News Updates and Current Affairs 21 July & 22 July
11 Key News Updates and Current Affairs 21 July & 22 July
1. Naomi Klein Noted Canadian author Naomi Klein has won the 36th edition of American Book Award 2015.
Noted Canadian author Naomi Klein has won the 36th edition of American Book Award 2015. She has won this award for her environmental work This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate published in 2014. Apart from her, 14 others also have won the award. Some of them are Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings), Carlos Santana (The Universal Tone) etc. Read More
2. BCCI constitutes IPL working group to study Justice Lodha committee verdict
3. Bhanu Pratap Sharma appointed as Chairperson of FSSAI
Union Government has appointed Bhanu Pratap Sharma as Chairperson Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
FSSAI is a nodal statutory agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health in India through the regulation and supervision of food safety. FSSAI was established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and operates under aegis of Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
FSSAI has been established to lay down science based standards for various food products in order ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption. It also regulates the manufacture, storage, distribution, sale and import of food products for human consumption. Read More
4. Amelie Mauresmo inducted into Hall of Fame
Amelie Mauresmo, the former Tennis player inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on 18th July 2015. She became 3rd Tennis player of France to be inducted into Hall of Fame. Read More
5. Nelson Mandela International Day observed on 18th July
Nelson Mandela International Day observed on 18th July 2015. Earlier, in the year 2010 the day was firstly celebrated. Nelson Mandela was the former President of South Africa. Read More
6. Aam Aadmi Clinic inaugurated in Delhi
‘Aam Aadmi Clinic’ inaugurated by Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal on 19th July 2015 at Peeragarhi Relief Camp organized in Delhi. Read More
7. ‘National Career Service’ launched
The portal namely ‘National Career Service’ launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 20th July 2015. The basic aim of the portal that to create a direct market for workers and employers. Read More
8. ‘Drishti’ installed at Indira Gandhi Airport, Delhi
The Visibility Measuring System ‘Drishti’ installed at Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, Now, the Airport became 1st Airport of India to have 10 indigenous systems operating in all its three runways. Read More