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Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of July 2018. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming SBI Clerk 2018 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Important Weekly Current Affairs 3rd Week of July 2018

  1. Mumbai based Vazirani automaker unveiled India’s first HyperCard – ”Vazirani Shul’
  2. MCA Constitutes 10-Member Committee To Review Offences – Under Companies Act, 2013
  3. Vice Chair Of Asia Pacific Region Of World Customs Organisation – India.
  4. Integrated Indian Visa Application Centre Inaugurated In – Bangladesh
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Bangladesh Capital Dhaka
Currency Taka
PM Sheikh Hasina

 5. Rank of Delhi’s Connaught Place in world’s most costliest office location – 9th.

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Delhi Capital New Delhi
CM Aravind Kejriwal
Governor Anil Bijal

 6. The state government that Constitutes Heritage Cabinet –

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneshwar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

 7. Top state in per capita revenue collection under GST is –

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Haryana Capital Chandigarh
CM Manohar Lal Khattar
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki.

 8. Gujarat approved Rs 39 crore ‘Seema Darshan’ Project for – Infra development

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Gujarat Capital Gandhinagar
CM Vijay Rupani
Governor Om Prakash Kholi

 9. UNSC adopts Resolution 2428 to impose arms embargo on – South Sudan

10. Dipa Karmakar likely to be named brand ambassador of –

11. TCA Raghavan is appointed Director-General of – ICWA

12. PM Modi became third most followed world leader on – Twitter

13. Book titled ‘Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly’ released by – Abhirup Bhattacharya. 

14. The 2018 Wimbledon Championships

S. No. Category Winner Runner Up
1. Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Kevin Anderson (South Africa)
2. Women’s Singles Angelique Kerber (Germany) Serena Williams (USA)
3. Men’s Doubles Mike Bryan (USA) and Jack Sock (USA) Michael Venus (New Zealand) and Raven Klaasen (South Africa)
4. Women’s Doubles Barbora Krejcikova (Czech Republic) and Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic) Nicole Melichar (USA) and Kveta Peschke (Czech Republic)
5. Mixed Doubles Alexander Peya (Austria) and Nicole Melichar (USA) Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) and Jamie Murray (United Kingdom)

 15. France defeated Croatia, won FIFA World Cup after – 20 years

16. Modi, dedicated the Bansagar Canal Project to the Nation in – Mirzapur

17. Pakistan PM launched first land based communication link with – China

18. New member of UN Human Rights Council – Iceland replaces US

19. World’s cheapest clean drinking water is inaugurated in – Bihar

20. ‘I am not afraid of English’ initiative is launched by – Haryana.

21. SBI will organise ‘kisan melas’ across Karnataka on – July 18.

22. Payments firm PhonePe buys – Zopper Retail

23. The new chairman of Bhushan Steel is – TV Narendran.

24. The New brand ambassador of ITC’s Sunfeast Dark Fantasy is – Alia Bhatt

25. 8 year old Indian Boy who named ‘British Indian of the Year’ is – Ishwar Sharma.

26. IMF Cuts India’s GDP Growth Forecast To 7.3% In – 2019

27. ISRO join hands with J&K to set up telemedicine centre at – 12,700 feet

28. ISRO successfully conducts ground test of Vikas Engine in – Tamilnadu

29. China to launch 300 low-orbit satellites named – Hongyan constellation

30. PV Sindhu finished as runner up at the – Thailand Open

31. Kannada poet Vyasa Rao passes away

32. Actor Rita Bhaduri Passes Away

33. Nelson Mandela International Day is observed internationally on – 18th July

34. World’s First Remotely Operable Microscope is – IIT Madras

35. Aadhaar not mandatory for Rs. 5 lakh insurance under – Modicare

36. Committee Set Up To Synergise NCC And NSS under the Chairmanship of – Mr Anil Swarup

37. One of the country’s first Defence incubators will come up in – Hyderabad

38. PFRDA Invites Expression of Interest (EOI) for Actuarial Valuation of – Atal Pension Yojana

39. ASI has planned to upgrade seven monuments in Tamil Nadu under – Adarsh Smarak Scheme

40. India’s 1st skill training centre inaugurated in –Odisha

41. World famous Rath Yatra celebrated in – Odisha

42. The bank that gets global praise for communication strategy is –RBI

43. BEL Signs MoU With Saab For – Surveillance Radar

44. signed between AIIA and IIT Delhi to develop –AYUSH

45. Sangita Kalanidhi award won by – Aruna Sairam.

46. Global Ranking of Nations’ soft power is topped by –UK

47. Rank of India in 4G speeds is – 109th.

48. JK Rowling To Release Next Book – ‘Lethal White’

49. German Grand Prix is won by – Marc Marquez(Moto GP), Lewis Hamilton(Car Race).

50. Forbes’ list of World’s highest paid celebrity is topped by – Boxer Mayweather.

51. Interim coach of India women’s cricket team is – Ramesh Powar.

52. Spanish Grand Prix held in Madrid won by – Vinesh Phogat (Wrestling) 

Note: Spanish Grand Prix in Madrid is Wrestling championship…       

53. Neeraj Chopra wins gold at Sotteville Athletics Meet in – France

54. Cabinet Approves Signing Of MoU Amongst BRICS Nations On – RAPC

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BRICS Nations China, Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa.

 55. Government to create National Database of Arms Licenses system from – Apr 2019.

56. Sun Pharma for cancer treatment injection is approved by –USFDA

57. Scientists have discovered 12 new moons orbiting – Jupiter

58. The Cabinet approved a special package for 81 irrigation projects worth over Rs 13,000 crore in Vidarbha, Marathwada and other drought prone areas of –

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnaves
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar Rao

59. AAI is prepared to develop Bhogapuram airport in – Andhra Pradesh.

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Andhra Pradesh Capital Hyderabad, Amravati
CM Chandrababu Naidu
Governor ESL Narashiman

60. RBI plans to issue new Rs. 100 notes in Violet Colour.

61. Rs 11,336 cr capital infusion in 5 PSU Banks approved by – Finance Ministry

62. BEL signes agreement with Swedish firm – Saab

63. Facebook and NSDC joint hands for training of youth on – Digital Skills

64. MoU between India and Indonesia on cooperation in the field of – Pharmaceutical Products

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Indonesia Capital Jakarta
Currency Rupiah
President Joko Widodo

 65. Institute of Chartered Accountants of India(ICAI) signed 3 MOUs with – Ireland, Bahrain, Tanzania

66. MoU between India and Cuba in the field of – Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homeopathy

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Ireland Capital Dublin
Currency Euro
President Michael D. Higgins
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Bahrain Capital Manama
Currency Dinar
President Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
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Tanzania Capital Dodoma
Currency shilling
President John Magufuli

 67. UNEP partners with Google for monitoring impact of human activity on – Ecosystem

68. Actors Akshay Kumar-76, Salman Khan-82 ranked in Forbes Top 100 highest-paid entertainers.

69. Brij Bhushan Saran Singh to be named India’s Chef de Mission at – 2018 Asian Games

70. Seven new members take oath in – Rajya Sabha

71. Central government renews appointment of Prof Sahasrabudhe as – AICTE chairman

72. The next senior women’s FIFA World Cup will be held in – France

73. IOC adds 7 medal events to – 2022 Beijing Winter Games

74. Number of states Joined NMCG’s Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan is –Five

75. University Grants Commission (UGC) has constituted a Committee to regulate the fees chargeable by self-financed Deemed to be Universities in Medical and Dental Courses under the Chairpersonship of – R.C. Deka

76. The University Grants Commission (UGC) has intimated that it has constituted a committee to look into the matters related to examination reforms under the Chairpersonship of – M.M. Salunkhe

77. The government has formed a committee to look into the issue of industrial pollution around the iconic Taj Mahal under – C K Mishra.

78. The country that will withdraw from the “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” agreement which force countries to shelter migrants and it will be adopted in December, 2018 is –Hungary

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Hungary Capital Budapest
Currency forint
President János Áder

79. Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu launched e-Pragati core platform, a forward-looking digital initiative, at – Undavalli, Amaravati.

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Andhra Pradesh Capital Hyderabad, Amravati
CM Chandrababu Naidu
Governor ESL Narashiman

 80. The Cabinet approved Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2018, to set up Central University in – Andhra Pradesh

81. 13-year-old boy from Mumbai who has launched a logistics startup called ‘Papers N Parcels’ (PNP) to carry parcels within the Mumbai city for same-day delivery is – Tilak Mehta

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Karnataka Capital Bangalore
CM Kumarasamy
Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala

 82. A world class exhibition on four eminent personalities Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, Netaji Subha Chandra Bose, Rishi Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay and Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee going to conduct in – Kolkata

83. A non-banking finance company promoted by Repco Bank, received Nabard 2018 award for its service to self-help group (SHG) linkage in Tamil Nadu for the fiscal year 2017-18 – Repco Micro Finance.

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NABARD Headquarters Mumbai
Chairman Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

84. Second company after Apple to achieve 900-billion market cap for the first time in its history is – Amazon

85. Alphabet-owned Google with a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) antitrust fine for abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating system by – European Union

86. Whatsapp Messenger decided to tackle the spread of fake news on its platform, instant messaging application and has limited the users can forward messages to – Only five people at a time.

87. CSIR- National Physical laboratory (NPL) has signed a MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for indigenous development of petroleum certified reference materials (CRMs) under trade name of – Bhartiya Niredeshak Dravyas (BNDTM).

88. US State Department announced that the inaugural ‘two-plus-two dialogue’ between India and the United States will be held in New Delhi in – September 2018.

89. India’s first government sponsored ‘Transgender Poets’ meet held in – Kolkata

90. After high level traces of cancer-causing chemical formalin were found in fish consignments, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar banned import of fish from neighbouring states for – 15 days.

91. Leaders of media organizations from BRICS countries met to discuss cooperation at the BRICS Media Forum that opened in – Cape Town, South Africa

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Themes “BRICS Media Cooperation – Fostering an Inclusive, Just World Order”

92. Chattisgarh Online Pension Management System (OPMS) has launched an app called – “Abhar aapki sewa ka”.

93. The Indian Air Force for the first time is participating with fighter aircraft in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18), which is scheduled from 24 Jul 18 to 18 Aug 18 in – Australia

94. US Open 2018 champions to get a cash award of – 26 crores

95. Official partner for Hockey Mens World Cup 2018 is – Odisha Mining Corporation

96. Renowned Poet Gopal Das Neeraj Passed away

97. Chief Justice (CJ) Indira Banerjee is being elevated to the Supreme Court (SC) under the recommendation of a collegium led by SC Chief Justice Dipak Misra Tahilramani to be CJ of – Madras HC

98. Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013 states that anyone who is caught bribing government officials can be sentenced to a jail term of up to – Seven years.

99. A team of wildlife scientists from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) have collared a –Dhole

100. The government is planning to build 1,911 kilometres of international connectivity roads over the five year period ending 2022 under its flagship – Bharatmala scheme.

101. Election Commissioner Sunil Arora inaugurated a new manufacturing facility for EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) production at Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL),in –Bangalore

102. United Kingdom chosen “Sutherland”, on the A’Mhoine peninsula on the north coast of Scotland to send satellites vertically into orbit by the early –

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UK Capital London
Currency Pound Sterling
PM Therasa May

103. Israeli parliament passed bill defining the country as – Jewish state

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Israel Capital Jerusalem
Currency New Shekel
PM Benjamin Netanyahu

 104. 68th member to join in the India-initiated International Solar Alliance (ISA) is – Myanmar

105. The BJP-led Maharashtra government announced a special package worth over RS.21,000 crore for the development of industries, agriculture and tourism in the – Vidarbha and Marathwada regions.

106. Mumbai’s Elphinstone Road station renamed as –Prabhadevi

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnaves
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar Rao

107. Infosys Foundation signed with the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) for the construction of a station at – Konappana Agrahara in Electronics City.

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Karnataka Capital Bangalore
CM Kumarasamy
Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala

108. Karnataka Bank launched DigiLocker facility for its customers as part of its digital initiative. The facility is being given by integrating bank’s internet banking channel- MoneyClick

109. NTPC signs Rs. 1,500 crore loan agreement with – HDFC Bank

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National Thermal Power Corporation Limited Headquarter New Delhi
Chairman Gurdeep Singh
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi

110. Initially known as BSE Towers located at Dalal Street in Mumbai was soon renamed after the late chairman of BSE – Sir Phiroze Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy.

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BSE Headquarters Mumbai
Chairman Ashish Chauhan
BSE is Asia’s first stock exchange

111. Volkswagen has planned to set up a design centre in –Pune

112. First Pakistani to score double century in ODIs – Fakhar Zaman.

113. 1 spot in the ICC ODI player rankings – Virat Kohli.

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