Siberian wildfires: What is fueling wildfires in Russia’s coldest city?

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More than 6.5 million acres of land in Russia’s coldest city Yakutsk has been charred and the smoke of the wildfires is traveling to Alaska due to strong wind currents. What is fueling these wildfires?

Current Affairs Quiz: 23 July 2021

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The day’s updated quizzes cover topics such as Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, Chandrashekhar Azad birth anniversary and world’s largest carbon market among others. 

Adani Group joins as one of IOA's sponsors for Tokyo Olympics 2020: Check Full List of Indian Sponsors 

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MPL Sports Foundation had earlier entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Indian Olympic Association to be the 'Principal Sponsor' for India at the Tokyo Olympic Games, 2022 Asian Games and next Commonwealth Games.

Central Bank Digital Currency likely to be launched in near future: RBI Deputy Governor

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Deputy RBI Governor T Rabi Shankar stated that conducting pilots of the digital currency in wholesale and retail segments may be a possibility in near future. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 July 2021

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The Director of AIIMS, Dr. Randeep Guleria has said that India may face the third wave of the pandemic in Sept-Oct 2021.

Current Affairs in Short: 23 July 2021

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Uttar Pradesh government announced that it will set up free Wi-Fi facilities in 217 cities of 17 municipal corporations across the state.

Center announces portal to register children orphaned by COVID-19

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The Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani informed Rajya Sabha on July 22, 2021, that the government has introduced the portal to all the States and the Union Territories on July 15, 2021.

Olympics 2020 Opening Ceremony: When, Where and How to watch live streaming, live telecast?

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Opening Ceremony Tokyo Olympics: As the Tokyo 2020 Opening ceremony officially begins, find out where you can catch a live stream of the grand celebration. Also, find the channels in India where the opening ceremony will be aired live. 

Kerala, RDIF to sign agreement for filling Sputnik V vaccine vials

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In a bid to set up a unit for filling COVID-19 vaccines vials, Kerala will be signing an agreement with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). Read all you need to know.

Chandra Shekhar Azad, Bal Gangadhar Tilak remembered on their birth anniversary: Checkout lesser-known facts

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When Chandrashekhar Azad was arrested during the non-cooperation movement on December 20, 1921, he gave his name as "Azad" to the district magistrate Justice Reverend Tomson Kregat, his father's name as "Swatantrata" (Independence) and his residence as "Jail". 

In a first, Saudi Arabia allows female officers to guard Islam’s holiest sites

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Saudi female soldiers, for the very first time, were standing guard in Mecca as thousands of Muslim pilgrims are taking part in this year’s hajj. Dressed in military khaki uniforms, women soldiers were seen monitoring the security situation in the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

Gwalior, Orchha in UNESCO’s ‘Historic Urban Landscape’ project – All you need to know

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Gwalior and Orchha cities in Madhya Pradesh have been selected by UNESCO under its ‘Historic Urban Landscape Project’. Read all you need to know.

Google celebrates Tokyo Olympics 2020 with animated Doodle Champion Island Games- How to play?

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The interactive Google Doodle on Tokyo Olympics let the users play the games as Lucky-the Ninja Cat on behalf of the four teams- Red, Blue, Green, Yellow- with a real-time global leaderboard.

National Broadcasting Day 2021: India's first-ever radio broadcast - All you need to know

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On July 23, 1927, the first-ever radio broadcast in India went on-air from the Bombay (now Mumbai) station. Since then, this day has been observed as National Broadcasting Day.

China launches world’s largest carbon market: What is it and how does it work?

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Carbon Trading works on the cap-and-trade model where the coal-and-gas-fired energy plants are allocated a specific number of emissions allowances. If they exceed this limit, the energy plants are permitted to buy allowances from the open market.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Archery Highlights: India's Deepika Kumari finishes 9th, Atanu Das, Pravin finish below top-30

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World no. 1 Deepika Kumari finished 9th in the Women’s recurve archery ranking round with 663 points, while the Indian men's archers struggled to make an impact with all of them finishing outside top 30. 

World’s first 3D-printed steel bridge opens in Amsterdam

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World’s first 3D-printed steel pedestrian bridge opened on the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in the city of Amsterdam. Read all you need to know.

Third wave of COVID-19 likely to hit India by Sept-Oct, vaccine for children to be out soon: AIIMS Director

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AIIMS director stressed that studies show that children also got the infection to a large extent in the first and second wave of COVID-19  but they had a milder infection and recovered from it. The children were shown to have up to 60 percent antibodies in their study. 

China’s President Xi Jinping makes surprise visit to Tibet- How it can impact India?

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While heavy security is expected for a visit by the Chinese President anywhere, it is highly unusual that even Chinese State Media has not reported about his visit to Lhasa and Nyingtri, even though 2 days have already passed since he arrived.

Current Affairs in Short: 22 July 2021

1 day ago
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar, have devised AMLEX, a first-of-its-kind oxygen rationing device.

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