Current Affairs For 30 July 2015 Updates

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Abdul Kalam funeral

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday evening ordered closure of all liquor shops and bars in the state on Thursday as a mark of respect to late President APJ Abdul Kalam.


Mullah Omar: Taliban leader ‘died in Pakistan in 2013’

Taliban leader Mullah Omar died two years ago in Pakistan, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s security services says. Abdul Hassib Seddiqi told the BBC’s Afghan Service that Mullah Omar had died of health problems at a hospital in Pakistan.




Sanjeev Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win Ramon Magsaysay Award

Whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjeev Chaturvedi and human rights activist Anshu Gupta are among five persons from India, Laos, Myanmar, and the Philippines who will receive Asia’s coveted Ramon Magsaysay Award.

Ashish Bahuguna appointed as Chairman of FSSAI

Ashish Bahuguna appointed as Chairman of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India on 28th July 2015 succeeded by K. Chandramouli.

Ram Sevak Sharma appointed as Chairman of TRAI

Ram Sevak Sharma appointed as Chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 27th July 2015 succeeded by Rahul Khullar.

Mexico won CONCACAF Gold Cup

Mexico won CONCACAF Gold Cup Football Tournament on 26th July 2015 after defeating Jamaica played at Philadelphia, USA. Mexico won the tournament for 7th time.


1st Indian Institute of Management (IIM) of Maharashtra inaugurated

1st Indian Institute of Management (IIM) of Maharashtra inaugurated on 26th July 2015 in the city Nagpur. Chief Minister of Maharashtra Debvendra Fadnavis attended the inaugural ceremony.


Online police verification started in Bengaluru

Bengaluru city became 1st city in India to start online police verification for passport as announced on 27th July 2015.


Dr. Suniti Solomon, Pioneering Indian HIV/AIDS Researcher, Dies at 76

India’s foremost HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Suniti Solomon, who documented the nation’s first HIV case before setting up the first voluntary testing and counseling center for the disease, died Tuesday at her home in the southern city of Chennai.


Gujarat makes voting compulsory in local body polls

Gujarat became the first state to have a provision for compulsory voting with the state government on Monday putting out a notification in this regard.


World Hepatitis Day observed with theme ‘Prevent hepatitis. Act now’

World Hepatitis Day was observed across the world on 28 July 2015 with the theme Prevent hepatitis. Act now. The day acts as a significant global platform for raising awareness about hepatitis and influence real change in disease prevention, testing and treatment.


World Tiger Day infographic: India home to 70% of world’s tigers.

World Tiger Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held every year on 29 July. It is a day to promote a global system for protecting the natural habitats of tigers and to raise public awareness and support for tiger conservation issues.


Former South African cricketer Clive Rice passes away.

Former South African all-rounder cricketer Clive Rice passed away in Johannerburg, South Africa. He was 66 and was suffering from brain tumour.


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