Current Affairs : 22-07-2019 in English

Economy

  • Country which was the top recipient of remittances worldwide in 2018, as per the data from the World Bank – India.

International 

  • First position in the 2019 Scimago Journal Rankings for global research publication output - UK.

National

  • On 20th July, the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated two bridges, built by the Border Roads Organisation at - Ujh and Basantar (Jammu and Kashmir).
  • India’s rank in the 2019 Scimago Journal Rankings for global research publication output - fifth.
  • The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) in India is working on building an inclusive green economy under - the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) India initiative.

Persons in News

  • This former Delhi Chief Minister passed away on 20th July - Sheila Dikshit.

Sports

  • India’s first gold medallist at the President’s Cup boxing tournament in Kazakhstan - Shiva Thapa.
  • Newly introduced Olympic category for boxing - 63kg.
  • Winner of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations football championship - Algeria.

State Current Affairs

  • New Governor of Uttar Pradesh - Anandiben Patel.
  • UT which launched e-challan and e-payment system in July 2019 - Delhi

General Knowledge

  • International Football Federation (FIFA) – Established in: 1904; Headquarters: Zurich (Switzerland).
  • The President of India appoints Governor to state as per - Article 155 of the Constitution.
  • The Kargil war is also known as - Operation Vijay.
  • The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) football championship was first held in - 1957.

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