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A)
31 August 2021
B)
30 September 2021
C)
30 November 2021
D)
31 December 2021

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 30 September 2021

Note : The RBI has extended the validity of the interest equalization scheme for pre-and-post-shipment rupee export credit by three months through 30 September 2021.

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Published On : July 7, 2021
A)
United India Insurance Company
B)
National Insurance Corporation
C)
Oriental Insurance Company
D)
Life Insurance Corporation

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Life Insurance Corporation

Note : The LIC has launched New Saral Pension Scheme. It has a single premium. non-participating, non-linked, and individual annuity plan.

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Published On : July 7, 2021
A)
MobiKwik
B)
PhonePe
C)
Amazon Pay
D)
Google Pay

Correct Answer : Option (B) - PhonePe

Note : The Digital payments platform PhonePe has partnered with Flipkart to launch a contactless 'Scan and Pay' feature for Flipkart's pay-on-delivery orders.

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Published On : July 7, 2021
A)
To donate fund in 2nd phase
B)
Toraise tourism sector in 2nd phase
C)
To administrate 2nddose of vaccine
D)
To empower Education sector in 2nd phase

Correct Answer : Option (C) - To administrate 2nddose of vaccine

Note :

Goa Chief Minister PramodSawant announced that the Government is now launching TikaUtsav 1.2 from 5th July, which will emphasize on the administration of the 2nd dose of vaccine to those who have completed 84 days.
 
“However, all persons above 18 plus can walk-in to get either first or second dose during this drive at any of the venues.
 
The public may contact their local representative/health officials for the timetable of the venue in their locality”. Goa Government had extended the COVID-induced curfew till July 12.
 
According to the new guidelines issued in view of the decline in the daily count of coronavirus cases, the state government has eased certain restrictions and permitted shops across Goa to open from 7 am to 6 pm.

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Published On : July 6, 2021
A)
Srinagar
B)
Kathua
C)
Pulwama
D)
Udhampur

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Srinagar

Note :

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha launched a golf training academy in Srinagar and said the Jammu and Kashmir administration has made the sport accessible to the common man and it is no longer a game of the elite only.
 
The academy was launched at the Kashmir Golf Club. He stated the restoration work of the historic Golf Course after the 2014 floods has been done in the best way while maintaining its originality.
 
With best-in-class golf courses, Jammu and Kashmir aspires to be the golfing capital of the country, he added a similar golf academy with national-level training facilities will be launched in Jammu soon.
 
Sinha mentioned that at least 17 national-level sports events would be held in Jammu and Kashmir this year so that the youth get an opportunity to showcase their talent.

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Published On : July 6, 2021
A)
UK
B)
Russia
C)
Israel
D)
Italy

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Italy

Note :

During his four-day visit to the UK and Italy, Indian Army Chief Manoj Naravane will inaugurate the Indian Army Memorial at Cassino in Italy, about 140 km away from Rome.
 
The memorial commemorates over 3,100 Commonwealth servicemen who took part in the effort to liberate Italy in World War II.
 
Apart from this, 900 Indian soldiers were also commemorated on this memorial. As per the Ministry of Defence, during the four-day visit, he will be meeting his counterparts and senior military leaders of these countries with an aim of enhancing India’s defence cooperation.

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Published On : July 6, 2021
A)
NASSCOM
B)
FICCI
C)
QCI
D)
IGBC

Correct Answer : Option (C) - QCI

Note :

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry has initiated a project on Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).
 
The task has been assigned to the Quality Council of India (QCI).
 
ONDC aims at promoting open networks developed on open-sourced methodology, using open specifications and open network protocols independent of any specific platform.
 
ONDC is expected to digitize the entire value chain, standardize operations, promote inclusion of suppliers, derive efficiencies in logistics and enhance value for consumers.
 
An advisory council has been constituted to advise the Government on measures needed to design and accelerate adoption of ONDC.
 
The members of the Advisory council include RS Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority, NandanNilekani, non-executive Chairman of Infosys and Arvind Gupta, Co-founder and Head, Digital India Foundation.

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Published On : July 6, 2021
A)
KaminiRao
B)
RukhmabaiRaut
C)
Indira Hinduja
D)
Anandibai Joshi

Correct Answer : Option (B) - RukhmabaiRaut

Note :

On July 12, 2021, Author KavithaRao’s new book titled Lady Doctors: The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine will be released. The book will be published by Amazon-backed Westland Books.
 
In the book, the author recovers the stories of India’s first women doctors, often ignored by history. The Untold Stories of India’s First Women in Medicine, the story of RukhmabaiRaut

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Published On : July 6, 2021
A)
Bharata Muni
B)
Vishnu Sharma
C)
DhavalKulkarni
D)
MahidasaAitareyas

Correct Answer : Option (C) - DhavalKulkarni

Note :

A biography of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin NathuramGodse will be titled ‘NathuramGodse: The True Story of Gandhi’s Assassin Authored by Mumbai-based journalist DhavalKulkarni will be released in 2022.
 
The book will be published by Pan Macmillan India. Kulkarni has previously authored books like “The Cousins Thackeray: Uddhav, Raj and the Shadow of Their Senas” and “The Bawla Murder Case: Love, Lust and Crime in Colonial India”.

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Published On : July 6, 2021
A)
MP Jabir
B)
Deepa Malik
C)
Deepika Kumari
D)
Govindan Lakshmanan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - MP Jabir

Note : Athlete MP Jabir has become the first Indian to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in 400m hurdles after he clocked 49.78s to win gold at the concluded Inter-State Athletics Championships in Patiala.

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Published On : July 6, 2021