In this article, we are sharing a Daily Current Affairs Capsule 22 July 2020.
1-Rajya sabha launches employees’ welfare schemes in Arun Jaitley’s Name: Arun Jaitley Financial Assistance for Group C Employees.
The Rajya Sabha secretariat launched ‘Arun Jaitley financial assistance for group C Employees’, an employee welfare schemes in the name of former union minister of finance, Arun Jaitley.
2-Power minister RK Singh set in motion India’s first EV charging plaza in New Delhi and RAISE Initiative.
3-Indian Navy holds PASSEX with US’S Nimitz carrier group in India Ocean Region.
4-Union HRD Minister launched the MANODARPAN initiative to provide psychosocial support to students for their Mental health and well- being.
5-Consumer protection act 2019 comes into force.
1-India among 10 worst countries for working people: ITUC Global Rights Index.
The international trade union confederation (ITUC) has released its Global Rights Index for the year 2020, which ranks countries on the degree of respect for workers’ rights.
1-P Praveen Siddharth appointed as new Private Secretary to President Kovind.
The appointment committees of the cabinet have been appointed P Praveen Siddharth, a 2001-batch officer of the Indian Revenue Service as the new private secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.
1-Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandom passes away after battling long time illness. He was 85.
Science and technology
1-South Korea launched 1st military commissions satellite, ANASIS-11 by Falcon 9 Rocket
South Korea launched its first military communications satellite, Army/Navy/airforce satellite information system 2(ANASIS-11).
1-A team of researchers from Singapore discovered a new species, ‘Bathynomus rakshasa’ in the Indian ocean
A team of researchers led by Peter Ng from Singapore confirmed the discovery of a new species called ‘Bathynomus raksasa’.The scientists reported their findings in the biodiversity research journal ‘ZooKeys’.
1-ICC postpones the T20 World cup due to COVID-19.
The International cricket council confirmed that the Men’s T20 World cup,2020 scheduled to be played in Australia in October-November, has been postponed to 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
1-Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy Presented Rs 9000 Cr tax-free budget for FY 20-21.
Puducherry chief minister V Narayanasamy, who also holds the finance portfolio presented Rs 9000 Cr tax-free budget for the financial year 2020-21 in the assembly.
2-Rajasthan Cabinet has approved ‘one-stop-shop’ schemes-Oss to fast track investment and capacity expansion proposals by facilitating time-bound approvals and clearances.
3-Haryana cabinet gave approval to the ‘ Samadhan se Vikas’ , a one-time settlement scheme for the recovery of the long-pending dues on account of external development charges.
1-a new android malware ‘BlackRock’ has been discovered that steals data such as password and credit card details from 337 apps like Gmail, Amazon, and more, which was discovered by mobile security firm Threat Fabric.