CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Uttar Pradesh government
B)
Punjab government
C)
Bihar government
D)
Delhi government

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Delhi government

Note : The Delhi government commissioned the “Realtime Source apportionment” project which will help identify the factors responsible for the spike in air pollution at any particular spot in the national capital. The sources of air pollution will be identified on a real-time basis to initiate mitigation measures under this project, informed Environment Minister Gopal Rai.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
MITRA
B)
PRAYAS
C)
SPARSH
D)
ROSHINI

Correct Answer : Option (C) - SPARSH

Note :

Ministry of Defence has implemented SPARSH [System for Pension Administration (Raksha)], an integrated system for automation of sanction and disbursement of defence pension.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
Agra
B)
Surat
C)
New Delhi
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Surat

Note : E-Commerce Company, Amazon has launched its first Digital Kendra in India in Surat, Gujarat.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
Hockey
B)
Football
C)
Wrestling
D)
Badminton

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Hockey

Note : Keshav Datt, one of India's finest hockey players and two-time Olympic gold medallist, has passed away, due to age-related ailments.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
Bihar
B)
Tamil Nadu
C)
Odisha
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Tamil Nadu

Note : The GI certified Madurai malli and other traditional flowers such as button rose, lily, chamanthi and marigold were exported recently to USA and Dubai from Tamil Nadu.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
New Delhi metro station
B)
Rajiv Chowk metro station
C)
Chandni Chowk metro station
D)
Kashmere Gate metro station

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Kashmere Gate metro station

Note : The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has launched India's first FASTag or UPI-based parking facility to reduce the time for entry and payment. The facility was launched at the Kashmere Gate metro station.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
Amartya Sen
B)
Abhijit Banerjee
C)
Kaushik Basu
D)
Raghuram Rajan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Kaushik Basu

Note : Kaushik Basu has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award for Economics. The award was conferred on him by Professor Dr Hans-Bernd Schäfer of Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany. A former chief economist of the World Bank, Basu is currently a professor of Economics at Cornell University.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
R S Sodhi
B)
Thomas Vijayan
C)
Ganesan Sandhirakasan
D)
Abhimanyu Mishra

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ganesan Sandhirakasan

Note : Ganesan Sandhirakasan has won the top prize in a government-initiated competition for migrant workers for choreographing and performing a sequence of Silambam – a traditional martial art form practised in India since the 4th century BC. The series was made for migrant workers in Singapore and the final episode was aired on Monday night.

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Published On : July 10, 2021
A)
Facebook
B)
Microsoft
C)
Amazon
D)
Twitter

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Facebook

Note : Facebook launched their new newsletter platform, Bulletin. The new site will be a place for writers and podcasters to publish content and build a subscriber base. As this new platform is in development, Facebook is testing tools and features with a small number of selected writers, but shares an overview of what’s to come.

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Published On : July 9, 2021
A)
Uttar Pradesh
B)
Himachal Pradesh
C)
Jharkhand
D)
Karnataka

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Himachal Pradesh

Note : Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister and veteran Congress leader Virbhadra Singh passed away at the age of 87 years. Mr. Singh was a nine-time MLA was elected to the State Legislative Assembly first time in October 1983.

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Published On : July 9, 2021