21st July Current Affairs
BJP’s strategy against Cong
CONGRESS party is sharpening its political armour to obtain on the Narendra Modiled government in the monsoon conference of Parliament starting tomorrow, promising to set the” suit- boot ki sarkar” into a tight area.
Rahul to meet dead farmers’ kin in K’taka
CONGRESS vice- president Rahul Gandhi is set to create an urgent situation landing in Karnataka to re-establish the picture of the party, with the state’s Chief Minister Siddaramaiah fast losing attractiveness in rural areas for the reason that of his supposed lackadaisical attitude, especially with the farmers’ suicide toll showing to be gradually on the rise.
PM reaches out to parties over Bills
FACED with a united disagreement that is obdurate on sacking of Union minister Sushma Swaraj over the Lalitgate issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday advised all political parties to make combined effort to eliminate roadblocks for opening of the pending Bills. However, deadlock sustained a day ahead of the monsoon meeting of Parliament with both sides setting their positions and the BJP eliminating any challenge set by the Opposition.
Monsoon Session: Shiv Sena warns of ‘maha muqabla’ in Parliament
Stressing that all the component of the NDA are standing combined, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday notifid the opposition parties of a ‘maha muqabla’ in both houses of the Parliament.
BJP lawmaker backs Z-plus security cover for Manjhi
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nand Kishore Yadav on Monday backed the Central Government’s decision to provide Z-plus security to former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, saying there are threats to the latter’s life.
21st July Current Affairs
Pele discharged from hospital
Brazil soccer legend Pele has been released from hospital after back surgery.
Flamengo close to sign Lazio midfielder: Reports
Lazio midfielder Ederson is close to indicating Brazilian giants Flamengo, media reported on Tuesday.
Miley Cyrus flaunts raunchy images
Singer Miley Cyrus showcased her dirty avatar on the virtual stage by sharing a series of racy Instagram posts, including a topless shoot of herself with star-shaped pasties covering her humility.
Obama praises Nigerian president
US President Barack Obama congratulate the “reputation for integrity” of Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari, saying he made a “clear” assurance to fighting the Islamist Boko Haram terrorist group, media reported on Tuesday.
Peru gets 27 China-made rocket launchers
Peru has obtained 27 China-made 90B self-propelled rocket launchers for army artillery units, the defence ministry said.
Russian billionaire launches project to search for aliens
Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and a group of scientists, including Stephen Hawking, on Monday begin a 10-year project which would exploit some of the world’s leading radio telescopes to search for intelligent life in the universe.
China’s Spring to buy 21 Airbus planes for $2.04 bn
Chinese budget carrier Spring Airlines said it plans to buy 21 Airbus A320 planes for 12.45 billion yuan ($2.04 billion), citing increase in both international and domestic air travel.
Australian Rogers retires after dizzy spell
Australia opener Chris Rogers was forced to retire on 49 not out after apparently suffering from dizziness on the fourth day of the second Ashes test against England at Lord’s on Sunday.
Thousands of athletes prepare for Special Olympics this week
The first Special Olympics World Games drew about a thousand U.S. and Canadian competitors to Chicago for an occasion planned to have a good time athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Tennis: Ram outlasts Karlovic to win ATP Newport title
American Rajeev Ram won his second ATP Tour title at the same place where he confined his initial, defeating Croatian Ivo Karlovic to succeed the ATP Hall of Fame Championships.
Britain faces Australia, Argentina gets Belgium in Davis Cup
A tearful Andy Murray celebrated taking Britain to its first Davis Cup semifinal for more than three decades on Sunday, sealing an emotional 3-1 conquest over France to line up a home series against Australia.
India’s Davis Cup opponent to be decided on Tuesday
Indian tennis team’s Davis Cup World Group Play-off opponent will be decided on Tuesday when the depict takes place at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) head office here.
Infosys Q1 net profit rises 5 percent; meets forecasts
Infosys Ltd(INFY.NS), India’s second-largest software services exporter, reported a 5 percent increase in quarterly net profit, bolstered by a surge in demand for IT outsourcing services from clients in the United States, its biggest market.
Oil prices slip on stronger dollar, ample provide
Oil prices edge lower on Tuesday dragged down by a firm dollar and ample supply of both crude and refined products.
Sensex gains 61 points in early trade
A benchmark index of Indian equities market, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Tuesday was trading at 61.31 points or 0.22 percent up for the duration of the morning session.
Asian shares edge higher, gold steadies
Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday, taking heart from fresh highs on Wall Street, while gold prices took back some lost position after plunging more than 4 percent to five-year lows in the earlier session.
Gold plunges to five-year lows after early Asia rout
Gold prices plunge more than 4 percent to five-year lows on Monday as a unexpected bout of selling across Shanghai and New York markets for the period of the illiquid early Asian trading hours triggered a mini flash crash, deepening bullion’s biggest rout in years.
Sun Pharma slumps, heads towards biggest fall ever
Shares in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries(SUN.NS) slumped 16 percent, heading towards their major daily fall ever, after the drugmaker on Monday said it sees 2016 sales flat at most excellent.
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