Daily Current Affairs 13 July 2020

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Daily Current Affairs 13 July 2020


1-An ATL app development module for school children has been set in motion by NITI Aayog Atal Innovation Mission.

The Atal Innovation Mission(AIM) of NITI Aayog has launched the ATL App Development Module for school children, in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of Atma Nirbhar Bharat.

2-NTPC’s Singrauli Unit 1 stand out as India’s top-performing plant in the first quarter of FY21.

The state-run electricity giant national Thermal Power Corporation(NTPC) Singrauli’s Unit 1 has emerged as the top-performing unit in the country in the first quarter of the financial year 2020-21 as per the data released by the Central Electricity Authority.

3- India becomes the 2nd largest source of FDI in the United Kingdom.

Based on the latest figures released by the govt. of UK, India has moved up one place to become the second-largest source of foreign direct investment(FDI) in the UK in the financial year 2019-20. It was the 3rd largest FDI source in 2018-29.


1-Independent panel organised by WHO to review its handling of COVID-19 pandemic.

The world health organisation (WHO ) has organised an independent panel to review its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the feedback by guys.

Award and Recognitions

1-Arunachal Pradesh’s Kezang D Thongdok wins 2020 Dada Saheb Phalke Award for ‘Chi-Lupo’-a documentary on Honey Hunting.

‘Chi-Lupo’ a documentary by an independent filmmaker, Kezang D Thongdok from Arunachal Pradesh won the 2020 Dada Saheb Phalke award. The film was showcasing the practice of collection of honey from the perched rocky hilltops.

2-IHD India gets ‘Development Marketplace award 2020’ from world bank and SVRI.

IHD(Institute for Human Development), an Indian non-profit institution conferred with ‘Development Marketplace Award 2020:Innovations to address Gender-Based Violence’ from world bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative(SVRI) for the projected alcohol, intimate partner violence and household economy: an assessment of liquor ban in Bihar.

Acquisitions and Merges

1-CCI nods to Kubota’s 9.09% Acquisition of Escorts and Escorts’s 40% Acquisition by KAI.

The Competition Commission of India(CCI) nods to the acquisition of 9.09% equity stake in Escorts Limited(Escorts) by Kubota Corporation(Kubota) and of 40% in Kubota Agricultural Machinery India Private Limited(KAI) by Escorts under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act,2002.

Books and Authors

1-‘A Song of India’ titled book authored by Ruskin Bond to be released.

The book titled ‘ A Song of India’ authored by Ruskin Bond to be released on July 20, 2020, which will mark the 70th year of the author’s literary career. The book is the 4th memoir series.


1-TV actor Rajan Sehgal, who also starred in Sarabjit, passes away of multiple organ failure at 36.

Famous Punjabi and Hindi film and tv actor Ranjan Sehgal has passed away due to multiple organ failure at 36.

2-Acclaimed Gujrati Cartoonist Avad Bin Hassan Jami passes away at 77.

3-Actor –singer-model Divya Chouksey passes away due to cancer.

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