Daily Current Affairs, 23rd July 2019 - VISION

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Daily Current Affairs, 23rd July 2019







1) National Broadcasting day: 23 July
•India celebrates 23 July every year as the “National Broadcasting day”. On this day in 1927, the first ever radio broadcast in the country went on the air from the Bombay Station under the Indian Broadcasting Company.

•On 8th of June, 1936, the Indian State Broadcasting Service became All India Radio.Currently, AIR is one of the largest public broadcasting organisations in the world.

2) Andhra Pradesh first state to reserve 75% private jobs for locals
•Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to reserve jobs for locals. The Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019.

•Which reserved 75% private jobs across all categories in industrial units, factories, joint ventures as well as the project that are in public-private partnership (PPP) mode.



3) India to give scholarships to heirs of Muktijodhas
•Government of India will provide 10,000 scholarships for heirs of the liberation war fighters of Bangladesh called ‘Muktijodhas’ over the next five years under the Nutan India-Bangladesh Maitree Muktijodha Sontan Scholarship Scheme.

4) New governors appointed to 6 Indian States
President Ram Nath Kovind has transferred 2 Governors and made 4 new appointments across 6 States. New appointments are as follows:

•Madhya Pradesh: Lalji Tandon will replace Anandiben Patel.
•Uttar Pradesh: Anandiben Patel will replace Ram Naik.
•West Bengal: Jagdeep Dhankhar will replace Keshari Nath Tripathi.
•Bihar: Phagu Chuhan will replace Lalji Tandon.
•Nagaland: R.N. Ravi will replace P.B. Acharya.
•Tripura: Ramesh Bais will replace Kaptan Singh Solanki.

5) M.M. Naravane to be next Vice-Chief of Army Staff
•Lieutenant-General M.M. Naravane, has been appointed as the next Vice-Chief of the Army Staff. He will replace Lt. Gen. D. Anbu.

•He is currently serving as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Army Command. 

6) Indian Navy commissions fifth Dornier Aircraft Squadron
•The Indian Navy commissioned its new Dornier Aircraft Squadron in Chennai. This is Indian Navy’s 5th Dornier Aircraft squadron. The Dornier squadron under Eastern Naval Command would strengthen Indian Navy’s efforts in maintaining constant surveillance and safe guarding maritime interests in the eastern seaboard of India.


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