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One Liners of the Day, 18 July 2019

Days in Focus

  • World Day for International Justice - July 17.

International 

  • On July 17, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry has been decided to establish fast-track system for companies and investors of both India and - Italy.
  • CEO of International Monetary Fund (IMF) who submitted resignation on July 16 - Christine Lagarde.

National

  • Top brand in the India’s 100 most valuable brands list of the Brand Finance - Tata group (brand value at USD 19.6 billion)

Persons in News

  • Recipients of Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, announced on July 16 - Tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain, dancer Sonal Mansingh, dancer Jatin Goswami and Bharatnatyam exponent K. Kalyanasundaram Pillai.

Sports

  • Team which set new world record with the total score of 1883.3 points in the team format in the ISSF junior's World Cup shooting competition in Suhel - India.

State Current Affairs

  • With aimed at developing English language skills of students, Madhya Pradesh government signed MoU with - Department of the University of Cambridge.
  • New governor of Chhattisgarh - Anusuiya Uikey.
  • New governor of Andhra Pradesh - Biswa Bhusan Harichandan.

General Knowledge

  • International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Established in: 1945; Headquarters: Washington D.C. (US).
  • International Criminal Court – Founded in: 1998; Headquarters: The Hague.
  • Capital of Madhya Pradesh – Bhopal.
  • Italy – Capital: Rome; Currency: Euro.
  • Sangeet Natak Akademi in India was founded in – 1952.

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