Today Current Affairs:The new Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba has won the trust vote. Asia’s first Dolphin Research Center will start in Patna, Bihar. Here are the big news of the week.
Current Affairs National International News: Questions related to the events that happened in the past in the world can be asked in competitive examinations. Nepal’s new Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has won the trust vote (Current Affairs), Pune-based Serum Institute of India will now also produce the Sputnik V vaccine manufactured in Russia, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has been renamed and the first in India Bar monk fruit cultivation has been started (Weekly Current Affairs). Let us know about these big news in detail.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court renamed
The government has officially renamed the Jammu and Kashmir High Court as the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. For this change, President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization (Redressal of Difficulty) Order, 2021.
Monsoon session of Parliament begins
The Monsoon Session of Parliament has started from 19th July, 2021 and is expected to end on 13th August. In the session, opposition parties surrounded the central government on various issues including increase in fuel prices, vaccination strategy and epidemic.
India’s first monk fruit cultivation started in Himachal Pradesh
The cultivation of monk fruit of China has started in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. It has been started by the Scientific Research Institute of Palampur from July 21, 2021. This will be its first cultivation in India. 50 seeds imported from China three years ago have been sown for trials.
Pakistan, US, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan form new quad group
Pakistan, US, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan have agreed to form a new Quadrilateral Diplomatic Platform to enhance regional connectivity. It was announced by the US State Department to establish it. Soon representatives of the four countries will also meet.
Monitoring people with Pegasus spyware
According to media reports, Israel’s spyware Pegasus has been used to monitor around 300 Indians. These people include scientists, journalists, government officials and three opposition leaders. The Pegasus spyware program is created by Israel’s NSO Group.
Serum Institute to produce Russia’s Sputnik V
Serum Institute of India (SII), India’s largest vaccine manufacturer, will start production of Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V (Serum Institute of India). Its production will start from September 2021, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of Russian Direct Investment Fund has informed.
Asia’s first National Dolphin Research Center to be built in India
India and Asia’s first National Dolphin Research Center (NDRC) will be constructed at Patna University campus (PU Campus) in Bihar. The work on it (Dolphin Research Center) is expected to start after the monsoon session.
Actress Shilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra arrested
Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, was arrested by the Mumbai Crime Branch on Monday night. He has been accused of making pornographic films. According to reports, Raj Kundra had invested around 8 to 10 crores in the porn industry.
Nepal’s new prime minister wins trust vote
The newly appointed Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba has now officially become the Prime Minister of the country. He secured a majority in the House of Representatives by 165 votes on Sunday. Deuba was appointed to the post by President Vidya Devi Bhandari on July 13, following the Supreme Court’s decision of July 12.
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