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Today's Event – 30th July 2021

  • 762- Baghdad was founded

  • 1930- Uruguay won the first FIFA World Cup

  • 1962- Trans-Canada Highway was opened

  • 1966- England wins the FIFA World Cup defeating Germany in the final 

  • 2020- NASA’s Mars 2020 mission launched

National Events- 

  •  External affairs S. Jaishankar has clearly stated that India is unable to accept forceful resolution to solve Afghanistan issue

  •  Indian and US in talks to discuss to resolve chaos and pandemonium in Afghanistan

  •  Two ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) nabbed by the CBI for bribery charges

  •  Shiva Sena praised West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee for ordering probe on Pegasus

  • Goa CM Pramod Sawant receiving negative criticism after he said that why rape victims were on the beach late night

International Events- 

  •  US lawmakers are planning to implement a bill that could eliminate the programme that allows foreign students to stay and work after completion of studies

  •  US in talks with Kuwait and other countries to help Afghanistan refugees and keep them safe from Taliban attacks

  •  Taliban has said that flash flooding has killed 150 Afghans

  •  Colombian singer Shakira under tax evasion probe from Spain

  • Pakistan PM Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is not the spokesperson for Taliban  

Job alerts-

  • KTCL Jobs for Conductor and other posts. Last date 17th August 2021

  • NTPC Jobs for Executive and other posts. Last date 6th August 2021

  • North Central Railway Jobs for Apprentice and other posts. Last date 1st September 2021

  • RRC Jobs for Group C and other posts. Last date 3rd September 2021

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


  •  MC Mary Kom bows out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics despite winning

  •  Indian super heavyweight boxer Satish Kumar qualifies into the QT finals of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  •  Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat placed 5th and 25th in the women’s 25m shooting in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  •  Indian’s men’s hockey team defeated Argentina with 3-1 lead

  • Indian cricketers Krishnappa Gowtham and Yuzvendra Chahal tested covid positive

Awards and honours-

  •  Vaidehi Dongre of USA won Miss India USA


  •  Microsoft in talks to invest in OYO Rooms

  •  Google has purged 11.6 lakh harmful content

  •  Xeon W-3300 processor announced by Intel

Economy – 

  •  Rupee gains at 9 paise at 74.29 against the US dollar

  •  Intel has launched A.I. learning with collaboration with CBSE

  •  Central Bank of India has made a profit of Rs. 206 crores

  •  Sensex rose to 125 points; Nifty soars at 15,800

  • Inflation is expected to go below 6%

Environment –

  •  Earthquake on the southern coast of Alaska has triggered tsunami warnings

  •  3 people died in southern Turkey wildfire

  •  UK is reported to hit 40 degrees Celsius 

  •  Heavy rainfall in Delhi causes speculations of flood from Yamuna River

Local –

  •  Parents are yet to send their children to school in Uttarakhand

  •  1.18 crore vaccines given in the state of Chhattisgarh

  •  JRD Tata’s birth anniversary remembered 

  •  UCO Bank branch of Jharkhand has recorded a profit of Rs. 101.81 crores

  • No death recorded in New Delhi

GK – 

What is the name of the digital ecosystem of agriculture, being created by the Ministry of Agriculture?

[A] Agristack
[B] Agro India
[C] Atmanirbhar Agri
[D] Kisanstack


As per the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2021, what is the maximum default amount, to which pre-packed resolution is applicable?

[A] Rs 1 lakh
[B] Rs 10 lakh
[C] Rs 50 lakh
[D] Rs 1 crore


Which Ministry is associated with ‘India Cycles4Change Challenge’?

[A] Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
[B] Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs
[C] Ministry of Science and Technology
[D] Ministry of Agriculture


Which is the first state to launch free COVID-19 vaccination through private hospitals using CSR funds?

[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Andhra Pradesh


What is the name of ‘India’s first indigenous physiological parameters monitoring system for COVID-19 patients?


[D] C19- CHECK