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Today's Event – 11th July 2021

  • 1798- The US Marine Corp reinstated after remaining disbanded after the American Revolutionary War

  • 1801- French astronomer Jean Louis Pean discovers his first comet

  • 1950- Pakistan becomes a member of the IMF and the International Bank

  • 1977- Late civil activist Martin Luther King Jr awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

  • 2006- Mumbai train bombings killing over 2000 people

National Events-

  • Mutations similar to Delta variant found in some water samples

  • Tight security implemented in Rath Yatra in Puri

  • 155 new active corona cases recorded in Goa

  • Above 2000 cases of corona and 48 deaths recorded in Karnataka

  • Andhra Pradesh witnesses a drop in corona cases below 30,000

International Events-

  • Delta variant of corona rises by 32% per week in UK

  • Haiti’s interim government requests the US and UN for troop deployment to protect infrastructure and hold elections

  • Afghan Taliban views China as a friend

  • The Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China downsizes it members amidst crackdown

  • US President Joe Biden cautions Russia of ransomware coming out from the country

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-

  • England defeats Pakistan by 52 runs in the 2nd ODI of a three-match series

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

  • Euro Cup final between Italy and England

  • Argentina wins Copa America against rivals Brazil

  • Marija Cicak becomes the first female empire in the Wimbledon’s men final match 2021

Technology-

  • Richard Branson makes first flight to space on Virgin Galactic’s Unity 22

Economy –

  • Covid 2nd wave to slow down the results of the first quarter of year 2022

  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offers to share CoWIN platform with other nations without charge

  • Kolkata metro under maintenance

  • India’s fuel demand again makes a comeback combined with high fuel prices

  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman suggests to combine technology with service delivery to increase economic recovery

Local –

  • Jharkand High Courts asks Jharkand government whether to allow Rath Yatra or not

  • Covid-19 vaccination suspended in 10 districts of Orissa

  • Class 12 results of CHSE to be out in July 31st 2021 in Orissa

  • 28-year-old tribal women Rajani Melaka commits suicide by jumping from the third floor of the District Hospital in Orissa. Reason of suicide remain unknown.

  • Former state minister Anil Joshi expelled by the BJP for 6 years

GK –

Who among the following was the First Indian Cricketer to bag 500 wickets in Test matches?

[A] Kapil Dev
[B] Srinath
[C] Anil Kumble
[D] Harbhajan Singh

 

Rovers Cup is related to which of the following sports?

[A] Football
[B] Cricket
[C] Hockey
[D] Tennis

 

What is the other name of Salt Lake Stadium?

[A] Yuba Bharti Stadium
[B] Bharat Bharti Stadium
[C] Eden Gardens
[D] Kolkata Stadium

 

Which of the following is awarded to individuals for promoting education, culture, development and peace through sport?

[A] Olympic Cup
[B] Olympic Laurel
[C] Olympic Town
[D] Olympic Order

 

When did the World Chess Championship begin officially?

 

[A] 1946
[B] 1925
[C] 1899
[D] 1886

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