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Current Affairs of 25th July

Jithin Lal, Published On:25-Jul-2019

                                             Current Affairs

1.Delhi : High Court asked Centre Govt to look in to the matter of  Internet search majorly  Google

          

  • Should be allowed or restrained from uploading maps of India, including defence installations, on its web service. 

 

2.COPERATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY :                           

  

  • Six Companies including Tata Power, ReNew Power, Hindustan Zinc, Aditya Birla Capital Ltd., YES Bank Ltd. and Mahindra & Mahindra won CSR Journal Excellence Awards. 

3. 18 States have imposed complete ban on the use of plastic carry bags while five other States imposed a partial ban

  • The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT) .

4. Andhra Pradesh : State Legislative Assembly passed a Bill on 

 Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories .

  • Bill provides 75% reservation to local youth in industries and factories, and train eligible candidates for bridging the skill gap.

5. Kerala : Agricultural University of State (KAU)              

  •  Has announced plans to create  a Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology for developing knowledge and skill in coconut­ based secondary agriculture.

6. Rajya Sabha : House of State approved the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, 2019 .

                               

  • Amendments including provision of the death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children .
  • Providing harsh punishments for other crimes against minors        Bill also deals with provisions to curb child pornography . 
  • Now Bill will be tabled in Lok Sabha .

7. Women's representation in Delhi Police  still remains low , even with reservation at various post .

 

  •  9,341 are  women out of the total strength of 80,115 Police force 
  • Informed Union Minister .

                                      Sports

8.Tokyo Olympics 2020 : Organizers unveils the design of Medals   Medals designed to reflect the “energy” of athletes . 

    

  • The medals will be made from recycled materials collected from old electronics waste .  
  • The Medal will look like Old Rough Stones that have been polished. 

9. Cricket : Ireland playing First test match ended fairy tale run of England Cricket team 

  

  • Ireland bundled  English out for just 85 runs at Lords .

10. Kerala Tourism’s  to organize maiden Champions Boat League (CBL) on the lines of Indian Premier League . 

        

  • 9 Boat clubs to compete in the inaugural tournament

Source: The Hindu, The Economic Times, The Indian Express, Press Information Bureau website

 






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