Dear Champions, as you all know that a lot of competitive exams have been notified consequently. Candidates have to prepare themselves according to the level of competition and expectation of  the Recruitment board. Regarding that one of the most important topic is Daily Current Affairs. Current Affairs in the form of contemporary events of national & international play a crucial role in almost every competitive exams like Banking, Insurance, SSC, UPSC, TNPSC, Railway etc.

Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


July 5 | Daily Current Affairs 2021


1. Who won Austrian GP?
A) Lando Norris
B) Max Emilian Verstappen
C) Valtteri Viktor Bottas
D) Sergio Pérez Mendoza
E) Lewis Carl Davidson Hamilton
Answer: B) Max Emilian Verstappen

Rank Person Country
1st Max Emilian Verstappen Netherlands Red Bull Racing
2nd Valtteri Viktor Bottas Finland Mercedes
3rd Lando Norris UK Formula One

2. Who will be flag bearers at opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics?
1) M C Mary Kom
2) Vinesh Bhogat
3) Manpreet Singh
A) All of these
B) Only 3
C) Only 1 & 3
D) Only 2
E) Only 1
Answer: C) Only 1 & 3

  • Celebrated boxer M C Mary Kom and men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh will be flag bearers at opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics.
  • One of India’s biggest hopes, wrestler Bajrang Punia will be flag bearer at the closing ceremony on August 8.
  • In a first, India is having two flag-bearers — one male and one female — at the upcoming Tokyo Games to ensure “gender parity”.
  • This was recently informed by IOA chief chief Narinder Batra.
  • The country’s lone individual Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra was the flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
  • The Tokyo Games are scheduled to open on July 23 and over 100 Indian athletes would be gunning for podium finishes at the showpiece, which was postponed by a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mary Kom + Manpreet Singh – India’s flag bearers at Tokyo Games opening ceremony.


3. Poondi K. Ayyaru Vandaiyar passed away. He was related to which field?
A) Geologist
B) Mathematician
C) Scientist
D) Businessman
E) Politician
Answer: E) Politician

  • Former Minister, Poondi K. Ayyaru Vandaiyar (86) breathed his last at a private hospital in Chennai.
  • The departed leader was elected to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly from the Thanjavur constituency in 1984 as a Congress candidate, and later switched over to the AIADMK.
  • He got elected to the Assembly from Thiruvaiyaru constituency on an AIADMK ticket in 2001 and served as the Minister of Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Board for a brief period.

Poondi K. Ayyaru Vandaiyar – Former Minister.


4. PhonePe, which company partner to digitise cash-on-delivery payments?
A) Snapdeal
B) Myntra
C) Amazon
D) Microsoft
E) Flipkart
Answer: E) Flipkart

Establishment: 2007
Headquarters: Bengaluru, Karnataka
CEO: Kalyan Krishnamurth

PhonePe + Flipkart – Digitise cash-on-delivery payments.

5. Which app announced the launch of Postpaid Mini, an extension of its Buy Now, Pay Later service, driving affordability amongst those new to credit?
A) Patym
B) Google Pay
C) PayPal
D) Fabindia
E) PayU
Answer: A) Patym

  • With the launch of Postpaid Mini, the company will offer access to loans ranging from Rs 250 to Rs 1000, in addition to Paytm Postpaid’s instant credit of upto Rs 60,000.
  • This service has been launched in partnership with Aditya Birla Finance Ltd.

Paytm – Postpaid Mini.


6. Who is appointed as the President and CEO of IESA?
A) K Veera Moorthy
B) K Sudha Moorthy
C) K Sam Moorthy
D) K Krishna Moorthy
E) K Sathish Moorthy
Answer: D) K Krishna Moorthy

K Krishna Moorthy – President and CEO of IESA (India Electronics and Semiconductor Association).


7. Which country launches new meteorological satellite to improve weather forecast, monitor sea temperature?
B) Nepal
C) Myanmar
E) China
Answer: E) China

  • China successfully launched a new meteorological satellite with 11 remote sensing payloads, which besides enhancing the country’s weather forecasting capacity, will monitor global snow coverage and sea surface temperatures.
  • The satellite was launched into planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.
  • Equipped with 11 remote sensing payloads, FY-3E will be the world’s first meteorological satellite in early morning orbit for civil service.

Capital: Beijing
Currency: Renminbi
President: Xi Jinping

China – New meteorological satellite to improve weather forecast, monitor sea temperature.


8. Which state rolls out incentive scheme to boost orthodox, speciality tea production?
A) Maharashtra
B) Gujarat
C) Assam
D) Rajasthan
E) Tripura
Answer: C) Assam

  • The Assam government rolled out an incentive scheme to boost production of orthodox and speciality tea, which have high demand in overseas markets and can help planters fetch better prices.
  • Launching the Assam Tea Industries Special Incentive Scheme (ATISIS), 2020, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma highlighted his government’s plans for land reforms of tea estates and enhancing social security network of workers by gradually taking over the existing health and educational institutions of gardens.

Capital: Dispur
CM: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Governor: Jagdish Mukhi

Assam – Incentive scheme to boost orthodox, speciality tea production.

9. Who launched the National Initiative for Proficiency in Reading with Understanding and Numeracy – NIPUN Bharat?
A) Dr Harsh Vardhan
B) Rajnath Singh
C) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel
D) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
E) Narendra Singh Tomar
Answer: D) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank

  • This initiative is aimed to develop learning competencies in reading, writing and numeracy in the children.
  • While launching the NIPUN Bharat, Mr. Pokhriyal said, this initiative will prove to be a strong pillar of the New Education Policy.
  • He said, this initiative will help the children in developing learning and numerical skills during the primary schooling.
  • He said, this will also enable the students to solve the basic problems with the better understanding of numeracy skills.

Minister: Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
Constituency: Hardwar, Uttarakhand

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank – NIPUN Bharat.

10. Who launches Ayurveda dataset on Clinical Trials Registry- India CTRI Portal?
A) Dr Harsh Vardhan
B) Rajnath Singh
C) Kiren Rijiju
D) Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
E) Narendra Singh Tomar
Answer: C) Kiren Rijiju

  • AYUSH Minister Kiren Rijiju launched Ayurveda dataset on The Clinical Trials Registry- India CTRI Portal.
  • This is a significant step towards worldwide visibility for Ayurveda-based clinical trials.
  • The Ayurveda Dataset of CTRI has been jointly developed by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) under the Ministry of Ayush. Mr Rijiju also launched four more portals-AMAR, SAHI, e-MEDHA and RMIS during the event.

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and AYUSH:
Minister: Kiren Rijiju
Constituency: Arunachal Pradesh West, Arunachal Pradesh

Kiren Rijiju – Ayurveda dataset on Clinical Trials Registry- India CTRI Portal.

11. 52nd IFFI to be held from 20th -28th November 2021 in which state?
A) Maharashtra
B) Goa
C) Assam
D) Rajasthan
E) Tripura
Answer: B) Goa

  • Hon’ble Minister of Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar released the regulations and poster for the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The festival will be held in Goa from 20th -28th November 2021.
  • The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is reckoned as one of Asia’s oldest and India’s biggest international film festivals.
  • The 52nd edition of IFFI will be held in a hybrid format considering the success of the 51st edition in January 2021.

Goa – 52nd IFFI to be held from 20th -28th November 2021.

12. Which Minister signs MOU with YATRA.COM to strengthen Hospitality & Tourism Industry of India?
A) Minister of Agriculture
B) Minister of Finance
C) Minister of Tourism
D) Minister of Minority Affairs
E) Minister of Women & Child Development
Answer: C) Minister of Tourism

  • The primary objective of this MoU is to provide extensive visibility to accommodation units, which have self-certified themselves on SAATHI (System for Assessment, Awareness & Training for the Hospitality Industry) on the OTA (Online Travel Agency) platform.
  • It is expected that in the future more OTAs will come forward for signing such MOUs in order to strengthen the Hospitality & Tourism Industry of India.
  • Signing of MOU was done in the presence of Shri Rakesh Kumar Verma, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism; Shri Sanjay Singh, Deputy Director General (H&R), Ministry of Tourism; Dr. A Raj, Senior Director, QCI; Mr. Aditya Gupta, Senior Vice President, Yatra and Mr. Akshay Mehta, General Manager, Yatra.

Culture and Tourism:
Minister: Prahalad Singh Patel
Constituency: Damoh, Madhya Pradesh

Ministry of Tourism + YATRA.COM – Strengthen Hospitality & Tourism Industry of India.


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