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Today's Event – 7th July 2021

  • 1863- First military draft of the United States

  • 1898- Annexation of Hawaii as an US territory

  • 1916- New Zealand Labour Party founded in Wellington

  • 1978- Independence of Solomon Islands declared from British Rule

  • 1985- Boris Becker, the youngest tennis player to win the Wimbledon Cu p

National Events-

  • Indian states planning to set up facilities to study Delta variant of Coronavirus

  • North-eastern states shown heavy rise in corona cases

  • Pharma giant Morepen Laboratories commences manufacturing covid anti-virus Sputnik V

  • Supreme Court asks Maharashtra Government of not shifting mental patients to beggars’ homes

  • Indian Army chief M.M. Naravane in discussion with British Army Chief Sir Mark Carleton-Smith for joint military co-operation

International Events-

  • Israel accused by Iran of June attack of civilian nuclear site

  • Nine people including six students under police custody for the Hong Kong bomb conspiracy

  • 1000 Afghan soldiers fled to Tajikistan after clash with Taliban insurgents

  • Closing of borders with Afghanistan by Pakistan to avoid covid spread

  • 40 Indonesian villages affected by flood

Job alerts-

  • West Bengal Public Service Commission job for Assistant Professor. Last date 29th July 2021

  • Goa Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan jobs for Instructors. Last date 14th July 2021

  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation jobs for Apprentice. Last date 20th July 2021

  • Pt BD Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak job for Senior Resident/Demonstrator. Last date 13th July 2021

  • Indian Navy jobs for MR post. Last date 23rd July 2021

Sports-

  • Tennis maestros Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer close enough to clash at Wimbledon

  • Indian Batsman Suryakumar Yadav looking forwards to improve his game against Sri Lanka

  • Indian women’s team captain Mithali Raj becomes number 1 ODI batter in womens ranking

  • Afghan spinner Rashid Khan appointed as captain of the Afghan Cricket Team

  • Indian KL Rahul gains 6th spot in Test Rankings

Awards and honours-

  • Kerala based photographer Thomas Vijayan awarded 2021 TTL Nature Photography Awards

Technology-

  • Battlegrounds Mobile launch party has been announced with Rs. 6 lakhs as competition money

  • TicWatch GTH smartwatch arrived in India starting price is Rs. 6000

  • Two all women delivery stations launched in Kerala by Amazon

  • Xiaomi Ultra Mi 11 launched in limited quantities

  • Reliance Jio announces launch of Jio Smartphone in collaboration with Google

Economy –

  • A fine of Rs. 4.75 lakhs imposed on HDFC by the National Housing Bank for non-technical compliance

  • Housing supply affected up to 59% in the 2nd quarter

  • Union steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan held a meeting to expand mining for SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited)

  • Petrol prices rises up to Rs.100 per litre in Delhi

  • GST drops to Rs. 1 lakh crore in June

Environment –

  • The US announces to fund sustainable energy projects based on wave energy

  • Florida condo collapses killing 54 people and injuring 86 people

Local –

  • 50-year-old Karan Singh Tanwar attacked and killed by his son and his wife in Bhopal

  • Covid care centres to remain closed in Bhubaneshwar

  • The Orissa Government aims to finish vaccination within 5 months

  • Para-badminton player Pramod Bhagat nominated by the Orissa government for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

  • 2.5kg of opium seized in Ranchi along with drug dealer

Person in News –

  • Golden age Bollywood Actor Dilip Kumar passes away

  • Harsh Vardan resigned as Union Health Minister

GK –

  • Which of the following is a large blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart?

A. Vein

B. Artery

C. Capillary

D. Nerve

  • Fungi are plants that lack:

A. Oxygen

B. Carbon dioxide

C. Chlorophyll

D. None of these

  • What makes a reptile a reptile?

A. Cold blooded

B. Warm Blooded

C. Non-Hearing

D. Egg-laying

 

  • Which blood vessels have the smallest diameter?

A. Capillaries

B. Arterioles

C. Venules

D. Lymphatic

 

  • Which organ of the body produces the fluid known as bile?

A. Liver

B. Pancreas

C. Gall bladder

 

D. Kidney

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