Here are Legal Bites July 2022 monthly GK updates. The notable happenings of the months were related to the Forest (Conservation) Rules 2022, Dinesh Gunawardena took oath as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister, Wildlife Conservation, the National Anti-Doping bill, 'Mahtari Rath' for women's rights awareness, and so on. We have covered all the happenings in the gist so that it helps the readers to remember all legal and current updates about July most efficiently and easily.

Here are Legal Bites July 2022 monthly GK updates. The notable happenings of the months were related to the Forest (Conservation) Rules 2022, Dinesh Gunawardena taking oath as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister, Wildlife Conservation, the National Anti-Doping bill, 'Mahtari Rath' for women's rights awareness, and so on. We have covered all the happenings in the gist so that it helps the readers to remember all legal and current updates about July most efficiently and easily.Legal Updates...

Here are Legal Bites July 2022 monthly GK updates. The notable happenings of the months were related to the Forest (Conservation) Rules 2022, Dinesh Gunawardena taking oath as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister, Wildlife Conservation, the National Anti-Doping bill, 'Mahtari Rath' for women's rights awareness, and so on. We have covered all the happenings in the gist so that it helps the readers to remember all legal and current updates about July most efficiently and easily.

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Key Highlights: Monthly Legal GK Updates

1. Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022

2. National Security: The Soul of a Nation in the Contemporary World

3. Indian Laws related to drugs

      Legal Bites July 2022: Monthly Legal GK Updates

1. 'Dilip Kumar: In the Shadow of a Legend' book released

On 1 July 2022, a book titled 'Dilip Kumar, in the Shadow of a Legend' was released, which was authored by Faisal Farooqui It is based on the life of Actor Dilip Kumar, also known as Yusuf Khan.

2. Sini Shetty wins Miss India 2022

On 3 July 2022, Sini Shetty was declared the Femina Miss India 2022 winner. The event took place at the Jio World Convention Centre. Rubal Shekhawat, from Rajasthan, was crowned Femina Miss India 2022 1st Runner-Up. Shinata Chauhan, from Uttar Pradesh, was crowned Femina Miss India 2022 2nd Runner-Up.

3. Mastercard replaces Paytm as BCCI's title sponsor

On 5 July 2022, Mastercard replaced Paytm as the title sponsor for all international and domestic cricket matches organized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

4. RK Gupta appointed deputy Election commissioner

On 7 July 2022, Senior bureaucrat R K Gupta was appointed deputy election commissioner.

5. 'Father of Indian Internet' B K Syngal passes away

On 9 July 2022, Brijendra K Syngal, former Chairman of Videsh Sanchar Nigam Ltd (VSNL), passed away at 82.

6. Forest Conservation Rules 2022

On 11 July 2022, the MoEFCC notified Forest (Conservation) Rules 2022, under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

7. International Malala Day: 12 July

International Malala Day is celebrated on 12 July on the occasion of young activist Malala Yousafzai's birthday.

8. Drug Medical and Cosmetics Bill

On 13 July 2022, this draft bill 2022 was presented, replacing the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. It seeks to regulate medical devices as a separate entity, consisting of provision for fines & imprisonment in case of injury and death related to clinical trials or investigations. The bill also aims to regulate e-pharmacies.

9. PV Sindhu wins 2022 Singapore Open Badminton title

On 17 July 2022 Indian shuttler PV Sindhu clinched her maiden Women's Single title in the Singapore Open Badminton tournament.

10. World Day for International Justice: 17 July

This day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute in 1998. The theme for 2022 is "Achieving Social Justice through Formal Employment".

11. Harshada Garud bags gold at Asian Youth & Junior Weightlifting C'ships

On 18 July 2022 Indian weightlifter Harshada Garud won a gold medal in the 2022 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship. This championship is being held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from July 15 to July 25, 2022.

12. Tamil Nadu Day: 18 July

Tamil Nadu Day was celebrated on 18 July 2022 as it was on this day that the then Madras Presidency adopted a resolution in 1967 and it came to be called Tamil Nadu.

13. Los Angeles to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games in July 2028

On 18 July 2022, the Los Angeles 2028 Summer Olympic Games organisers announced that the mega event's opening ceremony will take place on July 14, 2028.

14. Pramod Rao takes charge as SEBI's executive director

Pramod Rao, on 19 July 2022, took charge as executive director of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). He will handle the Department of Debt and Hybrid Securities (DDHS) and the Enquiry and Adjudication Department (EAD).

15. AI-based Lok Adalat

On 19 July 2022, the Chairman of NALSA, Uday Umesh Lalit, launched India's First AI-powered, end-to-end digital Lok Adalat in Rajasthan.

16. Former SC judge Vineet Saran appointed as BCCI ethics officer

On 19 July 2022, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed retired Supreme Court judge Vineet Saran as the ombudsman and ethics officer

17. Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad appointed as Kuwait's new Prime Minister

On 19 July 2022, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf AlJaber, issued an Emiri Decree on appointing him Prime Minister.

18. Ranil Wickremesinghe wins Sri Lanka's Presidential election

On 20 July 2022, Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe won the presidential election in the Sri Lankan Parliament with 134 votes. He has been elected as the eighth executive president of Sri Lanka.

19. India-Namibia sign an MoU on Wildlife Conservation

On 20 July 2022, India and the Government of the Republic of Namibia entered into an MoU) on wildlife conservation and sustainable biodiversity utilization.

20. Indian-Origin professor Kaushik Rajashekara wins Global Energy Prize

On 20 July 2022, Kaushik Rajashekara, an Indian-origin professor at the University of Houston, won the prestigious Global Energy Prize for the year 2022 for outstanding contributions to transportation electrification and energy efficiency technologies while reducing power generation emissions. The Global Energy Association in Russia presented this award.

21. Nakul Jain hired as CEO of Paytm gateway biz

On 21 July 2022, One97 Communications, the parent entity of Paytm, hired Nakul Jain as CEO of Paytm Payments Services Ltd (PPSL).

22. Winners of the 68th National Film Awards announced

On 22 July 2022, The winners of the 68th National Film Awards 2020 were announced by the Information & Broadcasting Ministry in New Delhi. Best Feature Film: Soorarai Pottru; Best Actor: Suriya for Soorarai Pottru & Ajay Devgn for Tanhaji; Best Actress: Aparna Balamurali for Soorarai Pottru and Madhya Pradesh won the 'Most Film Friendly State' award.

23. Coca-Cola signs on Neeraj Chopra for Limca Sportz promotion

On 22 July 2022, Coca-Cola signed Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra for the Limca Sportz promotion.

24. National Flag Adoption Day: 22 July

Every year, India celebrates National Flag Adoption Day on July 22. On this day, the tricolour was adopted as the national flag of India in 1947. Indian freedom fighter Pingali Venkayya designed the National Flag of India.

25. Vodafone Idea Elevates Akshaya Moondra as CEO

On 22 July 2022, Vodafone Idea announced the elevation of present chief financial officer Akshaya Moondra as its new CEO from August 19, 2022.

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26. Dinesh Gunawardena: Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister

On 22 July 2022 in Sri Lanka, Dinesh Gunawardena took the oath as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister.

27. Leicester Cricket Ground was named after Sunil Gavaskar

On 23 July 2022 in England, the Leicester Cricket Ground was named after India's legendary cricketer, Sunil Gavaskar to acknowledge his immense contribution to uplifting Indian Cricket to a certain height. There is already a ground named after Gavaskar in the Kentucky area of the US.

28. IAPH appoints Ennarasu Karunesan as its representative in India

On 23 July 2022, the Tokyo-based International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) appointed Ennarasu Karunesan as its official representative in India. IAPH is the global trade association for seaports worldwide.

29. Neeraj Chopra wins silver at the 2022 World Athletics Championships

Neeraj Chopra, on 24 July 2022, won a Silver medal in the men's javelin throw event at World Athletics Championships in Eugene, US.

30. Casper Ruud wins the 2022 Swiss Open

On 24 July 2022, Norway's Casper Ruud won the 2022 Swiss Open held in Gstaad, Switzerland. He defeated Italy's Matteo Berrettini in the final.

31. Japan's Sakurajima volcano erupts

On 24 July 2022, Japan's Sakurajima volcano, located on the island of Kyushu, erupted, prompting evacuations in the region.

32. Karuna Jain announces retirement from all forms of cricket

On 24 July 2022, former Indian women's team wicketkeeper Karuna Jain announced her retirement from all forms of cricket.

33. 'Games Wide Open' unveiled as 2024 Paris Olympics official slogan

On 25 July 2022, Organisers of the 2024 Paris Olympics unveiled "Games Wide Open" as their official slogan. The 2024 Summer Olympics are scheduled to take place from July 26 to August 11 2024.

34. India's Indermit Gill appointed Chief Economist of the World Bank

On 25 July 2022, the World Bank appointed Indian national Indermit Gill as its Chief Economist and Senior Vice President for Development Economics. He will succeed American economist Carmen Reinhart in the role and his appointment will be effective September 1, 2022.

35. Droupadi Murmu to take oath as 15th President of India

On 25 July 2022, Droupadi Murmu took oath as the 15th President of India today. Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana will administer the oath of office. She will be the first President born after Independence and the youngest to occupy the top post.

36. Jeffrey Armstrong receives the 'Distinguished Indologist for 2021' award

On 26 July 2022, Canadian scholar Jeffrey Armstrong received the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Distinguished Indologist award for 2021in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the study of India's history & culture.

37. Ashishkumar Chauhan takes charge as NSE Chief

Ashishkumar Chauhan has assumed charge as MD and CEO of the National Stock Exchange (NSE). He assumed charge as NSE chief on July 26.

38. India to host ICC 2025 Women's World Cup

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on 26 July 2022 that India will host the 2025 Women's ODI World Cup. This will be the first time in over a decade that India will be hosting the tournament.

39. Kargil Vijay Diwas

Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed every year on July 26 to commemorate India's victory over Pakistan in the Kargil War in 1999.

40. Egypt-India agreement for Suez Canal Economic Zone

On 27 July, Egypt and ReNew Power signed an MoU to construct a green hydrogen factory in the Suez Canal Economic Zone.

41. National Anti-Doping bill

On July 27, 2022, the National Anti-Doping Bill 2022 was passed in the Lok Sabha. Bill was passed considering that legislative powers would put a brake on doping. Bill was introduced in December 2021 by Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.

42. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam's 7th death anniversary

27 July 2022 marked the 7th death anniversary of former President and Bharat Ratna Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. He was also popularly known as the Missile Man of India.

43. Chhattisgarh CM launches 'Mahtari Rath' for women's rights awareness

Bhupesh Baghel, on 28 July 2022, flagged off the 'Mukhyamantri Mahtari Nyay Rath' with the aim of making the women of the state aware of their constitutional rights & laws.

44. 22nd Commonwealth Games kicks off at Birmingham in the UK

The 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games kicked off at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on 28 July 2022. PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh were India's flag-bearers at the parade of the CWG opening ceremony.

45. Sebastian Vettel announces retirement

On 28 July 2022, four times world champion Sebastian Vettel announced his retirement from Formula One at the end of the 2022 season.

46. India maintains 3rd spot in ODI team rankings

As per data of 28 July 2022, India maintained their third position in the latest men's ODI Team Rankings. New Zealand is at the top of the team ODI rankings with a rating of 128, while England (119) remains in second place despite their recent series loss to India and drawn series against South Africa. Pakistan stays in fourth place.

47. World Nature Conservation Day

World Nature Conservation Day is observed on 28 July every year. The theme for World Nature Conservation Day 2022 is 'Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature.'

48. PM Modi to launch India's first international gold exchange

On 29 July 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India's first International Bullion Exchange - International Bullion Exchange (IIBX) in the GIFT city (Gujarat International Finance Tec-City).

49. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed every year on July 30 and is observed by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to raise awareness about the ordeal of human trafficking victims and the ways to safeguard their rights. World Day against Trafficking in Persons was first observed in 2013. The theme for 2022 is 'Use and Abuse of Technology.'

50. Savitri Jindal becomes Asia's richest woman

On 30 July 2022, Savitri Jindal, with a net worth of $18 billion, emerged as Asia's wealthiest woman surpassing China's Yang Haiyan.

51. PM Modi inaugurates the first All India DLSAs Meet

PM Narendra Modi on 30 July 2022 inaugurated the first All India District Legal Services Authorities (DLSA) Meet in New Delhi, organized from 30-31 July 2022 by National Legal Services Authority.

52. Mirabai Chanu wins the first Gold medal for India at CWG 2022

On 31 July 2022, in the Commonwealth Games 2022, weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India's 1st gold medal in the women's 49-kilogram event at Birmingham.

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