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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 3rd July 2021

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 3rd July 2021.Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 3rd July 2021. covering the following news headlines: Tukaram Omble, Ambedkar Memorial and Cultural Centre, Uttarakhand CM, Indian Ocean Naval Symposium.

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Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows:

  • International News
  • National News
  • State News
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Obituaries News
  • Miscellaneous News

International News

  1. China is certified malaria-free by WHO
  • After 70 years of effort, China has been awarded malaria-free certification from the WHO – a remarkable achievement for a country that recorded 30 million cases of the disease annually in the 1940s.
  • China is the first country in the WHO Western Pacific to be awarded malaria-free certification in more than 3 decades. Other countries in the region that have achieved this status include Australia (1981), Singapore (1982) and Brunei Darussalam (1987).
  • Globally, 40 countries and territories have been granted a malaria-free certification from WHO – including, most recently, El Salvador (2021), Algeria (2019), Argentina (2019), Paraguay (2018) and Uzbekistan (2018).

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • China Capital: Beijing;
  • China Currency: Renminbi;
  • China President: Xi Jinping.

National News

  1. President Kovind laid foundation stone for Ambedkar Memorial and Cultural Centre
  • President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone of Ambedkar Memorial and Cultural Center in Lucknow.
  • The cultural centre will come up at 5493.52 sq meter nazool land in front of Aishbagh Eidgah in Lucknow and have a 25-ft high statue of Dr Ambedkar.
  • The centre, to come up at a cost of ₹45.04 crores, will also have an auditorium having a capacity of 750 people, library, research centre, picture gallery, museum and a multi-purpose convention centre.

State News

  1.  Pushkar Singh Dhami to be next chief minister of Uttarakhand
  • Pushkar Singh Dhami will be the next Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. He will be the youngest Chief Minister of Uttarakhand. Pushkar Singh Dhami, 45, is an MLA from Khatima constituency in Udham Singh Nagar district.
  • He will replace Tirath Singh Rawat, who resigned from the post. Dhami was elected by the state leaders during the legislature party meeting in Dehradun.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Governor of Uttarakhand: Baby Rani Maurya.

Sports News

  1. Mariyappan Thangavelu named flag-bearer for Tokyo Paralympics
  • Top para high-jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu was named the flag-bearer of the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Paralympics, starting August 24.
  • Thangavelu, who is defending the T-42 gold he had won in the 2016 Rio Paralympics during the August 24 to September 5 showpiece in Tokyo, was picked for the honour by the executive committee of the national body.
  • The 25-year-old Thangavelu, who was awarded the country’s highest sporting award, the Khel Ratna, last year, is one of 24 para-athletes selected by the selection committee for the Tokyo Paralympics.
  • Thangavelu, who hails from Salem district in Tamil Nadu, suffered a permanent disability at the age of five when a bus crushed his right leg below the knee.
  1. Indian Wrestler Sumit Malik gets two-year ban for doping
  • Indian wrestler Sumit Malik was banned for two years by the sport’s world governing body UWW after his B sample also tested positive for the banned stimulant. The 28-year-old has a week to decide whether he will accept the sanction or challenge it.
  • She was handed a temporary suspension last month for failing a dope test during the World Olympic Qualifier event in Sofia, where she qualified for the Tokyo Games in the 125kg category.

Important Days

  1. International Day of Cooperatives: 3rd July
  • The United Nations celebrates International Day of Cooperation every year on the first Saturday of July to raise awareness about cooperatives.
  • In the year 2021, International Cooperative Day will be observed on 3rd July, focusing on the contribution of cooperatives in combating climate change.
  • On this 3rd July, International Cooperative Day (#CoopsDay) will be celebrated as “Rebuilding Better Together”.
  • Cooperatives around the world will showcase how they are meeting the COVID-19 pandemic crisis with solidarity and resilience and offering communities a people-centred and environmentally just recovery.

Obituaries News

  1. Former US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld passes away
  • Donald Rumsfeld, two-time Secretary of Defense and one-time presidential candidate, whose reputation as a skilled bureaucrat and visionary of the modern US military was highlighted by the long and costly Iraq War, passed away recently.
  • Rumsfeld is the only person to have served twice as Pentagon chief. For the first time, in 1975–77, he was the youngest ever.

Miscellaneous News

  1. New jumping spider species named after 26/11 martyr Tukaram Omble
  • A group of scientists who discovered two new species of jumping spiders from the Thane-Kalyan region named one of them after the brave police constable Tukaram Omble, who lost his life in the 26/11 terror attacks.
  • This species is called ‘Iceus tukarami’.
  • The paper citing the discovery of the new species was published in the Russian science journal Anthropoda Selecta by scientists Dhruv A. Prajapati, John Caleb, Somnath B. Kumbhar and Rajesh Sanap.

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