CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Jharkhand
B)
Haryana
C)
Bihar
D)
Delhi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Haryana

Note :

* The National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2021 was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 26. 
 
* The Bill was earlier cleared in the Rajya Sabha on March 15 this year.
 
* With the passing of this Bill, two educational institutes — National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli (Haryana) and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology(IIFPT), Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) — under the ministry of food processing industries became Institutions of National Importance. 

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Abyudh
B)
Surya Kiran
C)
Hand-in-Hand
D)
Cutlass Express

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Cutlass Express

Note :

Indian Naval Ship Talwar is participating in the annual Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, being conducted from July 26 to to August 6 along the East Coast of Africa.
 
“The exercise focusses on East Africa’s coastal regions and is designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement capacity, promote national and regional security and increase interoperability between the regional navies,” a Navy statement said on Tuesday(27-07-2021). The Indian Navy is participating in the exercise in a ‘trainer role’.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Imphal
B)
Kolkata
C)
Shillong
D)
Guwahati

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Shillong

Note :

The NESAC (North Eastern Space Applications Centre) Society Meeting was recently held at Shillong, Meghalaya
 
NESAC has released North Eastern Spatial Data Repository (NeSDR) with about 950 datasets.  These datasets are related to infrastructure, land and water resources, disaster management support inputs. 
 
All the States are to take advantage of these data sets by signing MoUs with NESAC for specific activities such as detecting encroachments, and epidemic planning. 

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Andhra Pradesh
B)
Madhya Pradesh
C)
Rajasthan
D)
Jharkhand

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : Madhya Pradesh levies Rs 31.55 a litre VAT on petrol - the highest in the country, while Rajasthan charges Rs 21.82 a litre on diesel, according to Puri''s reply. Rajasthan levies Rs 29.88 a litre VAT on petrol and Maharashtra charges Rs 29.55.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
USA
B)
UK
C)
Russia
D)
UAE

Correct Answer : Option (A) - USA

Note : Recently, the State Department of the United States of America (USA) has released the report '2021 Investment Climate Statements: India', highlighting that India is a challenging place to do business.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Yes Bank
B)
ICICI Bank
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
SBI

Correct Answer : Option (C) - HDFC Bank

Note :

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the investment arm of the World Bank group, has extended a loan of $250 million to HDFC Bank to boost affordable housing finance in India.

Under the loan agreement, at least 25% of the financing has been allocated for green affordable housing, which is expected to encourage this market in India. India still has an early stage of Green housing market, which needs strengthening.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
HAL
B)
BEL
C)
DRDO
D)
ISRO

Correct Answer : Option (D) - ISRO

Note : The Indian Space Research Organisation launched a customised space-themed merchandise programme. Recently eight companies have registered for partnership with ISRO, to undertake this programme.

Interested persons will be able to purchase authorised products related to ISROs missions and work, such as scale models, T-shirts, space-themed educational games, science toys, among others. This brand promotion exercise will create awareness and interest among students, children and public, in space science and technology.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
July 28
B)
July 27
C)
July 26
D)
July 25

Correct Answer : Option (D) - July 25

Note :

The first ever World Drowning Prevention Day (WDPD) is observed 25 July 2021, co-ordinated by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the resolution on global drowning prevention on 28 April 2021. An estimated 236,000 people drown every year, and drowning is among the ten leading causes of death for children aged 5-14 years.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
27 July
B)
28 July
C)
29 July
D)
30 July

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 28 July

Note : World Hepatitis Day is celebrated on 28 July each year to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to influence real change. The theme of World Hepatitis Day 2020 is “Hepatitis can’t wait”, conveying the urgency of efforts needed to eliminate hepatitis as a public health threat by 2030.

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Published On : July 28, 2021
A)
Wrestling
B)
Shooting
C)
Boxing
D)
Skateboarding

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Wrestling

Note :

Wrestler Priya Malik has made the entire nation proud by clinching the elusive gold medal at the World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary on Sunday(25-07-2021) in the women's 73 kg weight category where she got the better of Belarus wrestler Kseniya Patapovich 5-0 in the final.
 
World Cadet Wrestling Championships:  Priya Malik wins gold

Even though she has not won the prestigious Olympic gold medal as the Haryana wrestler is not a part of the Indian contingent in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020, it is indeed a phenomenal achievement and cannot be belittled by any means as Malik has struck gold at the world championships.

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Published On : July 28, 2021