Daily Current Affairs in English – July 28, 2022

NATIONAL NEWS

Haryana CM ManoharLalKhattar launched ‘Smart E-Beat’ system for Gurugram police:

  • Haryana Chief Minister, ManoharLalKhattar has launched an app-based ‘Smart E-Beat’ system for police attendance and real-time monitoring of patrolling by personnel in Gurugram.
  • The app-based system has been introduced in Gurugram under the Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) and it will help these policemen to mark their attendance and in the monitoring of their rides.
  • Haryana Governor: BandaruDattatreya
  • Haryana Capital: Chandigarh
  • Haryana Chief Minister: ManoharLalKhattar

CRPF 84th Raising Day Observes on 27 July 2022:

  • The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), observed its 84th Raising Day on 27 July 2022. The day celebrates the immense and unparalleled contribution of the force in upholding the unity, integrity, and sovereignty of the nation.
  • CRPF is India’s largest Central Armed Police Force, which operates under the authority of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  • CRPF Director General: IPS Kuldiep Singh

Union Cabinet adopts a $1.6 billion BSNL revitalization plan:

  • ShriAshwiniVaishnaw, the Union Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, said that the Union Cabinet approved the Rs. 1.64 lakh crore revival package for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).
  • Union Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics and Information Technology: ShriAshwiniVaishnaw

RoshniNadar retained as India’s richest woman for 2nd year in a row:

  • HCL Technologies’ Chairperson, RoshniNadarMalhotra has retained her position as the richest woman in India, for the second year in a row according to the third edition of ‘Kotak Private Banking Hurun – Leading Wealthy Women List’.
  • The total net worth of RoshniNadar stood at Rs 84,330 crore. RoshniNadar was followed by Nykaa-owner FalguniNayar, overtaking KiranMazumdar-Shaw of Biocon, with a total wealth of Rs 57,520 crore.
  • FalguniNayar is the world’s tenth richest self-made woman.

One of India’s largest financial deals, Axis Bank-Citi merger, gets approved by CCI:

  • The acquisition of Citibank, N.A. and Citicorp Finance (India) Limited’s consumer banking operations by Axis Bank has been approved, according to the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
  • The acquisition had been disclosed by the firms. According to CCI, the transaction entails the going-concern slump sale of Citibank and Citicorp’s consumer banking operations to Axis.

India’s first all women-run cooperative bank coming up in Rajasthan:

  • The first all-women-run financial institution in the cooperative sector is coming soon in Rajasthan following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) has signed with the Telangana government’s StreeNidhi Credit Cooperative Federation.
  • The new body will promote women’s empowerment by supporting their enterprises.
  • Rajasthan Governor: Kalraj Mishra
  • Rajasthan Capital: Jaipur
  • Rajasthan Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot

SPORTS

ICC Members List: Cambodia, Uzbekistan and Cote D’Ivoire receives membership status:

  • The International Cricket Council has awarded membership status to three countries during the ongoing ICC Annual Conference in Birmingham.
  • Cambodia and Uzbekistan from Asia, and Cote D’Ivoire from Africa, were all awarded Associate membership status, taking ICC’s total members to 108 countries, including 96 Associates.
  • The two Asian teams take the total count of Asian countries to 25 while Cote D’Ivoire is the 21st country from Africa.

Cabinet authorises signing of guarantees for FIFA Under 17 Women’s WC in India:

  • The signing of the guarantees for hosting the FIFA Under 17 Women’s World Cup in India in 2022 has been accepted by the Union Cabinet, which is presided over by Prime Minister NarendraModi.
  • The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 is slated to take place in India from October 11 to October 30.
  • The seventh iteration of the biennial youth competition will mark India’s first-ever hosting of a FIFA women’s championship.

PV Sindhu named India’s flagbearer for 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games:

  • Ace India badminton player P.V. Sindhu has been chosen as the flagbearer of the Indian contingent for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games 2022.
  • The opening ceremony will be held on July 28, 2022, at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.
  • She was the flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, where she won silver in the women’s singles event.

PER DAY ONE INFO

India lost 329 tigers in 3 years:

  • In three years, India lost 329 tigers, 29 of which were killed by poachers: Govt
  • According to data presented by Union Minister of State for Environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey.