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Today's Event – 10th July

  • 1947- Muhammad Ali Jinnah recommended for Governor General of Pakistan by British PM Clement Atlee

  • 1973- Independence of Bahamas within the Commonwealth of Nations

  • 1991- Boris Yeltsin elected as Russia’s first president

  • 1943- Operation Husky starts in Sicily

  • 1962- The world’s first communication satellite Telstar launched into the orbit

National Events-

  • Rs.21.5 lakhs paid by CRPF for vaccination CRPF personnel’s’ next to kin

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh discussing relationships with Israel

  • Covid-19 reported to reach an endemic stage by Indian Council for Medical Research

  • Indian Meteorological Department predicts rainfall in 24 hours in Northwest India

  • Andhra Pradesh registers more than 3000 active cases

International Events-

  • Massive fire in food factory at Bangladesh, 52 people lose their lives

  • Taliban reports that they control 85% of Afghanistan

  • Pakistan suggests to resolve issues in Afghanistan or there is danger of civil war

  • US President Joe Biden states that US military operations to end on 31st August 2021

  • Oxfam reports deaths are increasing due to hunger caused by the pandemic

Job alerts-

  • UPSC jobs for Principals. Last date 29th July 2021

  • UPSC Recruitment for Assistant Director, Nautical Surveyor and other post. Last date 29th July 2021

  • AIIMS Kalyani jobs for Faculty. Last date 18th July 2021

  • Ministry of Defence jobs for Rajputana Rifles and Group C posts. Last date

  • KIOCL jobs for Executive trainees. Last date 25th July 2021

Sports-

  • Italian tennis player Matteo Berrettini becomes the first player of his country to reach Wimbledon final

  • Olympian Silver medallist P.V. Sindhu expecting tough matches in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics

  • India-Sri Lanka limited series to start from July 18th, 2021

  • Indian women’s cricket team gets defeated by the English team in the first T20 match

  • Australian Ash Barty beats Karolina Pliskova to win 2nd Grand Slam and Wimbledon Championship

 

Awards and honours-

  • Zaila Avante from US wins the prestigious 2021 Scripps National Spell Bee

Technology-

  • The US Federal Trade Commission led by Lina Khan directed a probe into Amazon’s acquisition of MGM

  • Mi plans to becomes the top smartphone brand in India

  • WhatsApp working on new features for their iOS platform

Economy –

  • G20 ministers in discussion for cross border tax dodging by multinational corporation

  • The Finance Ministry warns of rising inflation caused by recovery of goods needed daily and high input cost

  • India has exported around 4.75 million tonnes of sugar

  • Dairy milk prices predicted to be Rs. 2 per litre in Delhi and other cities

  • Sensex and Nifty downslide to continue this week as well

Environment –

  • Temperature and heat rise in the state of California

  • Rising sea levels threaten houses and mansions to be built in Hampshire

  • Wildflowers thriving in urban areas of England

Local –

  • Rath Yatra curfew in Orissa starting for 3 days in Orissa

  • 2 police officers suspended for physically abusing a women candidate in Uttar Pradesh

  • Fast decline in Covid cases in Uttar Pradesh

  • 4 drug peddlers arrested at Indore bypass

  • 3 miscreants booked under Section 302 for beating a 22-year-old youth with sticks

GK –

Which state has the highest tiger population, as per the recent report of the Environment Ministry?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Kerala

 

Mahseer fish, which has been spotted recently in Andhra Pradesh, was found in which river?

[A] Krishna
[B] Godavari
[C] Sileru
[D] Cauvery

 

Which state has implemented a PPP model for rescue and rehabilitation of leopards?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Haryana
[C] Jammu and Kashmir
[D] Gujarat

 

As per the IUCN’s latest report on World Heritage, which region of India is of great concern?

[A] Sundarbans
[B] Indo Gangetic plain
[C] Western Ghats
[D] North Eastern Hills

 

The National Green Tribunal has raised concern on pollution and frothing of which river?

 

[A] Ganga
[B] Yamuna
[C] Godavari
[D] Krishna

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