CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
ADB
B)
RBI
C)
NABARD
D)
World Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - ADB

Note : India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a 300 million US dollar loan to finance inclusive and sustainable water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services in 14 secondary towns of the state of Rajasthan. The project aims at providing better quality and more sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) services in the project towns. it will improve quality of life in these towns, including for the poor and vulnerable after signing the loan agreement.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Valteri Bottas
B)
Max Versteppen
C)
Lewis Hamilton
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Lewis Hamilton

Note : There is little doubt that Lewis Hamilton is one of the best drivers that has sat behind the wheels of a Formula One car, but on Sunday, the British superstar took another step towards becoming the greatest ever. Lewis Hamilton won the Eifel Grand Prix on Sunday, and in the process equalled the great Michael Schumacher's record of 91 F1 race wins. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, who was presented with a Ferrari by Michael Schumacher on behalf of Fiat in 2002, was all praise for Hamilton, saying he has always liked the Briton's "grit and balanced aggression while driving the @F1 car".

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Japan
B)
Thailand
C)
Taiwan
D)
Philippines

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Taiwan

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Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF) is a leading think tank from Taiwan and the organizer of the Yushan Forum.
The think tank was seen in the news recently, as it has signed a memorandum with India’s National Maritime Foundation (NMF), to promote cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. The agreement also aims to conduct joint research.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
China
B)
India
C)
Sri Lanka
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bangladesh

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The Bangladesh Cabinet has recently approved the draft law to include death penalty as the highest punishment for rape.
Previously, Lifetime imprisonment was the highest punishment. Bangladesh President Mohammed Abdul Hamid signed the ordinance approving the death penalty for rapists. There have been nationwide protests seeking for the move.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Telangana
B)
Kerala
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kerala

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Kerala has recently become the first state in the country to have high-tech classrooms in all its public schools.
Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan has declared that the state public education sector has become completely digital. He also said that over 5 lakh students joined in Government schools during the last five years.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
China
B)
Russia
C)
India
D)
United States

Correct Answer : Option (A) - China

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China has formally joined the WHO-backed global Covid-19 vaccine initiative known as COVAX, after signing the agreement with Gavi, the international Vaccine Alliance.
As the United States and Russia stayed out of the initiative, as of October China is the biggest economy to join the WHO-backed global vaccine alliance. The initiative aims to distribute 2 billion doses of vaccines by the end of 2021.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Development
B)
Depository
C)
Direct
D)
Data

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Development

Note : In a first of its kind measure, the Reserve Bank of India will buy bonds issued by state government i.e. State Development Loans(SDL) in the current financial year as a special case via secondary market open market operations, to ensure they don't face rising interest costs amid high borrowings. The decision regarding this measure has been taken to ensure that financial conditions don't tighten and to improve Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) along with T-bills, dated government securities and oil bonds.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Smriti Irani
B)
Nitin Gadkari
C)
Raj Nath Singh
D)
Mansukh L. Mandaviya

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mansukh L. Mandaviya

Note : Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals India Ltd(GSFC) launched an Indigenous variety of Calcium Nitrate and Boronated Calcium Nitrate. State Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh L Mandaviya launched the product virtually. Calcium nitrate is a water soluble fertilizers in agriculture, and also in wastewater treatment. The indigenous variety will provide a cheaper alternative to the farmer community in India.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
Punjab
B)
Delhi
C)
Telangana
D)
Kerala

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Telangana

Note : Delhi has become the 1st state in the country to have the 'Tree Transplantation Policy' for the preservation of trees which was approved by the state's cabinet headed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on October 9, 2020. Under this , a minimum of 80% of trees affected by a development or construction project will be transplanted. Also, a minimum of 80% if the transplanted trees should survive and ensuring this would be the responsibility of " Yuddh, Pradushan Ke Viruddh" against the air pollution levels. Under this movement various measures will be taken under this including EV, tree transplantation, and preventing stubble burning.

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Published On : July 19, 2021
A)
TCS
B)
IBM
C)
Google
D)
Infosys

Correct Answer : Option (B) - IBM

Note : International Business Machines (IBM) joined with the Department of Science and Technology to expand the scope of two DST initiatives Vigyan Jyoti, Engage with Science (Vigyan Prasar). The initiatives aim to promote STEM( Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), learning among students, especially girl student to pursue careers in STEM. Vigyan Jyoti Programme was launched to inspire girl student to pursue higher education and career in STEM fields. Vigyan Prasar is a technology driven interactivity platform which is built on top of India Science Over -The Top(OTT) platform.

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Published On : July 19, 2021