Important Current Affairs One Liners - January-March 2021

Important Current Affairs One Liner – April to July 2021

Dear aspirants, we have compiled some of the important current affairs headlines in the form of important oneliners for the month April to July 2021, which may help you all in quick revision, ahead of any entrance exam.

Important Current Affairs One Liner – April to July 2021

  1. RBI extends deadline for processing auto-debit payments by 6 months till September 30, 2021
  2. SBI inks USD1 billion loan agreement with Japan Bank for International Cooperation
  3. India-US Special Forces military exercise ‘Vajra Prahar 2021’ held in Himachal Pradesh
  4. Noted Marathi writer Dr Sharankumar Limbale selected for Saraswati Samman 2020
  5. Odisha celebrates 86th statehood day dubbed as ‘Utkala Dibasa’
  6. Indian Army to participate in Multinational Military Exercise SHANTIR OGROSHENA 2021 in Bangladesh
  7. India ranks 140 among 156 nations in WEF’s gender gap index 2021
  8. Legendary Actor Rajinikanth to be honoured with 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award
  9. Subhash Kumar takes additional charge as CMD of ONGC
  10. Mukhmeet S. Bhatia takes over as Director General of ESIC
  11. NPCI transfers Bharat Bill Payments business to its new subsidiary NBBL
  12. Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel Names as Additional Director of Britannia
  13. Cabinet Appoints Mallika Srinivasan as Chief of Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB).
  14. New Book ‘Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life’ by Nitin Gokhale
  15. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu releases book titled ‘Suparipalana’ by Dr Shailendra Joshi
  16. India’s biggest “floating solar power plant” to be set up at Ramagundam in Telangana
  17. ‘Tulip Festival’ Begins in Jammu & Kashmir
  18. Rajasthan becomes first state to launch “Health Insurance for All” its residents
  19. Jeff Bezos tops Forbes’ Annual Billionaire list fourth year in a row, Mukesh Ambani ranks 10th
  20. Cabinet Appoints Tarun Bajaj as new Revenue Secretary; Ajay Seth as Economic Affairs Secretary
  21. Digit Insurance ropes in Virat Kohli as Brand Ambassador
  22. Hubert Hurkacz of Poland and Ashleigh Barty of Australia wins 2021 Miami Open Tennis Tournament
  23. RBI to release Financial Inclusion Index (FI Index) annually
  24. RBI increases WMA limits for the State Governments/UTs to Rs 47,010 crore
  25. RBI enhances Loan limit under Priority Sector Lending against eNWR/NWR from ₹50 lakh to ₹75 lakh
  26. RBI enhances maximum balance limit per account in Payments Banks from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh
  27. Vivo Ropes in Virat Kohli as Brand Ambassador
  28. Govt sets trigger amount as Rs 10 lakh for MSME pre-packs scheme
  29. India contributes USD 500,000 to UN Trust Fund for counter-terrorism
  30. S A Bobde launches Supreme Court of India’s first AI-driven Research Portal ‘SUPACE’
  31. Government Appoints S Ramann as new Chairman & Managing Director of SIDBI
  32. Vjosa Osmani elected as new President of Kosovo
  33. SBI MF becomes first mutual fund company to cross Rs 5 lakh crore average AUM mark
  34. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal launches “NanoSniffer”, World’s First Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector
  35. India gifts Rs 100 crore patrol vessel “PS Zoroaster” to Seychelles
  36. Singapore becomes first country to ratify mega free trade agreement ‘RCEP’
  37. Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou sworn in as new Prime Minister of Niger
  38. Airtel Payments Bank Unveils ‘Rewards123’ Savings Account
  39. Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra named as next Chief Election Commissioner 
  40. India Unveils first-ever app to learn Sanskrit called “Little Guru”
  41. Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation Issues India’s First Green Bonds
  42. Axis Bank acquires 12.99% stake in Max Life Insurance to become co-promoter
  43. NCAER appoints Poonam Gupta as new Director General
  44. RBI to set up Regulations Review Authority for one year from May 1
  45. India ranks 49th in Inclusive Internet Index 2021 by Facebook-EIU
  46. Former CBI Chief Ranjit Sinha passes away at 68
  47. Former Election Commissioner G.V.G. Krishnamurty passes away at 86
  48. RBL Bank Partners Mastercard to launch “Pay by Bank App “
  49. 8th India-Kyrgyz Joint Special Forces Exercise ‘Khanjar’ Begins at Bishkek
  50. Suresh Raina’s Autobiography ‘Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught Me’ to Release in May 2021
  51. RBI constitutes six-member panel headed by former ED Sudarshan Sen to review ARCs
  52. India Clinches 14 medal including 5 Gold, 3 Sliver and Six Bronze at 2021 Senior Asian Wrestling Championship
  53. New Zealand introduces world’s first climate change law for financial firms
  54. India Ranks 142 in World Press Freedom Index 2021; Norway Tops: Reporters Without Borders (RSF)
  55. Children’s Book Titled “The Christmas Pig” by J.K. Rowling to be out in October 2021
  56. Stefanos Tsitsipas Wins 2021 Monte Carlo Masters to capture maiden Masters 1000 title
  57. Former RBI Governor Maidavolu Narasimham passes away at 94
  58. Priyanka Mohite Becomes First Indian Woman To Scale Mt Annapurna
  59. India Ranks 87th in WEF Global Energy Transition Index 2021; Sweden Tops
  60. Chennai Teen Arjun Kalyan becomes India’s 68th Grandmaster
  61. 19th India-Franch Naval Exercise VARUNA – 2021 to begin in Arabian Sea
  62. Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana takes oath as 48th Chief Justice of India
  63. Former RBI Governor M Narasimham “The Father of Banking Reforms” Passes Away at 94
  64. India Ranks Third Biggest Military Spender in World in 2020, the US Tops: SIPRI Report
  65. Book Titled “The Living Mountain: A Fable for Our Times” by Amitav Ghosh to be Released in January 2022
  66. Jhumpa Lahiri Comes Out With New Novel ‘Whereabouts’
  67. Rafael Nadal beats  Stefanos Tsitsipas to clinch 12th Barcelona Open title
  68. India Ranks 49th in Chandler Good Government Index 2021, Finland Tops
  69. SEBI Appoints Arun Raste as MD and CEO of NCDEX for 5 years
  70. HDFC Bank top arranger of corporate bond deals in FY21
  71. ICICI Bank launches Digital banking Platform ‘Merchant Stack’
  72. Expenditure Secretary T V Somanathan Replaces Ajay Bhushan Pandey as Finance Secretary
  73. Japanese Sportswear Brand ASICS Ropes in Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as Brand Ambassador in India
  74. US Army-led Massive NATO Joint Military Exercise DEFENDER-Europe 21 Begins in Albania
  75. SIDBI launches SHWAS and AROG Loan Schemes for MSMEs for COVID Preparedness
  76. LIC Among Top Ten Most-Valuable Insurance Brand Globally: Brand Finance Report
  77. Amitabh Chaudhry Re-appointed as MD & CEO of Axis Bank for 3 Years
  78. Indian Navy launches Operation Samudra Setu-II for Speedy Shipment of Oxygen-filled Containers to India From Other Nations
  79. T Rabi Sankar appointed fourth Deputy Governor of RBI, succeeding BP Kanungo
  80. Lewis Hamilton wins 2021 Portuguese Grand Prix
  81. Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera Announces Retirement from International Cricket
  82. RBI imposes Rs 3 crore penalty on ICICI Bank for Violating Specific Directions Issued by RBI
  83. Mahesh Balasubramanian Appointed as MD of Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance
  84. Mamata Banerjee Sworn-in as Chief Minister of West Bengal for Third Consecutive Term
  85. RBI Announces Term Liquidity Facility of Rs. 50,000 Crore For Healthcare
  86. Philippines Journalist Maria Ressa Honored with 2021 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize
  87. Former Sri Lanka Bowler Nuwan Zoysa banned for six years for breaching ICC anti-corruption code
  88. World’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Arouca  516, Unveiled in Portugal
  89. RBI sets up an advisory group headed by SBI MD, S Janakiraman, to assist RRA 2.0
  90. N Rangasamy Sworn in as Chief Minister of Puducherry for Record Fourth Time
  91. MK Stalin Takes Oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu along with 33 Cabinet Ministers 
  92. Himanta Biswa Sarma Replaces Sarbananda Sonowal as Assam’s New Chief Minister
  93. Lewis Hamilton clinches his fifth successive Spanish Grand Prix
  94. Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus beat World No 1 Ashleigh Barty to win her Maiden Madrid Open Women’s singles title
  95. Naomi Osaka and Rafael Nadal wins top title at 2021 Laureus World Sports Awards
  96. Pakistan’s Babar Azam and Alyssa Healy of Australia Wins ICC Players of the Month for April 2021
  97. Alexander Zverev Defeat Matteo Berrettini to clinch 2021 Madrid Open
  98. HDFC Bank Partners CSC to Launch Chatbot ‘Eva’ 
  99. Padmakumar Nair Appointed As CEO Of National Asset Reconstruction Company
  100. Former US Senator Bill Nelson sworn in as 14th Administrator of NASA
  101. Ujjwala Singhania Appointed as 38th National President of FICCI FLO
  102. India was largest recipient of remittances in 2020: World Bank report
  103. British Diplomat Martin Griffiths appointed new UN Humanitarian Chief
  104. Airline Company GoAir Rebrands itself as ‘Go First’
  105. Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Declares Malerkotla as 23rd District
  106. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted Wins World Food Prize 2021 
  107. KP Sharma Oli Re-appointed as Prime Minister of Nepal
  108. Airtel Payments Bank Unveils ‘DigiGold’ for Digital Gold Investment
  109. Footwear Brand Bata India appoints Gunjan Shah as new CEO
  110. Amazon India launches video streaming service miniTV
  111. Mexico’s Andrea Meza Crowned Miss Universe 2020; India’s Castelino Adline Third Runner-up
  112. Nuklu Phom of Nagaland Wins 2021 Whitley Awards
  113. Book Titled “Sikkim: A History of Intrigue and Alliance” Written by Preet Mohan Singh Malik
  114. Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek win Italian Open 2021 (tennis)
  115. India’s First Agriculture Export Facilitation Centre Launched in Pune
  116. Iran Develops Its Most Powerful Supercomputer “Simorgh”
  117. Kobe Bryant Posthumously Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame Class 2020
  118. India Ranks Third in 2020 EY Index; The US Retains Top Position
  119. India emerges as second-largest insurance technology market in Asia-Pacific region after China
  120. Suresh Mukund Becomes First Indian to Win Annual ‘World Choreography Award 2020′
  121. Government Extends Income Tax Return Filing Deadline for FY21(AY 2021-22) From July 31 to September 30
  122. Indian Navy’s first destroyer INS Rajput decommissioned after 41 years of service
  123. Pinarayi Vijayan takes oath as 12th Chief Minister of Kerala for second time in row
  124. RBI increases the limit for Full-KYC PPIs to Rs 2 lakh from Rs 1 lakh
  125. RBI to transfer Rs. 99,122 crore surplus to Central Government for FY21
  126. Microsoft to retire iconic Internet Explorer (IE) browser on 15 June 2022
  127. Six more Indian sites added to Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, taking total tally to 48
  128. China successfully launches new ocean observation satellite ‘Haiyang-2D’
  129. Narinder Batra re-elected as FIH President
  130. Barcelona Defeats Chelsea 4-0 to win their first UEFA Women’s Champions League title
  131. Rajesh Bansal Takes Charge as CEO of RBI Innovation Hub
  132. Indian Diplomat Shivshankar Menon Authors Book titled “India and Asian Geopolitics: The Past, Present”
  133. India to Host 2022 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup
  134. Max Verstappen wins Monaco Grand Prix 2021
  135. Atletico Madrid clinch 2020-21 La Liga Title
  136. Badminton Association of India President Himanta Biswa Sarma elected to BWF Council
  137. UFC Champion Conor McGregor Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Athletes for 2021
  138. World’s largest iceberg A-76 breaks off in Antarctica
  139. NASA plans to send Rover ‘VIPER’ on Moon in 2023 to search for water, other resources
  140. NASA Partners ISRO to develop Earth System Observatory to address Climate Change with better Disaster Management
  141. Subodh Kumar Jaiswal Appointed new Director of CBI for Two Years
  142. Phil Mickelson wins 2021 PGA Championship to Become Oldest Major Winner in Golf History at 50
  143. Punjab’s Mohali International Hockey Stadium renamed after Balbir Singh Senior
  144. Anatole Collinet Makosso Takes Charge as Prime Minister of Republic of the Congo
  145. Guillermo Lasso sworn in as President of Ecuador
  146. Norway’s Casper Ruud wins Men’s Singles Tennis Title at 2021 Geneva Open
  147. IFSCA constitutes an expert committee on Investment Funds under Nilesh Shah
  148. Aashritha V Olety Becomes India’s First Woman Flight Test Engineer
  149. Bashar Al-Assad Re-Elected ss Syrian President for Fourth Term
  150. Government launches YUVA – Prime Minister’s Scheme For Mentoring Young Authors
  151. India to launch mobile tech platform ‘UNITE AWARE’ for UN peacekeepers in August 2021
  152. IIT Ropar develop ‘FakeBuster’ tool to detect imposters in video conferences & manipulated Faces on social media
  153. IBF to be renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation (IBDF)
  154. Government Extends Tenures of RAW Chief Samant Kumar Goel and IB Chief Arvinda Kumar  by One Year till June 2022
  155. Madhya Pradesh Government launches ‘Ankur’ scheme to award people for planting trees
  156. Hockey India Wins Etienne Glichitch Award, Odisha CMs Secretary VK Pandian Awarded With FIH Presidents Award
  157. Ravi Shahtri’s Debut Book Titled ‘Stargazing: The Players in My Life’ to be Released in June 2021
  158. Historian Vikram Sampath Authored Book ‘Savarkar: A contested Legacy (1924-1966)’ to hit stands in July 2021
  159. Mary Kom Settles with Silver Medal at 2021 Asian Boxing Championships
  160. Former Danish Prime Minister Poul Schlueter, Passes Away at 92
  161. CRPF Director General Kuldeep Singh gets additional charge as NIA Chief
  162. Languages of Truth: Essays 2003-2020 by Salman Rushdie
  163. NATO Organise Multilateral Military Exercises ‘Steadfast Defender 2021’
  164. Online Medical Platform ‘PharmEasy’ acquires rival ‘Medlife’ to become India’s Largest e-pharma Company
  165. CII Elects Tata Steel’s MD & CEO T.V. Narendran as its President for 2021-22
  166. J B Mohapatra Gets Additional Charge as CBDT Chairman
  167. IBF Appoints Justice (retd.) Vikramjit Sen as Chairman of Digital Media Content Regulatory Council
  168. WhatsApp appoints Paresh B Lal as Grievance Officer for India
  169. Dr Patrick Amoth of Kenya Appointed as Chair of WHO Executive Board, Replacing Dr Harsh Vardhan
  170. Isaac Herzog Elected as President of Israel
  171. ICC Expands Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup to 14 teams for 2027 & 2031 Editions
  172. China to Host Second United Nations Global Sustainable Transport Conference in October 2021
  173. WHA Declares January 30 as World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day
  174. Dr R S Sodhi, MD of Amul, Unanimously elected to Board of International Dairy Federation
  175. Kerala Tops SDG India Index 2020–21 Released by NITI Aayog 
  176. RBI launches On-Tap Liquidity Window worth Rs 15,000 crore for Contact-Intensive Sectors
  177. Former President and Prime Minister of Mauritius Sir Anerood Jugnauth Passes Away at 91
  178. Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari appointed Vice Chief of Air Staff
  179. French Novelist David Diop wins 2021 International Booker Prize
  180. Indian-Origin Photographer Thomas Vijayan Wins Nature TTL Photographer of the Year 2021
  181. Novak Djokovic wins 2021 Belgrade Open Tennis Tournament to lift 83rd ATP trophy
  182. CBSE partners with Microsoft to introduce Coding and Data Science as new subjects in 2021-22 academic session
  183. United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration: 2021-2030
  184. Nitin Rakesh and Jerry Wind Wins International Business Book of the Year Award 2021
  185. World Bank approves USD 500 mn program to boost MSME sector in India
  186. Global Teacher Award Winning Indian Educationist Ranjitsinh Disale Appointed as Education Advisor to World Bank
  187. Vishwavir Ahuja re-appointed as MD & CEO of RBL Bank
  188. Sergio Perez wins 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix
  189. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Declares Raimona Reserve Forest as Sixth National Park in State
  190. IISc, Bengaluru Ranked Best Indian University in Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2021
  191. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ releases Performance Grading Index (PGI) 2019-20 for States and Union Territories
  192. India elected as member of UN Economic and Social Council for 2022-24 term
  193. Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid Elected as President for 76th UNGA
  194. Hitendra Dave Named as CEO of HSBC India Business
  195. Inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup to be held in Oman in January 2024
  196. IISc Adjudged World’s Top Research University in QS World University Rankings 2022
  197. El Salvador becomes world’s first country to declare bitcoin as legal tender
  198. Virender Sehwag launches Experiential Cricket Learning Portal CRICURU
  199. Mahesh Kumar Jain gets two-year extension as RBI Deputy Governor
  200. Anup Chandra Pandey Appointed as Election Commissioner of India
  201. Centre extends LIC Chairman M R Kumar’s term till March 13, 2022
  202. Assam Officially Declares Dihing Patkai as States 7th National Park
  203. India’s first international maritime services cluster to be set up at GIFT City
  204. RBI approves re-appointment of GC Chaturvedi as part-time Chairman of ICICI Bank
  205. Facebook Appoints Spoorthi Priya as Grievance Officer for India
  206. Zimbabwean Novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga wins 2021 PEN Pinter Prize
  207. India’s Tillotama Shome wins Best Actor award at UK Asian Film Festival for Raahgir: The Wayfarers
  208. United States Tops Bitcoin Investment Gains in 2020; India Ranks 18th: Chainalysis Report
  209. Auckland Adjudged as World’s most liveable city in EIU’s Global Liveability Index 2021
  210. UNGA President-elect Abdulla Shahid appoints Indian IFS Officer K Nagaraj Naidu to lead UN Bureaucracy for one year
  211. European Space Agency to Launch ‘EnVision’ Mission to Venus in 2030
  212. DBS Bank Tops 2021 Forbes ‘World’s Best Banks’ List in India
  213. Former Mongolia PM Ukhnaa Khurelsukh  wins 2021 Presidential Election
  214. Costa Rican Economist Rebeca Grynspan appointed as Secretary-General of UNCTAD
  215. Naftali Bennett Takes Charge as Israel’s new Prime Minister
  216. “Home in the World: A Memoir” by Amartya Sen to Hit Stands in July 2021
  217. Novak Djokovic and Barbora Krejčíková wins French Open Tennis Title 2021
  218. IIT Ropar develops India’s first power-free CPAP device ‘Jivan Vayu’
  219. Akshay Kumar Roped in as Brand Ambassador of Biotechnology company MyLab
  220. Scotland’s Kathryn Bryce and Mushfiqur Rahim of Bangladesh Named ICC Players Of The Month For May by ICC
  221. Grandmaster D. Gukesh wins $15,000 Gelfand Challenge Chess Title
  222. India ranked 14th in World Giving Index 2021; Top- Indonesia
  223. 47th G7 Summit Concludes in Cornwall, United Kingdom
  224. 2021 NATO Summit Held in Brussels, Belgium
  225. Bharti Airtel COO, Ajai Puri, Appointed as Chairman of COAI for 2021-22
  226. IAMAI Appoints Justice AK Sikri as Chair of Grievance Redressal Board
  227. Suresh Raina releases his autobiography titled “Believe: What Life and Cricket Taught Me”
  228. Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways sign MoU with Ministry of Culture for Development of National Maritime Heritage Complex at Lothal in Gujarat
  229. ADB inks USD 484 million loan with GoI to upgrade road network in Tamil Nadu industrial corridor
  230. Satya Nadella appointed as Chairman of Microsoft
  231. Maharashtra’s GI certified Jalgaon banana exported to Dubai
  232. Great June Uprising Unity Day being observed in Manipur
  233. India ranked 2nd in share of central bank surplus transfers; Top- Turkey
  234. India has sixth highest nuclear weapons stockpile, United States tops: SIPRI Yearbook 2021
  235. European Space Agency Set to Launch World First Wooden Satellite WISA Woodsat by 2021 End
  236. India Ranks 135 in Global Peace Index 2021; Iceland Tops
  237. Rajasthan-based Environmental Organisation ‘Familial Forestry’ wins prestigious UN Award
  238. Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda, passes away at 97
  239. India Ranks 43rd on IMD’s World Competitiveness Index 2021; Switzerland tops
  240. World’s Third-Largest Diamond Unearthed in Botswana
  241. Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran’s 2021 Presidential Election
  242. Ireland All Rounder Kevin O’Brien announces retirement from ODI cricket
  243. DPIIT Secretary Guruprasad Mohapatra Passes Away Due to Covid at 59
  244. Bengaluru Adjudged as India’s Most Liveable City in Ease of Living Index 2020
  245. Centrum, BharatPe to take over PMC Bank and re-launch it as Small Finance Bank
  246. SEBI reconstitutes Four-member Takeover Panel 
  247. India-US Hydrogen Task Force Formed to Achieve Clean Energy
  248. India was fifth largest recipient of FDI in 2020, receiving $64 bn inflows: UN Report
  249. India ranked 51st in terms of money parked in Swiss Bank; Top- UK
  250. Amitav Ghosh’s new book ‘The Nutmeg’s Curse’ to hit stands in October 2021
  251. Mawya Sudan Creates History by becoming first female fighter pilot from Jammu and Kashmir
  252. Finance Ministry allows HFCs above Rs 100 cr to use to SARFAESI law
  253. Ministry of Defence and Goa Shipyard Ltd signs contract for construction of two Pollution Control Vessels for Indian Coast Guard
  254. DR Tadang Minu becomes first Indian woman to be appointed as member of International Boxing Association(AIBA) coaches committee
  255. World’s first-ever genetically modified rubber planted in Assam
  256. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani e-launches Agricultural Diversification Scheme-2021
  257. Bharti Airtel Partners with Tata Group to Roll Out 5G Network Solutions
  258. Jamsetji Tata tops inaugural list of Top Philanthropists of the Century by EdelGive and Hurun India
  259. Former Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja Awarded with CEU Open Society Prize 2021
  260. Kotak Mahindra Bank launches Payment app ‘Pay Your Contact’
  261. India and World Bank signs USD 32 million loan for improving healthcare services in Mizoram
  262. New Zealand wins first ICC World Test Championship
  263. American Actor Will Smith to Release his Autobiography ‘Will’ in November 2021
  264. OnePlus ropes in Jasprit Bumrah as Brand Ambassador for Wearables category
  265. Union Minister Harsh Vardhan unveils book titled ‘My Joys and Sorrows – as a Mother of a Special Child’ by Dr Krishna Saksena
  266. India’s first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier to be commissioned in 2022
  267. India to host 9th Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable in 2022
  268. “It’s a Wonderful Life” by best-selling author Ruskin Bond
  269. Karnam Malleswari Appointed as First Vice-Chancellor of Delhi Sports University
  270. Indore and Surat Jointly Wins Smart Cities Award 2020; Uttar Pradesh Bags Best State Award
  271. PAN-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Further Extended till September, 30 2021
  272. LIC launches IT Platform ‘e-PGS’ for group business operation
  273. Amazon’s AWS Acquires Encrypted Messaging App Wickr
  274. World Bank Approves USD125 million financial support program for Green and Resilient Kerala
  275. Vigilance Commissioner Suresh N Patel appointed as acting CVC
  276. Reliance Jio and Google Cloud Join Hands for 5G Technology
  277. Praveen Sinha Appointed as Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation
  278. Ukraine and US Navy Co-hosts ‘Exercise Sea Breeze 2021’ in Black Sea 
  279. Turkmenistan’s Ashgabat is world’s most expensive city for foreign workers, Mumbai tops among Indian cities: 2021 Cost of Living Survey 
  280. Indian Journalist P Sainath wins Japan’s Fukuoka Grand Prize for 2021
  281. Book Titled “Fiercely Female: Story of Dutee Chand” by Sundeep Misra
  282. PM Modi Launches Japanese-style Zen Garden and Kaizen Academy in Ahmedabad
  283. Turkey & Azerbaijan Joint Military Drills ‘Mustafa Kemal Ataturk – 2021’ Begins in Baku
  284. Government Re-appoints KK Venugopal as Attorney General  of India for One Year till June 2022
  285. WhatsApp appoints Manesh Mahatme as Head of Payments Business in India
  286. “Policymaker’s Journal: From New Delhi to Washington D.C” by Indian Economist Kaushik Basu
  287. Rahi Sarnobat wins gold medal in women’s 25m pistol event at ISSF Shooting World Cup in Croatia
  288. Asia’s longest high speed track “NATRAX” for automobiles inaugurated in Indore
  289. India ranked at 10th position in ITU’s Global Cybersecurity Index 2020; the US Tops
  290. Government Extends Tenure of Amitabh Kant as Niti Aayog CEO by One Year till June 2022
  291. Venue of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 moved from India to UAE and Oman
  292. MP Allrounder Anshula Rao Becomes First Indian Woman Cricketer to Face Four-Year Ban Following Failed Dope Test 
  293. India records current account surplus of 0.9% in FY21
  294. India Ranks 20th in Global Startup Ecosystem Index 2021, the US tops: Startup Blink report
  295. World Bank expands Coronavirus Vaccine Funding to $20 billion to be used through 2022
  296. Flipkart launches Shopsy App, to enable Indians to start their online businesses
  297. Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari Takes Charge as Vice Chief of IAF
  298. 12-Year-old Indian-Origin Abhimanyu Mishra Becomes Youngest Grand Master in Chess History
  299. RBI changes interest rate on matured Term Deposit
  300. World’s third largest cricket stadium to be constructed in Jaipur
  301. 7th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium Concludes in France
  302. Grene Robotics develops India’s first indigenous drone defence dome ‘Indrajaal’
  303. Indian Wrestler Sumit Malik Gets Two-year Ban by UWW For Doping
  304. HDFC Bank Launches ‘Salaam Dil Sey’ initiative to pay tribute to doctors
  305. ICICI Bank launches comprehensive banking solution ‘Salute Doctors’ on Doctors’ Day
  306. Pushkar Singh Dhami appointed new CM of Uttarakhand
  307. Nathuram Godse’s biography by Dhaval Kulkarni to be released in 2022
  308. Rio gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu named India’s flag-bearer for Tokyo Paralympics
  309. Axis Bank inks cloud computing deal with AWS for digital transformation
  310. Ministry of Education launches NIPUN Bharat Programme
  311. 52nd IFFI to be held in November 2021 in Goa
  312. Flipkart partners with PhonePe to digitise cash-on-delivery payment orders
  313. Andy Jassy replaces Jeff Bezos to take over as Amazon CEO
  314. Kavitha Rao comes out with her new Book ‘Lady Doctors’ 
  315. Nitin Gadkari becomes “Brand Ambassador” of Khadi Prakritk Paint, India’s first paint made from Cow Dung
  316. Central Government creates a new ‘Ministry of Co-operation’
  317. Centre launches ‘Matsya Setu’ mobile app for Indian aqua farmers
  318. Paytm Launches small ticket loan product ‘Postpaid Mini’
  319. India’s first maritime arbitration centre to be set up in Gandhinagar
  320. World’s tallest sandcastle built in Denmark
  321. Amazon launches its first Digital Kendra in India in Surat, Gujarat
  322. Former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh passes away at 87
  323. Government sets up 25-member Development Council for Cement Industry, under Dalmia Bharat Group CMD Puneet Dalmia
  324. Government brings Department of Public Enterprises under Ministry of Finance
  325. IDFC First Bank launches ‘Ghar Ghar Ration’ scheme
  326. Bharat Dynamics Ltd signs Rs 499-crore deal with Indian Air Force for Akash missiles
  327. “The Light of Asia: The Poem That Defined The Buddha”, by Jairam Ramesh to be released in May 2022
  328. African-American Zaila Avant-garde Wins 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee
  329. Haiti President Jovenel Moise, Passes Away at 53 Following Assassination
  330. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates India’s first private LNG Facility plant at Nagpur
  331. India’s first Cryptogamic Garden Inaugurated in Dehradun
  332. RBI approves Re-appointment of Shyam Srinivasan as Federal Bank CEO for 3 years till September 2024
  333. Twitter Appoints Vinay Prakash as Resident Grievance Officer for India
  334. Ashleigh Barty Beat Karolina Pliskova to Win Wimbledon 2021
  335. Novak Djokovic Beats Matteo Berrettini to win 2021 Wimbledon Men’s Single Title 
  336. Argentina beats Brazil 1-0 to Lift Copa America 2021
  337. Abiy Ahmed Wins Second Five-Year Term as Prime Minister of Ethiopia
  338. Hyderabad-based Social Activist Syed Osman Azhar Maqsusi Wins UK Government’s Point of Light Award
  339. 2022 Khelo India Youth Games to be held in Haryana
  340. England’s Sophie Ecclestone and Devon Conway of New Zealand win ICC Player of the Month Award for June
  341. Bangladesh all-rounder Mahmudullah announces surprise retirement from Test Cricket
  342. IIT Madras and Sony India jointly host national-level hackathon ‘SAMVEDAN 2021’
  343. NICL Launches First Ever Insurance Policy for Himalayan Yaks
  344. Nepal Inks USD 1.3 billion mega-deal with India to develop 679 MW Lower Arun Hydropower project
  345. ‘The Struggle Within : A Memoir of the Emergency’ by Ashok Chakravarti
  346. Italy Beat England to win UEFA EURO 2020
  347. Cabinet approves increase in Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief from 17% to 28% w.e.f July 2021
  348. Cabinet approves continuation of centrally sponsored scheme National AYUSH Mission for 5 years from FY 2021-2026
  349. HM Amit Shah inaugurates research-based center of excellence at National Forensic Science University in Gandhinagar
  350. Piyush Goyal succeeds Thaawarchand Gehlot to be appointed as Leader of House in Rajya Sabha
  351. Sher Bahadur Deuba Takes Charge as Prime Minister of Nepal for 5th time
  352. RBI Launches ‘Retail Direct Scheme’ to Allow Retail Investors to buy G-Secs
  353. The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2021 Report: UN-FAO
  354. PM Modi inaugurates the International Cooperation and Convention Centre ‘Rudraksh’ in Varanasi
  355. Ladakh signs MoU with Sikkim to become organic entity by 2025
  356. India’s first ‘Grain ATM’ launched in Gurugram
  357. RBI bans Mastercard from onboarding new customers on its network from July 22
  358. Manduadih Railway Station in Varanasi Renamed as Banaras Railway Station
  359. Adani Group takes management control of Mumbai International Airport from GVK Group
  360. India’s first driverless pod taxis will connect Jewar international airport with Greater Noida
  361. Zurich airport signs shareholder agreement with NIAL for development of Noida airport
  362. Government launches Digital Platform ‘Kisan Sarathi’ to facilitate farmers to get ‘right information at right time’ in their desired language
  363. Annual Bonalu Festival Kicks-off in Telangana
  364. India, Sri Lanka and Maldives conduct virtual trilateral table top exercise ‘TTX-2021’ on maritime security
  365. United States Navy hands over first two MH-60R multi-role helicopters to Indian Navy
  366. Former Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain Passes Away at 80
  367. 35% of tiger ranges in India are outside protected areas: WWF-UNEP report
  368. ‘Common High Court of UT of J&K and Ladakh’ renamed as ‘High Court of J&K and Ladakh’
  369. ‘Common High Court of UT of J&K and Ladakh’ renamed as ‘High Court of J&K and Ladakh’
  370. Centre extends ‘Stand Up India Scheme’ up to 2025
  371. IOC to set up first ‘green hydrogen’ plant at Mathura
  372. Maharashtra set to become first state to issue educational documents using blockchain technology
  373. IIT Ropar develops first-of-its-kind Oxygen Rationing Device ‘AMLEX’
  374. Centre Raises FDI limit in NPS Fund Managers from 49% to 74%
  375. Russia successfully test-fires S-500 missile system
  376. Mongolia, Tajikistan and Switzerland inducted as new Associate Members of ICC
  377. Viswanathan Anand Defeats Vladimir Kramnik to win Sparkassen Trophy
  378. Government plans to set up Indian Institute of Heritage at Noida
  379. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi appointed as Deputy Leader of Rajya Sabha
  380. Byju’s acquires US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500 mn
  381. Bengaluru-Based JNCASR Ranked Among Top 50 Rising Institutions in ‘Nature Index 2021 Materials Science’
  382. World’s first 3D-printed stainless steel bridge opens in Amsterdam
  383. SBI selects Paisalo Digital as National Corporate Business Correspondent
  384. Aramane Giridhar gets additional charge of NHAI Chairman
  385. Indian FinMin Officer Rasmi Ranjan Das among 25 global tax experts appointed to UN Tax Committee
  386. Pedro Castillo Wins Presidential Election of Peru
  387. Ariel Henry appointed new Prime Minister of Haiti 
  388. India score 90.32% in United Nation’s Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation
  389. Max Bupa Health Insurance rebrands itself as Niva Bupa
  390. Liverpool in UK removed from UNESCO World Heritage list
  391. Sandesh Jhingan and Bala Devi Named as AIFF Players of the Year for 2020-21
  392. RBI raises loan limit of other bank directors to Rs 5 crore from Rs 25 lakh
  393. ‘An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation’ by Ashok Lavasa
  394. Mirabai Chanu Wins Silver to open India’s medal tally at the Tokyo Olympics 
  395. Rudreswara Temple (Ramappa Temple) of Telangana inscribed as India’s 39th UNESCO World Heritage List
  396. UNESCO grants World Heritage Status to Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Retiro Park
  397. Philippines becomes world’s first country to approve genetically modified ‘golden rice’ for commercial production
  398. NASA Selects SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket for Europa Clipper Mission to Jupiter
  399. Byju’s Acquires Learning App Toppr and Higher Education Platform Great Learning for $750 mn
  400. BS Yediyurappa Resigns as Chief Minister of Karnataka; Basavaraj Bommai elected as Karnataka’s new Chief Minister
  401. Shiv Nadar steps down as MD of HCL Tech
  402. Priya Malik wins Gold at 2021 World Cadet Wrestling Championship
  403. Dholavira, the Harappan City in Gujarat’s Rann of Kutchch inscribed as India’s 40th UNESCO World Heritage Site
  404. INS Talwar Participates in Maritime Exercise Cutlass Express 2021, organised in Kenya’s Mombasa
  405. Indo-Russia Joint Military Drill ‘Exercise INDRA 2021’ to be held in August 2021 at Volgograd in Russia
  406. Indore become only Indian city to get selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme
  407. Madhya Pradesh announces Ayush-based economic upgradation scheme ‘Devaranya Yojana’
  408. Puri city of Odisha becomes first in India to provide 24×7 ‘safe to drink’ tap water facility
  409. Rakesh Asthana appointed as Delhi Police Commissioner
  410. Brazil landscape garden Sitio Burle Marx receives UNESCO World Heritage status
  411. PM Modi launches SAFAL (Structured Assessment For Analysing Learning) Assessment Framework for CBSE Students
  412. Karnataka becomes first State to provide 1% reservation for Transgender persons in Government Employment
  413. UT of Ladakh gets RBI nod to Acquire 8.23% stake in J&K Bank
  414. Alphabet launches new Robotics Software company Intrinsic
  415. Najib Mikati elected as new Lebanese Prime Minister
  416. 14 Tiger Reserves of India get Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) Recognition
  417. GI-tagged King Chilli ‘Raja Mircha’ from Nagaland exported to London for the first time
  418. Intel launches ‘AI For All’ drive in collaboration with Ministry of Education and CBSE
  419. 12th INDRA NAVY Exercise between India & Russia held in Baltic Sea 
  420. Vantika Agarwal wins Inaugural Women’s National online chess title
  421. Peru President Pedro Castillo appoints Guido Bellido as new Prime Minister
  422. Former England Pace Bowler Mike Hendrick Passes Away at 72

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