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Today's Event – 23RD July 2021

  • 1829- The typographer (precursor to typewriter) patented by William Austin Burt

  • 1903- The Ford Motor Company sold its first car

  • 1921- The Communist Party of China was established

  • 1927- All India Radio goes on air from Bombay (now Mumbai)

  • 1972- USA launched Landsat 1, Earth’s first resources satellite

National Events-

  • WB chief minister Mamata Banerjee accuses the Modi Government of political espionage using Pegasus spyware

  • Death toll in Maharashtra drops to 120

  • The Income Tax department raided Dainik Bhaskar on the charges of tax evasion and using condemning remarks against the opposition

  • Bike rally was held to honour Kargil War martyrs

  • The CPI (M) has accused the Central government of using Pegasus to strengthen Hindu radicalism through intimidation

International Events-

  • China rejected WHO’s investigation of the Wuhan lab leak

  • Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, traditional PM of the Zulu nation, urges to put an end to anti-Indian activities in South Africa

  • Syria accused Israel of carrying out multiple air strikes in their region

  • German chancellor Angela Merkel to put an end to use nuclear energy and to reduce greenhouse gases by 2038

  • 5 trade union members arrested by Hong Kong police on the grounds of sedition

Job alerts-

  • SSVU Jobs for Lab technician and other posts. Last date 1st August 2021

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

  • Delhi Jal Board Jobs for Engineer, Planner and other posts. Last date 30th July 2021

  • Brahmaputra Board Jobs for Engineer, Assistant and other posts. Last date 30th July 2021

  • Indian Navy Jobs for SSC Electrical and other posts. Last date 30th July 2021


  • India’s Men’s cricket intends to whitewash rivals Sri Lanka in the ongoing ODI series

  • Indian cricketer Deepak Chahar has claimed that he learned run-chasing from M.S. Dhoni

  • Indian cricketer and all-rounder Washington Sundar out of team due to fractured finger

  • Indian Olympic archer to let go of past failures to focus in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

  • France defeated by Mexico in the early rounds of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games

Awards and honours-

  • Sandesh Jhingan awarded AIFF Footballer of the Year


  • Pronoun feature on Zoom for gender improvement

  • 300 million people registered on PhonePe

  • iPhone 12 mini production stopped by Apple

  • Facebook celebrate World Music Day week

  • Instagram introduced shopping by clicking on images

Economy –

  • RBI is planning to launch its own digital currency

  • Sensex hits 3rd session with 639 points jump

  • The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has stated that e-commerce companies are not allowed to sell merchandise owned by them

  • Rupee rises against US dollar at 74

  • Sensex decreased at 100 pts; Nifty drops to 15.8k

Environment –

  • Above 6000 people are stranded in Mumbai due to heavy rainfall

  • G20 ministers meet in Italy to discuss environmental issues

Local –

  • Governor Ramesh Bais and CM Hemant Soren urges youth to focus on higher education to build a better state and a better country

  • Man in Jharkhand kills daughter for marrying someone from different caste

  • Economist from Jharkhand Dr. Manoranjan Sharma speaks on banks being affected by Covid 19

  • People of age group 18 to 44 are being vaccinated in Ranchi

  • Fire broke out in high security buildings in Ranchi, Jharkhand

Person in News –

  • IPS officer Param Bir Singh and five other police subordinates named in an FIR for bribery and extortion

GK –

FIDE is the international federation of which sports/game?

[A] Football
[B] Chess
[C] Basketball
[D] Hockey


Which Indian state/UT launched the ‘Automated auditory brainstem response system (AABR)’, for new-born hearing screening?

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


What is ‘AMLEX’, recently developed by the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar?

[A] Covid-19 Test Kit
[B] Oxygen Rationing Device
[C] PPE Kit
[D] Oral Vaccine


“Checkmate” stealth fighter, which was making news recently, is associated with which country?

[B] Japan
[C] Russia
[D] Israel


Which country has invited India for the first time to the Troika Plus meet on Afghanistan?


[A] Russia
[C] China
[D] Pakistan