Current Affairs 19th July 2017 – Gk Today
1.TR Zeliang was appointed as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland by Governor PB Acharya.
2.Indian Oil bagged the WPC Excellence award for its innovative and groundbreaking INDMAX technology.
3.United States Navy successfully tested the World’s first ever active Laser Weapons System (LaWs).
4.The Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) has appointed Bharat Arun as the Indian Cricket team bowling coach.
5.The J&K Tourism department has received the award in the category of ” Best Adventure tourism destination and Eco-Tourism Destination ” at a 3 day event organized by Indian International Travel Mart , Chennai.
6.Kerala emerged champions with 159 points at the 57th Inter State Senior National Athletics Championship held in Guntur , Andhra Pradesh.
7.India and Sri Lanka have signed an MoU to develop a village in Anuradhapura at a cost of crore Sri Lankan rupees.
8.Textile Minister Smriti Irani has been given the additional charge of Information & Broadcasting.
9.Save Public Sector banks day is observed on 19th July.
10.Australia became the 35th country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA).