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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 30th July 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 30th July 2021Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 30th July 2021. covering the following news headlines: ‘Pink Protection, Airport in a Box, AI For All, Madgaum Urban Co-op Bank, Miss India USA, COVIHOME, National women online chess title.

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 30th 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:

  • International News
  • National News
  • State News
  • Banking News
  • Awards News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Miscellaneous News

International News

  1. Maldives’ Abdulla Shahid won the Presidency of the 76th UNGA
  • Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid won the Presidency of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
  • This is for the first time in the history of the United Nations (UN), Maldives will hold the office of President at the UNGA. Abdulla Shahid’s victory at the UNGA Presidential election is a “proud accomplishment” and “a step forward in elevating the country’s stature on the global stage”.
  • Maldives’ decision to join the UN in 1965, immediately after its independence, sparked a debate on how a “microstate”, could possibly contribute to the organisation.
  • Over the years, Maldives has cleared all the doubts by raising its voice on issues of concern and playing a prominent role in the UN as well as in the other multilateral organisations including the Commonwealth.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • President of the Maldives: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih;
  • Capital of Maldives: Male; Currency of the Maldives: Maldivian Rufiyaa.

National News

  1. Govt announces 27% reservation for OBCs, 10% quota for EWS in medical seats
  • The centre has announced 27% reservation for OBCs and a 10% quota for students from the economically weaker sections (EWS) for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses under the All-India Quota (AIQ) scheme.
  • Under the AIQ scheme, 15% of seats at the UG level and 50% seats at the PG level are kept domicile free in government medical and dental colleges against which students from other states to are offered admission while the rest of the seats are kept only for students from within the state.
  • This will immensely help thousands of our youth every year get better opportunities and create a new paradigm of social justice in our country.
  • A statement by the government said that the decision would benefit nearly 1500 OBC students in MBBS and 2500 OBC students in PG while it will also impact around 550 EWS students in MBBS and around 1000 EWS students in PG medicine.

State News

  1. Kerala police launched ‘Pink Protection’ project for women safety
  • Kerala Police launched a new initiative called Pink Protection Project to protect women in public, private and digital spaces.
  • The Pink Protection Project aims to prevent dowry related issues, cyber-bullying and humiliation in public places. It has 10 components, one of which is activating the existing Pink Police Patrol system, named Pink Janmatri Beat.
  • They will collect information from panchayat members, neighbours and other locals and hand it over to the Station House Officers for further action.
  • The Pink Beat system, in which specially trained women police officers have been deployed, will be present at Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and private buses and in front of schools, colleges and other public places including bus stops.
  • Pink control rooms have been set up in all 14 districts to coordinate the activities.
  • The Pink Shadow Patrol team will also be deployed to detect the presence of anti-socials in crowded areas and to take action.
  • A bullet patrol team of woman police officers called “Pink Romeo” was also launched as part of the project.

Banking News

  1. Madgaum Urban Co-op Bank licence cancelled by RBI
  • The Reserve Bank of India has canceled the license of Madgaum Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd., Margao, Goa, as the bank with its current financial position will be unable to make full payments to its existing depositors.
  • According to the RBI, as per the data submitted by the bank, about 99 per cent of the depositors will receive the full amount of their deposits from the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC).
  • The Bank ceases to conduct banking business with effect from the close of business on July 29, 2021.

Awards News

  1. Vaidehi Dongre from Michigan crowned as Miss India USA
  • Vaidehi Dongre, a 25-year-old girl from Michigan, has been crowned Miss India USA 2021 in a beauty pageant.
  • Arshi Lalani of Georgia was declared the first runner up and Meera Kasari of North Carolina was declared the second runner up.
  • Dongre, who majored in International Studies, won the title of ‘Miss Talented’ in the competition for delivering a flawless performance of Indian classical dance from Kathak.

Sports News

  1. Vantika Agarwal bags national women online chess title
  • Vantika Agarwal has won the National Women’s Online Chess title. She scored 9.5 points from 11 rounds. Arpita Mukherjee of West Bengal secured the second position and Srija Seshadri of Tamil Nadu secured the third position in the competition.
  • In the absence of over-the-board events due to the ongoing pandemic, the All India Chess Federation has decided to consider the performance of this online program for selection of players for the Asian Individual Championships and other events.

Important Days

  1. World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: 30th July
  • The United Nations observes 30 July every year as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons.
  • In 2013, the General Assembly designated 30 July as the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons to raise awareness of the condition of victims of human trafficking and to promote and protect their rights.
  • The theme of 2021 for the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is Victims’ Voices Going Ahead.
  • This year’s theme puts victims of human trafficking at the centre of the campaign and will highlight the importance of listening to and learning from survivors of human trafficking.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Headquarters: Vienna, Austria.
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Founded: 1997.
  1. International Day of Friendship: 30 July
  • International Day of Friendship is observed globally on 30th July. This day is celebrated to mark the importance of friends and friendship in life.
  • The day also advocates the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in several cultures across the world.
  • In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the International Friendship Day with an aim to forge a strong bond of friendship of people of various countries irrespective of race, colour, gender, religion, etc.

Miscellaneous News

  1. Bhoot Jolokia chillies from Nagaland exported to London
  • A consignment of ‘Raja Mircha’ from Nagaland, also known as King Mirch or Bhoot Jolokia, has been exported to London for the first time.
  • The Naga King Chili consistently ranks in the top five in the list of hottest chilies in the world based on Scoville heat units. It got GI tag in 2008.
  • It was declared the world’s hottest chili by Guinness World Records in 2007.

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