Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs Events: July 15 to July 20, 2019
We have listed some important Top 10 weekly Current Affairs event for its readers throughout the week.
#1. Babri Masjid demolition case: Supreme Court ordered to pronounce verdict within 9 months
The Supreme Court has ordered the court for hearing the Babri Masjid demolition case on July 19, 2019, within nine months.
The Court has also directed the special judge, who is going to retire on September 30, till the completion of the hearing of this case.
The court has ordered CBI Special Judge SK Yadav to pronounce the judgment on the matter within nine months.
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The court said that the recording of the evidence in the hearing of the case should be completed in six months.
The Supreme Court had said that it is very necessary that the judgment is completed by the trial of CBI judge SK Yadav.
2. American Mission Apollo 11 on Moon, 50 Years Full
Google has remembered making a doodle for 50 years of Apollo 11 mission.
For the first time in NASA’s mission, the person was descended on the moon.
Under Apollo 11 mission Neil Armstrong first stepped on the surface of the moon.
It was a day of pride for the world. Google has made a special doodle on this occasion.
The first trip to Apollo began on July 16, 1969, and today it has been 50 years old.
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This mission was launched from the Nedi Space Center’s Cape Canaveral, Florida pad.
NASA sent Bull Aldrin with Neil Armstrong to Apollo 11 mission.
Neil Armstrong made his first step on the surface of the moon.
3. International Nelson Mandela Day was celebrated worldwide
International Nelson Mandela Day is celebrated on July 18, 2019, worldwide.
Nelson Mandela is known as the leader who fights against apartheid.
In November 2009, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution to celebrate Nelson Mandela Day.
The main purpose of Mandela Day is to make people aware of better works and motivate them to cooperate with each other for good purposes.
This day is also celebrated with the aim of promoting peace around the world by the struggle and contribution made by him for establishing democracy at the international level.
4. All toll plazas in India declared ‘fast tags lens’
All the toll plazas of India have been declared ‘Fast Lenses’ by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways this year.
This decision of the Ministry will be applicable from 1st December to all places.
At present, fast tag lanes in toll plazas are reserved for the movement of fast tag users only under the National Highways Authority of India (Routing and Collection) Rules, 2008.
In the letter sent to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) by the Ministry, it has been stated that the above-mentioned tariff rules should be strictly enforced on toll plaza.
However, a hybrid lane will be allowed for easy access and monitoring of over-dimensional or very large size vehicles on each toll plaza.
5. Announcement of a new project to prevent the fatal effects of Pará by Japan and UNEP
The announcement of a new project to stop the fatal effects of para by Japan and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).
Under this UNEP project launched with Japan, a regional Mercury Monitoring Laboratory Network will be set up in the Asia and Pacific region and necessary training will be provided as well as capacity building for the countries around this area.
The effect of a serious illness called Mena Mata from Mercury has long been seen in Japan. After this Japan did qualitative work for the prevention of mother Mata.
At the global level, Japan played an important role in limiting the effect of this disease.
Recently UNEP has launched a program to reduce the risk of mercury at a global level.
6. Union Sports Minister gave Arjuna award to Smriti Mandhana and Rohan Bopanna
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has recently honored Indian women’s cricket team’s, cricketer Smriti Mandhana and tennis player Rohan Bopanna with the Arjuna Award.
Both the players have expressed their happiness on getting the Arjuna Award.
It is worth noting that during the awards ceremony held on 25 Sep 2018 in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Both the players were nor able to received Arjuna Award because they were out of the country to participate in international tournaments.
Kiren Rijiju praised both the players for contributing to the game and the country.
7. Another blow to Pakistan, ban on the hanging of Kulbhushan Jadhav
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) located in The Hague of the Netherlands has given a major decision in favor of Kulbhushan Jadhav of India.
ICJ in his decision said that the hanging of Kulbhushan Jadhav will be stopped and the case of Kool Bhushan Jadhav will be revived again.
ICJ has reprimanded Pakistan for not following the Vienna Agreement and said that Indian diplomats are allowed to meet the Jadhav (Councilor Access).
The court ruled in favor of India 15-1. Harish Salve, an advocate of favoring India after this decision, said that India has got relief from the court.
8. Anushuya Uike was appointed Chhattisgarh and Biswa Bhushan as Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
President Ramnath Kovind recently appointed Anusuya Uike as the governor of Chhattisgarh.
Apart from this, Bharti Bhushan Harichandan, senior BJP leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party has been appointed Governor of Andhra Pradesh.
Uike has been appointed as minister in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Anusuya Uike, who has been associated with Chhindwara in Madhya Pradesh, has also been vice-president of the National Scheduled Tribes Commission in her previous roles.
Biswa Harichandan (84) has been a five-time legislator from Orissa’s Chilka and Bhubaneswar assembly constituency.
9. Kartarpur corridor: 5,000 people without visa can be allowed daily
Pakistan has agreed to pass 5,000 pilgrims without a visa for the Kartarpur corridor.
This corridor will make it easy for Sikh devotees to go to Dera Baba Nanak Sahib, located in Gurdaspur district, to Gurudwara Durbar Sahib located in Kartarpur, Pakistan.
The Indian Foreign Ministry said that only Indian citizens should not be allowed to use the Kartarpur corridor facility but also those persons of Indian origin who hold OCI cards.
10. England won the title of Cricket World Cup for the first time
England cricket team has become the world champion for the first time in history.
England has won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 trophy by defeating New Zealand in the final.
England won the World Cup for the first time in the history of 44 years of Cricket World Cup.
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England had never reached this point before. England got a golden opportunity to win the World Cup at home ground.
The World Cup 2019 final match was played between hosts England and New Zealand at Lord’s in England.
The New Zealand team scored 241 for 8 in the stipulated 50 overs before winning the first toss in the match.
The England team also managed to score 241 runs in 9 overs in the stipulated 50 overs. After this, superhero support was taken.