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Dear Readers, Here we have given the list of Important Weekly Current Affairs 4th 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 4th Week of July 2018

1) The Student Police Cadet (SPC) Programme will be launched nationally on – July 21, 2018

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

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Chief- Election Commissioner Of India Om Prakash Rawat
Election Commissioner Of India Sh. Sunil Arora
Election Commissioner Of India Sh. Ashok Lavasa

 3) Rank of India among those coming to Australia on the skilled visa is – 1st

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Australia Capital Canberra
Currency Australian Dollar
PM Malcolm Turnbull

 4) Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said that, he has planned to make London, the world’s most walkable city in the world by launching – ‘Walking Action Plan’.

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UK Capital London
Currency Pound Stirling
PM Theresa May

5) Odisha to host 40-day Odisha Triennial of International Art (OTIA) in – Bhubaneshwar, Puri and Konark

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneshwar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

6) The first international festival of Mizoram-Mizo Hnahthlak celebrated in Aizawl, Mizoram

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Mizoram Capital Aizawl
CM Lal Thanhawala
Governor Kummanam Rajasekaran

7) Tamil Nadu government has set a 24-hour helpline to assist and protect inter-caste couples

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Tamilnadu  Capital Chennai
CM E. Palanisamy
Governor Banwarilal Prohibit

8) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said to the Supreme Court (SC) that dealings in Cryptocurrency like Bitcoins would encourage – Illegal transactions

9) Federal Bank has obtained the regulatory nod from RBI (Reserve Bank of India) to open offices in – Bahrain, Kuwait and Singapore

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Federal Bank Headquarters Kochi, Kerala
MD & CEO Shyam Srinivasan

 10) Madhusudan Padhi appointed as the principal secretary to – Odisha Governor

11) The 28th meeting of the GST Council chaired by interim finance minister Piyush Goyal was held in – New Delhi.

12) The Environment Ministry re-introduced the ‘Medini Puraskar Yojna’– a scheme that awards Indian authors for their original work in Hindi on – Environment, pollution and climate change subjects.

13) Facebook is working on a new satellite project, named – Athena

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Facebook Headquarters Menlo Park, California, United States
CEO Mark Zuckerberg

14) Shubhankar Sharma became the youngest Indian golfer to achieve the feat at the 147th Open Championships at – Carnoustie, Scotland.

15) World’s Most Expensive Goalkeeper is – Alisson Becker.

16) Former Chhattisgarh Finance Minister Ramchandra Singhdeo Passed away

17) Dr Harsh Vardhan unveiled a state-of-the-art Air Quality and Weather Forecast System– SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting)at – ChandniChowkin Delhi

18) P. Jindal Global University signed a MoU with Harvard University for an – Annual study programme

19) Iran to jointly produce defense equipment with – Pakistan

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Pakistan Capital Islamabad
Currency Rupee
President Mamnoon Hussain

 20) PM Modi Flags Off Emergency Ambulance Service In – Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka Capital Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Currency Rupee
President Ranil Wickremesinghe

21) U. P. police plans to set up Digital Armies to – Counter fake news

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   Uttar Pradesh Capital Lucknow
CM Yogi Adithiyanath
Governor Ram Naik

 22) Himachal Pradesh government has approved implementation of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for procurement of – Apple

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   Himachal Pradesh Capital Chandigarh
CM Jai Ram Thakur
Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki (Aditional charge)

 23) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated the 7 day long “Kharchi Puja” at – Puran Habeli in Tripura

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Tripura Capital Agartala
CM Biplab Kumar Deb
Governor Tathagata Roy

 24) NABARD launches first ever centre for climate change in South East Asia at – Lucknow

25) India has planned to buy environmentally friendly TaxiBots, which can be used at the airports, developed by – Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI).

26) Chief Justice Rajendra Menon to take over as the Chief Justice of the – Delhi High Court.

27) Arman Ali appointed executive director of – NCPEDP

28) Public Affairs Index 2018: Kerala Best Governed State – Bihar Worst

29) International Army Games 2018 will be conducted from – July 28 to August 11

30) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched the ‘Remote Sensing Toolkit’ to promote commercial use of satellite data.

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NASA Headquarters Washington, D.C
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden

31) A total of 734 youngsters were shortlisted today for scholarship under the – Khelo India Talent Development Scheme.

32) NGT asked states to submit CZMP to MoEF by – August 31

33) PM Modi to gift 200 cows to a village in – Rwanda

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Rwanda Capital Kigali
Currency Australian Dollar
PM Franc

34) China offered a gift of USD 295 million to – Sri Lanka

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China Capital Beijing
Currency Renminbi, Yuan
PM Xi Jinping

35) Delhi AIIMS signed MoU with IIT Kharagpur for – Education and Research Purposes

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Delhi Capital New Delhi
CM Arvind Kejriwal
Governor Anil Baijal

36) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik releases first-ever tribal atlas of – Odisha

37) Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) in – Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh

38) Sahapedia’s India Heritage Walk fete wins – PATA award

39) 76th Golden Globe Awards on – Jan 6, 2019

40) NITI Aayog signs SoI with Lupin Foundation for Collaborating in – Aspirational Districts

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The Lupin Human Welfare & Research Foundation (LHWRF) Bharathpur, Rajasthan
Chairman Desh Bandhu Gupta.

 41) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has created an online tool named – TreadWill

42) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates National Traders’ Conclave in – New Delhi

43) First Meeting of India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on Border HaatsHeld in – Agartala

44) Government slashes minimum yearly deposit for Sukanya Samriddhi account to – Rs 250

45) World’s heaviest communications satellite is launched by – SpaceX

46) The first person to ski down the world’s 2nd highest mountain – Bargiel

47) Quickest Player To Reach 1000 Runs In 1-Day Internationals is – Fakhar Zaman

48) Indian shuttler who clinched gold medal at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2018 is – Lakshya Sen

49) German Grand Prix 2018 won by – Lewis Hamilton

50) India’s first ever gold in U-20 Athletics championship won by – Hima Das

51) Pulitzer Prize-Winning Restaurant Critic Jonathan Gold Passes Away

52) The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee officially presented its Olympic mascots – Miraitowa and Someity .

53) Rishi Srivastava has been promoted and appointed as the new MD & CEO of – Tata AIA life Insurance

54) Women and Child Development Ministry to move proposal to – Amend POCSO Act

55) India has become a popular hub of – Medical Tourism

56) Government sets up 4-member panel to propose measures on – Mob Violence, Lynching

57) The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a contest, ‘#Childline1098’ to mark the World Day against Trafficking in Persons on – July 30, 2018.

58) Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh announced that the government has sanctioned Rs 1,754.14 crore under National Dairy Plan (NDP) to – Enhance productivity of milch animals.

59) The Lok Sabha passed the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018, that seeks to punish bribe-givers and bribe-takers. The Bill provides for a jail term of – Three to seven years

60) Japan’s parliament has passed the Integrated Resort (IR) bill which will lead to – The opening of the country’s first legal casin

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Japan Capital Tokyo
Currency yen
PM Shinzō Abe

61) Iran has overtaken Saudi Arabia to be the second largest supplier of – Crude Oil

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Iran Capital Tehran
Currency Rial
President Hassan Rouhani

62) Mumbai to get ‘skyscraper bridge’ connecting Worli to Sewri, it aims to complete it by mid-2022

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Maharashtra Capital Mumbai
CM Devendra Fadnavis
Governor Chinamani Vidyasagar Rao

63) Goa will end its ban on imported fish on – July 31

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Goa Capital Panaji
CM Manohar Parikar
Governor Mridula Sinha

64) A total of two crore saplings will be planted on the banks of the Mahanadi, Tel and Ib rivers under the – Green Mahanadi Mission

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

65) Lok Sabha has passed Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to reduce the – Number of cheque dishonour cases pending in courts

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Rajasthan Capital Jaipur
CM Vasundra Raje
Governor Kalyan Singh

66) CCO of Bajaj Auto Ltd is – Rakesh Sharma

67) Non-executive Chairman of Max Financial Services is – Analjit Singh

68) Myanmar which will host the next Asean Education Ministers Meeting (ASED) in – October

69) Swachh Survekshan Grameen launched in – UP, Jharkhand and Maharashtra

70) Kerala’s 400m hurdler Vishnu Priya and Punjab’s shot-putter Dhanvir Singh set new meet records in the 15th National Youth Athletics Championships in – Vadodara, Gujarat.

71) Pension amount Olympic medalists to now receive – Rs 20,000 per month

72) World junior squash championships begins in – Chennai

73) The international festival of photography, will be held in – Chennai

74) Parliament passes Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2018 to curb practice of evading criminal prosecution by – Economic Offenders.

75) The National Green Tribunal formed a monitoring committee on cleaning of the – Yamuna

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National Green Tribunal (NGT) Headquarters New Delhi
National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel

 76) IRDAI Forms Panel To Review 3rd Party Motor Cover Costs Chairman of the committee is – J. Joseph

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IRDAI Headquarters Hyderabad
IRDAI Chairperson Subhash Chandra Khuntia

 77) Imran Khan declares victory in general election of – Pakistan

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Pakistan Capital Islamabad
Currency Rupee
PM Imran Khan

 78) West Bengal passes resolution to change name of state to – ‘Bangla’

79) Lokayukta Bill passed by – West Bengal Assembly.

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West Bengal Capital Kolkata
CM Mamata Banerjee
Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi

 80) Arunachal Pradesh to launch new health insurance scheme – Chief Minister’s Arogya Arunachal Yojana (CMAAY)

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Arunachal Pradesh Capital Itanagar
CM Pema khandu
Governor BD Mishra

 81) Venkaiah Naidu is appointed as the Chancellor of – Pondicherry University

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Pondicherry Capital Puducherry
CM V. Narayanasamy
Lt. Governor Kiran Bedi       

 82) Odisha CM Inaugurates Rs 300 Crore Irrigation Dam Project in – Rukura project in Sundargarh district

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Orissa Capital Bhubaneswar
CM Naveen Patnaik
Governor Ganeshi Lal

 83) Wangchuk and Vatwani are among six winners of the – Magsaysay award

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Bharat Vatwani India
Youk Chhang Cambodia
Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz East Timor
Howard Dee Philippines
Vo Thi Hoang Yen Vietnam

 84) Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog & MyGov Launches – ‘Innovate India Platform’

85) The 2nd Young Superintendent of Police Conference held in – New Delhi

86) Sixth India-UK Science & Innovation Council Meeting Held In – New Delhi

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Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) Headquarters New Delhi

 87) UNICEF International Children’s Film Festival in – Kolkata

88) The book “The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling the Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni” has been authored by – Bharat Sundaresan

89) Ranks of India in 2018 AT Kearney FDI Confidence Index is – 11th

90) Ranks of India in Global Optimism Index is – 6th

91) 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018 held in – Varanasi

92) Veteran Sports Journalist Swapan Sarkar passed away

93) World Ranger Day is celebrated worldwide on – July 31st.

94) World Day against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on – July 30

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Theme ‘Responding to the trafficking of children and young people’

 95) USFDA approved Aurobindo Pharma for generic anticoagulant injection – Bivalirudin

96) Mission Satyanishtha is launched by – Indian Railways.

97) Dindigul district administration has proposed to conduct Kodai festival in the month of – August.

98) FSSAI sealed an edible oil manufacturing unit under the suspicion of – Adulteration.

99) Swelect introduced a technique to produce pure drinking water using sunlight and air.

100) Odisha to implement own Food Security Act from – October.

101) Shripad Yesso Naik lays the foundation stone of the 2nd Phase of construction of – NEIAH.

102) India’s new CEO of HSBC is – Surendra Rosha

103) Electric Vehicle charging and battery swapping infrastructure initiative is launched by – EIL

104) Mohun Bagan Ratna Conferred On – Pradip Chowdhury.

105) ONGC conferred with – INFRA Icon Award.

106) 3rd BRICS Film Festival concluded with – India Day.

107) First Nepal-India Think Tank Summit Began in – Kathmandu.

108) India’s first-ever international blockchain Congress hosted by –Hyderabad

109) The Canadian Open 2018 won by – Dustin Johnson.

110) Boy’s title at WSF-World Junior Squash team championship is won by – Egypt

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