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Vikas Swarup appointed as Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs
Current Affairs Headlines of 13th July, 2019

→ CavinKare announced Bollywood star Sonakshi Sinha as the brand ambassador for its largest shampoo Brand, CHIK. Venkatesh Vijayaraghavan is the Group Director & CEO – Personal Care & Alliances.

→ Government approved Phase-I of Bharatmala Pariyojana along Indo-Nepal Border areas with financial outlay of Rs 5,35,000 crore

→ Government banned Pro-Khalistani group Sikhs for Justice for alleged anti-national activities

→ Govt to establish first National Police University

→ India and ASEAN Troika Trade Ministers Meeting held in New Delhi

→ India handed over 250 pre-fabricated houses to Myanmar in Maung Daw for use of displaced returnees from Bangladesh.

→ Prasar Bharati and Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur signed a Memorandum of Understanding for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies and broadcasting-related areas in New Delhi.

→ The 19th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting was held in London. External Affairs Minister conveyed India’s stand at the meet.

→ The Cabinet has approved for introduction of the Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Bill, 2019 in the Parliament.

→ The Delhi government has announced that the Rajghat thermal power plant will be officially shut and turned into a solar park.

→ The Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship organised the 36th meeting of the Central Apprenticeship Council (CAC) in New Delhi.

→ The second edition of India-Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue 2019 held in New Delhi

→ UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index.

→ USISPF second annual leadership summit held in Washington

→ Vikas Swarup appointed as Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs


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