CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Maharashtra
B)
Haryana
C)
Gujarat
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Maharashtra

Note : Maharashtra state government has announced that it is to undertake the genetic study to conserve the native species of cattle. A meeting regarding the approval and initiation of the project on initiating was held in Aurangabad recently.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Suresh Angadi
B)
Pralhad Joshi
C)
Jagadish Shettar
D)
Dharmendra Pradhan

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Pralhad Joshi

Note : Union Minister of Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi laid the foundation stone of Crusher and Conveyor System at National Aluminium Company's (NALCO) Mining & Refinery (M&R) Complex in Damanjodi, Odisha on 25 February.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
10
B)
15
C)
25
D)
35

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 25

Note : NTPC Limited has agreed to help the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to set up 25 Continuous ambient air quality monitoring stations (CAAQMS) across six States and three Union Territories (UTs) in India.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
NITI Aayog
B)
Ministry of Communication
C)
Ministry of Science and Technology
D)
Ministry of Human Resource and Development

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ministry of Communication

Note :

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) of the Ministry of Communication has recently launched ‘5G Hackathon’ in association with government and industry stakeholders.
The Hackathon aims to convert new ideas into feasible 5-G products and solutions in the country. All students, start-ups, SMEs, academic institutions and registered companies in India and even NRIs can participate in the event.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Cochin
B)
Gandhi Nagar
C)
Thiruvananthapuram
D)
Tiruchirappalli

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Tiruchirappalli

Note :

A four-day ‘International Conference on Banana’ was recently organised by the National Research Centre for Banana (NRCB), an institution under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), in association with Bioversity International, during 22-25 February, 2020.
ICAR’s National Research Centre for Banana is based at Tiruchirappali, Tamil Nadu. The Conference is organised at Tiruchirappalli on the theme of ‘Innovations in sustainable production and value chain management in banana’.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Australia
B)
Oman
C)
Qatar
D)
Japan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Australia

Note :

The Mobile Training Team of the Australian Border Force conducted the training course on ‘Vessel Search Technique’ for the personnel of Indian Coast Guard, Customs and Coastal Security Group members of the Tamil Nadu Police.
Indian Coast Guard organised this training course at the capital of Tamil Nadu, Chennai, along with the Border Force of Australia.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
D Rajkumar
B)
Pradosh Kumar Rath
C)
MR Kumar
D)
Pravin Kumar Purwar

Correct Answer : Option (C) - MR Kumar

Note : The insurance regulator IRDAI has set up a committee to examine whether life insurers can offer indemnity based health policies. IRDAI has now set up a nine-member committee led by MR Kumar, Chairman, Life Insurance Corporation of India to look into the issue.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Kenya
B)
Gabon
C)
Algeria
D)
Mauritius

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mauritius

Note : Mauritius, long considered a tax haven, has been listed in the FATF’s grey list. This has raised questions about the fate of FPI from Mauritius in India.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Mumbai
B)
New Delhi
C)
Bengaluru
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (B) - New Delhi

Note : Central Vista is an ambitious plan that includes setting up of a new Parliament building, bringing all central ministries closer, and redeveloping the existing heritage structures in and around the central vista. Under the project, eight new government office buildings, a new Parliament House and a residential complex near the South Block that could house the homes of the Prime Minister and the Vice-President are among the projects that may come.

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Published On : July 16, 2021
A)
Goa
B)
Madhya Pradesh
C)
Assam
D)
Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Madhya Pradesh

Note : Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to launch the unified vehicle registration card, Chief Minister Kamal Nath saidon February 25.

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Published On : July 16, 2021