Page-3 of Current Affairs - July, 2021

Vantika Agarwal wins National Women Online Chess Title

Delhi youngster Vantika Agarwal has won the National women online chess title. From 11 rounds she scored 9.5 points. Highlights With 9 points Arpita Mukherjee of West Bengal took the second spot. Tamil Nadu’s Sreeja Seshadri with 8.5 points took the third spot in this competition. Maharastra’s Soumya Swaminathan and Tamil Nadu’s R Vaishali of ..

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IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed Delhi Police Commissioner

On 27th July, 2021 IPS officer Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the Commissioner of Delhi Police. Highlights Rakesh Asthana was due to retire on as Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) on 31st The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has extended his service for a one year period beyond the date ..

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Smriti Irani launches 24/7 Helpline of NCW for Women affected by violence

On 27th July, 2021, Smriti Irani, the Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) launched the National Commission for Women’s (NCW) 24/7 helpline number 7827170170. The helpline has been launched with primary aim of providing online support 24/7 to women who are affected by violence.  They will be linked with the appropriate authorities like ..

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Harappan city of Dholavira inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage list

On 27th July, 2021, Dholavira the Harappan city which is located in the Kutch district of Gujarat has been named as the 40th Indian site inscribed in UNESCO’s World Heritage list.  Dholavira is the first Indus Valley Civilisation site in India that has been included in the list. Highlights The decision to induct this site ..

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Today’s Headlines: July 28, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for July 28, 2021 INDIA – Harappan city of Dholavira, in present-day Kutch district of Gujarat, named 40th Indian site on UNESCO’s World Heritage list – Ministry of Earth Science (MoES) celebrates its 15th Foundation Day on July 27; MoES-ESSDP (Earth System Science Data Portal) launched to ..

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