Current Affairs July 2017 Complete Updates – GK – General Knowledge
1st July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The Goods and Services Tax or simply the GST, what India introduced at the stroke of today.
»» In India the National Doctors Day is Celebrated in the Memory of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.
3rd July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Germany Defeat Chile to Win 2017 Confederations Cup title, beating Chile 1-0 in a tight final in Russia.
4th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport in Israel. This is the first ever visit by an Indian PM to Israel.
»» The Madhya Pradesh government today claimed to have planted 6.63 crore saplings on the banks of Narmada in 12 hours, a feat that may find its way into the Guinness World Records.
5th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti was appointed as the next Chief election commissioner (CEC) of India
7th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in the German city Hamburg to attend the G20 Summit.
»» Indian captain Virat Kohli overtakes Sachin Tendulkar, hits record 18th ODI hundred in chase. Virat Kohli smashed his 18th ODI ton as India beat the West Indies by eight wickets in the fifth ODI to clinch the five-match series 3-1.
10th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» India creates history, tops medal tally at Asian Athletics Championships for first time with 29 medals (12 gold, 5 silver and 12 bronze).
»» UNESCO announced the 600-year-old walled city of Ahmedabad as a world heritage city, the first Indian city to make it to the list.
12th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Indian women Cricketer Mithali Raj surpassed Charlotte Edwards of England to become the highest run scorer in women’s cricket. She has created a world record by becoming the first player to cross 6,000 runs in the history of women’s cricket.
»» Ravi Shastri was appointed head coach of the Indian cricket team. Zaheer Khan was appointed as the bowling coach for the Indian Cricket team.
14th July July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The IPL ban on Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings is officially over from today.
15th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Today young people worldwide celebrate the first World Youth Skills Day
»» Spain’s Garbine Muguruza beats Venus Williams to win maiden Wimbledon title by 7-5 6-0.
16th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims died after a bus rolled down a gorge on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.
»» The 18th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards to be hosted in New York. Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja wins the Best Film award. Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were named Best Actors for Udta Punjab.
»» Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic to win record 8th Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-4
17th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Jul 20, 2017 – The counting of votes for presidential election result 2017 will begin today. Ram Nath Kovind and opposition candidate Meira Kumar competing for the top spot.
»» Senior BJP leader and union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been selected as the NDA candidate for the post of vice-president.
18th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Smriti Irani Gets Additional Charge of Information And Broadcasting Ministry for Textiles. M Venkaiah Naidu resigned as Information and Broadcasting Minister last evening after he was chosen as the government’s nominee for Vice President of India.
19th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Ram Nath Kovind elected as India’s 14th President, to take oath on July 25th.
23rd July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» As members of Parliament bid adieu to outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Central hall of Parliament on 23rd July.
»» England won the ICC Women’s World Cup final after defeating India by 9 runs.
24th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The world renowned space scientist and former Isro Chief UR Rao has died in Bengaluru. He was 85.
»» HS Prannoy wins US Open Grand Prix Gold defeating Parupalli Kashyap 21-15, 20-22, 21-12.
25th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Ram Nath Kovind has taken oath in Parliament’s Central Hall as the 14th President of India.
»» Renowned Indian scientist Yash Pal passes away in Noida.
26th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Nitish Kumar quits as Bihar Chief Minister.
»» The country is celebrating the 18th Anniversary of ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ today.
27th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Nitish Kumar was sworn in as Chief Minister of Bihar after support from BJP party. BJP leader Sushil Modi was sworn in as the Deputy chief minister of Bihar,
28th July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has resigned as prime minister of Pakistan following a decision by the country’s Supreme Court to disqualify him from office. Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shehbaz Sharif to be next Pakistan PM.
»» With 131 votes Nitish Kumar wins trust vote in Bihar Assembly.
»» World hepatitis day 2017 will be celebrated by the people all over the world on 28th of July.
31st July 2017 Current Affairs:
»» The Delhi Metro Railway Corporation (DMRC) has become the world’s first ever Metro system after it added a green certification for all its major buildings and installations to its list of eco-initiatives.
»» DRDO-Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed India’s first unmanned tank named Mission UNmanned TRAcked (Muntra).
»» Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) successfully launches world’s smallest spacecraft, the ‘sprites’ – a 3.5cm x 3.5cm miniature satellites weighing four grams each.