Important Weekly Current Affairs PDF Download (1st to 7th July 2019)

Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 1st week of July 2019. Candidates those who are preparing for Upcoming LIC ADO and SBI PO/Clerk 2019 and other competitive exams can make use of it.

Current Affairs: Important Days

Date Important days Theme
July 1 Charted Accountants Day (CA Day)
 

July 1

National Doctors’ Day

“Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment”

July 1 GST Day
July 2 World UFO Day
July 4 Independence Day USA
July 6 World Zoonoses Day
July(First Saturday in July) International Co-operative Day

Coops 4 Decent Work

Current Affairs: National

  1. Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Smt. Renuka Singh will launch the “Go Tribal Campaign” by Tribes India
  2. ‘One nation one ration card’ scheme from July 1, 2020
  3. Union Minister for Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Delhi
  4. National Register of Citizens (NRC) deadline extended by 1 month to July 31 in Assam
  5. UGC launched STRIDE scheme with view to boost research culture in universities
  6. Government constituted a high-powered committee of chief ministers headed by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to ‘transform Indian agriculture’
  7. The UIDAI has operationalised the first ‘Aadhaar Seva Kendra’ in Delhi and Vijayawada
  8. India’s first Design Development Center ‘Fashionova’ was launched in Surat, Gujarat
  9. Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) has raised Rs 2,120 crore via issuance of 15 years bonds through book building process
  10. South Central Railway has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel, measuring 6.6 Kms between Cherlopalli and Rapuru stations

Current Affairs: Cabinet Approval

  1. Cabinet approves MoU between India and Maldives in the field of Health
  2. Union Cabinet has approved MoU between India and Maldives for the establishment of passenger and cargo services by sea
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Maldives Capital Malé
Maldives Currency Rufiyaa
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih
  1. MoU between India and Morocco for developing, promoting and strengthening mutual cooperation between the judiciaries of the two countries
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Morocco Capital Rabat
Morocco Currency Moroccan dirham
Morocco Prime Minister Saadeddine Othmani
  1. Approved the proposal for leasing out of three airports viz. Ahmedabad, Lucknow and Mangaluru of AAI through Public Private Partnership (PPP) to the Adani Enterprises Ltd

Current Affairs: International

  1. Stores at the Dubai Airport will accept Indian Rupees of various denominations
  2. The IMF approved a USD 6 billion loan over a period of three years for Pakistan
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Pakistan Capital Islamabad
Pakistan Currency Rupee
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan
  1. India-assisted IT-biotech park inaugurated in Cote d’Ivoire
  2. The world’s first ever floating farm has been built in Rotterdam in the Netherlands
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Netherland Capital Amsterdam
Netherland Currency Euro
Netherland Prime Minster Mark Rutte

Current Affairs: State

  1. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated ‘Jan Choupal’ programme in Raipur
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Chhattisgarh Capital Atal Nagar
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel
Chhattisgarh Governor Anandiben Patel
  1. Jagannath RathYatra begins in Puri, Odisha
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Odisha Capital Bhubaneswar
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik
Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal
  1. Haryana government has launched ‘Meri Fasal Mera Byora’ portal for farmers
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Haryana Capital Chandigarh
Haryana Chief Minister Manoharlal Kathar
Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya
  1. Operation Khumaar has launched in J&K to make 312 panchayats tobacco-free in J&K
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Jammu & Kashmir Capital Jammu & Srinagar
Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Vacant
Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik
  1. Walled City of Jaipur makes it to the UNESCO World Heritage list
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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh

Current Affairs: Banking and Finance

  1. Government reduces interest rates of Small Saving Schemes by 10 bps
  2. America based Investment Bank, Morgan Stanley has predicted the GDP growth rate for India at 6.2% in 2019 and 7.1% in 2020.
  3. Economic Survey projects GDP to grow at 7 per cent in 2019-20
  4. RBI to set up a working group headed by Tapan Ray to review the regulatory and supervisory framework for core investment companies (CICs)
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RBI Headquarters Mumbai
RBI Governor Shaktikant Das
 

RBI Deputy Governor

BP Kanungo, N S Vishwanathan, and Mahesh Kumar Jain
  1. Karnataka Bank has launched a web tool named VASOOL SO-Ft for digitalising NPA recovery process
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Karnataka Bank CEO Head quarters Mangalore
Karnataka Bank MD and CEO Mahabaleshwara M S
Karnataka Bank Tagline Your Family Bank, Across India
  1. Punjab & Sind Bank has set up the Centralized MSME & Retail Group (Cen-MARG) for credit facilities
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Punjab & Sind Bank Headquarters New Delhi
Punjab & Sind Bank MD & CEO S. Hari Shanker
Punjab & Sind Bank Tagline Where service is a way of life
  1. YES Bank has acquired a 9.47 per cent stake in Eveready Industries India
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Yes Bank Headquarters Mumbai
Yes Bank Tagline Experience our Expertise
Yes Bank CEO Ravneet Gill
  1. ICICI Bank has tied up with non-banking financial company Indo Star Capital for vehicle financing
          ICICI Bank Headquarters Mumbai
ICICI Bank Tagline Hum Hain Na!
ICICI Bank MD & CEO Sandeep Bakhshi
  1. Indus Ind Bank Ltd. has picked up a 2.58 percent stake in microfinance firm Satin Creditcare Network Ltd
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Indus Ind Bank Headquarters Mumbai
IndusInd Bank CEO Romesh Sobti
IndusInd Bank Tagline We make you feel richer

Current Affairs: Business

  1. Airtel becomes first telco to shut down 3G network
  2. Delhi Airport becomes first airport to Operationalise Transshipment Hub Centre
  3. Reliance Jio has launched a new digital literacy programme Jio Digital Udaan in partnership with Facebook

Current Affairs: Appointments

Karnam Sekar MD and CEO of  IOB
N.S. Vishwanathan Reappointed as RBI deputy governor for one year
V K Tyagi Chief Vigilance Officer of Punjab National Bank
P.K. Purwar Chairman and Managing Director of BSNL
Nalin Shinghal Chairman and Managing Director of  BHEL
Manoj Kumar Nambiar Chairman of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN)
B Harideesh Kumar Director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
A K Misra Additional director on J&K Bank board
Rajni Saraf Chief financial officer (CFO)  of Jammu and Kashmir Bank

Current Affairs: Awards and Honours

1. NALCO President’s award for excellent CSR in social development
2. Sir Mark Tully (Veteran British journalist) Lifetime Achievement Award in London for his contributions to the UK-India relationship
3. Ajay Banga (Mastercard CEO and President)

Azim Premji

2019 Global Excellence Awards at its Second Annual Leadership Summit in Washington.

Current Affairs: Ranking

Index India’s Rank Top Least Based on
Money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks 74th UK
Henley Passport Index 2019 86th Japan Singapore
  1. Maharashtra ranks first in NITI Aayog’s ease of doing farm business
  2. Switzerland has dethroned Singapore as the best place for expats to work and live

Current Affairs: MOU

  1. India and Indonesia set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade by 2025
  2. India has signed Rs. 200-crore deal with Russia to acquire ‘Strum Ataka’ anti-tank missile
  3. India has pledged to contribute 5 million US Dollars in 2019 to the UN Palestine refugee agency
  4. AYUSH ministry inks MoU with MeitY for digitisation of the AYUSH sector
  5. SBI inks MoU with National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to boost capital availability for infrastructure projects

Current Affairs: Summit and Conference

  1. India International Cooperatives Trade Fair (IICTF) to be Held in New Delhi
  2. India will host 3rd International Sunflower Seed and Oil Conference (ISSOC) 2019 in Mumbai

Current Affairs: Defence

  1. Abu Dhabi to host first International Security Alliance joint security exercise ISALEX19

Current Affairs: Books

Author Book
Sushil Kumar (Former Navy Chief) ‘A Prime Minister to Remember: Memories of a Military Chief’
Dr Krishna Saksena ‘Whispers of Time’
Harivansh and Ravi DuttBajpai “Chandra Shekhar: The Last Icon of Ideological Politics”,

Current Affairs: Sports

  1. Red Bulls’ Max Verstappen wins Austrian Grand Prix
  2. Veer Chotrani won the Asian junior Individual squash championship in the U-19 category
  3. Karolina Pliskova beat Angelique Kerber to Win 2nd Eastbourne International Title
  4. ITBP Deputy Inspector General of Police Aparna Kumar has become the first civil servant to scale Mount Denali, the highest peak in North America
  5. Indian pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav wins WBC Asia silver welterweight champion
  6. The 2019 Indian National Rally Championship kicked off with South India Rally in Chennai
  7. Odisha set to host the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championship at the Jawaharlal Indoor Stadium in Cuttack
  8. Indian cricketer Ambati Rayudu has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket
  9. Pakistan beat India to lift IBSF Snooker World Team Cup in Qatar
  10. Hima Das has bagged the women’s 200 m gold at the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix 2019
  11. Shot putter Tajinder Pal Singh Toor bagged a bronze in the Poznan Athletics Grand Prix in Poland
  12. Former Bayern Munich and Netherlands forward Arjen Robben has announced his retirement from football

Current Affairs: Obituaries

Person Field
Abburi Chaya Devi Noted Telugu writer
Rakesh Shukla Former India Cricketer
Keshav Rout Odia film producer
Carlin Dunne Renowned Motorcycle Racer
Momir Bulatovic Former president of Montenegro
BK Birla Veteran industrialist
Lee Iacocca US Automobile industry legend
Sudarshan Agarwal Former Uttarakhand Governor

 

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