29 July 2018 Current Affairs

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NGT forms monitoring committee
The National Green Tribunal formed a monitoring committee on the cleaning of the Yamuna River. The tribunal headed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairperson A K Goel directed the committee to develop an action plan.

International conference on India-Vietnam economic ties
Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies among the ASEAN countries said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation in New Delhi. He was speaking at an international conference on India-Vietnam economic ties.

Arman Ali appointed executive director of NCPEDP
The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) has announced the appointment of Arman Ali as its Executive Director.

Renu Satti Quits
Paytm Payments Bank CEO Renu Satti has resigned from the role and will now head Paytm’s new retail initiative.

Youngest Indian girl scales Kilimanjaro in 3 days
Shivangi Pathak, the 17-year-old from Haryana, who became the youngest woman from India to reach the peak of Mount Everest from Nepal side, has now scaled Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, in three days.

Indian women’s compound archery team reaches World No: 1 rank
Indian Women’s Compound Archery team has secured number one position in the world rankings as per World Archery Association (WAA).

World’s oldest person dies
The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Chiyo Miyako died on 22nd July 2018. Her death was confirmed by the government of Kanagawa, her home state south of Tokyo, Japan.

29 July: International Tiger Day
International Tiger Day is being celebrated every year on 29 July to raise awareness about tiger conservation. In Madhya Pradesh, State Tiger Foundation Society of Forest Department has organized wall painting competition in 6 cities to raise awareness and support for tiger conservation.

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