Current Affairs Weekly (21-27)


• The Central Government has extended the instructions issued for IT and BPO companies to work from home till the date - 31 December 2020

• The famous temple which hoisted the flag on the occasion of Adi Mahotsav (July-August) - Meenakshi Temple

• Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in which country the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 is to be held- United Arab Emirates

• DRDO has indigenously developed drones for the Indian Army - India

• Odisha government has renamed 'Billung village' in Sambalpur district after the popular folk song- Rangbati

• Recently, the country has once again proposed a solution package to Bhutan to resolve the border dispute, pointing to the proposal of land transfer in the year 1996 - China

• The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has increased the suspension of the country's National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) by as much as six months - six months

• Famous Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has launched an app to help workers - Overseas Employment App

• America has ordered the country to close its consulate in Houston - China

• Recently the state government has started an initiative called 'West to Energy' - Uttarakhand

• Recently, the bank which has launched a campaign to distribute sanitizers and masks in all districts of the country - Punjab National Bank

• The country that has passed a resolution asking China to reduce tensions with India - America

• Recently appointed as consultant for BRICS CCI - Sahil Seth

• Recently the country which launched the first Mars probe Tianwen-1 from Wenchang spacecraft launch site- China

• Recently, the scientists of the state whose Kakrapar nuclear power project has received criticality in the third unit of this plant for the first time - Gujarat

• Chairman and Managing Director of National Mineral Development Corporation, recently appointed- Sumit Deb

• National Broadcasting Day is celebrated on 23 July

• Those who do not follow the lockdown rules applicable to control corona infection in Jharkhand can be imprisoned for up to two years - two years

• Puducherry Government has announced to provide as much financial assistance to the families of the person who died from Corona - one lakh

• The state government which is going to introduce the bill providing 50 percent reservation to women in Panchayati elections- Haryana

• The state government which recently included the transgender community under Madhu Babu Pension Scheme- Odisha

• Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the initiative to provide psychosocial support to students for mental health and well-being - surrender

• The country whose civil aviation authority will conduct research on "aviation routes of Ravana" - Sri Lanka

• Union Food Processing Industries Minister inaugurates the state in which Zoram Mega Food Park through video conferencing - Mizoram

• Recently the acquisition wing of the Ministry of Defense, Government of India, signed a contract worth Rs. 557 crores with 'Bharat Earth Movers Limited' for the purchase of 1512 mine plow for T-90 tanks.