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Current Affairs in Short: 7 July 2021

Jul 7, 2021
Assam was jolted by an earthquake of 5.2 magnitude earlier today. The impact was felt in Meghalaya and West Bengal as well. 

Veteran Actor Dilip Kumar Passes Away at 98, Condolences Pour in from Bollywood, Political Fraternity

Jul 7, 2021
Legendary Actor Dilip Kumar Passes Away: Iconic Actor Dilip Kumar breathed his last today (7th July 2021) morning at the Hinduja Hospital. Mr Kumar was known among his peers as the Tragedy King and some of the iconic roles portrayed by him on the big screen in films like Mughal-e-Azam and Devdas will be etched in memories of the fans forever.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 6 July 2021

Jul 6, 2021
Jeff Bezos has stepped down as Amazon’s CEO. He left the position exactly 27 years after he founded the e-commerce company in a garage.

52nd International Film Festival of India to be held from November 20 in Goa, to pay tribute to Satyajit Ray

Jul 6, 2021
The International Film Festival of India is one of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest international film festivals which celebrates some of the finest cinematic works and also showcases a bouquet of the best films from India and around the world.

Biggest solar flare in 4 years, causes minor radio blackout on Earth

Jul 6, 2021
The solar flare from the sunspot AR2838 was a powerful X1-class Sun event that caused a brief radio blackout on Earth over the Atlantic Ocean. Read all you need to know.

Current Affairs in Short: 6 July 2021

Jul 6, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to hold a crucial meeting at his residence on July 6, 2021. This comes amid reports of a Union Cabinet reshuffle. 

World Zoonoses Day 2021: What is zoonosis? Its significance during pandemic times

Jul 6, 2021
Every year on July 6, World Zoonoses Day is observed to commemorate the first vaccination administered against a zoonotic disease. Read the significance of Zoonoses Day 2021 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

IAF to obtain 10 anti-drone systems days after Jammu attack

Jul 6, 2021
In a bid to use the systems across its bases, the Indian Air Force has mandated that all the ten anti-drone systems are required in mobile configuration mounted on the indigenous vehicles with cross-country capability.

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy takes over

Jul 6, 2021
Jeff Bezos had founded Amazon exactly 27 years ago on July 5, 1994 and served as its CEO from April 2016 until July 2021. Bezos had announced in May that Andy Jassy will take over as the CEO of the e-commerce giant on July 5.

Sudhanshu Mittal re-elected as President of Kho Kho Federation of India

Jul 5, 2021
Sudhanshu Mittal was re-elected as the President of Kho Kho Federation of India. Read all you need to know.

Current Affairs in Short: 5 July 2021

Jul 5, 2021
The Swimming Federation of India (SFI) has nominated the name of Sajan Prakash for the Arjuna Award for the second consecutive year.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 5 July 2021

Jul 5, 2021
The Jammu & Kashmir authorities have decided to ban the possession, sale, transport, storage, and use of drones or any other unmanned vehicles in Srinagar. 

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine found to induce ‘very good’ immune response against COVID-19: Study

Jul 5, 2021
Research published in the journal Nature Communications found that two doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine induce a very good immune response against the SARS-CoV-2 variants. Read all you need to know.

Meet world's oldest man, a 112-year-old sugarcane farmer from Puerto Rico

Jul 5, 2021
The Guinness World Records on June 30, 2021, officially named Puerto Rico’s Emilio Flores Márquez as the world’s oldest person (male) living. Read all you need to know.

Army Chief MM Naravane to inaugurate war memorial for Indian soldiers in Italy, will also visit UK

Jul 5, 2021
The Army Chief will be inaugurating the Indian Army Memorial in the famous town of Cassino in Italy and will also be briefed at the Italian Army’s Counter IED Centre of Excellence at Cecchingola, Rome.

Pushkar Singh Dhami sworn in as 11th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, 7 new Cabinet Ministers also take oath

Jul 4, 2021
Pushkar Singh Dhami was sworn-in as the 11th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand at a programme in Raj Bhawan, Dehradun on July 4, 2021. He replaced Tirath Singh Rawat, who resigned as the Uttarakhand Chief Minister on July 2, 2021. 

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 28 June to 3 July 2021

Jul 3, 2021
Indian-Origin Abhimanyu Mishra has become the youngest Chess Grandmaster at the age of 12 Years.

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