Current Affairs For (July 29, 2021)

1. When International Tiger Day is observed?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) International Tiger Day is observed every year on July 29 to spread awareness on tiger conservation. this day is also called Global Tiger Day. Unfortunately, the tiger is one of the species that is nearing extinction.

2. Name of the city of India that has been selected for the International Clean Air Catalyst Programme of USAID?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Indore city has been selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme. due to this, Indore (Madhya Pradesh) become the only city in the country. Indore is also known as the cleanest city in India.

3. Name of the state of Indian that has launched the Ayush-based economic up-gradation scheme named Devaranya Yojana that will help in boosting livelihood opportunities in tribal areas?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) The Govt of Madhya Pradesh is bringing Devaranya Yojana. Devaranya Yojana is the Ayush-based economic up-gradation scheme. The main purpose of this scheme is to improve the health of the people and the livelihood of the tribal community through Ayurveda.

4. Who is appointed as the Delhi Police Commissioner recently?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) On 27th July 2021, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General (DG), Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the Delhi Police Commissioner with immediate effect. On 30 June, Govt gave an additional charge of the Delhi Police to Balaji Srivastava after the retirement of SN Shrivastava.

5. India’s legendary Shri Nandu Natekar, has passed away at the age of 88, he was the player of ————.

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Answers With Explanation : (A) Indian and Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar has passed away at the age of 88 due to age-related ailments. he became the first Indian to win the international title in 1956.

6. On 27th July 2021, The Sitio Burle Marx was inscribed as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Where is this place?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) On 27th July 2021, Brazilian city Rio de Janeiro has received a new international distinction as UNESCO added landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx’s former home to its list of World Heritage sites.

7. theme of the 2021 International Tiger Day?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) The theme/Slogan for 2021 International Tiger Day celebration is – “Their Survival is in our hands”. in the last year, the day was observed in online mode due to COVID-19 and was celebrated by people with great enthusiasm across the world.

8. Which space agency is planning to launch first disabled astronaut in space?

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Answers With Explanation : (A) The European Space Agency has announced its plan to hire and launch the world’s first physically disabled astronaut. Several para-astronauts have applied for the role. The space agency recently closed the decennial recruitment call for the 22-member space programme after it received 22,000 applicants.

9. Asia’s longest high-speed track for automobiles has been inaugurated in which Indian city?

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Answers With Explanation : (D) Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar on June 29, 2021 inaugurated NATRAX- the High-Speed Track(HST) for automobiles in Indore. The track is the longest such track in Asia and the world's fifth-longest

10. What is the latest ranking of Mithali Raj in the ICC Women’s Player Rankings?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Indian skipper Mithali Raj on June 29, 2021 returned to the top five of the ICC Women's ODI Player Rankings for the first time after October 2019. She is ranked fifth now on the Women's ODI rankings after top-scoring for India with 72 runs in the opening ODI against England in Bristol.

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