CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
NTPC
B)
NHPC
C)
ONGC
D)
Coal India

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Coal India

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State-owned Public sector undertaking Coal India announced that it is set to invest over Rs 1.22 lakh crore on various projects to achieve 1 billion tonnes of fuel output.
Out of the total 500 projects to be funded, CIL will invest a major part in projects related to coal evacuation, mine infrastructure and project development by 2023-24. Coal India also posted a 7.1 per cent year-on-year growth in coal output.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Brazil
B)
Japan
C)
Nigeria
D)
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Nigeria

Note :

Union Foreign affairs minister S Jaishankar held a virtual meeting with his Nigerian counterpart Geoffrey Onyeama.
The discussion focussed on India-Nigeria bilateral relations in Maritime security and co-operation. They also discussed on collaboration on political Security, Economic and Defence security. India is Nigeria’s largest trading partner and Nigeria is India’s largest trading partner in Africa.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
PayU
B)
BillDesk
C)
Razorpay
D)
Instamojo

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Razorpay

Note :

Bengaluru-based Financial solutions company Razorpay has been named in the ‘Fintech 250’ List of Fastest-growing Fintech Start-ups, by CB Insights.
Razorpay recorded a growth rate of 35 per cent month-on-month and contributed significantly in the digital payment sector in the recent months. The company has recently introduced neo-banking platform RazorpayX and has recently acquired a payroll management software company, Opfin.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
New Delhi
C)
Gujarat
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - New Delhi

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The third round of the monthly sero-prevalence survey began in the National Capital Region, to analyse the situation of the Covid-19 spread.
Under the survey, using the blood samples, the presence of antibodies for Covid-19 will be checked, which will explain the extent of the spread of the virus. In the last survey, it was found that 29.1 per cent of people had antibodies. This time, the sample size will be 17,000.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Coal Ministry
B)
Ministry of Finance
C)
Ministry of Home Affairs
D)
Natural Resources Ministry

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Coal Ministry

Note : Webinar on Coal Gasification and Liquefaction was organized by Ministry of Coal and Mines which was addressed by Union Minister of Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi along with Anil Kumar Jain, Secretary, Coal and Dr Vijay Kumar (VK) Saraswat, Member NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
LIC
B)
Bharti AXA
C)
Bajaj Alliance
D)
ICICI Prudential Life

Correct Answer : Option (D) - ICICI Prudential Life

Note : ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited (ICICI Prudential Life) has introduced an Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered voice chatbot, 'LiGo', on Google Assistant. LiGo is ICICI Prudential Life's customer service chatbot. This will enable the company's policyholders to address their queries by simple voice commands. It provides an easy to use and convenient service touch-point for customers.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Government of India
B)
Indian Airways
C)
Health Ministry
D)
Indian Railways

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Indian Railways

Note : Indian Railways has developed a remote-controlled medical trolley named 'MEDBOT' to deliver food, medicine to COVID-19 patients.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
B)
Chandigarh Railway Station
C)
Sri Sathya Sai Airport
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) -

Note : The GMR led Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (Hyderabad International Airport) won the 'National Energy Leader' and 'Excellent Energy Efficient Unit' awards at the 21st National Awards for 'Excellence in Energy Management'. It was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Godrej Green Business Centre (GBC).The award was given to RINL also during the 19th edition of 'Energy Efficiency Summit'.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Amit Shah
B)
Ramnath Kovind
C)
Narendra Modi
D)
Venkaiah Naidu

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi

Note : On 29th August, 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the College, Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh through video conference. The Central Agricultural University is expected to improve the education infrastructure and contribute to cutting edge research in agriculture and further farmer welfare.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
President
B)
Lok Sabha
C)
BRICS Sports Ministers
D)
Indian Sports Minister

Correct Answer : Option (C) - BRICS Sports Ministers

Note : In the First Meeting of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa) Sports Ministers under the Russian BRICS Chairmanship took place through video conference. The BRICS Sports Ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen and develop the cooperation in the field of physical culture and sport within the BRICS members.

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Published On : July 19, 2021