Page-5 of Current Affairs - July, 2022

National Anti-Doping Bill, 2021

On July 27, 2022, the National Anti-Doping Bill, 2022 was passed in the Lok Sabha. Bill was passed considering that, legislative powers would put brake on doping. Bill was introduced in December 2021 by Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur. Important provisions of the bill include; Bill would help in establishing National Board of Anti-Doping in ..

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CSR funds for ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’

Recently, government announced for companies to spend CSR funds on activities related to ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign. Government is organising the “Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign” as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The campaign is intended to encourage people to hoist national flag at their home to celebrate the 75th years of India’s independence. ..

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Merger of BSNL- BBNL

Merger of Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) with the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) was recently approved by the Union Cabinet. BSNL will work as government’s executive arm and the ownership of assets will be with the government. Currently, BSNL has an optical fibre cable network of more than 6.83 lakh kilometre. With the merger ..

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India-Bangladesh cross-border logistics of containerised Cargo

India and Bangladesh have successfully completed the first “Cross-border logistics of Containerised cargo” through inland waterways of “Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route for Coca-Cola Bangladesh Beverages”. It has been completed by A.P. Moller – Maersk. The cross-border logistics of containerised cargo provides new opportunity for customers to avail the faster, and more reliable inland waterways solution connecting ..

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Han Kuang military exercises 2022

First stage of the Han Kuang Military Exercises was concluded recently and its second stage started on July 25, 2022. Second stage will run until July 29.  The exercises involve all branches of Military of Taiwan. During the Han Kuang Exercises; A hostile enemy tried to seize control of key waterway near to capital of ..

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Israel unveils Roman-era coin

Archaeologists from Israel recently unveiled a rare and “remarkably well preserved” coin belonging to Roman-era. The coin dates back to around 1,900 years. It was discovered by archaeologists of Israel Antiquities Authority while exploring Haifa in northern Israel. Coin is the first such discovery in Israeli waters. Features of the coin include: The coin portrays ..

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