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19th July Daily Current Affairs 2022: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam

Daily GK updates are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for banking or other competitive exams. Daily GK Update is the complete bag of the important news that is held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc. So, here is the GK update for 19th July 2022 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt Current Affairs Quiz. 

Here is the Daily GK Update of the 19th July 2022 covering the following news headlines: 2025 World Athletics Championships, Ben Stokes, Facebook, Expat Insider Rankings for 2022, INS Sindhudhvaj, Bharti Airtel.

Top 20 Daily GK Updates: National & International News 

Here is providing below the top 20 important Daily General Knowledge 2022 updates with national & international news.

National News

1. Delhi govt commemorated Happiness Utsav in honour of the curriculum’s 4th anniversary 

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  • According to Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, the Delhi government celebrated Happiness Utsav to honour the fourth anniversary of its Happiness Curriculum for schools.
  • At a special session held for pupils on this occasion at Kautilya Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya in Chirag Enclave, life coach Gaur Gopal Das discussed the intricacies of happiness.
  • Students’ mindsets have undergone a revolutionary shift as a result of Happiness Classes. We will teach thousands of Delhi residents how to live joyful lives through the Happiness Utsav.

2. India reaches a milestone of 200 Crore vaccinations for COVID-19 

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  • India has crossed the 200-Crore milestone in its cumulative COVID19 vaccination campaign, which is a historic accomplishment. Preliminary reports indicate that 2,00,00,15,631 dosages had been given nationwide. It was accomplished over 2,63,26,111 sessions.
  • Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, the minister of health for the Union, also praised the nation for reaching this milestone in just 18 months by saying that this tremendous accomplishment will be inscribed in history.

Important Takeaways For all Competitive Exams:

  • Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare: Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar
  • Union Health Minister: Dr Mansukh Mandaviya

International News

3. British govt launched ‘Aviation Passenger Charter’ to help passengers know their rights 

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  • The British government has launched an “Aviation Passenger Charter”  to help passengers know their rights if they are faced with problems at airports after the widespread disruption seen this year.
  • The new charter will help passengers know what to do if they are confronted by cancellations, delays or missing baggage. It has been developed by the British government in partnership with the aviation sector & travel industry.

States News

4. Telangana government and UNDP collaborate on the DiCRA 

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  • Data in Climate Resilient Agriculture (DiCRA), the newest entry in the Digital Public Goods Registry, was announced by the State government in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  • The platform, which uses artificial intelligence to power it, aims to improve food security and food systems.
  • With UNDP Accelerator Labs and partner organisations, they are thrilled to support this first-of-its-kind digital commons to promote climate action not only for Telangana but for the entire world.

Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:

  • IT Minister, GoI: Shri KT Rama Rao

5. Rajasthan introduces the first digital Lok Adalat in India 

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  • During the 18th All India Legal Services Authorities’ convention, which was held here, National Legal Services Authority Chairman Uday Umesh Lalit unveiled the first digital Lok Adalat driven by artificial intelligence.
  • Rajasthan State Legal Services Authority’s (RSLSA) digital Lok Adalat was created by Jupitice Justice Technologies, the organization’s technological partner.
  • The oldest pending case in the nation was recently resolved by a district court in Bihar after 108 years of deliberation.
  • The NITI Aayog report also estimated that it would take 324 years to resolve every case now outstanding in India.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • Chief Justice of India: N V Ramana
  • Union Minister of Law and Justice: Kiren Rijiju
  • National Legal Services Authority Chairman: Uday Umesh Lalit
  • Chief Minister of Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot

Appointments News

6. Ashish Kumar Chauhan named as the next MD & CEO of NSE 

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  • The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced the appointment of Ashish Kumar Chauhan as its new managing director and CEO. He will succeed Vikram Limaye whose 5-year term ended on 16 July 2022.
  • He was one of the founders of NSE where he worked from 1992 to 2000. He is best known as the father of modern financial derivatives in India due to his work at NSE.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams: 

  • National Stock Exchange Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra;
  • National Stock Exchange Founded: 1992;
  • Chairperson of National Stock Exchange: Girish Chandra Chaturvedi.

7. Narinder Batra resigned as FIH, IOA president and IOC member 

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  • Veteran sports administrator, Narinder Batra has resigned as President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), as well as a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), citing “personal reasons”.
  • Mr Batra ceased to be President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) when the Delhi High Court, on May 25, struck down the post of ‘Life member’ in Hockey India, courtesy of which he had contested the IOA elections and won back in 2017.

8. Manoj Kumar assumes charge as KVIC’s new chairman

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  • Manoj Kumar, former expert member of marketing at Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), has been promoted to take charge as Chairman of the Government of India’s statutory body.
  • KVIC’s former Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena has moved on to take charge as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Manoj Kumar was earlier part of KVIC as the Expert Member (Marketing) and has professional experience in the areas of marketing and rural development.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • KVIC Founded: 1956;
  • KVIC Headquarters: Mumbai.

Business News

9. Successful testing of India’s first 5G private network announced by Bharti Airtel 

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  • The nation’s first 5G private network was successfully tested by Bharti Airtel at Bosch Automotive Electronics’ plant in Bengaluru. The trial occurs in advance of a 5G spectrum auction in the midst of a conflict between telecom and IT firms over the allocation of airwaves for private networks.
  • Using the government-allocated trial spectrum, Airtel deployed two industrial-grade use cases at Bosch’s facility for quality enhancement and operational efficiency.

Important takeaways For All Competitive Exams:

  • Director and CEO of Airtel Business: Ajay Chitkara
  • Head of technical functions at Bosch Automotive Electronics India: Subhash P

Defence News

10. INS Sindhudhvaj decommissioned after 35 years of service 

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  • INS Sindhudhvaj has decommissioned after 35 years of glorious service to the nation. Vice Adm Biswajit Dasgupta Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command was the Chief Guest for the ceremony. The submarine crest depicts a grey colour nurse shark and the name means flag bearer at sea.
  • Sindhudhvaj, as the name suggests, was the flag bearer of indigenization and the Indian Navy’s efforts towards achieving Atmanirbharta in the Russian-built Sindhughosh class submarines throughout her journey in the navy.

11. First mountain warfare training school established in NE by ITBP 

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  • As part of its mission to train its troops in high-altitude combat and survival techniques, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which is tasked with securing the Line of Actual Control with China, has established its first mountain warfare training facility in northeast India and its second overall.
  • The facility was built nearly 50 years after the founding of the first institution of its kind, the Mountaineering and Skiing Institute (M&SI), which opened in Auli, near Joshimath, in 1973–74.

Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:

  • Chief of Army Staff: General Manoj Pande

Ranks and Reports

12. Expat Insider Rankings for 2022: India ranks 36th 

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  • Mexico has topped the Expat Insider Rankings for 2022, which was released by the InterNations recently, while India has been ranked on 36th position out of the 52 countries on the list, with a high affordability score.
  • Top 10: Mexico, Indonesia, Taiwan, Portugal, Spain, UAE, Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, Singapore.
  • Kuwait is the worst country for expats in the ranking.

13. Facebook owner Meta released the first annual human rights report 

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  • Facebook owner Meta released its first annual human rights report, following years of accusations that it turned a blind eye to online abuses that fueled real-world violence in places like India and Myanmar.
  • The report, which covers due diligence performed in 2020 and 2021, includes a summary of a controversial human rights impact assessment of India that Meta commissioned law firm Foley Hoag to conduct.

Awards News

14. Australia Tennis star Lleyton Hewitt inducted into Hall of Fame

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  • Two-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one, Lleyton Hewitt was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
  • Before Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic ascended to the top of the sport, Hewitt held the top spot for 80 weeks, good for 10th-most in history. Even when those stars made their mark.
  • The Aussie icon won his first ATP title in Adelaide in 1998 and his last in 2014 at the Hall of Fame Open, defeating Ivo Karlovic. Hewitt won the 2001 US Open and 2002 Wimbledon title.

Sports News

15. West Indies Cricketers Lendl Simmons & Denesh Ramdin Announce Retirement 

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  • Former West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect. He played his last match for West Indies in a T20I in December 2019.
  • Meanwhile, West Indies batter Lendl Simmons also announced his retirement from international cricket. His decision came to the fore after his Caribbean Premier League franchise Trinbago Knight Riders posted a congratulatory message for the player.

16. England all-rounder Ben Stokes announces ODI retirement 

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  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes has made a surprise announcement to retire from ODI cricket. “Three formats are just unsustainable for me now,” he said. The 31-year-old will play his last ODI against South Africa at his home ground in Durham.
  • Stokes’ ODI career will forever be remembered for his Player-of-the-Match performance in the 2019 World Cup final against New Zealand at Lord’s. After making his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011, Stokes has scored 2919 runs, including three centuries, and taken 74 wickets in the format.

17. 2025 World Athletics Championships: Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium to host event 

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  • The World Athletics Council has selected Tokyo (Japan) to host the 2025 World Athletics Championships.
  • At the World Athletics Council Meeting in Oregon, USA, the Council also announced that the 2024 World Athletics Cross Country Championships will be held in Medulin and Pula in Croatia and the 2026 World Athletics Cross Country Championships will be held in Tallahassee, Florida.
  • The 18th edition of the World Athletics Championships begins in Oregon USA while Budapest in Hungary will host the 2023 event.

18. Mairaj Ahmad Khan of India writes history by winning gold medal in skeet 

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  • Veteran Indian shooter Mairaj Ahmed Khan made history by becoming the first person to ever win a men’s skeet gold medal at an ISSF World Cup.
  • The 46-year-old from Uttar Pradesh shot 37 in the 40-shot final to finish ahead of Minsu Kim from Korea (36), who took second place, and Ben Llewellin from Britain (26), who took third place.
  • In the bronze medal match, the Indians easily defeated the Austrian team of Sheileen Waibel, Nadine Ungerank, and Rebecca Koeck 16-6 to take the podium spot. But Khan unquestionably owned the day.

Obituaries News

19. Renowned Ghazal Singer Bhupinder Singh passes away

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  • Legendary ghazal singer, Bhupinder Singh passed away due to suspected colon cancer and COVID-19-related complications. He was 82.
  • Singh was best known for songs such as ‘Duniya Chhute Yaar Na Chhute’ (“Dharam Kanta”), ‘Thodi Si Zameen Thoda Aasman’ (“Sitara”), which he sang with the late legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, ‘Dil Dhoondta Hai’ (“Mausam”), ‘Naam Gum Jayega’ (“Kinara”).

Miscellaneous News

20. Margaret Alva to run for vice president on opposition’s behalf

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  • Margaret Alva, a former Union minister and governor of Rajasthan, will run for vice president as a joint candidate of the opposition parties.
  • Jagdeep Dhankar, the governor of West Bengal, has been nominated by the NDA as a joint contender for the position of vice president. At a gathering of 17 opposition party leaders at the home of NCP supremo Sharad Pawar, the decision was made to run Alva.

Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exmas:

  • Leader of the CPI(M):  Sitaram Yechury
  • NCP leader Sharad Pawar

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