Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vaidehi Dongre
Note : Vaidehi Dongre, a 25-year-old girl from Michigan, has been crowned Miss India USA 2021 at the beauty pageant. Arshi Lalani from Georgia was declared the first runner up and North Carolina’s Mira Kasari was declared the second runner up. Dongre, who has majored in international studies, won the ‘Miss Talented’ title in the pageant for giving a flawless performance of Indian classical dance from Kathak.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - India
Note : The 6th meeting of the BRICS Counter Terrorism Working Group (CTWG) was held on 28-29 July 2021 under the Chairship of India. The main outcome of the Working Group meeting was the finalisation of the BRICS Counter Terrorism Action Plan containing specific measures to implement the BRICS Counter Terrorism Strategy adopted by BRICS Leaders in 2020.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - New Zealand
Note : New Zealand has introduced legislation to ban conversion practices, saying the practice is harmful and has “no place in modern New Zealand”. Conversion therapy refers to the practice, often by religious groups, of trying to “cure” people of their sexuality, gender expression, or LGBTQI identity.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Hardeep Singh Puri
Note : Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri launched the Discovered Small Field (DSF) Bid Round-III. Under the bid round, 75 discoveries across 32 Contract areas in 11 basins/locations are being offered.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bangladesh
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Assam
Note : The famous ‘Bhut Zolokia’ Nagaland’s chilli was exported for the first time from the Gateway of North East Region- Guwahati to London. The ghost pepper also known as bhut jolokia is an interspecific hybrid chili pepper cultivated in Northeast India.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ramesh Nair
Note : Colliers, a professional services and investment management company, has announced the appointment of Ramesh Nair as its Chief Executive Officer for India and Managing Director, Market Development for Asia, with immediate effect. Mr. Nair joins Colliers from JLL India, where he held the position of CEO & Country Head, leading over 12,000 people.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - Australia
Correct Answer : Option (B) - China
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Narendra Modi