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Today's Event – 22nd July 2021

  • 1342-St. Mary Magdalene’s Flood recorded as worst event for central Europe

  • 1793- On reaching the Pacific Ocean, Alexander Mackenzie becomes the first person to fulfil a transcontinental crossing of the North American continent

  • 1942- Deportation of Jews from Warsaw ghetto started for systematic termination

  • 1983- Poland revokes martial law officially

  • 2003- Saddam Hussein’s sons, Uday and Qusay killed by US special forces

National Events-

  • Indian and Pakistani soldiers exchange sweets on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha

  • Assam Forest Department ordered probation over the death of a large number of birds

  • A 23-year-old man arrested in Uttar Pradesh under charges of marrying and raping a minor

  • Deadline of CBSE Results extended to 25th of July 2021

  • 4 people in Kerala tested Zika positive

International Events-

  • Chinese military blasted a dam to divert the course of floods

  • Myanmar’s armed forces seeking to replace its UN ambassador

  • The Haiti Government appointed Ariel Henry as its new Prime Minister after the assassination of its president Jovenel Moise

  • WHO has reported 3.4 million new covid cases which is 12% higher than last week

  • Japan, US and South Korea vows to denuclearize North Korea

Job alerts-

  • WIHG Jobs for Assistant, LDC, Driver, Attendant and other posts. Last date 16th August 2021

  • Territorial Army Jobs for Officer and other posts. Last date 19th August 2021

  • Kerala High Court Jobs for Assistant and other posts. Last date 27th August 2021

  • Puri Court Jobs for Clerk, Stenographer and other posts. Last date 20th August 2021

  • UP Aganwadi Jobs and other posts. Last date 6th August 2021

Sports-

  • National Badminton coach P. Gopichand stated that P.V. Sindhu has the potential to win gold at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • Indian Pacer Deepak Chahar names former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid as his inspiration

  • Brisbane to host 2032 Olympics

  • 15 world leaders are planning to visit the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • Naomi Osaka of Japan faces Zheng Saisai in the first round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Technology-

  • Realme planning to launch its first laptop this quarter

  • Instagram can translate languages automatically

  • Elon Musk stated that Tesla is planning to take payments in bitcoin

  • Microsoft to set up data centre worth 2 billion dollars

Economy –

  • The IBBI amended Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons regulations to speed up process

  • A survey has reported that e-commerce customers are against the Government for banning discounts on e-retailers

  • Sensex rises up to 400; Nifty peaks at 15,750

  • Airtel and Intel are in for collaboration to establish 5G network in India

  • Fuel prices to drop as global prices are lowering

Environment –

  • China affected by unprecedented floods; Chinese army deployed to affected regions

  • India to attend G20 meeting for environmental conservation

Local –

  • Drug syndicate exposed in New Delhi

  • An Indian rock python gets stuck in an air conditioner in New Delhi

  • 369 fresh cases recorded in Bhubaneshwar

  • 69 deaths recorded in Bhubaneshwar

  • Over 1 lakh residents have been vaccinated in Jharkhand

         GK –

Which Ministry is associated with the National Logistics Excellence Awards, launched recently?

[A] Ministry of MSME
[B] Ministry of Commerce and Industry
[C] Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
[D] Ministry of Power

 

What is the full form of DIA, recently set up by the Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying (DAHD)?

[A] Dairy Integrated Animal Husbandry
[B] Dairy Investment Accelerator
[C] Department of Investment in Animal Husbandry
[D] Development Institution for Animal Husbandry

 

Indian Institute of Heritage has been proposed to be set up in which city?

[A] Varanasi
[B] Ahmedabad
[C] Noida
[D] Gandhi Nagar

 

Government of India has signed loan agreement with which Bank to develop Green National Highway Corridors (GNHCP)?

[A] IMF
[B] World Bank
[C] AIIB
[D] ADB

 

What is the name of the online discovery platform for the most promising start-ups of the country?

 

[A] Start-up India Showcase
[B] Startup India Discovery
[C] Start-up India Finder
[D] Start-up India Lens

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