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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 10th July 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 10th July 2021. Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 10th July 2021. covering the following news headlines: Kempegowda heritage sites, Federal Bank, International Cricket Council, Bharat Dynamics Limited, Power Salute.

Daily Current Affairs update are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs Update is the complete box of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc.

So, here is the GK update of 10th July 2021 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • States News
  • Banking News
  • Awards News
  • Important Days
  • Miscellaneous News

States News

  1. Manipur enters India’s railway map as first passenger train reaches the state
  • A passenger train from Assam’s Silchar railway station has reached Manipur’s Wangichunpao railway station for the Rajdhani Express trial run, putting the state on the Indian Railways map.
  • The train covered a distance of 11 km between the two northeastern stations, with railway officials on board.
  • The train halted briefly at Manipur’s Jiribam railway station, where railway officials were welcomed by local citizens before unfurling the national flag with the national anthem.
  • Notably, the Wangichunpao-Imphal (Capital of Manipur) railway line is also under construction. Once completed, it will be the longest railway tunnel near Imphal.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chief Minister of Manipur: N. Biren Singh;
  • Governor: Najma Heptulla.
  1. Karnataka to develop 46 Kempegowda heritage sites in Bengaluru
  • The Karnataka State Government has decided to develop 46 Kempegowda Heritage Sites located in Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Ramanagara, Chikkaballapura and Tumakuru districts to promote tourism.
  • According to Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, identified sites in three circuits will be developed at a cost of Rs 223 crore to promote tourism.
  • According to the Authority, these sites are developed to help people acknowledge the contribution of Kempegowda or Nada Prabhu Kempegowda, the founding father of Bengaluru.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Karnataka Capital: Bengaluru;
  • Karnataka Chief minister: B. S. Yediyurappa.

Banking News

  1. Axis Bank and Max Bupa Health Insurance enter into a Bancassurance partnership
  • Max Bupa Health Insurance, a standalone health insurer, has entered into a bancassurance partnership with Axis Bank, the country’s third largest private sector bank.
  • This partnership will help in providing comprehensive health insurance solutions to the employees and customers of Axis Bank.
  • This tie-up will enable millions of Axis Bank customers across over 4,500 branches to access quality healthcare solutions through a range of health insurance products offered by Max Bupa.
  • Max Bupa Health Insurance will offer indemnity as well as fixed benefit products, and their customisable variants to the diverse customers of the bank across the country.
  • Axis Bank also has an existing health insurance tie-up with Aditya Birla Health Insurance. Bancassurance is a relationship between a bank and an insurance company that is aimed at offering insurance products to the bank’s customers.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Max Bupa Health Insurance CEO: Krishnan Ramachandran;
  • Max Bupa Health Insurance Headquarters: New Delhi, India;
  • Max Bupa Health Insurance Founded: 2008.
  1. RBI imposes monetary penalty on 14 banks for non-compliance
  • The RBI has imposed penalties on SBI, Bank of Baroda, IndusInd Bank, Bandhan Bank and 10 other lenders for contravention of various regulatory norms, including on lending to NBFCs.
  • The penalty imposed on the 14 banks totals Rs 14.5 crore, with a maximum Rs 2 crore fine on Bank of Baroda.
  • The central bank imposed Rs 2 crore penalty on the Bank of Baroda, Rs 1 crore each on 12 other banks and Rs 50 lakh on the State Bank of India.
  • RBI imposed Rs 1 crore penalty each on Bandhan Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Central Bank of India, Credit Suisse AG, Indian Bank, IndusInd Bank, Karnataka Bank, Karur Vysya Bank, Punjab and Sind Bank, South Indian Bank, The Jammu & Kashmir Bank and Utkarsh Small Finance Bank.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • RBI 25th Governor: Shaktikant Das;
  • Headquarters: Mumbai;
  • Founded: 1 April 1935, Kolkata.

Awards News

  1. Zaila Avant-garde Wins 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee
  • Zaila Avant-garde, an African-American, from New Orleans in Louisiana, has won the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  • The 14-year-old Avant-garde, who is also an accomplished basketball player, is the first African-American contestant to win the prestigious competition in its 93 years history.
  • The 8th-grader Avant-garde correctly spelt “Murraya”, a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees having pinnate leaves and flowers, to win a USD 50,000 prize.
  • Scripps National Spelling Bee is an annual spelling bee held in the United States, for children of South Asian descent, to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives.

Important Days

  1. National Fish Farmers’ Day: 10th July
  • National Fish Farmers’ Day is celebrated every year on 10 July, by the Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying in association with the National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB).
  • The event aims to draw attention to changing the way the country manages fisheries resources to ensure sustainable stocks and healthy ecosystems.
  • This day is made to honour the fish farmers, aquapreneurs, fisherfolks, stakeholders and whoever else is associated in the fishery for their contribution in the fishery.
  • The day is commemorated annually in remembrance of scientists Dr K H Alikunhi and Dr H.L. Chaudhury who had invented induced breeding technology of Indian major carps on 10 July 1957. 2021 will mark 21st National Fish Farmers’ Day.

Miscellaneous News

  1. National Film Archive of India adds Aamir Khan’s ‘PK’ to its collection
  • The National Film Archive of India (NFAI) has announced the addition of the original camera negative of Rajkumar Hirani’s 2014 film “PK” to its collection.
  • The filmmaker handed over the negative to the director NFAI, Prakash Magdum in Mumbai.
  • The National Film Archive of India was established as a media unit of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 1964.

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