Current Affairs For (July 7, 2021)

1. Who was Dilip Kumar passed away recently?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Legendary actor Dilip Kumar passed away recently at the age of 98. Known as the 'Tragedy King' of Bollywood, the veteran actor's career spanned over six decades. Mohammed Yusuf Khan, popularly known as Dilip Kumar, was an Indian actor, film producer and philanthropist, best known for his work in Hindi cinema.

2. When the 86th birthday of Dalai Lama is celebrated?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) The 6th of July is marked as the birthday of Dalai Lama. On 6th July 2021, 86th birthday of Dalai Lama is being observed all over the world. The 14th Dalai Lama also known as Gyalwa Rinpoche to the Tibetan people, is the current Dalai Lama, the highest spiritual leader of Tibet, and a retired political leader of Tibet.

3. Which of the following statements is/are correct with reference to the Ministry of Co-operation?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) A separate ‘Ministry of Co-operation’ has been created by the Modi Government for realizing the vision of ‘Sahkar se Samriddhi’. This ministry will provide a separate administrative, legal and policy framework for strengthening the cooperative movement in the country. It will help deepen Co-operatives as a true people based movement reaching upto the grassroots.

4. First commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries from Kashmir valley has been exported to

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Answers With Explanation : (C) A first commercial shipment of Mishri variety of luscious cherries from Kashmir valley has been exported to Dubai from Srinagar. Prior to this shipment, a sample consignment was sent in the middle of June 2021 from Srinagar to Dubai through air which were transhiped from Mumbai.

5. Who launched the Online Course Mobile App “Matsya Setu”?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Shri Giriraj Singh launched the Online Course Mobile App “Matsya Setu”. The app was developed by the ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (ICAR-CIFA), Bhubaneswar, with the funding support of the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad.

6. Who becomes the “Brand Ambassador” of Khadi Prakritik Paint?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Minister for Road Transport and Highways & MSME Shri Nitin Gadkari declared himself the “Brand Ambassador '' of Khadi Prakritik Paint. The "Khadi Prakritik Paint" is a first-of-its-kind product based on cow dung as its main ingredient. It is cost-effective as well as odourless and has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards.

7. Secretary (Power) Govt of India met Secretary (Power) Govt of which nation for the issues related to 1320MW Maitree Power project?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) Secretary (Power) Govt of India met Secretary (Power) Govt of Bangladesh through video conferencing for the issues related to 1320MW Maitree Power project. The project is an environmentally friendly supercritical technology based thermal power plant, and the first unit of this project would be commissioned in December’2021.

8. Who recently embark on three-day official visit to Russia?

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Answers With Explanation : (C) External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar is going to pay a three day official visit to Russia to discuss the entire range of bilateral issues, including cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic as well as exchange of views on various regional and international issues.

9. Tele-Law programme crossed how many beneficiaries milestone?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) The Department of Justice commemorates the milestone of crossing nine lakh beneficiaries under its Tele-Law programme. The programme connects the disadvantaged and needy seeking legal advice from Panel Lawyers through e-interface platform available in Common Service Centres.

10. Who inaugurated Virtual India Pavilion at 74th Cannes Film Festival?

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Answers With Explanation : (B) Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar opened up facilitation office for international film makers and all approvals are to be given in one go. Inaugurating the India Pavilion during the 74th Cannes Film Festival, the Minister hoped that the world comes out of the pandemic very soon and people come back to theatres once again.

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