4 July 2019 Current Affairs

ECB President | Jal Shakti Abhiyaan | Lee Iacocca | BK Birla | global Terrorism |

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1) On 2 July 2019 who was nominated as the next President of the European Central Bank (ECB)? - Christine Lagarde (International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde was on 2 July 2019 nominated as the president of the European Central Bank (ECB). Following her nomination she announced to temporarily relinquish her responsibilities as head of IMF. Lagarde succeeds Mario Draghi, whose term ends on 31 October 2019. ECB is the central bank for 19 members of the Eurozone and is headquartered at Frankfurt in Germany)

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2) What is the name of the comprehensive water conservation campaign launched by Jal Shakti Ministry during July 2019? – “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” (“Jal Shakti Abhiyan” is the name of water conservation campaign that was launched from 1 July 2019 by Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat. This campaign has been launched with an emphasis on 1592 blocks in 256 districts facing water shortage. It will focus on five aspects - water conservation and rainwater harvesting, renovation of traditional and other water bodies, reuse of water and recharging of structures, watershed development, and intensive afforestation)

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3) Lee Iacocca, who passed away on 2 July 2019, was a renowned former CEO and business leader associated with which industry? – Auto industry (Lee Iacocca was renowned American auto executive. He was known for putting the iconic Mustang in Ford’s lineup in 1960s and became ever more famous for resurrecting Chrysler in the 1980s. In his 32-year career at Ford and then Chrysler, Iacocca helped launch some of Detroit’s best-selling and most significant vehicles. He reached a level of celebrity matched by few auto moguls. He passed away on 2 July 2019 at the age of 94)

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4) Renowned industrialist and philanthropist Basant Kumar Birla passed away on 3 July 2019 at the age of 98. What is the name of the trust founded by him that is involved in running numerous religious, educational and philanthropist bodies all over India? – Krishnarpan Charity Trust (Basant Kumar Birla (B.K. Birla was the youngest son of noted industrialist and freedom Fighter G.D. Birla and the Chairman of the B.K. Birla Group. The main companies of this group are Century Textiles and Industries, Kesoram Industries, Century Enka and Jaishree Tea. He was the grandfather of noted industrialist Kumarmangalam Birla. B.K. Birla was an avid philanthropist and had founded the Krishnarpan Charity Trust to oversee numerous religious, educational and philanthropist activities across India. He breathed his last on 3 July 2019 in Mumbai)

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5) Which outfit of Pakistan was designated as a terrorist organization by the US Government on 2 July 2019? - Balochistan Liberation Army – BLA (On 2 July 2019 the United States Department of State added Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) to its Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) list. US Department of State accused Balochistan Liberation Army of targetting Chinese engineers in Balochistan and Gwadar terrorist attack. BLA is an armed separatist group that targets security forces and civilians, mainly in ethnic Baloch areas of Pakistan)

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