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Today's Event – 15th July 2021

  • 1799- Rosetta Stone found in Egypt by Pierre Francois Bouchard

  • 1823- Fire destroys Basilica of St. Paul in Italy

  • 1834- Spanish Inquisition disbanded after 356 years

  • 1910- Emil Kraeplin names Alzheimer’s disease after his colleague’s name Alois Alzheimer

  • 2006- Twitter was launched worldwide

National Events-

  • Covid restrictions in West Bengal extended up to 30th of July 2021

  • 3 LeT insurgents eradicated in Pulwama

  • 147 women received permanent commission in the Indian Army

  • Congress accuses the Central Government for shortage of vaccines

  • Security agencies cautions Indian Railways of an impending terrorist attack on Shramik Trains which runs between Punjab and Uttar Pradesh

International Events-

  • UN reports tells that nearly 2.7 lakhs Afghans have been displaced due to military activities

  • Afghanistan and Taliban to meet for peace talks in Qatar

  • US have begun evacuation of Afghans who helped the American military

  • 9 Chinese along with 13 others were killed in a bus attack in Pakistan

  • Lack of political instability in Nepal despite relection of former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

Job alerts-

  • DGAFMS jobs for Group C. Last date 9th August 2021

  • NHB jobs for Horticulture Officer and other posts. Last date 24th August 2021

  • FAD jobs for Tradesman Mate, MTS, Fireman and others. Last date 31st July 2021

  • Motilal Nehru College jobs for non-teaching posts. Last date 31st July 2021

  • Canbank Factors Limited job for Junior officer. Last date 31st July 2021

Sports-

  • IOC head Thomas Bach promises to reduce virus risk in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • Olympic athletes are required to put on their own medals to avoid infection

  • Italian goalie Gianluigi Donnarumma joins the Paris Saint-Germain

  • England whitewashes Pakistan in the 3rd ODI Match

  • BCCI Chief Jay Shah sends cautionary letter after one of Team India’s players found to be covid positive

Technology-

  • Second cloud region added in Delhi by Google Cloud

  • ASUS releases Chromebook models Flip C214, C223, C423 and AC523

 Economy –

  • Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM) states that high oil prices will affect the motor industry

  • Indian IT Industry expenditure to rise up to 92 billion dollars by 2021

  • Wholesale price inflations lowers down to 12.075

  • Sensex rises up to 100 points; Nifty peaks at 15,850

  • RBL bank, Yes Bank and Bajaj Finserv are most affected after RBI restricted Mastercard to allow any new customer

Local –

  • Death toll rises up to 30 in Jharkhand due to black fungus

  • Ramesh Baith take oath as Jharkhand Governor

  • Aam Aadmi Party announces to give 300 units of free power to Goa

  • Call centres in Delhi were raided for cheating innocent American people

  • 77 new active covid cases recorded in New Delhi

GK –

World’s highest Hockey ground is located in:

[A] Chail
[B] Shilaroo
[C] Parwanoo
[D] Delhi

 

Since which of the following year Winter Olympics are held ?

[A] 1896
[B] 1900
[C] 1888
[D] 1924

 

Which among the following team was first winner of “World Cup Hockey” ?

[A] Spain
[B] France
[C] UK
[D] Pakistan

 

Which among the following is not given as “Life Time Achievement” Award in India?

[A] Dada Saheb Phalke Award
[B] Dhyanchand Award
[C] Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Awards
[D] Dronacharya Award

 

Who among the following have contributed to the Olympic theme music?

 

[A] Mark Watters
[B] John Williams
[C] Henry Mancini
[D] All of the above

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