19th July 2016 Current Affairs

  • Himachal Pradesh won the champion trophy in All India Electricity Board Kabaddi tournament
  • Three veteran baul (sufi) singers were hacked in Chaudanga district of Bangladesh
  • India’s boxing star Vijender Singh defeated Kerry Hope of Australia to lift the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title at Thyagraj Stadium, New Delhi
  • Russia plans to deploy S-400 Triumf is one of its best air defense systems to Crimea in August 2016
  • Britain’s Foreign Office a failed coup has relaxed its travel advice for Britons visiting Turkey following
  • Kudsi Erguner was appointed as the UNESCO Artist for Peace by the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova
  • Dipika Pallikal Karthik clinched the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in women’s segment
  • TRI-NETRA system developed by Indian Railways for enhancing the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather in July 2016
  • Guruprasad Mohapatra appointed as the Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI) in July 2016
  • Pema Khandu was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh and is also became the youngest Chief Minister in India
  • Maharashtra launched the facility of virtual and digital classrooms across 32 ITIs in the state on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day
  • Saurav Ghosal clinched the 73rd Senior National Squash Championship in men’s segment
  • Khangchendzonga National Park, Sikkim was listed in UNESCO’s world Heritage sites in mixed category in July 2016
  • Complexe du Capitole, Chandigarh was listed in UNESCO’s world Heritage sites in transnational category in July 2016
  • Australia called for a free trade deal with Britain following its exit from the European Union
  • Venezuela opened its border with Colombia for the second time in July 2016 to allow people to cross over to shop for basic foods and medicines

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