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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 25 July 2016

Jul 25, 2016 19:09 IST

The recap of the day covers important current affairs of the day like Solar Power Tree for generation of electricity from solar energy, Modern Indian artist who passed away and javelin thrower for creating world record at IAAF world Under-20 athletics Championship among others.

•    T.P. Dasan recently assumed the charge as President of - Kerala State Sports Council

•    The institute that recently developed the Solar Power Tree for generation of electricity from solar energy is - Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute

•    The famous Modern Indian artist who passed away recently is - Syed Haider Raza

•    The tennis player who won the 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad is - Feliciano López

•    The female violinist who will be conferred with the coveted Sangita Kalanidhi Award for the year 2016 is - A. Kanyakumari

•    The Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences recently joined hands with BPCL to - launch field trials oil-degrading bacteria

•    India’s first Water Metro project was recently launched in - Kochi

•    This place in Andhra Pradesh saw the laying of foundation of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises technology centre  - Pudi in Visakhapatnam district

•    Sports Minister Vijay Goel has announced ten lakh rupee cash award to javelin thrower for creating world record at IAAF world Under-20 athletics Championship - Neeraj Chopra

•    Bar Council of India (BCI) suspended 126 lawyers of this state and prohibited them from practising in any court or tribunal in the country - Tamil Nadu

•    The nation's first Green Rail Corridor which ensures zero toilet discharge on rail tracks was inaugurated on -  114-km long Rameswaram-Manamadurai stretch

•    The Indian skeet who won the bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy is - Anant Naruka

•    The Indian shooter who won the trap bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy is - Manavaditya Rathore

•    This Indian wrestler who qualified for Rio Olympics failed a dope test after being tested positive for a banned substance steroid - Narsingh Yadav

•    Nepal's Prime Minister who resigned from his office ahead of a no-confidence vote is - Khadga Prasad Oli

•    He was conferred with the 2016 Mahanayak Samman award on 24 July 2016 by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee - Bappi Lahiri

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