Current Affairs of July 2023

Updated 31 July 2023

The Indian women's team skipper who has been suspended for two international matches following two separate breaches of the ICC Code of Conduct during the match against Bangladesh in DhakaHarmanpreet Kaur
The chess player from Maharashtra who has become India's 83rd Grandmaster after earning his GM norm at the Biel International Chess FestivalAditya Samant
The railway station on the Central line of Mumbai suburban railway which has been awarded the UNESCO's Asia Pacific Cultural Heritage awardByculla
The multilateral military exercise being conducted by Australia with participation of 13 countries from 22 July to 04 August is namedExercise Talisman Sabre
The research ship of National Institute of Oceanography, from which 36 crew including scientists were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard off the coast of Karwar in Arabian SeaRV Sindhu Sadhana
The north eastern state of India which has been officially declared as Lumpy Skin Disease positive stateNagaland
The team which has won the 2023 Duleep Trophy cricket tournament defeating West Zone in the finals in Chinnaswamy Stadium, BengaluruSouth Zone
The Malaysian shuttler who has set a new Guiness World Record for the fastest badminton smash for females at 438 km/h at a special event in TokyoTan Pearly
The Indian shuttler who has set a new Guiness World Record for the fastest badminton smash at 565 km/h surpassing earlier record of 493 km/h at a special event in TokyoSatwiksairaj Rankireddy
The world's first methane fuelled space rocket launched by Beijing-based firm LandSpace from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center is namedZhuque-2
The two-time former Chief Minister of Kerala who passed away on 18 July 2023Shri Oommen Chandy
The 15th edition of joint military exercise conducted by India and Mongolia at Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from 17 to 31 July 2023 is named Nomadic Elephant-23
The highest award of France which was conferred on the Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi by H.E. Mr. Emmanuel Macron, President of the Republic of FranceGrand Cross of the Legion of Honour
India's first AI regional news anchor introduced by Odisha TV is named Lisa
The country which has declared a state of National emergency amid a surge in patient suffering from Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS)Peru
The venue of the 34th International Biology Olympiad which was won by India with all its 4 participants winning gold medalsAl Ain, UAE
The Indian badminton player who has won the 2023 Canada Open defeating Li Shifeng of China in the final match in Calgary, CanadaLakhsya Sen
The place at which India's first domestically built 700 MW nuclear reactor has started commercial operationsKakrapar, Gujarat
The seventh edition of salvage and explosive ordnance disposal exercise conducted by Indian and US Navy from 26 June to 06 July 2023 at Kochi was namedSALVEX
The seventh edition of the bilateral maritime exercise by the navies of India and Japan conducted at/ off Visakhapatnam from 05 -10 July 2023 was namedJIMEX 2023
The incumbent Solicitor General of India, whose name has been approved for re-appointment as Solicitor General for a further period of 3 years by the Appointments Committe of the CabinetShri Tushar Mehta
The leader of Nationalist Congress Party who has been sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra to serve jointly with Shri Devendra FadnavisShri Ajit Pawar
The team which was defeated by India in the finals to win the 2023 Asian Kabaddi Championship in Busan, South KoreaIran

Sports Current Affairs - July 2023

Wimbledon 2023

Gentlemen's SinglesCarlos Alcaraz (Spain)Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Ladies' SinglesMarkéta Vondroušová (Czechia)Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
Gentlemen's DoublesWesley Koolhof (Netherlands) and Neal Skupski (U.K.)Marcel Granollers (Spain) and Horacio Zeballos (Argentina)
Ladies' Doubles Hsieh Su-wei (Chinese Taipei) and Barbora Strýcová (Czechia) Storm Hunter (Australia) and Elise Mertens (Belgium)
Mixed DoublesMate Pavić (Croatia) and Lyudmyla Kichenok (Ukraine)Joran Vliegen (Belgium) and Xu Yifan (China)

Note: Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest person (at 19 years 131 days) to be ranked at No. 1 position by ATP.

Asian Athletics Championship 2023

Host city: Bangkok, Thailand

Medals Tally

4.Sri Lanka3238

2023 SAFF Championships

2023 South Asian Football Federation Championship

Venue: Sri Kanteerva Stadium, Bengaluru

Dates: 21 June to 04 July 2023

Winners: India (9th title)

Runners-up: Kuwait

Teams: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan

Top scorer: Sunil Chhetri (5 goals)

Best Player: Sunil Chhetri

Miscellaneous Current Affairs - July 2023

Important Days of July 2023

International Day of Co-operatives: 02 July 2023

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 1993

World Population Day: 11 July 2023

Designated by: United Nations Development Programme

First observed: 1989

Theme: Unleashing the power of gender equality: Uplifting the voices of women and girls to unlock our world’s infinite possibilities

Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 July 2023

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First observed: 2010

International Moon Day: 20 July 2023

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 2022

World Chess Day: 20 July 2023

Designated by: United Nations General Assembly

First observed: 2020

World Drowning Prevention Day: 25 July 2023

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 2021

Theme: Anyone can drown, no one should

World Hepatitis Day: 28 July 2023

Designated by: World Health Organisation

First Observed in: 2008

Theme: We are not waiting

International Tiger Day: 29 July 2023

Designated by: St Petersburg Tiger Summit

First Observed in: 2010

World Day against Trafficking in Persons: 30 July 2023

Designated by: UN General Assembly

First Observed in: 2014

Theme: Reach every victim of trafficking, leave no one behind

Jan Vishwas (Amendment of Provisions) Bill 2023

Passed by Lok Sabha on 27.07.2023


  • The bill amends 42 acts including Indian Post Office Act, 1898, the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991, The Pharmacy Act, 1948, Information Technology Act, 2000 etc.
  • Several fines have been converted to penalties, meaning that court prosecution is not necessary to administer punishments.
  • All offences under the Post Office Act, 1898 have been removed.
  • Imprisonment as a punishment for many offences.
  • Fines and penalties for certain offences in specified Acts have been increased.
  • Fines and penalties to be increased by 10% of the minimum amount every three years.

Launch of Chandrayaan 3

Launch date: 14.07.2023

Launched from: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota

Launch vehicle: Launch Vehicle Mark-3 or LVM3

Pay load consists of: Lander and Rover named Pragyan

Global Peace Index 2023

Released by: Institute for Economics and Peace, Australia

4.New Zealand126.India