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1- The theme of 2016 United Nations World Population Day is Investing in teenage girls

2-Sushila Karki has become the first woman Chief Justice of Nepal

3-Gujarati writer Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari has been conferred with the 51st Jnanpith Award by President Pranab Mukherjee on July 11, 2016

4-Technocrats D Rajkumar has been appointed as the new chairman of the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on July 11, 2016

5-Portugal national football team has won the 2016 UEFA European football championship

6-Haryana state Government has decided to introduce online filing of Performance Appraisal Report (PAR) through Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW) for all its IPS officers from the assessment year 2015-16

7-The Union Government has constituted a high-level committee headed by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian to tackle the shortage of pulses in India

8-INS Karna new Marine Commandos Naval Base has been commissioned by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba on  July 12, 2016 at Visakhapatnam

9-The World’s First Snoopy Museum has opened in Tokyo, Japan

10-Ashok Patnaik, a senior IPS officer has been appointed as the new CEO of National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) on July 13, 2016

11-K V R Murthy is the newly appointed as the Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of the Jute Corporation of India Limited (JCIL) on July 12, 2016

12-The 2016 Hemis festival will be held in  Jammu and Kashmir state of India

13-The book Beyond NJ 9842: The Siachen Saga has been authored by Nitin Gokhale

14- Language as Public Action is the theme of the Indian Languages Festivals (ILF) ‘Samanvay 2016’.

15-The new Prime Minister of United Kingdom (UK) appointed on July 13, 2016 is Theresa May

16-The Dampa Tiger Reserve is located in  Mizoram

17-The 2016 Tuluni festival has been held in Nagaland

18-Skills Development to Improve Youth Employment is the 2016 theme of the World Youth Skills Day (WYSD)

19-The 2016 Homeless World Cup has started in Glasgow

20- The book Ringside with Vijender has been authored by Rudraneil Sengupta.

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