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Justice AK Sikri is appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court
Current Affairs Headlines of 19th July, 2019

→ A recent report by the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) that India hosts 1,256 species of orchid.

→ Air India launched its first flight service to Dubai from Madhya Pradesh‘s Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International Airport

→ Indian entries bagged 6 awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie Nagarkirtan at the 9th SAARC Film Festival held in Colombo.

→ Justice AK Sikri is appointed as an international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)

→ Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports gave Arjuna Awards to Smriti Mandhana and Rohan Bopanna on 16 July 2019.

→ Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd acquires AI firm Lymbyc for Rs 38 crore.

→ Lok Sabha passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019. This bill aims to allow NIA to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad.

→ Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) introduced a web-based application system for contribution from the Fund of Funds for Startups (FFS).

→ Star Indian sprinter Hima Das clinched gold in a 200m race in 23.25 seconds creditable timing in the Tabor Athletics Meet in Czech Republic.

→ The “Find the Incredible You” campaign of the Tourism Ministry, has won the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award, 2019.

→ The 8th meeting of India-Uzbekistan Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism was held in New Delhi on 16 July 2019.

→ The Election Commission of India has appointed Ex- DG IT Chennai Sh B Murli Kumar as Special Expenditure Observer for 8-Vellore Parliamentary Constituency.

→ The Sangeet Natak Akademi has selected 32 artists of India for Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2018.

→ The union cabinet approved the extension of the term of Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th November this year.

→ Union Government to build India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at Pottipuram in Theni District, Tamil Nadu

→ US company, Ebix has announced the acquisition of travel portal Yatra Online for $337.8 million.


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