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- India and China will carry out a major military exercise called ‘Hand-in-Hand’ in December, 2019.

- Union Minister of Human Resource Development released UGC Guide to Student Induction Programme “Deeksharambh” in New Delhi.

 

 

(Q) Indian entries bagged ____ awards at the 9th SAARC Film Festival held in Colombo ?

(A) 6


(Q) Asia has ___% of hungry people in the world ?

(A) 60%

 


 

International Chess Day is annually observed on July 20 around the world.

This international observance was created under initiative of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

 

 

20 July 1969 – Apollo program : Apollo 11‘s crew successfully makes the first landing on the Moon in the Sea of Tranquility.

Americans Neil Armstrong and Edwin ‘Buzz‘ Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the Moon later that day (Eastern Time Zone).

 

 

Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, philosopher and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do. 

 


 

Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as ‘Alexander the Great‘ was a King (Basileus) of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty.

 

 

Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi (25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his pioneering work on long-distance radio transmission and for his development of Marconi‘s law and a radio telegraph system.

 

 

- 1968 The first International Special Olympics Summer Games were held at Soldier Field in Chicago, USA. About 1,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities participated.

- 1965 Died : Abdullah I bin al-Hussein, King of Jordan, reigned from May 25, 1946 till his death.

 

 

1. SCUTTLE (VERB): hurry

Synonyms: scamper, scurry Antonyms: walk, crawl

Example Sentence:

The boy scuttled across the street.

 

 

1300 Maths Formulas

Download this PDF titled 1300 Maths Formulas for Competitive Exams purpose.

 

 

(Q) When was paper currency first started in India ?

(A) 1542

(B) 1638

(C) 1822

(D) 1784

To know the answer, click Read More

 


 
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