Current Affairs – July 27 , 2019

Current Affairs – July 27 , 2019

 

 

1) Global Ayurveda Summit 2019 to be held on October 30 & 31 at Kochi

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be organizing the 3rd edition of Global Ayurveda Summit 2019 on October 30 and 31 at Kochi. The main theme will be ‘Mainstreaming Ayurveda Start-ups, Innovation and Branding’.

Did you Know

Vikram Kirloskar is current CII president

 

2) Argentina extends assistance to boost India’s agricultural productivity

Argentina within the strategic partnership with India, has decided to be a partner for the development of the agricultural sector in India and further cooperate in this sector through technological exchanges that can boost the productivity.

Did you Know

Argentina is G-20 state and key Latin American country.

 

3) Lok Sabha passes Companies (Amendment) Bill

Lok Sabha gave its nod to the Companies (Amendment) Bill which seeks to tighten corporate social responsibility compliance and reduce the load of cases on the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).

Did you Know

Om Birla is current Speaker who presides over the 17th Lok Sabha

 

4 ) Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem unit for $1 billion

Apple Inc took a major step toward supplying its own smartphone chips by purchasing the majority of Intel Corp’s modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion. It is Apple’s second-largest ever after its $3.2 billion purchase of Beats Electronics in 2014.

Did you Know

Apple Chief Executive- Tim Cook.

 

5) Govt constitutes committee for regulation of medical devices

The Union health ministry has constituted a committee which will advise the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) regarding strengthening of medical devices regulations in the country and also examine issues relating to their implementation.

Did you Know

It be headed by the Drugs Controller General of India.

 

6) Cristiano Ronaldo tops Instagram Sports Rich List, scoring almost $1 million per post

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has topped an Instagram Sports Rich List for 2019, after it was revealed he received $975,000 per post to endorse products from companies on the social media platform. Second on the list is Neymar Jr.

Did you Know

Highest ranked woman- Former UFC fighter Ronda Rousey

 

7) Govt inks MoU with NATHEALTH to streamline delivery of services under Ayushman Bharat

The partnership between National Health Authority (NHA) and the Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) aims to streamline all innovations ensuring that it increases the efficacy of service delivery of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

Did you Know

Healthcare Federation of India -NATHEALTH

 

8)  Beji Caid Essebsi: Tunisia’s first freely elected president dies aged 92

Tunisia’s first freely elected President, Beji Caid Essebsi, has died aged 92.He was the world’s oldest sitting president. He won Tunisia’s first free elections in 2014 following Arab uprisings across the region.

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Current Prime Minister Of Tunisia -Youssef Chahed

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