Weekly Current Affairs 2016 (18 July – 24 July)
The weekly current Affairs for Week no. 29 of 2016 (18 July 2016 – 24 July 2016) are as follows:
Current Affairs of 18 July 2016 Monday
- Guruprasad Mohapatra appointed as Chairman of Airports Authority of India.
- Unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to International space station launched by – SpaceX
- Nelson Mandela International Day 2016 observed on 18th July.
- TRI-NETRA system developed for enhancing the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather.
- HCL Technologies appointed C. Vijaykumar as their Chief Operating Officer (COO).
Current Affairs of 19 July 2016 Tuesday
- India’s first e-court opened at Hyderabad High Court.
- Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016 passed by Parliament.
- Malcolm Turnbull sworn in as Australia’s PM for another term.
- Report of 2015 Non-communicable Diseases Global Survey released by WHO.
- SC accepted Lodha panel recommendations on structural reforms in BCCI.
Current Affairs of 20 July 2016 Wednesday
- Mohammed Shahid won Indian hockey player recently passes away.
- Canada to conduct world’s first Zika vaccine test on humans.
- Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 passed by Rajya Sabha.
- Chennai’s Advay Ramesh wins which award from Asia – Google Community Impact Award
- Odisha government to celebrate bicentenary of 1817 Paika revolt.
Current Affairs of 21 July 2016 Thursday
- National Electoral Roll Purification 2016 launched by ECI.
- India and Japan inked Social Security Agreement.
- Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 approved by Union Cabinet.
- Union Cabinet approved signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Mozambique.
- Genes of 6000 Year Old barley grains sequenced for first time.
Current Affairs of 22 July 2016 Friday
- Union Cabinet approved establishment of AIIMS at Gorakhpur.
- Kerala Government constituted State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation.
- NDMC signed MoU with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants.
- According to WMO, 2016 is set to be the world’s hottest year on record.
- Ajay Bhushan Pandey appointed as CEO of UIDAI.
- Indian companies ranked 7 on 2016 Fortune 500 lists.
- Lok Sabha passes Bill for new NIT in Andhra Pradesh.
Current Affairs of 23 July 2016 Saturday
- The successful completion of first test flight announced by Facebook Inc.
- Virat Kohli became first Indian captain to score double century outside India.
- Kerala Tourism won Gold at PATA Awards.
- Ganesh Singh appointed Head of Joint Parliamentary Committee for Land Acquisition Bill.
- Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina inaugurated Petrapole Integrated Check Post.
Current Affairs of 24 July 2016 Sunday
- First ever Water Metro project in the country has been launched by Kerala Government.
- Annual electronic music festival Tomorrowland begins in Belgium.
- Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion organised Startup India States’ Conference in Delhi.
- Scientists to undertake field trials of Oil-degrading bacteria in Kochi.
- Neeraj Chopra became 1st Indian to set world record in Jr Athletics Championship.
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