Current Affairs Quiz-July 2013 July 22nd Important Current Affairs

Current Affairs Quiz-July 2013 July 22nd Important Current Affairs

Manmohan Singh elected as Rajya Sabha Member from Assam for the
5th term

Who is recently appointed as Union Railway Minister
Mallikarjun Kharge

Who is appointed as Chairman of AirAsia India
S Ramadorai

First Indian origin to be appointed as editor of UK national paper, The Independent
Amol Ranjan

Which player win Men’s Singles in French Open, 2013
Rafael Nadal

Which player win Women’s Singles in French Open, 2013
Serena Williams

Who is recently appointed as the chairman of Life Insurance Corporation
SK Roy

In which district of Chhattisgarh, naxal attack the ‘Parivartan Yatra’ of Congress

Who is the new Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Shashi Kant Sharma

With which country India signed extradition treaty in May, 2013

Which Indian player declare as ‘Man of the Series’ in Champions Trophy, 2013
Sikhar Dhawan

Which state become first in India to implement electronic GPF in March, 2013
Arunachal Pradesh

Which team wins the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament 2013held in Malaysia

Who is elected as new President of China in March,2013
Xi Jinping

What is the name of the new 266th Pope of Vatican City
Jorge Bergoglio

Who is elected as 68th Secretary of State of the United States in March, 2013
John Kerry

Who was the Chief Guest of India as Republic Day function, 2013
Jigme Khesar N Wangchuck

Who is appointed as the director of CBI in December, 2013
Ranjit Sinha

Who is appointed as the chairman of NASSCOM recently
Krishna Kumar Natrajan

The 39th G8 summit, 2013 was held in
Northern Ireland

Who is appointed as new Australian Prime Minister after resignation of Julia Gillard
Kevin Rudd

US President Barack Obama belongs to which political party
Democratic Party

Which player win the ‘golden bat’ award in Champions Trophy, 2013
Sikhar Dhawan

Which player win the ‘golden ball’ award in Champions Trophy, 2013
Ravindra Jadeja

22nd July 2013 

Bengal panchayat elections: 3 Congress men killed in party bastion
On the eve of the fourth phase of panchayat elections, widespread incidents of violence led to the death of three Congress workers in Murshidabad on Sunday. The four districts of Nadia, Murshidabad, Malda and Birbhum, where polling will be held on Monday, are Congress strongholds, and the shadow of widespread violence looms large as over 80 per cent of booths in this phase are either marked as highly sensitive or sensitive.

Normal life resumes in Kashmir after 3 days of protest
SRINAGAR: Life in Kashmir returned to normalcy on Monday after three days of curfew and strikes over the firing incident in Ramban district that left four persons dead.

Shops, business establishments and institutions of higher learning opened after a gap of three days. Public transport also started plying on all routes of the valley this morning, official sources said.

UP flood: 152 killed, five lakh displaced
LUCKNOW: The death toll in the flood fury in Uttar Pradesh climbed up to 152 on Monday as most rivers continued to flow over the danger mark and heavy rains added to people’s woes. Over five lakh people have been displaced.

Singapore appoints new high commissioner to India
SINGAPORE: Singapore has appointed Lim Thuan Kuan as its new high commissioner to India.

Lim will assume his post on August 12, the foreign ministry said in a statement.

He will replace Karen Tan, who has been appointed as Singapore’s permanent representative for the United Nations.

Lim was Singapore’s ambassador to Vietnam from 2005 to 2008 and served as Singapore’s permanent representative to the Association of South East Asian Nations ( ASEAN) in 2009

Indian professor honoured at London Ealing Mayor’s parlour
Surjit Hans, an 82-year-old Indian professor who translated all works of William Shakespeare into Punjabi, has been honoured with a bust of the 18th century Bard of Avon at Ealing Mayor’s parlour here.

The Open Championship: Mickleson wins his first Open, fifth major
On a daunting, historic course that has routinely separated the great golfers from the good, greatness had to come from behind on Sunday.

Phil Mickelson started the final round of the British Open five shots behind the leader, Lee Westwood. After nine holes, Mickelson was still three shots behind the barrel-chested Englishman with the mirrored sunglasses and so much to prove.

But Mickelson, at age 43, is now more than one of the very finest players of his generation. He is a great links golfer, too.

Chris Froome triumphant in 100th Tour de France
Chris Froome crossed the Champs Elysees finish line arm in arm with his beaming team mates on Sunday to win the 100th Tour de France and hand Britain a second successive triumph in cycling’s biggest race.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition won a comfortable majority in the upper house of parliament in elections on Sunday, giving it control of both chambers and a mandate to press ahead with difficult economic reforms.

The win is an endorsement of the Liberal Democratic Party’s “Abenomics” programme, which has helped spark a tentative economic recovery in Japan. It’s also a vindication for Mr. Abe, who lost upper house elections in 2007 during his previous stint as Prime Minister.

21st July:2013 

India win bronze medal in Archery World Cup held in Medellin, Colombia.

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