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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 22 July 2016

Jul 22, 2016 19:00 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs like Sustainable Development Goal Index, Fortune 500 list and Global Burden of Disease Study of 2015 among others.

•    Rank of India in the inaugural Sustainable Development Goal Index released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) – 110

•    This country topped the Sustainable Development Goal Index released by Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) – Sweden

•    This organisation partnered with Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) of the United Nations - Bertelsmann Stiftung

•    The new HIV infections reported in the year 2015 as per the Global Burden of Disease Study of 2015 is - 2 lakh

•    Gita Gopinath was appointed as the financial advisor to - Chief Minister of Kerala

•    The former French cyclist, who rode in eleven editions of the Tour de France, who died recently is - Dominique Arnaud

•    The 1984 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India is - Ajay Bhushan Pandey

•    As per WMO, global land and ocean average temperature for January 2016–June 2016 was - 1.05°C above the 20th century average

•    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fox News Channel who resigned in July 2016- Roger Ailes

•    Company that topped the 2016 Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest firms - Walmart

•    Indian Company that got the highest ranking in the 2016 Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest firms - Indian Oil Corporation

•    NDMC in July 2016 signed MoU to develop 12 sewage treatment plants with- National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI)

•    State that constituted a State Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (STAGI) in July 2016- Kerala

•    This aircraft carrier will be preserved as museum after it is de-commissioned – INS Viraat

•    He will head the panel constituted to prepare draft bill on Ganga river to deal with all issues related to the river – Justice (retd) Girdhar Malviya

•    He is retired judge of Odisha High Court and will head the judicial probe constituted by the state government to look into Jagannath Temple management – Bimal Prasad Das

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