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Current Affairs Questions Answers for July 2014-One liners

Aug 4, 2014 15:52 IST

One liner for the month of July 2014 covers all the important events which have the potential to be asked in various competitive exams. The students will find these one liners of immense help during their course of preparation.

• Former Trades Union Congress leader who led the TUC during the most difficult years in the trade union movenment died at the age 81 -Norman Willis

• India and China signed three agreements in the fields of - commerce, water resources and human resources development

• A mountain in Antarctica has been named as Mt. Sinha by the US after the name of - an eminent Indian-American scientist, Akhouri Sinha

• France has announced one billion Euros credit of line over for India to take initiatives in - the climate control area

• 2014 Liberty Medal from National Constitution Centre in Philadelphia has been given to - Malala Yousafzai

• National Doctors’ Day is observed across India on 1 July to honour legendary physician - Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy

• Nepal and UNESCO inked pact to implement 2nd phase of key conservation project - in Lumbini

• World Bank report: Poor quality of education hampering economic development of - South Asia

• Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has approved proposal of Maharashtra Government to notify - Bor Wildlife Sanctuary as 47th Tiger Reserve of India and sixth of the state

• To check the declining number of camels in the state, Rajasthan Government declared - Camel as the State animal

• ISSF ranked Indian shooter as world’s number 1 in the men's 10m air pistol category - Jitu Rai

• India became the first country to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty that will facilitate - blind and visually impaired an access to published works

• Pranab Mukherjee received first copy of a coffee-table book published by The Week Magazine entitled - First Citizen: Pranab Mukherjee in Rashtrapati Bhavan

• Amid military offensive against the Taliban in North Waziristan, National Assembly of Pakistan has approved and adopted a tough anti-terror law - Protection of Pakistan Bill 2014

• CCEA approved inclusion of onion and potato under the purview of stock holding limits under - the Essential Commodities Act 1955 to curb price rise

• To inquire into the 11-storey building collapse of Chennai, the Tamil Nadu Government constituted one-man commission headed by - Justice (retd.) R Raghupathy

• Indian Railways successfully conducted trail run of a semi-high-speed train between - Agra and Delhi

• Japan abolished the ban on military that barred it from fighting abroad after adoption of - the constitution in 1947 after World War II ended

• A hurricane that churned off the North Carolina coast with a speed of 100 miles per hour on the eve of Independence Day - Arthur  

• Government introduced 4 new vaccines as part of UIP and it includes vaccines against - rotavirus, rubella, polio (injectable), and Japanese encephalitis

• A 1936 Berlin Olympics distance runner of US who died - Louis Zamperini

• Goa Governor resigned after being questioned by the CBI as a witness in alleged irregularities in AgustaWestland deal - BV Wanchoo

• SC ordered Haryana Government to stop illegal mining within two weeks or face contempt of court charges - in Aravali Hills

• Special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian nurses and 137 others from - Erbil in Kurdistan, Iraq arrived to Kochi in Kerala, India.

• Prime Minister has dedicated 25 km-long Katra-Udhampur railway line of Jammu to the nation and named it as - Shree Shakti Express

• Narendra Modi inaugurated - the 240MW Uri-II HEP in J&K

• Sachin Tendulkar-led MCC XI won over Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a match played in honour of the - Lord’s bi-centenary year

• Kamla Beniwal, the Gujarat Governor has been transferred to - Mizoram for rest of her tenure

• Czech left-hander won the 2014 Wimbledon women singles title by defeating Canadian Eugenie Bouchard - Petra Kvitova

• SC said that no religion allows punishment to innocent termed - Shariat courts as illegal

• Against medical officers, who were on strike since 1 July 2014 in Maharashtra, the state government invoked - MESMA 2011

• Rail Budget 2013-14 presented in Parliament by - Sadananda Gowda, the Union Railway Minister

• Lewis Hamilton revived his world championship bid with an emphatic victory in - British Grand Prix

• Pakistan’s new chief justice took charge - Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk

• Union Civil Aviation Ministry constituted an IMG to examine the maximum potential of the - GAGAN system under Ashok Lavasa

• The eminent scholar and biographer of Indian Constitution, died in Washington DC at the age of 87 - Granville Austin

• Economic Survey of India 2013-14 was presented in – the Parliament

• The British Actress of Harry Potter movie series was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women - Emma Watson

• F-Cube Technology to promote Football at ground level launched jointly by - Sports Authority of India (SAI) and TheFootballLink

• To create jobs in both countries and boost tourism India and Canada signed - an India-Canada Audiovisual Co-production Treaty

• Union Health Ministry constituted a core group to work out a detailed action plan to eradicate the dreaded - vector-borne disease, Kala Azar by 2015

• Union Budget 2014-15 was presented in the Parliament by - Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley

• Germany on 13 July 2014 became the 2014 FIFA World Cup champion after defeating Argentina 1-0 at the - Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

• The only goal of 2014 FIFA World Cup final was scored by - Mario Gotze of Germany during the extra-time

• The South African Nobel Prize-winning author, died on 14 July 2014 in Johannesburg - Nadine Gordimer

• 95th Garo Labour Corps Day was observed in Meghalaya on - 16 July 2014

• Air India formally joined the airline group - Star Alliance as its 27th member

• Union Minister of Minority Affairs, Najma Heptulla released the UN Secretary General’s - Global Millennium Development Goals Report 2014

• Indian cricket legend captain Rahul Dravid was elected as the 47th member of - Laureus World Sports Academy

• Bashar al-Assad was sworn in for a seven-year term as - Syria’s President in Damascus

• Archeologists has discovered prehistoric rock paintings depicting aliens and UFOs in Caves of - Charama region of Kanker district of Chhattisgarh

• SEBI barred Satyam founder Ramalinga Raju and 4 others from - accessing capital markets

• NRA of Japan gave its preliminary approval to start two nuclear reactors of Sendai plant that is located in - Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu

• BRICS nations during 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza signed a deal to create - a new 100 billion dollar development bank and emergency reserve fund

• Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi form 15 July to 16 July 2014 visited Brazil to attend the - 6th BRICS Summit in Fortaleza, Brazil

• India and Brazil has signed a bilateral agreement on co-operation in the field of environment on the sidelines of - 6th BRICS Summit in Brazil

• Om Prakash Kohli was sworn in as - the Governor of Gujarat

• Malaysia Airlines plane MH-17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine near - the Russian border

• 7th IBSA (India-Brazil-South Africa) summit will be held in 2015 in - New Delhi, India

• The captain of Germany’s football team announced his retirement from international game - Philipp Lahm

• Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament presented - Delhi’s Budget 2014-15 of 36776 crore rupees

• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued draft guidelines for licensing of payments banks and draft guidelines for - licensing of small banks

• 101st edition of the Tour de France in cycling was won by - Italian Vincenzo Nibali (first Italian in 16 years)

• The World on 26 July 2014 observed first International Gaucher Day (IGD) to mark the 160th birthday of - Philippe Gaucher

• To facilitate Citizen Engagement in Good Governance, Prime Minister of India has launched a web platform – MyGov.nic.in

• Sushma Swaraj during three-day visit to Nepal from 25 July to 27 July 2014 co-chaired the meet of - the Indo-Nepal Joint Commission

• Union Finance Ministry gave its nod to the proposal to set up - rape crisis centres in all district of the country

• Indian megastar, Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed as the horticulture ambassador of -Maharashtra

• World Hepatitis Day was observed on - 28 July 2014

• To promote conservation and developments of indigenous breeds of cows in a scientific manner Government has launched - the Rashtriya Gokul Mission

• To promote protection and expansion of the wild tiger habitats, International Tiger Day was observed across the world on - 29 July 2014

• RBI has cancelled certificate of registration of - six NBFCs based in Delhi

• Indian Air Force at the Palam Airbase in New Delhi has received its - sixth C-17 Globemaster III aircraft

• General Assembly of CSF has agreed to reinstate shooting pair events in the - 2018 edition of Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia

• Bir Bikrom awardee well known Bangladeshi freedom fighter died - UK Ching Marma

• Muhammad Fuad Masum of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party was elected as - the seventh President of Iraq

• White tigress Sneha gave birth to a melanistic (dark skinned) cub in Captivity at - Nandankanan Biological Park

• NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity broke the record of maximum distance covered by a rover set by - Lunokhod 2 rover of erstwhile USSR (Soviet Union)

• The last surviving crewman of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb in Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August 1945 during the World War II died - Theodore Van Kirk

• Venus Williams record of fastest serve in the women’s tennis set in 2007 US Open has been broken by - Sabine Lisicki of Germany in Stanford, USA

• To prohibit establishment of private law colleges in the state, the Tamil Nadu government introduced – Tamil Nadu Establishment of Private Law Colleges (Prohibition) Bill 2014 in the Assembly

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