last week said it had heard from senior ISIS leader in Syria’s Deir Ezzor province that Baghdadi was dead. Russia army said in mid-June that it was seeking to verify whether it had killed the ISIS chief in a May air strike in Syria.
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Sarah Sanders steps into the role as the new face of the white house.
New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics and down home from a young age by her father former Arkansas Gov.Mike Huckabee. Sanders steps into what has been deemed the most difficult job in Washington. Her responsibilities are not just to do combat with a feisty White House press corps but to try to please a mercurial president who fancies himself his own best spokesman.
India-Japan agreement for cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy
India-Japan Agreement for cooperation in the Peaceful Used of Nuclear Energy entered into force on July 20th, 2017. There was an exchange of diplomatic note between Dr S. Jaishankar Foreigh Secretary and H.E Mr Kenji Hiramatsu Ambassador of Japan.
Economy News for the day of 22nd July
ICICI Bank offers up to Rs 15 lakh instant personal loan via ATMs
ICICI Bank has launched a facility whereby its existing salaried customers can avail personal loans at ATMs. These Customers can get loans up to 15 lakhs in their savings account instantly. The facility also incorporates an additional level of authentication to make the security of the offering robust. Through this offering, a customer can get personal loans of up to 15 lakhs for a fixed tenure of 60 months.
Sebi inks pact with ESMA for info exchange on CCPs
Markets regulator Sebi today said it has entered into a pact with the European Securities and Markets Authority for the exchange of information concerning Central Counterparties. Central counter parties are entities that help facilitate clearing and settlement activities.
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Defence News on 22nd July 2017
Indian Navy second LCU Mark 4 L52 ship was formally launched in Kolkata, West Bengal
Indian Navy Second LCU Mark 4 L52 ship built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited Kolkata was formally launched in Kolkata, West Bengal. LCU L52 ship is 62.8 meters long and 11 meters wide. It has 90% indigenous content. The ship has the endurance of around 1,500 nautical miles at 12 Knots. It is fits with 2 x CRN-91 indigenous 30mm Guns.
22nd July 2017 Current Affairs on Sports News
Karamjyoti Dalal Wins Bronze at World Para Athletics Championships
India Extended their medal tally to three during the World Para Athletics Championships 2017. Discus-thrower Karamjyothi Dalal has won the Bronze medal. In the Women’s F55 category, Dala at the last moment, managed a throw of 19.02m, just overtaking Baharains Alomari Roba who managed 19.01m. Earlier Sundar Singh Gurjar opened India account at the world Para Athletics Championships by clinching gold in the men’s Javelin throw event.