Latest Current Affairs 05th August 2019

2nd All India annual conference of IIS officers held in New Delhi: 2nd All India Annual Conference of IIS Officers was held in New Delhi on Monday.  Over 150 senior IIS officers from across the country attended the conference.

Security tightened in J&K in view of resolution against Article 370: In view of Centre’s historic resolution for abrogating Article 370 and reorganization of J&K state, security has been tightened in the state and across the country…Here’s a round up.

Unnao rape survivor brought to AIIMS Delhi from IGI through green corridor: The Delhi Traffic Police created a green corridor to shift the Unnao rape survivor to the AIIMS Trauma Centre from the IGI Airport on Monday, covering a distance of around 14 km in 18 minutes.

Govt scraps Art 370, moves to bifurcate Jammu and Kashmir into two UTs: The government on Monday revoked Article 370 to take away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, and proposed the bifurcation of the state into two union territories, Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. The resolutions in this regard were adopted by the Rajya Sabha.

Congress’ RS chief whip resigns to protest party’s stand on Art 370 abrogation: Congress’ Rajya Sabha MP and chief whip Bhubaneshwar Kalita resigned from the membership of the House on Monday opposing the party’s stand on the abrogation of Article 370 and bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Govt introduces J&K Reorganisation Bill 2019 in Rajya Sabha; moves resolution revoking Article 370: Amid Opposition uproar, the government today introduced the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019 in the Rajya Sabha. It also moved a resolution revoking Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. Home Minister Amit Shah introduced the bill as well as moved the resolution in the House.

Unnao Rape case: Kuldeep Singh Senger to be produced before Delhi court: Unnao Rape accused Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldeep Singh Senger will be produced before a Delhi court today. He along with his associate Shashi Singh was shifted to the national capital last night. Yesterday, CBI raided various locations in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the Raibareli accident case.

Govt imposes restrictions under section 144 in Srinagar and some other districts of J&K: In Jammu and Kashmir, government has imposed restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC in Srinagar and some other districts with effect from midnight last night

PM Modi calls upon BJP MPs to work for people’s welfare: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon BJP MPs to work for people’s welfare. He was addressing at the concluding session of the two-day training programme for party MPs of both the Houses of Parliament in New Delhi

Fiery Cairo car crash blast claims 20 lives: At least 20 people have been killed when a speeding car driving against traffic crashed into three others causing a huge explosion in Cairo.

UN mission urges foreign govts to sever ties with Myanmar army controlled business: A U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission has urged foreign businesses and governments to sever ties with more than 140 companies owned or controlled by the Myanmar military Tatmadaw.

12 dead, 1 missing in flash flood at scenic China gorge: Twelve people died and one remained missing after a flash flood at a popular scenic site in central China, state media said Monday.

Air strike kills 42 in south Libya: At least 42 people have been killed and dozens wounded in an air strike on a town in southern Libya, a local official and the UN-recognised government said Monday.

July 2019 hottest month globally ever recorded: EU agency: July 2019 was the warmest month across the globe ever recorded, according to data released Monday by the European Union’s satellite-based Earth observation network.

Bangladesh dengue cases reach almost 25,000 as nationwide outbreak continues unabated: The dengue outbreak in Bangladesh continues unabated as the number of people infected with dengue this year reached almost 25,000 across Bangladesh till Sunday. According to DGHS, the death toll due to dengue has gone up to 18 though reports coming in from various parts of the country indicate a much higher number.

17 killed, 32 injured in explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute: At least 17 were killed and 32 others injured in an explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt’s health ministry said early today.

5.2-magnitude earthquake strikes southwest Iran: A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran this morning. Iranian Seismological Center said, the epicenter of the quake was registered at a shallow depth of 10 kilometers near the town of Cheram in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman meets Bankers, reviews the performance of banks: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday reviewed the performance of banks in a meeting with the top management of public sector and private banks in New Delhi.

Air India reduces fare cap on Srinagar-Delhi flights: The Air India today further reduced its maximum fare on flights connecting Srinagar to Delhi to under 7000 rupees, for the facilitation of Amarnath Yatris and tourists leaving Kashmir following Friday’s government security advisory.

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum retires from all forms of cricket: Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will retire from all forms of competitive cricket after the conclusion of the ongoing Global T20 Canada.

Messi out with injury ahead of La Liga restart: Barcelona captain Leo Messi is out of action less than two weeks ahead of the opening of La Liga season after injuring his right calf in training on Monday.

New Zealand retires Vettori’s ODI jersey no.11: New Zealand Cricket on Monday retired spin legend Daniel Vettori’s jersey no. 11 as a mark of respect to the much-admired former captain’s achievements.

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj, Chirag 1st Indian doubles pair to win Super 500 title: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty today became the first Indian pair to win a BWF Super 500 badminton tournament.

Artificial Intelligence used to detect fast radio bursts: Scientists have developed an automated system that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect and capture fast radio bursts (FRBs) in real-time.

July 2019 hottest month globally ever recorded: EU agency: July 2019 was the warmest month across the globe ever recorded, according to data released Monday by the European Union’s satellite-based Earth observation network.

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