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Today's Event – 14th July 2021

  • 1789- Storming of Bastille Prison leading to the French Revolution

  • 1874- Chicago Fire destroys 47 acres of land, 812 buildings and leaving 20 people dead

  • 1933- Fuhrer Adolf Hitler bans all political parties except the Nazis

  • 1951- Ferrari wins their first Formula One Grand Prix at the British Grand Prix

  • 1983- Mario Bros is launched in Japan

National Events-

  • Farmer oppositions rises from states like Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and even from states like West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, and Karnataka

  • ATS sources claims that Kanpur has become a major hub for terrorist activities

  • Mukul Roy’s appointment as PAC chairman results in the resignation of 8 BJP MLAs

  • Senior central railway engineer Akhilesh Choube arrested by the CBI for bribery of Rs.10,000

  • PM Narendra Modi addressed to people to avoid overcrowding in hill-stations

International Events-

  • Taliban reign causes terror among women, children and media

  • Satellite images shows that Chinese sea vessels to be a primary cause for the Great Barrier Reef destruction

  • Nepali Congress president Sher Bahadur Deuba elected as Prime Minister for the 5th time

  • World Health Organization reports that the Delta Variant of Covid 19 is spreading at a high speed

  • Death of 64 people in a deadly fire in a covid ward in Southern Iraq

Job alerts-

  • Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) Jobs for Senior Residents. Last date 20th July 2021

  • Madhya Pradesh High Court job for Horticulturist, Junior Judicial Assistant & Stenographer Posts.  Last date 30th August 2021

  • SVRR Government General Hospital, Tirupati jobs for Staff Nurse and Supportive Staff Posts. Last date 16th July 2021

  • MP Power Generating Company Ltd (MPPGCL) jobs for Apprentice Posts. Last date 16th August 2021

  • Chief Medical and Health Officer, Jaipur jobs for COVID Health Assistant Posts. Last date 15th July 2021


  • Chris Gayle helps secure victory for West Indies over Australia in the third T20 match

  • Indian Women’s Cricket team seeks performance improvement against rivals England

  • Indian women’s cricket captain Mithali Raj loses top spot in ODI rankings against West Indies’ skipper Stefanie Taylor

  • Chris Gayle helps secure complete victory for West Indies over Australia in the T20 series

  • Ireland defeats South Africa in the second ODI held at Dublin

 Awards and honours-

  • Indian government declares 15th September 2021 as final date to submit names for Padma Awards


  • Oppo Reno 6 Pro 5G and Oppo 6 5G smartphone launched in India

  • Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge planning to change copy-paste style

  • MagSafe Battery launched for the iPhone 12 by Apple

  • Apple has been granted patent for iPhone Periscope in 2022

  • Security Check up launched by Instagram for user’s security

Economy –

  • The Indian Rupee gains height stands at 74.49

  • Power demand is expected to rise by 6% in financial year 2022

  • Gold rises to Rs 90; Silver tops at Rs. 490

  • Sensex slumps to 100 points

  • The RBI has stopped Mastercard from gaining customer from July 2022

Environment –

  • The Amazon rainforest is emitting more CO2 than absorbing it

  • Australia to gather ambassador to spread awareness of Great Barrier Reef disappearance

Local –

  • 3 family members died in a motorcycle accident in Janjgir-Champa, Chhattisgarh

  • Bhopal governor Manghubai Patel makes education necessary for progress

  • Chhattisgarh government has made Covid test mandatory or face legal consequences

  • A man has been arrested in Bhopal for raping a 25 year old woman

  • Naxalite killed in an encounter in Bijapur while CRPF jawan sustains a bullet injury

GK –

For which of the following the term Sandalwood is used?

[A] Kannada Cinema
[B] Telugu Cinema
[C] Tamil Cinema
[D] South Indian Cinema


Dhundiraj Govind was the first name of which of the following legends of Indian Cinema?

[A] Dada Saheb Phalke
[B] Dev Anand
[C] Guru Datt
[D] Prithviraj Kapoor


In which type of following classical dance forms of India the Pung which is a drum is a integral part?

[A] Bharatnatyam
[B] Kathakali
[C] Kuchipudi
[D] Manipuri

To which of the following parvas of Mahabharata, Bhagvatgita Belongs?

[A] Vana parva
[B] Bhishma parva
[C] Drona Parva
[D] Shanti parva


Which among the following is the oldest surviving rock-cut cave in India ?


[A] Bagh Caves
[B] Ellora Caves
[C] Uday Giri Caves
[D] Barabar Caves