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Current Affairs August 1-7, 2022

Read the most important current affairs updates of August 1-7, 2022. These updates included latest news and events from politics, sports, invention, India, and International affairs.


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Latest Current Affairs August 1-7, 2022

Point 5140 in Drass, Kargil Sector was renamed as ‘Gun Hill‘ on July 30, 2022 to commemorate the victory of the Indian Armed forces and pay respect to the gunners in “Operation Vijay” during the Kargin war 1999.

The Indian Antarctic Bill 2022 was passed by the Parliament on August 1, 2022. The bill will help to protect the Antarctic environment and regulate activities in the region.

The Telecom Minister informed that the 5G services will be launched in India by October 2022. A total of 40 rounds of bidding were conducted and Reliance Jio was the top bidder with bids worth Rs 88,078 crore to acquire 24,740 MHz.

In the recent India vs Zimbabwe ODI Series 2022 Shikhar Dhawan will lead a 15-member Indian squad.

The Indian Lawn Bowls team wins historic gold medal by defeating South Africa by 17-10 in the women’s fours final at Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

Men’s Table Tennis team wins gold in Commonwealth Games 2022 Day 5.

Bajrang Punia, Sakshi Malik, Deepak Punia clinch gold in wrestling in CWG 2022.

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL)  ranked at 104th position in the Fortune Global 500 List 2022. Life Insurance Corporation tops the Indian Companies at 98.

The World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant to be built on Omkareshwar Dam on the Narmada River in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh with an estimated cost of Rs 3000 crores.

Justice Uday U Lalit to become 49th Chief Justice of India. The Chief Justice of India NV Ramana has recommended UU Lalit’s name as his successor on August 4, 2022.

India adds 10 new wetlands as Ramsar sites including 6 in Tamil Nadu and one each in Odisha, Goa, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. The Ramsar sites of India now cover a total area of 12,50,361 ha.

As per the RBI Monetary Policy Review for August 2022 Repo Rate Hiked by 50 bsp, GDP growth forecast at 7.2%.

The central govt. of India has withdrawn the Personal Data Protection Bill on 4th August, 2022. The Bill was introduced in 2019 aimed at regulating how personal information and digital data of citizens will be treated by various stakeholders and the government.

Union Culture Ministry has announced that there will be free Entry granted to all ASI Protected Monuments and Sites from 5th to 15th August 2022 as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebration to mark India’s 75th Independence.

ISRO will launch a normal orbital satellite AzaadiSAT built by 750 school girls to carry 75 small payloads.