Page-4 of Current Affairs - July, 2021

India’s Priya Malik wins gold World Cadet Wrestling Championships in Hungary

Priya Malik of India has won the gold medal in wrestling at the World Cadet Wrestling Championships which was being held in Hungary. She won the medal in the women’s 73 kg weight category. Highlights Priya Malik defeated Kseniya Patapovich of Hungary to clinch the gold medal in the final of the women’s 73kg category. ..

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Madrid’s Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro Park added to World Heritage List

Buen Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado of Madrid, Spain have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Highlights With this announcement the total number of World Heritage Sites in Spain goes up to 49 which is the third-highest globally only after Italy and China. Before the addition of these two sites none of the ..

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31.6% Rise in E-waste Generation Last Year

In the year 2020, India has generated a total of 10,14,961.2 tonnes of e-waste which is an increase of 31.6% when compared to the previous year. Highlights Ashwini Kumar Choubey , Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change relayed this information in the Rajya Sabha. The minister has also asked for state-wise data ..

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Government to setup Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics

Government of India has announced they it will set up a Centre of Excellence for Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics. This decision has been taken to create a globally acclaimed talent pool in the country so as to cater to the Indian as well as the global industry. Key Points This Centre of Excellence ..

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Alphabet to launch a new Robotics Company- Intrinsic

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has announced of the launch of a new company that will be solely focused on software developing for robots. The company has been named Intrinsic. Key Points Intrinsic, the new robotic firm has been announced after years of work within “X”, the subsidiary of Alphabet which mainly functions as ..

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