July 2016 Current Affairs – GK, General Knowledge 2016 – 2017
July 2016 Current Affairs – GK, General Knowledge 2016 – 2017: Dear aspirants here we are providing notable current affairs topics pertaining to July 2016. These are very important current affairs which occurred in July 2016 in India and across the world. All current affairs topics related to politics, sports, education etc are mentioned here. We hope these topics will help you in providing knowledge and make you topper in your competitive exams. July 2016 date wise current affairs topics have given here.
1st July 2016 Current Affairs:
» India celebrated Doctors day in the memory of Dr. BC.Roy. 1st July is Doctors Day.
3rd July 2016 Current Affairs:
» BRICS Youth Summit 2016 concluded in Guwahati, Assam after three days of programs.
4th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Canada Open Grand Prix Badminton Men’s Singles title Won by B Sai Praneeth, Indian Shuttler. He defeated Lee Hyun II of Korea.
6th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» In Puri, Odisha, 139th Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath celebrated (Jagannatha Ratha Yathra).
7th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Eid Ul Fitr Festival.
» PM Modi arrived Mozambique in a four-nation tour of African countries. He will also visit Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa.
9th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» In the women’s singles final Serena Williams defeated Angelique Kerber and got her 22nd Grand Slam ingles title. With this acheivement she equaled Steffi Graf’s record.
» Captain Radhika Menon got the Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea from the International Maritime Organisation. She got this award for saving 7 fishermen.
10th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Tathagata Roy, Tripura Governor was sworn in as the acting Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.
» Wimbledon men’s single title 2016 won by Andy Murray. In the final he defeated Milos Raonic.
11th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Today is World Population Day.
» UEFA Euro 2016 cup won by Portugal. Portugal defeated France (Host country) by 1-0.
12th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Pranab Mukherjee, President of India conferred the 51st Jnanpith Award on noteworthy Gujarati writer Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari.
13th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Theresa May becomes the second Britain woman Prime Minister after Margaret Thatcher.
14th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Aziz Ansari becomes the first Indian-American actor to nominate for Emmy awards for his series “Master of None”.
» CBSE – Central Board of Secondary Education’s new Chairman is Rajesh Kumar Chaturvedi.
» Misbah-ul-Haq, Pakistan cricket captain bacame the oldest cricketer to score a test 100 at 42 years old age. At Lords in England he scored 110 runs.
» India becomes the first country to be announced free of Yaws, Yaws is a disease which infects skin and bones.
17th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Arunachal Pradesh new CM Chief Minister is Pema Khandu. He took oath as CM today.
» WBO Asia Pacific title won by Vijender Singh. Vijender defeated Kerry Hope, Former WBC European chamion in a ten round contest.
» Nalanda University of Bihar has been declared as World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
19th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Malcolm Turnbull took oath as the Prime Minister of Australia for another term.
20th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Rohit Khandelwal becomes the first Indian, Asian to wins the Mister World 2016 title.
22nd July 2016 Current Affairs:
» Indian cricketor Kohli becomes the first Indian captain to score a double hundred. He scored this double century against West Indies at Antigua.
23rd July 2016 Current Affairs:
» India’s first Water Metro project is started by Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan in Kochi.
24th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» KP Oli Nepals’s PM resinged this day because of no confidence vote.
» Narsingh Yadav, Indian wrestler failed in dope test for Olympics of Rio.
25th July 2016 Current Affairs:
» American telecoms company, Verizon Communications purchased Yahoo’s core business. The company purchased YAHOO for $4.83 billion in an all-cash deal.
» Neeraj Chopra, Javelin thrower of India becoming the 1st Indian athlete to become a world champion at any level. At U-20 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, he won a gold medal in Javelin throw. He thrown 86.48m distance.
27th July Current Affairs
» Flipkart Limited purchased Jabaong fashion portal.
» Bezwada Wilson of Karnataka who is fighting for the eradication of manual scavenging and TM Krishna of Chennai, Karnatic singer have been conferred Ramon Magsaysay Award for the year 2016.
28th July Current Affairs:
» Mahashwetha Devi a noteworthy writer of India died in Kolkata at her age of 91 years. She achieved Roman Magsaysay award, Sahithya
» Academy Award and Jnanpith award in 1996 (for her Hajar Churashir Maa). The government of India respected her with Padma and Padma Vibhushan award.