Daily General Knowledge Update : 20th July 2015


PM Modi launches National Career Service portal
The portal aims to bring on board around 20 million job seekers already registered with employment exchanges across India

Government to move fresh bill to tackle bribery by foreign officials
The Prevention of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials and Officials of Public International Organisations Bill, 2011, lapsed with the dissolution of the 15th Lok Sabha in May last year.

Hero Motors appoints Pankaj Munjal as CMD
Hero Motors group has appointed Pankaj Munjal as its Chairman and Managing Director. He will replace Om Prakash Munjal, who led the Ludhiana-based company for more than 60 years.

US, Cuba restore full diplomatic relations after 54 years
Cuba and the US have formally restored diplomatic relations after an agreement struck last year putting aside decades of hostility came into force. The diplomatic missions of each country became full embassies.
India, Russia to jointly build 200 choppers
In a move aimed at boosting India’s defence sector, 200 helicopters will be manufactured in the country with Russian collaboration as part of intensification and diversification of their strategic ties.