Page-32 of Current Affairs - July, 2020

Arun Kumar Appointed as Vice-Chairman of International Union of Railways Security Platform

Arun Kumar, the Director-General of the Railway Protection Force, has been appointed as the VICE-Chairman of the Security Platform of the International Union of Railways. It has been intimated to the Railway Board by the Director-General of the UIC. Kumar will be in charge from July 2022 to July 2024. International Union of Railways UIC ..

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BS Chauhan Committee Formed to Probe Vikas Dubey Encounter Case

The Supreme Court has given its nod to formulate a judicial panel to look into the details of the Vikas Dubey alleged encounter case. The apex court has decided to appoint former SC Judge Justice B S Chauhan to head the panel and it has been given two months to submit the report to the ..

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Delhi to Conduct Serological Survey on Monthly Basis

Delhi Government has announced that it has decided to carry out a serological survey every month on the citizens of the region. In this regard, the Healthy Ministry had released the data for the serological survey conducted in June-July for the National Capital Region (NCR) recently and it has found that 22.86% population now have ..

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Rs 2130 Crores Worth of Water Supply Projects Sanctioned in Punjab

The Punjab Government has sanctioned two water supply projects in the state for $285 million or approximately Rs 2130 crores. The project, being aided by World Bank, is aimed for the supply of water in Amritsar and Ludhiana in the state. The meeting of the cabinet approving the decision was chaired by the Chief Minister ..

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US Lower House Passes Bill to Remove Confederate Names from Military Bases

The United States Lower house, the House of Representatives, has passed a $740 billion funding bill aimed at removing the names of the Confederate soldiers and leaders to be scrapped from the American military bases. The US President had threatened to veto the bill if it requires the Defense Department to remove confederate names from ..

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