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1st July 2019 Daily Current Affairs

1st July National Doctors Day:- They observed in the honored of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy (1st July 1882 – 1st July 1962), former West Bengal Chief Minister who was also a physician. Also honored with the Bharat Ratna in 1961. 


New Zealand Banned the use of Plastic  

  • New Zealand officially banned single-use plastic shopping bags today. Under the new rules, thin plastic single-use shopping bags can no longer be supplied, but reusable carriers are allowed.
  • If the companies break the rule they have to pay penalties of 1 lakh New Zealand dollar (67000 USD ).

US President Meet North Korean Lead Kim Kim Jong Un

Demilitarized Zone:- The DMZ, runs across the Korean Peninsula, is 248 kilometers long and the 4 kilometers wide. Created as a buffer at the close of the 1950-53 Korean War, it’s jointly overseen by the American-led UN Command and North Korea.

Strum Ataka 

India signed a  deal with Russia for acquiring the anti-tank missile Strum Ataka. For Indian MI-35 airforce choppers.

 WHO self-care interventions for health 

  • By 2035 the world will face a shortage of health workers
  • The ability of individuals, families, and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a health-care provider.


Central Educational Institutions (Reservations in Teachers’ Cadre) Bill-2019.

  • The ensure the reservation in teaching positions in central institutions for person of SC/ST and EWS sections 
  • The bill considers college and University as Unit instead of Department or Subjects
  • The bill replace the earlier ordnance on the matter.
  • This bill came because more than 7000 vacant seats to be filled by ministry of HRD.  

Jal Shakti Abhiyan  

  • To ramp up rainwater harvesting and water conservation. This carried out by 255 central level officers (IAS & Secretary rank )
  • This campaign started in water-stressed 256 districts. Overall, 313 blocks with critical groundwater levels would be covered, along with 1,186 blocks with over-exploited groundwater and 94 blocks with low groundwater availability.
  • Block and district-level water conservation plans would be drafted, and Kisan Vigyan Kendras would hold melas to promote better crop choices and more efficient water use for irrigation.
  • Additional Jal Shakti Minister: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat


1st  July 2019 GST Day  

  • Celebrated 2nd anniversary. On 29th  March 2017, Goods and Service Tax Act was passed in Parliament and the Act came into effect on 1st  July 2017.


  • Indian pro boxer Vaibhav Yadav became the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia silver welterweight champion after defeating Thailand’s Fahpetch Singmanassak in the title bout held in Pattaya, Thailand.
  • Spain claimed the Under-21 European Championship title after beating Germany 2-1 in Italy today.
  • Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix 2019, beating Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.
  • In Squash, India won a gold today as Veer Chotrani beat compatriot Yash Fadte to win the Under-19 title at the Asian Junior Championship in Macau, China.

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