07th July 2019 Current Affairs

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National (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by the Parliament
  • Parliament passes Central Educational Institutions (Reservations in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill 2019
  • Government extends KCC facility to fisheries, animal husbandry sector
  • NITI Aayog launched Agricultural Marketing and Farmer Friendly Reforms Index 2019
  • India’s longest electrified railway tunnel commissioned
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad to launch commemoration of four years of Digital India initiative
  • ‘One nation one ration card’ scheme from July 01st, 2020
  • India to get the first e-Vehicle Charging Highway by March 2020

International (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • New Zealand bans single-use plastic bags
  • India slips 1 place to 74th in terms of money in Swiss Banks
  • Kuwait supports India in countering terror as UN Security Council member
  • Trump becomes 01st sitting US president takes Steps into North Korea

Sports (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • Indian pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav wins WBC Asia title
  • Veer Chotrani wins U-19 Asian Squash title
  • Vaibhav Yadav, Indian pro boxer won World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia silver welterweight title 2019
  • India’s middle-order batsman Ambati Rayudu, announced retirement from all forms of cricket

Awards (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • Max Verstappen wins Austrian Grand Prix 2019

Appointments (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • S. Vishwanathan reappointed RBI deputy governor for 1 year
  • Nalin Shinghal appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited(BHEL)
  • Harideesh Kumar appointed as the Director of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
  • K. Purwar to assume additional charge as BSNL CMD
  • PB Acharya sworn in as the Governor of Manipur
  • Shri Rabindra Panwar given additional charge as secretary to the Ministry of Textiles
  • Rahul Gandhi resigned as Congress President
  • Economist David Lipton appointed as IMF interim leader
  • AK Misra appointed as an additional director on Board of Directors (BOD) of Jammu and Kashmir Bank by Reserve Bank of India

Important Days (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • National Doctors Day has been celebrated on July 01st, 2019
  • International Asteroid Day 2019 observed on June 30th
  • International Day of Parliamentarism observed on June 30th, 2019
  • World Vitiligo Day 2019 observed on June 25th

Science and Tech (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • China tests JL-3 Submarine-launched Ballistic Missile
  • ISRO signed a contract with Russian company Glavkosmos to train Indian astronauts for ‘Gaganyaan’

Defence (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • India signs ₹200 crore anti-tank missile deal with Russia
  • K Natarajan takes charge as Indian Coast Guard chief

Obituaries (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • Sudershan Agarwal, former Uttarakhand Governor passed away in New Delhi
  • Carlin Dunne, motorcycle racer passed away at Colorado race
  • Former Chrysler CEO, Lee Iacocca passed away at the age 94 in Bel Air, California

States (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • SC Directs Meghalaya to deposit 100 Crore as Fine imposed by NGT for Illegal Coal Mining
  • Tamil Nadu Government appoints K Shanmugham as new CS and JK Tripathy as DGP
  • 82-member rhino protection force deployed in Kaziranga National Park, Assam
  • Centre declared Nagaland as ‘Disturbed Area’ under AFSPA for 6 more months


Agreements (01st July 2019 – 06th July 2019)

  • $250-m loan pact signed by India and World Bank for Rebuild Kerala initiative

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