CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
SBI Bank
B)
Yes Bank
C)
ICICI Bank
D)
HDFC Bank

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Yes Bank

Note : Yes Bank appointed Neeraj Dhawan as its Chief Risk Officer (CRO) with immediate effect. Neeraj was appointed for a period of three years.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Remdesivir
B)
Saquinavir
C)
Peramivir
D)
Maraviroc

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Remdesivir

Note : The United States Food and Drug Authority (USFDA) has allowed emergency use of the antiviral drug, Remdesivir for treatment of severely ill COVID-19 patients.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Rajiv Gauba
B)
Samant Goel
C)
Ajay Kumar Bhalla
D)
Anil Kumar Gupta

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ajay Kumar Bhalla

Note : The Ministry of Home Affairs clarified rules regarding opening of shops/services during lockdown Barber shops and salons located in green and orange zones will be allowed to open. These are not allowed to open in red zones.Ajay Kumar Bhalla is the current Home Secretary of India, assumed the office on 22 August 2019, succeeding Rajiv Gauba.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Karnataka
C)
Telangana
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Telangana

Note :

The Civil Aviation Ministry has permitted the Telangana government to use drones for experimental delivery of vaccines.
This exemption will be valid for a period of one year or until further orders. In the month of April, the Ministry had permitted the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to conduct a feasibility study on using drones to deliver COVID-19 vaccine.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Submarine
B)
Container Ship
C)
Satellite module
D)
Mining Robot

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mining Robot

Note :

A seabed mining robot, which was being tested on the Pacific Ocean floor at a depth of more than 4 km has become detached.
Patania II is a 25-tonne mining robot prototype, which was being tested by Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), the deep-sea exploratory division of the famous dredging company DEME Group. The robot was meant to collect the nodules rich in cobalt and other battery metals found on the seabed.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
JAXA
B)
SpaceX
C)
NASA
D)
Blue Origin

Correct Answer : Option (B) - SpaceX

Note :

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX recently launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit onboard its Falcon 9 rocket.
Marking the company’s 10th launch of the year, the flagship Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. It successfully landed at sea, for the seventh time.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
LIC
B)
NIA
C)
NICL
D)
UIIC

Correct Answer : Option (A) - LIC

Note :

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has become the third strongest and the tenth most valuable insurance brand globally.
According to a report by Brand Finance Insurance 100 2021, LIC’s brand value increased by almost 7 per cent to $8.65 billion. There are 5 Chinese Insurance companies in the top 10 with Ping An Insurance at the top place.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Uttarakhand
B)
Uttar Pradesh
C)
Odisha
D)
Bihar

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Uttarakhand

Note :

The Chota Char Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage circuit located in the Indian Himalayas, in the Garhwal region of the state of Uttarakhand.
The circuit consists of four sites: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. The Uttarakhand government has suspended the Char Dham Yatra, which was scheduled to begin in May. Only priests will perform the rituals inside the shrines.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Bhopal
B)
Jaipur
C)
Agra
D)
Varanasi

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Agra

Note : Agra Smart City, Uttar Pradesh has created a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) dashboard which will show various hotspots, heat maps, positive cases, recovered cases, etc of COVID-19.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
ICMR
B)
DRDO
C)
Jamia Millia University,Delhi
D)
S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

Correct Answer : Option (D) - S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata

Note : Scientists at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata (SNBNCBS) developed a nanomedicine that promises the treatment of a number of diseases by altering oxidative stress in the body. The research will support India in its fight against COVID-19.

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Published On : July 17, 2021