All Important current affair for today that can be asked by examiners in current GK questions to check how informed you are are listed below. This is a sincere attempt by ExamPariksha team to cover all important topics to help our readers in interviews, exams or for staying up to date about general awareness issues.

National News Important Current Affair Updates – 13 July 2016

ExamPariksha publishes relevant fact based daily Current Affairs to cover all important happening and developments in the National sphere in this section.

☀ President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the 51st Jnanpith Award on renowned Gujarati writer Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari. Read about the Gyanpith Award in detail and its winners from here.

☀ The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a nationwide Intensified Diarrhoea Control Fortnight (IDCF) to check child diarrhoeal deaths.  It will be observed from 11th to 23rd July, 2016 across the country.

☀ India’s first Centre of Excellence on Internet of Things (CoE– IoT) has been launched in Bengaluru, by the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM). The centre was launched at NASSCOM’s Startup Warehouse in Bengaluru to encourage start-ups to come up with tech solutions centred on Internet of Things (IoT).

☀ As part of programmes to implement the Roadmap for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bihar (2015-30), the state government signed an MoU with Bangkok-based Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). As per provisions of the MoU, the ADPC will provide technical assistance to the state government to implement the Roadmap for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bihar (2015-30), which was approved by the Cabinet in March.

International Important Current Affair Updates – 13 July 2016

Questions about International Relations (IR) are often asked in interviews, written exams conducted by various recruiters. The following international news has important daily current affairs which you must know as an aspirant for exams conducted by UPSC and State PSCs.

☀Astronomers have discovered a new dwarf planet, named 2015 RR245, beyond Neptune which goes around the Sun in a 700-year wide orbit.

Economics Important Current Affairs News Today – 13 July 2016

The following economics current news update has all important economy news for exams. These will also help in developing a better understanding of Economy.

☀ NABARD (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) celebrated it’s 34th Foundation Day. It is an apex development bank in India having headquarters based in Mumbai. It was established on 12 July 1982.

☀ Mortgage lender HDFC announced that it plans to raise up to ₹3,000 crore through synthetic INR notes called ‘masala bonds‘, a first for an Indian company.

  • Note : ‘Masala bonds’ are rupee-denominated borrowings by Indian entities in overseas markets.

13 July 2016 – Important Current Affair Updates Sports News

The following important current affairs about sports news are relevant from exam point of view. Questions might appear in upcoming exams:

☀ Indian Hockey Mens’ & Womens’ squads for Rio 2016 Olympics has been announced. Goalkeeper P.R Sreejesh will captain the Men’s team, while Sushila Chanu will lead the Women’s squad.

☀ Indian golfers, Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chawrasia and Aditi Ashok will be representing India at the 2016 Rio Olympics based on their rankings. Note that: Golf is making a return to the Olympics for the first time after the 1904 St. Louis Games.

☀ Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is the world’s highest-paid sportsman, with $88 million yearly earnings, as per Forbes’ Celeb 100, a list of the top-earning celebrities worldwide. Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is the second on the list with yearly earnings of $81.5 million.

☀ The Indian men’s junior hockey team beat Russian club Dynamo Stroitel 3-2 to win the 2016 EurAsia Hockey Cup held in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

 

We hope this compilation was useful for going through today’s important current affair. Please share your comments with us. Have a Good Day!

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