CURRENT AFFAIRS - 20.07.2021

📆 20 July: World Chess Day

🔉 On 12 Dec 2019, The UNGA Proclaimed 20 July As World Chess Day

🏢 To Mark The Date Of The Establishment Of The International 
Chess Federation In 1924

♟ Chess Was Invented In Northern Indian Subcontinent During The Gupta Period

🇨🇭 FIDE Has Recently Moved Its Headquarters To Lausanne, Switzerland

👤 President Of International Chess Federation: Arkady Dvorkovich (Russia)

🎭 ICCR Has Launched A New Campaign Called KALA VISHWA "

✅ To Reach Out To Traditional Folk Artists, Local Artistes/Artisans

🏢 Indian Council For Cultural Relations (Founded In 1950 By Maulana Abul Kalam Azad)

👤 Al-Jasser Elected The New President Of Islamic Development Bank

🏢 Islamic Development Bank (Founded In 1973 &HQ: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)

🏏 Ishan Kishan Becomes Ist Ever Indian Batsman To Hit Fifty On Both T201 & ODI Debut

🎖 The Assam Govt Has Decided To Provide Jobs To National Games Medalists

👤 Assam Chief Minister: Himanta Biswa Sarma & Governor:

👤 PM Of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba Wins Vote Of Confidence In House Of Representadves

📥 Sher Bahadur Deuba, Secured 165 Votes In The 275 Member Housee

✅ A Total Of 136 Votes Were Required For Deuba To Win The Vote Of Confidence

⚖ Deuba Was Appointed As The PM Of Nepal As Per The Article 76(5) of The Constitution

✅ Deuba Took The Oath Of Office And Secrecy For A Record Fifth Time On July 13

🔶 NBDriver Is An Al Tool Which Can Be Used In Analyzing The Cancer-Causing Mutations In Cells

✅ This Al Algorithm Will Spot Changes In Cell That Can Cause Cancer

✅ This Al Tool Has Been Developed By Researchers Working At The IT Madras

🏆 UNDP And Partners Announce The Winners Of The 12th Equator Prize

🇮🇳 2 Indian Communities Have Bagged This Years UNDP Equator Prize

🏢 Snehakunja Trust & Aadhimalai Pazhangudiyinar Producer Company Limited

💰These Two Communities Will Win A Prize Amount Of 10,000 USD

✅ Winners Were Selected From A Pool Of Over 600 Nominations From 126 Countries

⏳ Since 2002 Equator Prize Awarded Biennially To Recognize Outstanding Community Efforts

🤝 The Equator Prize, organized By The Equator Initiative Within The UNDP

🧑‍🏫 Equator Prize 2021 Award Ceremony Will Take Place Virtualy On 4 October

🏢 United Nations Development Programme (Founded In 1965 & Head: Achim Steiner)

🔶 Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gahlot Launched Kisan Mitra Urja Yojna

💰Farmers Will Get A Monthly Grant Of Rs 1,000 Under The " Kisan Mitra Urja Yojna

🏦 Federal Bank Launched An Artificial Intelligence Powered Virtual Assistant " FEDDY"

✅ To Help Customers With Banking Related Queries Anytime

🏏 MP's Anshula Rao Becomes lst Women Cricketer To Be Handed A 4 Year Ban By NADA

🏢 National Anti Doping Agency (Founded On 24 November, 2005)

🔶 Haryana Govt Will Soon Introduce The One Block, One Product " Scheme

✅ To Encourage And Promote Small Industries In The Rural Areas

📕 Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan Writes A New Book Titled The India Story

⚖ HC Of J&K & Ladakh Renamed As " High Court Of Jammu And Kashmir And Ladakh

💪 New QUAD Grouping Formed By US, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan And Pakistan

✅ QUAD, Officially The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, Is A Group Of 4 Countries

👤 CMFRI Scientüst Kajal Chakraborthy Won Prestigious Norman Borlaug Award

💰 Award, Which Is Announced Every 5 Years, Carries A Cash Prize Of 10 Lakh

📕 Book Titled " India Versus China: Why They Are Not Friends " Authored By Kanti Bajpai