Current Affairs - July, 2020

Real Madrid Clinch La Liga Title

Real Madrid clinched their 34th Spanish League Title after they defeated Villarreal 2-1 with one round to go. With this victory, they have opened up a lead of seven points at the top against their arch-rivals Barcelona who had lost to Osasuna in their last match at the Camp Nou Stadium. With Zinedine Zidane back ..

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Alexa, Siri and Other Voice Assistants being probed by EU Regulators

The European Union competition regulators are asking for information from around 400 companies in order to understand if there are issues in the market for voice assistants such as Siri, Alexa and other internet-connected devices that could lead to anti-trust cases against their parent companies. Among the most popular voice assistants in the market, Alexa ..

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Hypersonic Missile Tested by US

According to the US Military, it has recently tested a hypersonic missile successfully and it flew 17 times faster than the speed of sound. The test was carried out over the Pacific Ocean in March 2020. It has also been added that the US Military is in the process of testing a hypersonic cruise missile ..

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Shyam Srinivasan Re-Appointed as Federal Bank MD & CEO

The Reserve Bank of India has approved the re-appointment of Shyam Srinivasan as the MD-CEO of the bank with effect from September 23, 2020, and it will continue till September 22, 2021. The bank has already received this approval on July 16, 2020. The bank has intimated the stock exchanges that it has received the ..

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Pakistan Terrorist Declared as ‘Global Terrorist’ by the UN

The United Nations has designated Noor Wali Mehsud from Tehrik-e-Taliban as a global terrorist for participating in the financing, planning and implementing terrorist acts on behalf and in support of the organizations associated with al-Qaida. The UN Security Council 1267 ISIL and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee has taken this decision and the said terrorist will now ..

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