CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
World Bank
B)
HSBC Bank
C)
The New Development Bank
D)
The Asian Development Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - World Bank

Note : NTPC Ltd. has offered learning opportunities to its 19,000+ employees and their family members amid nationwide lockdown. The move by the company is to meet the requirements of the lockdown imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NTPC has collaborated with the World Bank to provide learning opportunities. The collaboration aims to provide an opportunity to be part of a rigorous online technical course, attending virtual classes, giving assessments, and, eventually, obtaining certifications.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Wipro
B)
TCS iON
C)
Infosys
D)
Tech Mahindra Limited

Correct Answer : Option (B) - TCS iON

Note : The Union Ministry of Labour and Employment in partnership with TCS iON offers free online career skills training through the National Career Service project to enhance the corporate etiquette, interpersonal skills, presentation skills and other softs skills of the job-seekers.

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A)
Binoy Kumar
B)
Piyush Tripathi
C)
Giriraj Goswami
D)
Pradip Kumar Tripathi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pradip Kumar Tripathi

Note : Shri Pradip Kumar Tripathi has assumed charge as Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India on 1 June 2020. He took over as Secretary upon the superannuation of present incumbent Binoy Kumar. The appointment was approved by the Appointment Committee of Cabinet.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
1 June
B)
2 June
C)
3 June
D)
4 June

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 1 June

Note : Global Day of Parents is celebrated on 1 June every year. The day aims to honour all the parents throughout the world. The observation of the day recognizes the primary responsibility of the family in nurturing and protecting their children. Global Day of Parents provides an opportunity to appreciate parents across the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.

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A)
26th May
B)
28th May
C)
29th May
D)
31th May

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 29th May

Note : Every year 29th May is celebrated as the World Digestive Health Day by the World Gastroenterology Organisation with the WGO Foundation. The First WDHD was celebrated on 29th May 2005. The theme of the WDHD 2020 is "Gut Microbiome - A Global Perspective".

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Nikesh Arora
B)
Jagdish Dhillon
C)
Sandip Mukund Pradhan
D)
Ravinder Singh Dhillon

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ravinder Singh Dhillon

Note : State-run Power Finance Corporation announced the appointment of Ravinder Singh Dhillon as chairman and Managing Director from June 1, 2020. He will be the successor of Rajeev Sharma as he retires on May 31, 2020

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
China
B)
Japan
C)
Israel
D)
Syria

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Syria

Note :

As per a new study, a 4,000-year-old war memorial known as the ‘White Monument’ in Syria was built to honour soldiers who died in battle.
The White Monument, was first excavated several years ago, is found to be built above layers of buried adult males, may have been a memorial to the community’s dead, rather than a symbol of victory over the enemy.

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A)
January 14
B)
January 30
C)
February 28
D)
March 31

Correct Answer : Option (B) - January 30

Note :

The ongoing 74th World Health Assembly declared January 30 as ‘World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day’.
The proposal to recognise the day was initiated by the United Arab Emirates and it was adopted unanimously by the member countries. NTDs are a group of infections caused by a variety of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, protozoa and parasitic worms.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
25%
B)
20%
C)
15%
D)
10%

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 25%

Note : BSE ( formerly known as The Bombay Stock Exchange)and National Stock Exchange announced that they will reduce the annual listing fee by 25% for Small and Medium Enterprises companies, it is as a part of their attempts to lower the compliance costs for companies during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These steps will help to revive the SMEs & encourage thousands of SMEs to go for listing.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Raman Singh
B)
Hemant Soren
C)
Ajit Jogi
D)
Bhupesh Baghel

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ajit Jogi

Note : Former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi, passed away at the age of 74 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. He was born on April 29, 1946 in Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh. He was the first CM of Chhattisgarh.

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Published On : July 17, 2021