July 2021

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July 2021 Current Affairs


New Shepard that is in news recently is associated with which space agency.

The rocket named New Shepard has been test launched recently by Blue Origin. It was an unscrewed test. The New Shepard launch vehicle consists of a reusable rocket and space capsule.
During the test, both the capsule and the rocket boosters were brought down to earth successfully. Blue Origin is a private spaceflight company founded in 2000 by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

New governors

SI.no State  New Governor
1. Karnataka Thawarchand Gehlot
2. Madhya Pradesh Mangubhai Chhaganbhai Patel
3. Mizoram Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati
4. Himachal Pradesh Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar
5. Goa P.S. Sreedharan Pillai
6. Tripura Satyadev Narayan Arya
7. Jharkhand Ramesh Bais
8. Haryana Bandaru Dattatraya

CONMEBOL Copa América 2021

Lionel Messi’s Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 Copa America final to secure the national team’s first title in 28 years. Argentina won their 15th Copa America title. It was Captain Lionel Messi’s first senior international trophy of his sixteen-year career. Argentina also equaled Uruguay’s record of Copa America titles.

Organised: CONMEBOL

Best Player Award: Argentina’s Lionel Messi

Best Goalkeeper Award: Argentina’s Emiliano Martínez

Fair Play Award: Brazilian captain, Thiago Silva (Awarded the Fair Play for the clean play of his national team)

Top Scorers Award: Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Colombia’s Luis Díaz (4 Goals Each)

UEFA EURO 2020

  • Italy won the Euro Cup 2020 by defeating England. Italy had lost the Euro Cup finals in 2000 and 2012.
  • Italy beat England by 3-2 in a penalty shootout to win their second European Football Championship final.
  • It is the first time that the final has been decided by penalties since 1976. England had won the last Euro cup final in 1966.
  • Euro Cup 2020:
    • It is commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2020.
    • It was organized by the Union of European Football Associations.
    • It was hosted by 11 countries and 24 teams participated in it.
    • Patrik Schick was the top scorer for the Euro Cup 2020.
    • Gianluigi Donnarumma has been awarded the Best Player award.

Wimbledon Championships 2021

S. No. Category Winner Runner Up
1. Men’s Singles Novak Djokovic (Serbia) Matteo Berrettini
2. Women’s Singles Ashleigh Barty (Australia) Karolína Plíšková (Czech Republic)
3. Men’s Doubles Nikola Mektić  and Mate Pavić Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos
4. Women’s Doubles Hsieh Su-wei  and Elise Mertens Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina
5. Mixed Doubles Neal Skupski and Desirae Krawczyk Joe Salisbury and Harriet Dart

 

New Cabinet Ministers of India 2021

New Cabinet Ministers 2021 
New Cabinet Ministers Portfolios
Narayan Rane Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Sarbananda Sonowal Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Minister of AYUSH
Virendra Kumar Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Jyotiraditya Scindia Minister of Civil Aviation
Ramchandra Prasad Singh Minister of Steel
Ashwini Vaishnaw Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
Pashu Pati Kumar Paras Minister of Food Processing Industries
Kiren Rijiju Minister of Law and Justice
Raj Kumar Singh Minister of Power; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy
Hardeep Singh Puri  Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs
Mansukh Mandaviya Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Bhupendra Yadav Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment
Parshottam Rupala Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
G Kishan Reddy Minister of Culture; Minister of Tourism; and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region
Anurag Singh Thakur Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

 

Cannes Film Festival 2021 

Concluded on 17 July 2021, Here is the list of Cannes 2021 winners in key categories:

  • Palme d’Or: Julia Ducournau for Titane (France)
  • Grand Prix (TIE): Ashgar Farhadi for A Hero (Iran) and Juho Kuosmanen for Compartment No.6 (Finland)
  • Best Director: Leos Carax Annette (France)
  • Best Actress: Renate Reinsve for Worst Person in the World (Norway)
  • Best Actor: Caleb Landry Jones for Nitram (US)
  • Best Screenplay: Hamaguchi Ryusuke and Takamasa Oe for Drive My Car (Japan)
  • Jury Prize (TIE): Shared by Nadav Lapid for Ahed’s Knee (Israel) and Apichatpong Weerasethakul for Memoria (Thailand)
  • Best First Film: Antoneta Kusijanovic for Murina (Croatia)
  • Best Short Film: Hong Kong’s All The Crows In The World Tang Yi
  • Short Film Palme d’Or: Tian Xia Wu Ya by Tang Yi
  • Special Jury Mention for Short Film: Ceu de Agosto by Jasmin Tenucci

Ramappa Temple

Ramappa temple is also known as Rudreshswara temple, The temple is located in the heart of Palampet village, Telangana state. On 10 September 2010, The proposal was submitted to UNESCO for listing the temple in world heritage sites. And finally, the time arrives on 25 July 2021 the Ramappa temple was listed in world heritage sites. The Ramappa temple was built in 13th & 14th centuries according to the Bhumija architect style.

Important Days & Dates in July 2021

List of Important Days in July 2021
1st July National Doctor’s Day
2nd July World UFO Day, World Sports Journalists Day
July (1st Saturday) International Day of Cooperatives
4th July American Independence day
6th July World Zoonoses Day
11th July World Population Day
12th July World Malala day
17th July World Day for International Justice
18th July Nelson Mandela International Day
28th July World Nature Conservation Day
29th July International Tiger Day

 

 



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