Top News Headlines by GKToday – 29 July 2019

Here are the top current affairs of 29 July 2019 for all competitive examinations of India.

National Current Affairs

  • President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Cotonou, Benin, on the 1st leg of his 3-nation tour to West Africa
  • Senior Congress leader and former union minister Jaipal Reddy dies at 77 in Hyderabad
  • Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy dies at 64 in Gurugram
  • IPS officer V. K. Johri appointed as the next Director General (DG) of BSF
  • Conclave of the Himalayan States held in Mussoorie

Economy & Business Current Affairs

  • India-Nepal Logistics Summit organised in Kathmandu on July 28, theme: ‘Transforming Logistics Landscape’
  • Hindu Economic Forum (HEF) launches its Nepal Chapter in Kathmandu
  • Flipkart forays into offline presence with Furniture Experience Centre in Bengaluru

International Current Affairs

  • World Hepatitis Day observed on July 28 with its theme as ‘Invest in eliminating hepatitis’
  • July 28: birth anniversary of Dr Baruch Blumberg, who discovered hepatitis B virus (HBV) and developed a diagnostic test and vaccine for the virus
  • Sudarsan Pattnaik wins People’s Choice Prize at Boston International Sand Art Championship
  • Russi Taylor, Minnie Mouse voice actor, dies at 75 in US

Sports Current Affairs

  • President’s Cup Boxing tournament in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia: India win 9 medals – 7 gold, 2 silver

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