Current Affairs

India’s first Cryptogamic Garden

India’s first cryptogamic garden housing nearly 50 species of lichens, ferns and fungi was inaugurated in Chakrata town of Uttarakhand’s Dehradun district on 11 July 2021.


Copa America 2021

Lionel Messi-led Argentina beat Neymar’s Brazil 1-0 to win the Copa America final match, held at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.


Lic to have MD and CEO, Chairman Post Abolished

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), which is gearing up to launch a mega initial public offering (IPO), will now have a Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer instead of an Executive Chairman on the pattern of public sector banking industry.


Kesaria Buddha Stupa:Largest in the World

Kesaria Buddha stupa in east Champaran district of Bihar has been recently in news due to waterlogging followed by floods.


'Bangabandhu Chair': Another Step towards Diplomatic Ties with Dhaka

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will establish the 'Bangabandhu Chair' at the Delhi University to honour Bangladesh's founding father Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the country's Liberation War as well as India's diplomatic ties with Dhaka.


Supreme Court of Nepal orders Appointment of Deuba as Prime Minister

Nepal's Supreme Court on 12th July 2021 directed President Bidya Devi Bhandari to appoint Nepali Congress chief Sher Bahadur Deuba as prime minister and reinstate the dissolved House of Representatives for a second time in five months.


Development Council for Cement Industry (DCCI)

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has established a 25 member Development Council for Cement Industry (DCCI) headed by Dalmia Bharat Group CMD Puneet Dalmia.Mandate of the ...

Genome of Avicennia marina – a Salt tolerant Mangrove Species - Decoded

Indian scientists have for the first time achieved to bring out reference-grade whole genome sequence of a highly salt-tolerant and salt-secreting true-mangrove species, Avicennia marina.About Avicennia marina Avicennia marina is ...

Canada appoints First Indigenous Governor General

Canada on 6th July 2021 appointed the first Indigenous governor general in its 154-year history.Mary Simon, the 30th Governor General will serve as the Queen Elizabeth II’s representative in Canada.Simon, ...

Olympic Gold-Winning Hockey Legend Keshav Datt Passes Away

Two-time Olympic gold medallist in hockey, Keshav Datt has passed away on 7 July 2021.He was a member of 1948 (London) and 1952 (Helsinki) Olympics.At the 1948 Olympics India beat ...

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