25th July 2016 Current Affairs

  • P. Dasan recently assumed the charge as President of Kerala State Sports Council
  • Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute recently developed the Solar Power Tree for generation of electricity from solar energy
  • Syed Haider Raza, famous Modern Indian artist, passed away recently
  • Feliciano López, tennis player, won the 2016 Swiss Open Gstaad
  • Kanyakumari, female violinist, will be conferred with the coveted Sangita Kalanidhi Award for the year 2016
  • The Malabar Botanical Garden and Institute of Plant Sciences recently joined hands with BPCL to launch field trials oil-degrading bacteria
  • India’s first Water Metro project was recently launched in Kochi
  • Pudi in Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh saw the laying of foundation of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises technology centre
  • Sports Minister Vijay Goel has announced ten lakh rupee cash award to javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra for creating world record at IAAF world Under-20 athletics Championship
  • Bar Council of India (BCI) suspended 126 lawyers of Tamil Nadu and prohibited them from practising in any court or tribunal in the country
  • The nation’s first Green Rail Corridor 114-km long Rameswaram Manamadurai stretch ensures zero toilet discharge on rail tracks
  • Anant Naruka won the bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy
  • Manavaditya Rathore won the trap bronze medal in the Champion of Champions match at the Junior World Cup in Porpetto, Italy
  • Narsingh Yadav qualified for Rio Olympics failed a dope test after being tested positive for a banned substance steroid
  • Nepal’s Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli resigned from his office ahead of a no-confidence vote
  • Bappi Lahiri was conferred with the 2016 Mahanayak Samman award on 24 July 2016 by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee