CURRENT AFFAIRS
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
World Health Panel
B)
One Health Panel
C)
We the World Panel
D)
Zoonotic Diseases Panel

Correct Answer : Option (B) - One Health Panel

Note :

WHO, along with FAO, UNEP and the World Organization for Animal Health formed a panel of experts to develop a global plan, to prevent the spread of diseases from animals to humans.
Named the One Health High-Level Expert Panel, it was an initiative launched by France and Germany. It will advise the UN bodies to develop risk assessment and establish good practices to prevent zoonotic outbreaks.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Belt and Road Initiative
B)
EU Connectivity partnership
C)
Global Infrastructure Connectivity Alliance
D)
Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Program

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Belt and Road Initiative

Note :

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the flagship project of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). India has been protesting over the project, as it traverses through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).
China and Pakistan recently celebrated the establishment of 70 years of their diplomatic relations. China has again defended the USD 60 billion CPEC project with Pakistan, saying it is an economic project not aimed at any third country.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
State Government
B)
NABARD
C)
RBI
D)
Finance Ministry

Correct Answer : Option (C) - RBI

Note :

The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2020 has been notified for the District Central Co-operative Banks (DCCBs) with State Cooperative Banks (StCBs). The Reserve Bank is required to sanction the amalgamation these banks.
Recently, the RBI said that it will consider amalgamation of StCBs and DCCBs, subject to many conditions, including that a proposal should be made by the state government concerned, NABARD’s recommendation, additional capital infusion strategy, assurance regarding financial support etc.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
USA
B)
UAE
C)
China
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Singapore

Note :

As per the recent data released on India’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflow during 2020-21, Singapore’ is at the top with 29%, followed by the U.S.A (23%) and Mauritius (9%).
In terms of sector, ‘Computer Software & Hardware’ is at the top with around 44% share of the total FDI Equity inflow followed by Construction Activities (13%) and Services Sector (8%).

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Karnataka
B)
Gujarat
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Maharashtra

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Gujarat

Note :

India attracted the highest ever total FDI inflow of US$ 81.72 billion during the financial year 2020-21. This is 10% higher as compared to the last financial year 2019-20.
Gujarat is the top recipient state of FDI during the F.Y. 2020-21 with 37% share of the total FDI Equity inflows. It is followed by Maharashtra (27%) and Karnataka (13%).

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Carmen Reinhart
B)
Luc Coene
C)
Armen Alchian
D)
James M. Buchanan

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Carmen Reinhart

Note : The World Bank named former Bear Stearns executive Carmen Reinhart as its new Vice President and chief economist, tapping an expert on financial crisis who also serves on the advisory board of the New York Federal Reserve. Reinhart's appointment is effective on June 15, 2020.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Srikumar Banerjee
B)
Dibang Tatak
C)
Shanti Pahadia
D)
Ram Sarup Lugani

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Srikumar Banerjee

Note :

Former Atomic Energy Commission Chairman Srikumar Banerjee has recently passed away. He also served as the director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC).
Dr Banerjee had received the Padma Shri in 2005 and the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 1989 for his significant service in the field of science.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Kerala
B)
Maharashtra
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Madhya Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Madhya Pradesh

Note :

Cheetah, the world’s fastest land animal which was declared extinct in India in 1952, after the country’s last spotted cheetah died in Chhattisgarh in 1947.
The animal is expected to be re-introduced into the country in November this year at the Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh. The Wildlife Institute of India (WII) prepared a cheetah re-introduction project a few year ago.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Echocardiogram Output
B)
Electrophysiology Output
C)
Extracorporeal membrane oxygen
D)
Endocrine membrane Oxygen

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Extracorporeal membrane oxygen

Note :

In extreme cases of Covid19, doctors choose to apply ECMO or Extracorporeal membrane oxygen for critically ill patients.
When oxygen support fails and when patients are not able to respond to interventions like mechanical ventilation, doctors may choose to apply ECMO, which acts as an artificial heart and pair of artificial lungs outside the body.

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Published On : July 17, 2021
A)
Mars
B)
Jupiter
C)
Earth
D)
Mercury

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Jupiter

Note :

“Clyde’s Spot” was discovered on Jupiter in 2020 by an amateur astronomer. It appeared as an oval-shaped feature near the planet’s famous “Great Red Spot.”
NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which is orbiting the Jupiter has revealed a photo of the spot in April 2021. In the recent photo taken during the craft’s 33rd close pass over Jupiter’s clouds, that oval structure looks more like a swirling, chaotic blob.

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Published On : July 17, 2021

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