Current Affairs 13th July 2019

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Current Affairs 13th July 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. Longest electrified railway tunnel in India commissioned

  –The South Central Railway has commissioned the longest electrified tunnel of India.

  1. Army Chief releases Kargil Tribute Song

  -Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has released a Kargil Tribute Songto honour, salute and pay homage to the Kargil martyrs and war veterans.

RANKS AND REPORTS

  1. India ranked 86th in the Henley Passport Index 2019

  –The Henley Passport Index 2019 have ranked the Indian passport on the 86th position with a mobility score of 58.

AGREEMENTS

  1. CCMB and CDFD sign MoU to improve genetic disease diagnostics

  –An MoU has been signed between CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD).

  1. Reliance Jio ties up with Facebook for ‘Digital Udaan’

  -Reliance Jio ties up with Facebook for digital literacy initiative ‘Digital Udaan’.

STATE NEWS

  1. Hong Kong govt grants over $9 million for cyclone-hit Odisha

  –The Hong Kong government has approved over $9 million for relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone-hit Odisha.

IMPORTANT DAYS

  1. International Day of Cooperatives: 6 July

  -The United Nations observes first Saturday of July every year as International Day of Cooperatives.

MISCELLANEOUS

  1. Iraq’s Babylon listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO

  -UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has listed Iraq’s Babylon as a World Heritage Site.