Short Notes On July 2016 Current Affairs

Posted on November 14, 2016, 7:13 am

1) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu becomes first Indian to play in Europa League.

2) National Doctors’ Day 2016 observed across India on 1 July.

3) Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president of Philippines.

4) State Bank of India launches social media banking platform SBI Mingle.

5) Rajasthan becomes 1st state to introduce minimum wages for part-time workers.

6) NASA's Juno spacecraft enters Jupiter's orbit.

7) World's largest charkha unveiled at Delhi airport's terminal 3.

8) India’s 1st Commercial Court & Disputes Resolution Centre inaugurated in Chattisgarh.

9) Pakistani philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi dies aged 88.

10) South African writer Lidudumalingani Mqombothi wins 2016 Caine Prize.

11) Radhika Menon becomes 1st woman to bag IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.

12) Portugal won Euro football championship 2016.

13) Andy Murray won 2016 Wimbledon men’s singles title.

14) Theresa May appointed Prime Minister of United Kingdom.

15) SBI signs MoU with IIT Bombay to promote startups.

16) PM Narendra Modi’s four nation tour to Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique concluded.

17) World Population Day 2016 observed with theme Investing in teenage girls on 11 July.

18) Sushila Karki confirmed as Nepal's 1st woman Chief Justice.

19) Courage & Commitment authored by Margaret Alva.

20) RBI sets up Sudarshan Sen-headed Inter-regulatory Working Group on Fin Tech and Digital Banking.

21) World Youth Skills Day 2016 observed globally on 15 July.

22) Misbah-ul-Haq becomes oldest captain to score Test hundred.

23) Who Moved My Interest Rate? authored by Duvvuri Subbarao.

24) Nelson Mandela International Day 2016 observed on 18 July.

25) Dipika Pallikal Karthik, Saurav Ghosal won 73rd Senior National Squash Championship.

26) Turkish musician Kudsi Erguner named UNESCO Artist for Peace.

27) Pema Khandu sworn-in as Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister.

28) The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable authored by Amitav Ghosh.

29) Rohit Khandelwal becomes 1st Indian to win Mister World title.

30) India's 1st e-court opened at Hyderabad High Court.

31) World Bank Group appoints Paul Romer as Chief Economist.

32) Guruprasad Mohapatra appointed as Chairman of Airports Authority of India.

33) Virat Kohli becomes 1st Indian captain to score double century outside India.

34) Ganesh Singh appointed Head of Joint Parliamentary Committee for Land Acquisition Bill.

35) Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as CEO of UIDAI.

36) Hashim Ansari, oldest litigant in Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case, passes away.

37) Neeraj Chopra becomes 1st Indian to win gold in World Athletics championships.

38)    India's    1st  Humboldt    Penguins    reach Mumbai’s Byculla Zoo.

39) East Bengal to honour Milkha Singh with Bharat Gaurav Award.

40) India’s first Water Metro launched in Kochi.

41) A Kanyakumari becomes 1st woman violinist to receive Sangita Kalanidhi Award.

42) International Day of Friendship 2016 observed globally on 30 July.

43) International Tiger Day observed on 29 July.

44) India signs $1 billion deal with US for procuring four Poseidon-8I aircraft.

45) World Hepatitis Day 2016 observed with theme Elimination on 28 July.


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