20 Jul 2016

Current Affairs Smart-Liners

Current Affairs Smart-Liners
Current Affairs Smart-Liners 20th July 2016:
Dear Aspirants, to make it simple here we have given the Smart-Liners of Daily Current Affairs which will help you to revise and it’s easy to keep it in mind. We hope that it will definitely help you in the preparation.

NATIONAL:
·         Bill introduced in Lok Sabha to bring 6 new IITs, ISM
·         India to host BRICS Policy Planning Dialogue on July 26 in Bihar
·         All gram panchayats to be connected through OFC by 2018
·         Centre asks States to reduce stamp duty to facilitate housing for all by 2022
·         Rajya Sabha passes Child Labour Amendment Bill
·         Khandu government passes floor test in Arunachal Pradesh
·         6,000-yr-old barley oldest plant to be sequenced
·         TN court orders 30% pay hike for garment workers
·         IIT-Indore bans Twitter over fee hike protests
INTERNATIONAL:
·         France's National Assembly votes to extend state of emergency
·         China to expand its railway network to 150,000 kms by 2020
·         Republicans nominate Donald Trump for President
·         Brazil orders indefinite block on WhatsApp

APPOINTMENTS:
·         Steve Elworthy appointed MD of 2019 World Cup
BANKING:
·         SBI, Brookfield to set up JV for stressed assets
AWARDS AND HONORS:
·         Rohit Khandelwal first Indian to win Mr World
·         Nigerian journalist Didi Akinyelure wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award
·         Herbie wins World Snail Racing Championship 2016
BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:
·         IMF cuts India's growth forecast by 0.1%
·         Oberoi Hotels voted World's Best Hotel Brand
·         Myntra to acquire Hrithik's clothing brand HRX
·         Science and Technology:
·         Hong Kong project turns waste food into fabric
·         China top country in iOS games revenue
·         World's smallest motorcycle weighs 1.1 kg
·         Golfer introduces world's 1st golf cart jetpack
OBITUARY:
·         Pretty Woman director Garry Marshall dies at 81




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