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Current Affairs : 14 July, 2021

 1. Which state of India has been included in the railway map recently?

Answer – Manipur

Manipur state of India has been included in the railway map. A passenger train Rajdhani Express from Silchar railway station in Assam has arrived at Vaingaichunpao railway station in Manipur for trial run. 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. |

2. In which state of India has the first private Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility plant been inaugurated recently?

Answer- Maharashtra

The first private Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility plant has been inaugurated in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The plant has been set up by Baidyanath Ayurvedic Group, a manufacturer of Ayurvedic medicines, on Kampti Road, near Nagpur-Jabalpur Highway. This LNG filling station in Nagpur will be the first such plant to be operated on commercial basis. LNG is a clean, pollution free and cost effective liquid fuel, which is also easy to store and reduces logistics costs.

3. Recently who has been appointed by Twitter as its Resident Grievance Officer (RGO) for India?

Answer – Vinay Prakash

Twitter has appointed Vinay Prakash as its Resident Grievance Officer (RGO) for India. Users can contact Vinay Prakash using the email id listed on the page. Earlier, the US-based company had announced the appointment of California-based Jeremy Kessel as the new Grievance Officer for India.

4. Who was Dr. PK Warrior?

Famous Ayurvedacharya of North India

Dr. PK Warrier was a famous Ayurvedacharya of India. Dr PK Kottakkal was also the Chief Physician and Managing Trustee of Arya Vaidya Shala. The branches of this Vaidyashala are spread all over the country. Dr Warrier was awarded the Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2010. His autobiography, Smritiparvam, won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award in 2009. Recently he has passed away.

5. What is meant by cryptogam?

Answer: Hidden breeding

The meaning of cryptogam is "hidden reproduction". It refers to the fact that neither a seed, nor a flower is produced. Thus, cryptogams represent non-seeded plants. Algae, bryophytes (mosses, liverworts), lichens, ferns and fungi are the best-known groups of cryptogams that require moist conditions to survive. Recently the inauguration of India's first cryptogamic garden has been started in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It is situated at an altitude of about 9,000 feet and is spread over an area of ​​three acres.

6. Who has recently won the title of Wimbledon Championship 2021?

Answer – Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has won the Wimbledon Championships 2021 title. Novak Djokovic won the title by defeating Italy's Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in the final match of the 2021 Wimbledon Championships. Novak Djokovic has won this title for the sixth time. Apart from this, this is the 20th Grand Slam title of Novak Djokovic's tennis career. Now Djokovic has also won 20 Grand Slam titles like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal and both have come on par in this matter which is a record.

7. Mahmudullah Riyadh is associated with which sport?

Answer – Cricket

Mahmudullah Riyadh is related to cricket. Mahmudullah Riyadh is a well-known all-rounder of Bangladesh. Mahmudullah made his Test debut in 2009 during Bangladesh's tour of the West Indies. The batsman has scored 2914 runs in 50 matches and 94 innings at an average of 33.49. His unbeaten 150 in the ongoing Test against Zimbabwe is his career-best figure with five centuries and 16 half-centuries to his name. Recently he has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

8. Who is the author of the book “The Pregnancy Bible”?

Answer- Kareena Kapoor Khan

The author of the book "The Pregnancy Bible" is Kareena Kapoor Khan. She has described this book as her third child. In this, she has mentioned both her pregnancy and her journey in writing the 'Pregnancy Bible'. This book describes her pregnancy and all the feelings she experienced physically and emotionally while writing this book.

9. When is World Population Day celebrated?

Answer – July 11

World Population Day is celebrated every year on 11th July. This day is celebrated with the aim of raising awareness among people about the impact of growing population and issues including gender equality, importance of family planning, poverty, maternal health, human rights etc. World Population Day was established by the Governing Council of the United National Development Program as an outgrowth of interest generated by Five Billion Days, which was celebrated on 11 July 1987.

10. When is World Malala Day celebrated?

Answer – July 12

World Malala Day is celebrated every year on 12 July. This day is celebrated around the world to honor the rights of women and children to commemorate the birthday of Malala Yousafzai. girls educationMalala, a public voice for the country, was shot by Taliban gunmen on 9 October 2012. Despite being grievously injured in the attack, Malala soon recovered and became stronger than ever before and advocated for gender rights. She has founded the Malala Fund, a non-profit organization that helps young girls go to school, and co-authored the international bestseller "I Am Malala".

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