Current Affairs 31st July 2019

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Current Affairs 31st July 2019

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NATIONAL

  1. Culture Minister inaugurates architectural illumination of Safdarjung Tomb

Culture Minister has inaugurated the architectural illumination of the historic Safdarjung Tomb in New Delhi.

APPOINTMENT

  1. Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

  -International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has submitted her resignation as IMF chief. She had served as the IMF chief since 2011.

  1. Upender Singh Rawat named India’s next Ambassador to Panama

  –IFS officer Upender Singh Rawat has been appointed as India’s next Ambassador to Panama. He will succeed Ravi Thapar.

  1. Sanjeev Kumar Singla appointed as India’s Ambassador to Israel

  –Senior diplomat Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Israel.

  1. IFS officer Vivek Kumar appointed private secretary to PM

  -Indian Foreign Service officer Vivek Kumar was appointed as private secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

DEFENCE

  1. India, China to carry out major military exercise ‘Hand in Hand’

  -India and China will carry out a major military exercise called ‘Hand-in-Hand’ in December, 2019.

RANK & REPORTS

  1. Commerce and Industry Minister to launch Global Innovation Index

   -Commerce and Industry Minister will launch the Global Innovation Index (GII) on 24th July 2019 in New Delhi.

SPORTS

  1. North Korea wins Intercontinental Cup title

  -North Korea wins the 2nd edition of Intercontinental Cup football tournament.

  1. Sports Minister launches AIFF Golden Baby Leagues Handbook

  -Sports Minister has launched the All India Football Federation’s Golden Baby Leagues handbook 2019-20.