Today’s Headlines: July 24, 2021

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for July 24, 2021

INDIA

– 67.6% population above 6 years found to have Covid antibodies in 4th national serosurvey, Lok Sabha told

– IIT-K launches technology innovation hub to find cyber security solutions for anti-drone technologies

DRDO flight tests New Generation Akash (Akash-NG) surface to air missile for the 2nd time in 3 days

– Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid calls on PM Modi in New Delhi

– Indian Navy’s Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar receives Alexander Dalrymple award from UK

– TMC MP Santanu Sen suspended from Rajya Sabha for the remaining period of the monsoon session

ECONOMY & CORPORATE

– India’s foreign exchange reserves touch record high of USD 612.73 billion in the week ended July 16

– RBI allows loans up to Rs 5 crore to other banks’ directors without board approval from Rs. 25 lakhs earlier

– India scores (78.49% in 2019) 90.32% in UNESCAP’s (United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific) latest Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation

– Health insurance company Max Bupa Health Insurance rebrands itself as Niva Bupa

– Kenneth Juster, former US Ambassador to India, named advisor to Global Board of US India Business Council

WORLD

– IMF board approves policy reforms to support recovery of low-income nations

– World Brain Day observed on July 22; theme: “Stop Multiple Sclerosis”

SPORTS

– Indian Olympic Association to give Rs 75 lakh to gold winner at Tokyo; Rs. 40 lakh silver and Rs. 25 lakh to the bronze medal winners

– Japan’s Emperor Naruhito officially opens 32nd Summer Olympic Games at Tokyo

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