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Today's Event – 21ST July 2021

  • 230- Pope Pontian becomes 18th Pope after Urban I

  • 1949- North Atlantic Treaty ratified by the US Senate

  • 1960- Sirimavo Bandaranaike elected as Sri Lanka’s PM, becomes world’s first government head

  • 2008- Ram Baran Yadav elected as First Nepali President

  • 2012- Erden Eruc finished the first ever human powered world circumnavigation

National Events-

  • Indian government states that no death has occurred in the States or Union Territories due to lack of oxygen supply

  • US have allowed entry of Indian nationals despite a fall in covid cases

  • Canada is allowing flight only for Indian nationals who have been vaccinated

  • Indian government willing to talk issues related to the new farm laws with the farmer unions

  • Death toll in Maharashtra rises up to 3656 due to covid


International Events-

  • The Biden Administration has requested a Los Angeles federal court for the extradition of Tahawwur Rana to India on 2008 Mumbai Terror attacks

  • Assassination attempt on the Transitonal President of Mali Col. Assimi Goita near the Grand Mosque

  • The White House stated that social media companies are failing to stop misinformation related to Covid Pandemic

  • Israel creates destructive bombardment over Lebanon

  • Former rural teacher Pedro Castillo elected as President of Peru

Job alerts-

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

  • KGBV SK Nagar Jobs for Teacher, Cook and other posts. Last date 26th July 2021

  • Charkhi Dadri Army Bharty Rally Jobs for Soldier and other posts. Last date 13th August 2021

  • Ghazipur Jobs for Chowkidaar, Cook, Peon and other posts. Last date 21st July 2021

  • Indian Navy Jobs for Sailors (MR) and other posts. Last date 23rd July 2021


  • Sri Lanka won toss against India; India chooses to bat in the 2nd ODI

  • KL Rahul scores 101 in Select County XI in the absence of Virat Kohli

  • Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe with 3-0 lead in the ODI Series

  • New Olympic is now Faster, Higher, Stronger-Together or Citius , Altius, Fortius- Communis

  • Olympic shooters suffer hot and humid climate of Tokyo


  • Samsung preparing to release its new models on August 11th 2021

Economy –

  • Above 12.9k removed from records and 87 of them were dissolved

  • Sensex suffers an increased loss for the third day

  • Rupee rises at 27 paise against the American dollar

  • Oil seeds growth and palm oil production fails to meet target

  • 7.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine offered to India

Environment –

  • Climate conditions and floods across numerous regions of Europe worsens

Local –

  • Chhattisgarh Congress planning to march to Raj Bhavan for cell phone tapping

  • Jharkhand government managed to vaccinate only 15000 residents

  • Delhi recorded 19 death and 44 active corona cases

  • Nagpur district of Delhi is preparing for the 3rd wave of Corona

  • 50 active cases and 33 recoveries recorded in Uttarakhand

GK –

Amrabad Tiger Reserve, which was making news recently, is located in which state/UT?

[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Telangana
[C] Andhra Pradesh

[D] Kerala


What is the name of the operation launched by the Indian Navy to protect Indian vessels in the Gulf region?

[A] Operation Vanilla
[B] Operation Sankalp
[C] Operation Purple
[D] Operation Crude


What is the new nomenclature of the ‘Common High Court of UT of Jammu and Kashmir and UT of Ladakh’?

[A] High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
[B] Common High Court of UT of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
[C] Special High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh
[D] High Court of Reorganised Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh


The first case of monkeypox in humans was recorded in 1970 in which country?

[A] Kenya
[B] Democratic Republic of Congo
[D] Nigeria


Which country is the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation host in 2021?


[A] China
[B] India
[D] New Zealand