Daily Current Affairs Capsule pdf : 9 July 2020

“Current Affairs is very an important aspect and information for an individual to acquire in the ongoing scenario, its very important for competitive exams like IAS, Bank Exams, UPSC, etc. It not only helps the student to score well in competitions but also boost their knowledge about day to day happenings in the world for their good, cause the youth is the future of tomorrow and to frame the future well, we need to focus on the present, that’s what current affairs are all about”.


1-Association between USAID’s and MNRE’s National Technical Institutes for Clean Energy Development.

To increase the US-India association for clean energy development, USAID(US Agency for International Development) & MNRE(Ministry of New and Renewable Energy) has partnered.

2-Rs 1 Lakh Crore approved by Cabinet for Agriculture Infrastructure Fund.

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to a new pan India Central Sector Scheme-Agriculture Infrastructure Fund. Which has a total outlay of Rs 1 Lakh Cr and for 10 years, from FY2020 to FY2029.

3-Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik launches eight web solutions for public services under 5T initiatives.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched eight technology-driven solutions under 5T initiatives for home and general administration departments.


1-Bangladesh govt. set in motion ‘Digital Haat’ for sacrificial animals before Eid-Ul-Azha.

‘Digital haat’ platform has been set in motion by the Bangladesh govt. for online sale and purchase of sacrificial animals ahead of the festival of Eid-Ul-Azha.

2-Maldives, Shrilanka excludes measles & rubella ahead of 2023 target.

Maldives and Srilanka have become the first two countries in the South-East Asia region to remove both measles and rubella ahead of the 2023 target.

Banking and finance

1-USD 50mn released by AIIB as the first tranche to L&T Infrastructure Finance for Renewable Energy

AIIB(Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) has released USD 50 mn in the first tranche of assistance to L&T Infrastructure Finance Ltd(LTIF), to invest Renewable Energy Projects in the country.

Appointments and Resignation

1-Singer Sukhbir Singh has been signed up as the brand ambassador by Luxury  Ride.

Luxury Ride has signed Singer Sukhbir Singh as its brand ambassador. He will soon be seen in a full-fledged marketing campaign besides being leveraged across its upcoming brand and product communication initiatives.

2-Jayant Krishna appointed as the new group CEO by UKIBC.

UK India Business Council(UKIBC) appoints Jayant Krishna as the new Group Chief Executive Officer(CEO).

3-Justice Bansi Lal Bhat’s term as temporary chairperson NCLAT stretched by MCA by 3 months.

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal(NCLAT) has further been extended the office term of Justice (Retd.) Shri Bansi Lal Bhat, Member(Judicial) as officiating Chairperson for a tenure of 3 months.


1-Old age actor Jagdeep, Sholay’s Soorma Bhopali, dies at 81.

Veteran Bollywood actor Jagdeep, known for his work in films such as Sholay, Andaz Apna Apna and Purana Mandir, has passed away at 81, he acted in over 400 films.

2-Susheel Gowda, Kannada TV actor passes away after committing suicide.

Susheel Gowda, who is over 30 years of age, had acted in the romantic serial Anthapura,committed suicide and passed away.


1-“Golden Birdwing” from Uttarakhand to become India’s largest butterfly after 88 years surpassing the “Southern Birdwing”.

After surpassing the “Southern Birdwing” the Himalayan “Golden Birdwing” has become the largest butterfly in India after 88 years.

2-“Sitana Dharwarensis” a new species of a Fan-Throated Lizard, discovered from Nothern Karnataka.

A new species of a fan throated lizard ‘Sitana Dharwarensis’ has been discovered by a 3- member team from the barren lands of Northern Karnataka’s Bagalkot district.

Books and Authors

1-“Mahaveer: The Soldier Who Never Died” titled book, authored by A.K.Srikumar & Rupa Srikumar.

The book named “Mahaveer; The Soldier Who Never Died” is authored by award-winning author A.K.Srikumar and his wife Rupa Srikumar. The book is published by Rupa Publications and showcased by The Book Bakers.

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