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Today's Event – 27th July 2021

  • 1866- First permanent transatlantic cable completed from Ireland to Newfoundland

  • 1890- Vincent Van Gogh shot himself and passed after 2 days

  • 1921- It was proved that insulin helps regulate blood sugar

  • 1929- Geneva Convention of 1929 which deals with Prisoners of War was signed by 53 nations

  • 1955- Austrian State Treaty restored the Sovereignty of Austria

National Events- 

  •  Congress Supremo Rahul Gandhi shows his support to farmers by driving a tractor to the Parliament

  •  Minister of State for Defence says protecting the borders of India is the highest priority right now

  •  CBI has booked AP based company Ind Tob International Pvt Ltd for defrauding banks of 20 crore rupees

  •  Congress leader Shashi Tharoor demands a Supreme Court probe into Pegasus spyware

  • Afghan army general Wali Mohammad Ahmadzai postponed his India visit

International Events- 

  •  Saudi Arabia’s Foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud visited Pakistan to discuss diplomatic relationships and global problems

  •  Filipino president Rodrigo Duterte vows to kill every drug peddler

  •  Iraqi PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi states that US troops are not required to fight ISIS

  •  46 Afghan jawans take refuge in Pakistan after losing control of a border post to Taliban 

  • President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi are in talks to end combat in Iraq

Job alerts-

  • BEL Jobs for Apprentice and other posts. Last date 10th August 2021

  • Allahabad High Court Jobs for Clerk and other posts. Last date 28th August 2021

  • SSB Jobs for Head Constable and other posts. Last date 8th August 2021

  • APSWREIS Jobs for Principal, TGT, Caretaker and other posts. Last date 6th August 2021

  • IIM Jammu Jobs for Non-faculty and other posts. Last date 1st August 2021

Sports-

  •  Indian Olympic shooters prepare for mixed games at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  •  Recent Olympic Silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu to be appointed ASP of Manipur along with Rs. 1 crore cash prize

  •  Indian women’s hockey team loses to Germany with 0-2 at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  •  Indian table tennis player Sharath Kamal advances into the third round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

  • Australia wins the ODI series defeating West Indies by 6 wickets

Technology-

  •  Realme Flash is on the verge of beating iPhone 12 in terms of charging

  •  Nokia has announced of 3 new models XR20, 6310 and C30

 

Economy – 

  •  Infosys was paid Rs.145 crore by the Government to create new income tax e-filing portal

  •  Rupee falls by 2 paise at 74 against the US dollar

  •  Shares all around the globe walls while Wall Street gains more

  •  Auto component industry to grow by 20-23 % in the financial year 2022

  • Sensex soars at 150 points; Nifty peaks at 15,850

Environment –

  •  Monsoon to increase by 5% across India

  •  Flood ravages the state of Maharashtra

Local –

  •  Five people arrested in New Delhi for stealing buffaloes and selling them in Meerut

  •  Over 1.4 lakh people vaccinated in Ranchi

  •  Delhi has witnessed a rise in dengue cases

  •  Madhya Pradesh government to provide annual increments to their employees

  • Orissa government is planning to reop

GK – 

Which Indian became the third Indian to win Tennis singles match at Olympic?

[A] Somdev Devvarman
[B] Sumit Nagal
[C] Yuki Bhambri
[D] Rohan Bopanna

 

Which Ministry is implementing the Companies Act, 2013 in India?

[A] Finance Ministry
[B] Corporate affairs ministry
[C] MSME Ministry
[D] Commerce and Industries Ministry

 

Which is the major component of India’s foreign exchange reserves?

[A] Gold
[B] Foreign Currency assets
[C] SDR with IMF
[D] Reserve Position with IMF

 

Which space agency has been selected by NASA to provide launch services for Europa Clipper Mission?

[A] Blue Origin
[B] SpaceX
[C] Virgin Galactic
[D] Boeing

 

As per the recent data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO),what is the unemployment rate in 2019-20?

 

[A] 6.1%
[B] 5.4%
[C] 4.8%
[D] 3.2%

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