BSNL TTA MATCH POINT CURRENT AFFAIRS JULY 2016

BSNL TTA MATCH POINT CURRENT AFFAIRS JULY
2016
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Current Affairs 1st July 2016
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Name of Indigenously built LCA inducted in IAF –
Tejas
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Second Shijian-16 series satellite launched by –
China
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Name of Indigenous Heavyweight Torpedo inducted by
Indian Navy – Varunastra
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Who sworned in as new president of Philippines –
Rodrigo Duterte
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Which court ruled that Lesbians, gays and bisexuals
are not third gender – Supreme Court
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Name of teacher education portal launched by Union
HRD Ministry – Prashikshak
Current Affairs 2nd July 2016
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In which state Rapid Rural Police Response System
was launched – Punjab
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B C Roy National Awards were presented by –
President Pranab Mukherjee
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Name of Fast Attack Craft launched by Indian navy –
INS Tarasa
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National Doctors Day 2016 was observed in India on –
1st July 2016
Current Affairs 3rd July 2016
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For solar photovoltaic projects how much money SBI
got from World Bank – $625 mn
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Which country became Associate Member of ICC –
Saudi Arabia
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Who became new Governor of the Central Bank of Sri
Lanka – Indrajit Coomaraswamy
Current Affairs 4 July 2016
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Who won 2016 Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s
Singles title – B Sai Praneeth
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What is the name of a former French Prime Minister
who died recently – Michel Rocard
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Which state is all set to develop
new Industrial Township at an expense of $5 billion – Haryana
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BRICS Working Group Meeting on
Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency begins in – Visakhapatnam
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Who relaxes Decision Review System for LBWs – ICC
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Eelectronic Cigarettes has been decided to be banned
by – Kerala government
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Rapid Rural Police Response System launched by –
Punjab Government
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Who becomes first Indian to play in Europa League –
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu



Current Affairs 5th July 2016
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NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully begins orbit of
– Jupiter
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How many numbers of new Ministers
of State inducted in Union council of Ministers – 19
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Para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan wins eight medals in
– IWAS World Games
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Logistic Performance Index 2016 released by – World
Bank
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Who takes over as Director of IISU – MV Dhekane
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Hero MotoCorp inked 3-year wage agreement with –
Gurgaon Workers
Current Affairs 6th July 2016
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Who is appointed as Accountant General of Tamil
Nadu – R Thiruppathi Venkatasamy
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Union Cabinet approves Interest Subvention Scheme
for – Farmers
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Aditya Birla Fashion acquires global clothing brand
– Forever 21
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SC appointed Green Panel
recommends high pollution cess of 20-22% on – Diesel VehiclesmnmnUnion Cabinet
approves National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme
Current Affairs 7th July 2016
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Who was named as World Class
Gymnast by International Gymnastics Federation – Dipa Karmakar
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National Green Highways Mission launched by – Union
Government
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Who has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of
Uttar Pradesh – Deepak Singhal
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Social media banking platform SBI Mingle launched
by – SBI
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Myspeed App to measure real time mobile internet
speed was launched by – TRAI
Current Affairs 8th July 2016
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Which two countries signed MoUs
on drug trafficking, pulse trading & sports – India, Mozambique
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Which tech gaint acquired Paris-based startup
Moodstocks – Google
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Whose drug control meeting begins in New Delhi –
BRICS
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India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of
Things is unveiled by – NASSCOM



Current Affairs 9th July 2016
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Which state govt proposed 14.5 per cent fat tax on
junk food – Kerala Govt
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India inked MoU’s in four areas of cooperation with
– South Africa
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Who resigned as Chief Operating Officer of
Microsoft – Kevin Turner
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Name of noted Pakistani philanthropist who passed
away – Abdul Sattar
Current Affairs 10th July 2016
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Where was NATO Summit 2016 concluded – Warsaw
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Football cup Euro 2016 won by – Portugal
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Wimbledon cup won by – Andy Murray
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Name of organization which has
its 2nd Anti-Drug Working Group meeting of Heads of Drug Control Agencies –
BRICS
Current Affairs 11th July 2016
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Nepal’s first woman Chief Justice – Sushila Karki
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Which nuclear power plant attains criticality –
Kudankulam
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India, Tanzania signed how many agreements – Five
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NBAGR confers rare and singular species genetic
recognition tag to – Kendrapara Sheep
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Which tennis player won the title 2016 British
Grand Prix – Lewis Hamilton
Current Affairs 12th July 2016
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Six more Indians qualify for – Rio Olympics
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Which two countries signed seven agreements to
deepen cooperation – India, Kenya
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Who is appointed as CMD of Konkan Railway
Corporation Limited – Sanjay Gupta
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India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of
Things launched in – Bengaluru
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President conferred 51st Jnanpith Award to – Dr.
Raghuveer Chaudhari
Current Affairs 13th July 2016
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Test, ODI, and T20I Rankings are released by – ICC
·        
which organization released the list of World’s
Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016 – Forbes
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Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled in favor of
The Philippines on – South China Sea
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SBI inks MoU with which institution to promote
fintech start-ups – IIT Bombay
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Which two countries signed deal
for construction of coal fired power plant – India & Bangladesh



Current Affairs 14th July 2016
·        
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana has been
approved by – Union Cabinet
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Which operation is launched to
evacuate Indian citizens from South Sudan – Sankat Mochan
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Who has been appointed as CEO of NATGRID – Ashok
Patnaik
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Who has been appointed as Prime Minister of United
Kingdom – Theresa May
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India-born Kinshuk appointed as
Dean of University of – North Texas College of Information
Current Affairs 15th July 2016
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India, ADB sign 100 Million US
dollar loan agreement for which project in Tamil Nadu – Cauvery Delta
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11th ASEM summit begins in – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Which bank sets up Sudarshan
Sen-headed Inter-regulatory Working Group on Fin Tech and Digital Banking – RBI
·        
Fide Women’s Grand Prix trophy won by – Harika
Dronavalli
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On 15 July 2016 which day is observed globally –
World Youth Skills Day
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Who has been appointed as Chairman of CBSE – Rakesh
Kumar Chaturvedi
Current Affairs 16th July 2016
·        
Tata Advanced Systems signs deal with – Bell
Helicopter
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Which month begins in Kerala – Ramayana Month
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Which university enters UNESCO’s World Heritage
Site list – Nalanda Mahavihara
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Which state becomes first state
to approve setting up of Happiness Department – Madhya Pradesh
Current Affairs 17th July 2016
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Who sworned in as new Chief Minister of Arunachal
Pradesh – Pema Khandu
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Yatra Online acquired by Terrapin 3 Acquisition
Corporation for – $218 mn
Current Affairs 18th July 2016
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Who has been appointed as
Chairman of Airports Authority of India – Guruprasad Mohapatra
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Unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to International
space station launched by – SpaceX
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Nelson Mandela International Day 2016 observed on –
18th July


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Which system is developed for enhancing
the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather – TRI-NETRA
Current Affairs 19th July 2016
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India’s first e-court opened at – Hyderabad High
Court
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Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016 passed
by – Parliament
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Who sworn in as Australia’s PM for another term –
Malcolm Turnbull
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Report of 2015 Non-communicable Diseases Global
Survey released by – WHO
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SC accepts Lodha panel recommendations on
structural reforms in – BCCI
Current Affairs 20th July 2016
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Which Indian hockey player recently passes away –
Mohammed Shahid
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Which country to conduct world’s
first Zika vaccine test on humans – Canada
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Child Labour (Prohibition and
Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012 passed by – Rajya Sabha
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Chennai’s Advay Ramesh wins which
award from Asia – Google Community Impact Award
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Which state government to celebrate bicentenary of
1817 Paika revolt – Odisha
Current Affairs 21st July 2016
·        
National Electoral Roll Purification 2016 launched
by – ECI
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Which two countries ink Social Security Agreement –
India, Japan
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Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill,
2016 approved by – Union Cabinet
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Union Cabinet approves signing of
Air Services Agreement between – India, Mozambique
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Genes of how many old barley grains sequenced for
first time – 6000 Year Old
Current Affairs 22nd July 2016
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Union Cabinet approves establishment of which
hospital at Gorakhpur – AIIMS
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Kerala Government constitutes State Technical
Advisory Group on – Immunisation
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NDMC signs MoU with which institute to develop
sewage treatment plants – NEERI
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According to WMO, which year set to be the world’s
hottest year on record – 2016
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Who is appointed as CEO of UIDAI – Ajay Bhushan
Pandey
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How many Indian companies ranked on 2016 Fortune
500 lists – 7
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Lok Sabha passes Bill for new NIT in – Andhra
Pradesh



Current Affairs 23rd July 2016
·        
The successful completion of first test flight is
announced by – Facebook Inc
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Which player becomes first Indian
captain to score double century outside India – Virat Kohli
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Kerala Tourism wins Gold at – PATA Awards
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Ganesh Singh appointed Head of
Joint Parliamentary Committee for – Land Acquisition Bill
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Narendra Modi and Sheikh Hasina inaugurate
Petrapole Integrated Check Post
Current Affairs 24th July 2016
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First ever Water Metro project in the country has
been launched by – Kerala Government
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Annual electronic music festival Tomorrowland
begins in Belgium
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Scientists to undertake field trials of
Oil-degrading bacteria in – Kochi
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Which player becomes 1st Indian
to set world record in Jr Athletics Championship – Neeraj Chopra
Current Affairs 25th July 2016
·        
Brazilian scientists identify another type of –
Zika-Transmitting Mosquito
·        
Solar Power Tree for generation of electricity
developed by – CSIR-CMERI
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Which wrestler fails Dope Test – Narsingh Yadav
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India’s first Green Rail Corridor launched in –
Tamil Nadu
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Which Prime Minister resigns ahead of a
no-confidence vote – Nepal PM KP Oli
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Who becomes first woman violinist
to receive Sangita Kalanidhi Award – A Kanyakumari
Current Affairs 26th July 2016
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Flipkart acquires online fashion portal – Jabong
·        
Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2016
passed by – Lok Sabha
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Who has been appointed as Director General of
National Museum – Budha Rashmi Mani
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G-20 Finance Ministers pledge to boost – Global
Economy
Current Affairs 27th July 2016
·        
Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 won by – Bezwada Wilson,
Thodur Madabusi Krishna
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India’s first Humboldt Penguins reach Mumbai’s –
Byculla Zoo
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East Bengal to honour which athlete with Bharat
Gaurav Award – Milkha Singh
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Which two countries joint expedition discovers
natural gas in Indian Ocean – India-US


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India’s which Government
Institutions has been ranked World’s 12th Best Government Institute – CSIR
Current Affairs 28th July 2016
·        
Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed
by – Lok Sabha
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Union Cabinet approves setting up of AIIMS in –
Bhatinda
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Which day is observed with theme Elimination –
World Hepatitis Day
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Union Cabinet clears changes to
which bill and drops 1% additional tax on inter-state sales – GST Bill
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Muralitharan, Lohmann, Morris and Rolton to be
inducted into – Cricket Hall of Fame
Current Affairs 29th July 2016
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On 29th July which day is celebrated –
International Tiger Day
·        
Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016 passed
by – Parliament
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Which bank trust opens for public – Madras Crocodile
Bank Trust
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Who resigns as Chairman of National Dairy
Development Board – T Nanda Kumar
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IMD to use supercomputer to forecast monsoon with –
Dynamical Model
Current Affairs 30th July 2016
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Who was confered with Lifetime
Achievement Award 2016 by AAAI – Srinivasan Swamy
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What is name of Indo-Thailand joint Military
Exercise – Maitree
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United Nations World Day against
Trafficking in Persons 2016 observed on – 30th July 2016
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International Day of Friendship 2016 observed on –
30th July 2016
Current Affairs 31st July 2016
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Which state government to form
separate cell for Primitive Tribes Group – Jharkhand Government
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Strategic Forces Command exempted from ambit of –
RTI
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Who has been appointed as DGP of Maharashtra Police
– Satish Mathur
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Which yojana is launched in Haryana – Pashudhan
Bima Yojana
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