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Current Affairs 7 July 2020

🔶SBM Bank India Partnered with Mastercard to facilitate Real-time domestic & cross-border payments & remittances through ‘Mastercard Send’

🔶CBSE Partners With Facebook For Curriculum on Digital Safety, Augmented Reality

🔶DRDO to establish a research cell at IIT-H to meet the future defence technological requirements

🔶India Ranked 117th in SDG Index 2020, Sweden Tops: Sustainable Development Report 2020

🔶India-Afghanistan inked 5 MoUs for development of educational infrastructure in Afghanistan

🔶India Ranked 31st in INFORM Risk Index 2020 for Humanitarian crises & Disasters; Somalia Tops

🔶YES Bank Launches a Digital Solution, ‘Loan in Seconds’ for Instant Disbursement of Retail Loans

🔶NHRC Constitutes 11-Member Committee Headed by K S Reddy to Assess Covid-19 Impact on Human Rights

🔶Payments Platform Paytm to Acquire Raheja QBE General Insurance For $76 million

🔶Elyments – India’s First Social Media Super App Launched by the Vice President of India

🔶Israel Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite ‘Ofek 16’ into Space Using Shavit Rocket

🔶India’s First NPNT Compliant Drone Flight Successfully Completed by Quidich & Asteria Aerospace

🔶IIT Roorkee Develops “Unisaviour” – Disinfection Box to Sterilise Personal Belongings

🔶Akash Become India’s 66th Grandmaster

🔶Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel Authored a Book Titled ‘Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver’

🔶Getting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for India authored  by R C Bhargava, Chairman of Maruti Suzuki on Industrialising India

🔶World Zoonoses Day 2020: July 6

🔶3rd Anniversary of GST day 2020: July 1

🔶Ladakh LG RK Mathur E-Launches Mission Organic Development Initiative & Greenhouse Project

🔶Indian Railways Sets up Solar Plant in Bina to Supply Power Directly on the Railway Overhead Line

Important Days dedicated to Animals

連 20 Jan — Penguin Awareness Day

連 31 Jan — International Zebra Day

連 3rd Saturday of Feb — World Pangolin Day

連 27 Feb — International Polar Bear Day

連 3 March — World Wildlife Day

連 20 March — World Sparrow Day

連 20 March — Frog Day

連 11 Apr — National Pet Day

連 14 Apr — Dolphin Day

連 24 Apr — World Day for Laboratory Animals

連 Second Saturday of May — International Migratory Bird Day

連 15 May — International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

連 23 May — World Turtle Day

連 21 June — World Giraffe Day

連 22 June — World Camel Day

連 29July — International Tiger Day

連 8 August — World Cat Day

連 10 August — World Lion Day

連 12 August — World Elephant Day

連 19 August — International Orangutan Day

連Third Saturday of September — International Red Panda Day

連 22 Sept — World Rhino Day

連 23 Oct — International Snow Leopard Day

連 4 Dec — International Cheetah Day

連 14 Dec — International Monkey Day

ALL STATEHOOD DAY

🔷 ANDHRAPRADESH– 1/OCT/1953

🔷 ARUNACHAL PRADESH– 20/FEB/1987

🔷 ASSAM– 26TH JANUARY 1950

🔷 BIHAR– 22/MARCH/ 1912

🔷 CHHATTISGARH– 1/NOV

🔷 GOA– 30/MAY/1987

🔷 GUJARAT– 1/MAY

🔷 HIMACHAL PRADESH– 25/JAN

🔷 HARYANA– 1/NOV

🔷 JAMMU & KASHMIR– 26/OCT

🔷 JHARKHAND– 15TH NOV 2000

🔷 KARNATAKA– 1/NOV

🔷 KERALA– 1/NOV/1956

🔷 MANIPUR– 21ST JANUARY

🔷 MIZORAM– 20TH FEB

🔷 MEGHALAYA– 21 JANUARY 1972

🔷 MADHYA PRADESH– 1ST NOV

🔷 MAHARASHTRA– 1 MAY

🔷 NAGALAND– 1ST DEC

🔷 ODISHA– 1ST APRIL

🔷 PUNJAB– 15TH AUGUST

🔷 RAJASTHAN– 30TH MARCH

🔷 SIKKIM– 16TH MAY- 44TH

🔷 TAMILNADU– 26TH JANUARY

🔷 TELANGANA– 2ND JUNE 2014

🔷 TRIPURA– 21TH JANUARY 1972

🔷 UTTARAKHAND– 9TH NOV 2000

🔷 UTTARPRADESH– 24TH JANUARY 1950

🔷 WEST BANGAL– 26TH JANUARY

Latest Operations & Code Name

 OPERATTION SANKALP
 Persian gulf & Gulf of Oman

 OPERATION SUNRISE 2
 Between the Armies of India and Myanmar

 OPERATION SUDARSHAN
 Pakistan border in Punjab & Jammu

 OPERATION BANDAR
 Indian Air Force code for Balakot air stroke

 OPERATION MILAP
 Delhi police resued 333 children

 OPERATION THIRST
 RPF to crack down selling of unauthorized pakaged drinking water

 OPERATION SMILE
 Hyderabad Police for 325 Children rescued

 OPERATION KHUMAAR
 J&K [ Drug free Panchayat ]

 OPERATION SUPPORT
 By India for people suffering from idi strom in Mozambique

 OPERATION MUSKAN
 Telangana police rescue 3914 children 

 OPERATION NUMBER PLATE
 RPF launched Across Indian Railways

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 OPERATION DHANUSH
 Central Railway zone Launches against ticket touts

 OPERATION TWIST
 Google Searches for Surge in India

 OPERATION CLEAN ART
 Protect Mongoos species in India

 OPERATION VANILLA
 Indian Navy to help cyclone-hit Madagascar

 OPERATION NAKAIL
 For auto-rickshaw in Ghaziabad Police

 OPERATION NAMASTE
 Indian Army Chief Manoj Mukund launched to Combat COVID-19

 OPERATION SANJEEVANI
 Indian Air Force delivered 6.2 million tonnes of essential medicines to Maldives

 OPERATION SHIELD
 Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal launched to fight Covid-19

 OPERATION SAMUDRA SETU ( SEA BRIDGE)
 Indian Navy launches to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas

Also Read-Current Affairs Of 18 June 2020

LATEST IMPORTANT BRAND AMBASSADOR 2020

 Sonu Sood : Gargo International

 Rohit Sharma : IIFL Finance

 Manushi Chillar : Adidas

 Ajinkya Rahane : ELSA Corp

 Ajay Devgan : Aarogya Setu App

 Rohit Sharma : CricKingdom

 Viswanathan Anand : World Wide Fund India Environment

 MS Dhoni : PokerStars India

 PV Sindhu : BWF’s ‘I am badminton’ campaign

 Shafali Verma : PepsiCo

 Virat Kohli and Tamannaah Bhati : Mobile Premier League (MPL)

 Sara Ali khan : James Bullough Lansing (JBL)

 Rishabh Pant : Jindal South West (JSW) Steel

 Shardul Thakur : TATA Power

 PV Sindhu : Andhra Pradesh Govt Anti -graft Helpline

 Virat Kohli : iQOO Smart Phone

 Virat Kohli : Blue Star  

 Kareena Kapoor : Puma

 Disha Patani and Sanjeev Kapoor : Whasington Apples

 Amitabh Bachchan : IDFC First Bank

 Salman Khan and Shraddha Kapoor : Realme

 Sunil Chhetri : Puma

 Suniel Shetty : NADA

 Rohit Sharma : La Liga

 Rohit Sharma : Trusox

 Akshay Kumar : FASTag

 Salman Khan : Pepsi

 Shilpa Agrawal : FIT INDIA

 PV Sindhu : VISA

 Aamir Khan : Jal Shakti Abhiyan

 Jasprit Bumrah : Cultsport

 P.V. Sindhu : PNB MetLife

 Aamir Khan : PhonePe

 MS Dhoni : RedBus

 Salman Khan : BharatPe

 MS Dhoni : Mastercard

ALSO READ-India’S Rank In Various Index 2020

India’S Rank In Various Index 2020

 PEACE INDEX 2019
 TOP – Iceland
 INDIA – 141

 INNOVATION INDEX 2019
 TOP – Switzerland
 INDIA – 52

GLOBAL HUNGER INDEX 2019
 INDIA – 102

EASE OF DOING BUSINESS RANKING 2020
 RELEASED BY – World Bank
 TOP – New Zealand
 INDIA – 63

WOMEN PEACE AND SECURITY INDEX 2019
 TOP – Norway
 INDIA – 133

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX 2019
 TOP – Norway
 INDIA – 129

CLIMATE CHANGE PERFORMANCE INDEX 2019
 SWEDEN – 4
 INDIA – 9

GENDER GAP REPORT 2020
 TOP – Iceland
 INDIA – 112

WORLD TRAVEL AND TOURISM COMPETITIENESS INDEX 2019
 RELEASED BY – WEF
 TOP – Spain
 INDIA – 34

SOCIAL MOBILITY REPORT
2020
 RELEASED BY – WEF
 TOP – Denmark
 INDIA – 76

 HENLEY PASSPORT INDEX 2020
 TOP – Japan
 INDIA – 84

DEMOCRACY INDEX 2019
 TOP – Norway
 INDIA – 51

BREAST FEEDING SUPPORT POLICIES & PROGRAM
 TOP – Sri Lanka
 INDIA – 78

TALENT COMPETITIVENESS INDEX 2020
 RELEASED BY – Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
 TOP – Switzerland
 INDIA -72

CURRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX 2020
 RELEASED BY – Transparency International
 TOP – Denmark & New Zealand
 INDIA – 80

 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INDEX 2020
 TOP – USA
 INDIA – 40

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FREEDOM IN THE WORLD 2020
 TOP – Finland
 INDIA – 83

INCLUSIVE INTERNET INDEX 2020
 TOP – Sweden
 INDIA – 46

SIPRI REPORT LARGEST ARMS IMPORTER 2015-19
 TOP – Saudi Arabia
 INDIA – 2nd

SIPRI REPORT LARGEST ARMS EXPORTER 2015-19
 TOP – USA
 INDIA – 23

WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2020
 RELEASED BY – UN
 TOP – Finland
 INDIA – 144

ECONOMIC FREEDOM
INDEX 2020
 TOP – Singapore
 INDIA – 120

 WORLD PRESS FREEDOM INDEX 2020
 RELEASED BY – Reporters Without Borders
 TOP -Norway
 INDIA -142

ENERGY TRANSITION INDEX 2020
 RELEASED BY – WEF
 TOP – Sweden
 INDIA – 74

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM 2020
 TOP – USA
 INDIA – 23

ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE INDEX 2020
 TOP – Denmark
 INDIA – 168

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Current affairs|APPOINTMENT-MAY 2020

🔷T S Tirumurti
♦️Permanent Representative of India to  United Nations

🔷 Ramesh Babu
♦️NTPC director operations

🔷Shobhana Narasimhan 
♦️International Member to American Academy of Arts and Science

🔷Ashok Michael Pinto 
♦️World Bank’s lending arm IBRD US representative

🔷Krishnan Ramachandran 
♦️MD & CEO of Max Bupa

🔷Tarun Bajaj
♦️Director on RBI Central Board

🔷Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury 
♦️Reappointed as chairperson of Parliament’s public Accounts Committee

🔷 D P S Negi
♦️Director General of Labour Bureau

🔷Dia Mirza
♦️UNEP extends term as Goodwill ambassador till 2022

🔷Mustafa Al Kadhimi
♦️6th Prime Minister of Iraq

🔷 Manisha Singh
♦️US envoy to OECD

🔷Neeraj Dhawan
♦️Yes Bank chief risk officer

🔷Ajinkya Rahane
♦️Edu-tech firm ELSA Corp brand ambassador

🔷Manoj Ahuja 
♦️CBSE chief 

🔷 V Vidyavati
♦️Archaeological Survey of India DG

🔷Akhil Kumar
♦️NADA disciplinary panel

🔷 Zubair Iqbal 
♦️MD of J&K Bank, 

🔷 Dilip Oommen
♦️Indian Steel Association President

🔷Moeketsi Majoro 
♦️Lesotho’s new prime minister

🔷Franklin Templeton
♦️Kotak Bank as an advisor

🔷Carmen Reinhart
♦️World Bank chief economist and vice president

🔷Jahnabi Phookan
♦️National President of FICCI FLO

🔷Abhas Jha
♦️Indian economist was appointed to a key position on Climate change and disaster management in South Asia by the World Bank. 

🔷Ravinder Singh Dhillon 
♦️Power Finance Corporation CMD

🔷SN Rajeshwari 
♦️CMD of Oriental Insurance 

🔷Thierry Delaporte
♦️CEO and MD of Wipro

🔷Brazil’s Marcos Prado Troyjo 
♦️President of NDB

🔷Anil Kishora
♦️vice-prez NDB

🔷Leo Puri
♦️JP Morgan’s Chirman

🔷Mohit Gupta
♦️Zomato co-founder

🔷Vishwas Mehta 
♦️new Chief Secretary of Kerala

🔷Jonathan Karp
♦️Simon & Schuster CEO

🔷Aiman Ezzat
♦️ CEO of Capgemini Group

🔷R Sreerekha
♦️ Kerala’s first woman DGP

🔷Venkataramani Sumantran
♦️director of Indigo

🔷Dr Harsh Vardhan
♦️chairman of WHO Executive Board

🔷Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi
♦️Secretary of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

🔷Arvind Kumar Sharma 
♦️Secretary to MSME Ministry

🔷Giridhar Aramane 
♦️Secretary to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

🔷Shikha Sharma 
♦️advisor of Google Pay India

🔷Neeraj Vyas 
♦️MD & CEO of PNB Housing

ALSO READ- committees in news ,may 2020

Committees in News -May 2020

💥💥 Committees in News — May 2020 💥💥

🔮 IRDAI : Standard professional indemnity policy 👉 YEGNAPRIYA BHARAT

🔮 Def min abolition of 9304 posts : Militart Engineering Services 👉 D B SHEKATKAR

🔮 Sports Authority of India(SAI) : SOP for resumption of training 👉 ROHIT BHARADWAJ

🔮 Tamilnadu govt : Immediate impact on state economy due to COVID 19 👉 C RANGARAJAN

🔮 SC : 4G Internet in J & K 👉 AJAY KUMAR BHALLA (Home sec)

🔮 Vizag gas leak 👉 NEERAB KUMAR

🔮 ICC Committee : Ban use of saliva to shine ball 👉 ANIL KUMBLE

🔮 Border Infrastructure 👉 D B SHEKATKAR

🔮 Drug Regulatory system in India 👉 RAJESH BHUSHAN

🔮 IRDAI : Increase in Indemnity in Trade Credit Insurance from 85% to 90% 👉 ATUL SAHAI

Lockdown Likely to Extend for two additional weeks as most states are in favour of this

Most of states have batted for a lockdown Extention of two additional weeks till April 30 at a crisis connection with PM Narendra Modi as India’s all out Covid-19 tally flooded past the 7,000 imprint with 239 Deaths.

Most states supported an expansion as they expected that the finish of the lockdown could bring about a spurt in the quantity of cases. While chief minister of Kerala, West Bengal, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi, and lieutenant legislative head of Jammu and Kashmir supposedly put forth a defense for the expansion of lockdown, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy recommended an Partial lockdown.

It is accepted that specific exercises like cultivating could be permitted with specific rules. Nonetheless, there is no clearness on that starting at now.

“While declaring the lockdown, I had said ‘jaan hai to jahan hai’… A great many people in the nation got it and released their obligations by remaining inside. What’s more, presently it is basic to concentrate on the two angles, ‘Jaan bhi Jahan Bhi’, for India’s brilliant future, and prosperous and sound India,” Modi said.

The Prime Minister was leading a gathering with chief minister all things considered. Here is the thing that the state are accepted to have upheld in the gathering:

Most of states have batted for a lockdown Extention of two additional weeks till April 30 at a crisis connection with PM Narendra Modi as India’s all out Covid-19 tally flooded past the 7,000 imprint with 239 Deaths.

Chhattisgarh: Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel encouraged the Prime Minister to permit states to do monetary exercises inside their outskirts while preferring continuation of boycott all between state travel.

Maharashtra: The state has seen the most exceedingly awful episode with more than 1500 cases with Mumbai alone account more than 1000 cases. Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray is accepted to have requested an expansion even as the state battles the episode. The nearness of different groups exacerbates things with Dharavi turning into a significant worry as it records its fourth passing.

Odisha: Odisha turned into the principal state for lockdown extention till April 30. The Chief minister said that it is a basic crossroads where it is possible that we can ensure the lives of the individuals or secure the monetary action. Odisha has seen 48 cases since the primary case was accounted for on March 15.

Punjab: Punjab turned into the subsequent state to expand the lockdown/time limit in the whole satte till May 1. The choice was taken to forestall the spread of the infection due to congestion in mandis post collecting. Punjab has recorded 132 cases up until this point.

Karnataka: PM has said lockdown augmentation is unavoidable, rules will be given about its execution for next 15 days in two or three days, PTI cited Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa as saying. Be that as it may, the following fourteen days lockdown will be not the same as the most recent three weeks, he included. Karnataka has seen 207 cases up until now.

Telangana: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekara Rao was the main CM to recommend an augmentation of the national lockdown to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is accepted to have requested an augmentation of the lockdown across India as just a Delhi-driven expansion won’t fill any need. Delhi has seen the third most elevated number of cases inferable from the flare-up announced from the Nizamuddin bunch, which is answerable for right around 30 percent of the cases across the country. Delhi’s complete tally arrived at 903.

“PM has taken right choice to broaden lockdown. Today, India’s position is better than many created nations since we began lockdown early. On the off chance that it is halted now, all additions would be lost. To solidify, it is pixie to expand it,” Kejriwal tweeted.

Also Read-Jyotiba phule Jayanti: Today is Jyotiba Phule’s Birth Anniversary , read his contemplations

Jyotiba phule Jayanti: Today is Jyotiba Phule’s Birth Anniversary , read his contemplations

Today is the birthday of Jyotiba Phule. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule was an incredible scholar, rationalist, author and savant of India. His contemplations are as yet a motivation for society. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule was conceived on this day in the year 1827. He is most associated with the work accomplished for the upliftment of ladies.

In spite of the fact that his genuine name was Jyotirao Govindrao Phule yet he got well known as Jyotiba Phule. His family moved from Satara to Pune and began functioning as plant specialists. Due to his plant specialist’s work, his family was known as ‘Phule’. Phule in his name is likewise identified with this.

First school for ladies was opened

Jyotiba Phule opened the nation’s first ladies’ training school for ladies. Aside from this, he was a staunch foe of standing based division and separation in Indian culture. Around then, the standing framework was across the board in Maharashtra, for this, he established the Prarthana Samaj. He showed his significant other to Savitri and she began instructing others. Savitribai Phule later turned into the primary prepared female instructor of the nation. Jyotirao Govindrao Phule kicked the bucket on 28 November 1890 in Pune. In 1888, he was given the title of ‘Mahatma’.

We should know on his birthday today, a portion of his contemplations which are pertinent even today.

1- The feeling of nationalism in India will not develop until the ethnic bond will remain on food and marital relations.

2- Education is equally necessary for both men and women.

3- Due to economic inequality, the life of farmers has become disrupted.