Current Affairs, News & Facts of 21 Jul 2014

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  • Israel-Gaza conflict escalates with mounting toll of casualty; UNSC calls for immediate ceasefire.  
    • The offensive has so far claimed 450 Palestinian lives whereas Israel has lost just 18.
  • India slips to 76th place in Global Innovation Index 2014. - read more cat
  • TV Gopalakrishnan has been honoured with the Sangita Kalanidhi award 2014.  
    • The annual award is considered the highest title for a Carnatic musician.
    • He, an acclaimed musician and mridangam exponent, has also bagged Sangeet Natak Akademi and Padma Bhushan awards.
  • Rory McIlroy clinches 2014 British Open Golf Championship.  
    • Its the 3rd major title for the Northern Irish golfer after winning the 2011 US Open and PGA Championship in 2012.
    • Name of the trophy: Claret Jug
  • Ministry of Shipping clears life time licences for Indian Ships and any other ship charted by an Indian citizen or an Indian company.  
    • At present, such licences have to be renewed every year.
  • Wipro, nation's 3rd largest software services company, buys Atco I-Tek for $195 million.  
    • Atco I-Tek is the IT wing of the $16-billion Canadian enterprise ATCO Group that mainly deals in logistics and utilities. 

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